6.4

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,022 miles

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1998 Ford Explorer electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 292002

Explorer 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 44,087 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Defective alternator, rear axle seals, and oxygen sensor.

- Lilburn, GA, USA

problem #3

Feb 011999

(reported on)

Explorer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Alternator failed.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #2

Aug 171998

Explorer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Alternator assembly was replaced after failure at 8324 miles.

- Lompoc, CA, USA

problem #1

Oct 051998

Explorer

  • miles
Noisy engine. Dealer replaced intake manifold/timing chain/alternator and starter.

- Houston, TX, USA

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