10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Ford Explorer electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 142005

Explorer 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

The contact stated the key did not unlock the doors. It still worked on the ignition and the rear door. The vehicle has not been to a dealership for a diagnosis. But according to the dealership the computer chip in the key failed. The dealership stated they could make a new key for the doors, but if it was put in the ignition it could damage the ignition.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #1

Mar 251998

Explorer

  • miles
Fire in ignition switch area. This is the same ignition switch used in other Ford vehicles which had been recalled for similar shorting problems and fires.

- Mobile, AL, USA

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