10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 1
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Ford Explorer steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 311999

Explorer 4WD

  • miles

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

Vehicle a lemon in shop for 9 months, turning steering wheel would not turn tires, steering knuckle broke casting at wheel.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 151999

Explorer 4WD

  • miles
R/F/tie rod broke off spindle causing loss of steering and plowing into 2 parked cars

- Yonkers, NY, USA

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