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definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
118,333 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. front left wheel baring replaced (1 reports)
1998 Ford Explorer wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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1998 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 012009

Explorer V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 125,000 miles


There is a grinding or humming noise coming from the wheels. Had it checked out but not certain what's causing the problem. May be the tires.

- , Upland, CA, USA

problem #2

Oct 272006

Explorer Limited V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 92,000 miles

One week after the serpantine and idler arm was replaced under warranty, the front left wheel bearing gave out not under warranty, and i replaced it, now the other one needs replaced and the ball joints need replaced for inspection. after all that. it sets because the reverse went out of it. all this happened and still 2 years of payments left!!!!!!!!!!

- , Bedford, PA, USA

problem #1

Jan 012008

Explorer XLT

  • Automatic transmission
  • 138,000 miles

On top of all the other problems, when I turn the wheels there's a grinding from my tires. I went to a shop they tell me that its normal. How's that normal? I've never heard another car make that sound - the whole damn suv is falling apart

- , Phila, PA, USA

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