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CarComplaints.com Notes: How can we give the 2001 model year a "seal of pretty good" when it has some problems with a slipping transmission and a known problem with the speed activation control switch? Because it's not the 2002. That's how.

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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
65,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2001 Ford Explorer body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2001 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 012009

Explorer Sport

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles

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

Making a loud humming like sound. Brought to dealer to have fixed, they said it was the ball bearings in front wheels, had it fixed for about 800 dollars. Still making noise even seems louder. Had rear entire brake assembly also emergency brake was told water got into everything and rotted everything out, cost 1100. Still making noise. Any suggestions?

- , Shirley, MA, USA

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