Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety.

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.

1.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
126,643 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Ford Explorer body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2001 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 082010

Explorer

  • 126,643 miles

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

The contact owns a 2001 Ford Explorer. When the contact attempted to open the rear window the lift gate failed to open. The manufacturer stated that the VIN wasn't included in recall 04V442000 structure: Body: Hatchback/liftgate: Hinge and attachments; therefore they will not offer any assistance. The vehicle will be taken to the dealer to be repaired. The failure and current mileages were 126,643.

- Mt Vernon , OH, USA

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