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.

10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Ford Explorer brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 012000

Explorer 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Vehicle was at a stop sign and suddenly accelerated into another vehicle. Brakes and both airbags deployed, and consumer hurt his head. The accelerator and brake pedal were very close together that it was easy to depress both simultaneously causing the vehicle to accelerate instead of slowing down.

- Lock Port, NY, USA

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