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.

1.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
95,200 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Ford Explorer electrical problems

electrical problem

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2001 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 022005

Explorer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,200 miles

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

My vehicle has an idle air control malfunction and after conferring with other Ford owners. Most have had the same problem with their vehicle. I am concerned it may be a bigger problem than Ford may be aware of. We would like to have it investigated if possible. My vehicle is a 2001 Ford Explorer.

- Bloomfield, NJ, USA

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