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.

1.9

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
87,372 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Ford Explorer fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 162014

Explorer

  • 87,372 miles

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

The Ford Explorer 2001 XLS 4.0L rear wheel drive transmission is defective in slip 4 to 5 gear in 75000 miles.

- Dorado, PR, USA

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