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.

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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.

10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2001 Ford Explorer fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 012003

Explorer 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

SUV shutters on a quick stop at a light, when tank has about 1/4 in it. Then will eather shut off or clear out when stopped. Also if you park on a slight incline with 1/4 tank of gas I can not get the car started. Both of these cases never had the low fuel light on before the incident happened.

- Huntingtown, MD, USA

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