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
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
95,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
2001 Ford Explorer lights problems

lights problem

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2001 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 302008

Explorer XLT 4.0L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles

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

Out of no where, my #10 fuse keeps shorting. I've had our mechanic look at it several different times. It controls my turn signals, rear defrost, temperature display, (and maybe 4WD). My heat didn't work on one occasion, too. About 30 blown chips later, still no fix. I have to purchase a wiring and vacuum diagram for about $60 to find where it is shorting. Until then, I can't drive my car without turn signals!

- , Madison, OH, USA

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