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4.7

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,500 miles

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2007 Ford Explorer fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2007 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 292016

Explorer

  • miles

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

When attempting to fill the fuel tank it takes fuel very slowly and most of the time fuel will come back out of the fill tube getting on anyone filling the vehicle. This is a major safety issues due to this could cause a fire and fuel could cause skin irritation. This is also an environmental hazard due to fuel also gets on the ground the vehicle and anything else within 2 feet of the filler door of the vehicle. The fuel tank is not venting probably to let the fuel enter and air to escape which makes the fuel back up into the fill tube and when the air comes back out it sends the fuel out with it. This happens at every fill up and it can take up to 30 minutes to fill the vehicle and not get soaked in gas heaven forbid someone would light a match by you after filling the vehicle.

- Kingsville, OH, USA

problem #1

Aug 092011

Explorer

  • 45,000 miles
My 2007 exp. Started loosing coolant then developed the thing with reverse that would cause it to jump and screech the tires like you floored it this is scary I've always been a loyal fan of Ford so why they don't want to own up to this one can't wrap your head around this is obvious a manufacturer's defect so stand up Ford and take care of us Ford owner's or we'll have no choice but to buy from another manufacturer's crap then you will feel the pinch in your wallet like us Ford owner's are told to feel { Ford help us keep you in business } if I did this to my customers they would no longer us my services then I'll feel the pinch get my drift [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Lewisville, UT, USA

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