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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
64,413 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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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 162011

Explorer Sport Trac

  • 177,000 miles


2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac fuel fill problem.tank will not fill and splashes out every time I try to get gas covering me with gas and spraying out every where. Forums show this is vary common problem with the Sport Trac. Vary unsafe.

- Fort Walton Beach, FL, USA

problem #2

Mar 102007

Explorer Sport Trac 6-cyl

  • miles
Vehicle id no. 05S28 (Ford Explorer tram sport 2002) Ford recall fuel currier. They still not reply me in email so long almost one year and I had contact them three times and they said they don't have parts. I don't know who will authorize to fix my truck as soon as possible. I am hearing impaired and I have hard to contact them. I give you information name of dealer and location as follow: Sam pack's five star Ford jonathan pankrez his email is please contact me my email thanks, david

- Keller, TX, USA

problem #1

Mar 012004

Explorer Sport Trac

  • Automatic transmission
  • 16,240 miles
While driving 65 and attempting to pass another vehicle consumer's vehicle failed to go into passing gear. Engine stalled and consumer had to coast to the side of the highway. Once off the road consumer restarted the vehicle and continued driving. The vehicle was towed to the dealer but the technician couldn't find anything wrong. The vehicle was taken back tot he dealer where they replaced the fuel pump, gas tank and air flow sensor. So far the vehicle has been running as it should. The heat shield under the vehicle rattled. The dealer adjusted it. The multifunction switch would not lock in place when using the turn signals.

- Jupiter, FL, USA

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