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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,500 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 052013

Explorer Sport Trac 6-cyl

  • 23,000 miles


The body mount insulators deteriorated and the body could come loose from the chassis. Ford wants over 3000 dollars for this repair which is an obvious material flaw.

- Port St Lucie, FL, USA

problem #1

Jan 012003

Explorer Sport Trac

  • miles
Seat belts difficult to disengage and secure. Nar 1/21/2002

- Mccomb, MS, USA

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