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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$2,900.00
Average Mileage:
96,134 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. replacing engine with used engine with 50000km on it (1 reports)
2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac engine problems

engine problem

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2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 012010

Explorer Sport Trac

  • Automatic transmission
  • 89,990 miles

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

The plastic for the timing chain/tensioner broke. Never Buy A Ford Again ( Found On Road Dead ) is Ford

- , Oceanport, New Jersey, USA

problem #1

Jan 262009

Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 102,278 miles

Other than changing the water pump, it's hasn't been too bad, but this really sucks! Due to the design of the engine the timing chain (there are apparently 3 on this engine) the one that skipped is on the passenger side at the rear of the engine and cannot be accessed without removing the engine!!! Great design Ford. Don't the engineers think of this when designing. Remember the old Trucks where you could climb into the engine bay and almost work around the whole engine.

- , Saint-Lazare, Quebec, Canada

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