Notes: Well, it's not a 2002, so it's got that going for it.


fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
112,833 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. idle air control valve (1 reports)
2000 Ford Explorer engine problems

engine problem

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2000 Ford Explorer Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 152009


  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles


this ford is driving me crazy if anyone knows how to stop the humming noise from under the hood please share it with me........can't not replace this vehicle right now...and god knows I have spent enough repairing everything else

Update from Sep 14, 2010: believe car is fixed.........haven't heard the noise since we replaced the idle air control valve.

- , Lake Wales, FL, USA

problem #2

May 282009

Explorer XLS 4.0L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 142,000 miles

Was sitting in a parking lot on a hot day with my girlfriend and all of a sudden it just started humming, we both noticed right away, and i turned my truck off, then back on and it wasn't humming. ever since, the humming kind of comes and goes, most of the time on hot days though. Definitely an annoying thing to deal with, when it starts it will drown me and my music out, and others can hear it as well. Like the previous report, whenever i step on the gas though, it goes away.

- , Pathfork, KY, USA

problem #1

May 122008

Explorer XL 4.0L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 106,500 miles

i have noticed that on a hot day i have this really loud hum coming from under the hood of my truck. i thought it was because the a/c but it does it even if i don't run it. it is so damn annoying!! for the first month it was doing it, every time i tried to get someone to listen to it, it wouldn't hum. now it does it and EVERYONE hears it. oh yeah, when i give it gas weather i am driving or idling i cant hear it. if anyone has the same problem i would like to know.

- , Newcastle, OK, USA

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