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Clicking Sound When Using The Rear A/C
This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Ford dealer.
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2002 Ford Explorer is hands-down our worst vehicle on record. "Avoid like the plague" is putting it lightly.
The 2002-2005 Explorer has a very well-established record of expensive transmission failure at under 100k miles. The Explorer has an enclosed transmission which is typically replaced with a rebuilt transmission at a cost of almost $3,000.
Another common problem for the 2002-2003 Explorer is wheel bearing failure at around 90k miles, with a typical repair bill of $500 to $1000 depending on how many wheel bearings failed.
Adding insult to injury, the 2002-2005 Explorer also has a massive problem with the rear panel cracking. While it's a minor annoyance compared to transmission failure, ironically the crack usually goes right through the Ford logo.
- Typical Repair Cost:
- Average Mileage:
- 96,150 miles
- Total Complaints:
- 15 complaints
Most Common Solutions:
- not sure (7 reports)
- replaced rear a/c flapper (mixer) door (2 reports)
- replaced the rear ac mixer (flapper) door (2 reports)
- replaced the rear blower (2 reports)
- replaced the rear blend door actuator motor (1 reports)
- unplugged the rear a/c roof vent/low vent selector motor (1 reports)
AC / heater problem