definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,770 miles

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2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac brakes problems

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2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 102014

Explorer Sport Trac 4WD 6-cyl

  • 31,770 miles


I just recently purchase this used vehicle and while coming to a stop or applying the brake the vehicle accelerated instantly at the same time brake pedal was pushed. I was wearing boots at the time and the toe of the boot does stick out further then my slip on shoes. This happen twice both times while wearing boots. I tried to observe what may be the cause although I was approaching stopped vehicles at the time. I recreated the movement while parked in neutral, engine running and wearing boots. The same thing happen. What happens is the toe of my boots push the accelerator as I pushed the brake pedal and it moved down toward the accelerator pedal. It appears to be a design issue as the accelerator and brake pedal are very close to the same level. The accelerator pedal should be further down and away from the break pedal. All is well if the center of the brake pedal is pushed with shoes in vertical position although in and emergency it could be contacted off center.

- Post Falls, ID, USA

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