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I have a 1995 Ford Explorer that I use for my winter car. The throttle is sticking. Is there anything I can do about that or do I have to take it to (sigh) a mechanic?
Re: 2006 Ford Explorer XLT, 4X4, V6, Tow pkg. (Tires are Michelin P235-70R16 Cross Trainer) Existing tires have 16,000 mi. with even wear. One tire (FR) needs to be replaced. Three shops have indicated that the amount of tread a new tire will add (approx. 1/4") as compared to the tread remaining on the three existing tires is significant enough to throw ...
where exactly is the pvc located on a '91 ford explorer and what does it look like? i found what i thought was it, but it has an opening for a hose. yet the auto store sold me one that has a place place for two hoses. ????
I have a 1999 Ford Explorer. I also have a squeak in the Left Front End. I had the car lubed 1 month ago. I squeaks when driving, turning and when leaning on the car when stopped. Thank in advance. Any ideas?
What would be a good price in a 2004 or 2005 Ford Explorer or Chevy Trailblazer
My 2000 Ford Explorer with 95000 mi. needs a new transmission for about $2500. I am thinking of not repairing it and looking for a certified pre-owned Honda Pilot, with about 25000 mi. Is this wise?
I am single again after 37 years of marriage and work in the school system as a teacher assistant. I have a ford explorer and need to get a car with better gas mileage and cheaper repairs. Can I get an equal trade at a dealership. Phyllis

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