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I had a coupon for an oil change @ $23.95 and also one for brakes. I have misplaced it. Can you e-mail me another? My appointment is tomrrow at 8:30 at Don Reid ford. Thank you
Hi, I rencently purchased a car from a dealership they gave me 2 contracts one for me to take to my bank and one if the bank didn't pick me up. Well the bank will finance me at a higher interest rate, and they can't get the inerest rate they wrote on their contract either. They want to write me another contract for a higher rate, which i do not want to do. ...
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 ...
Is engine really bad when "check engine soon" light comes on
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.
My Ford Explorer SUV is 10 years old. I want to replace it, preferably with an all-wheel drive four door safe car, one with high visibility and low gas consumption.
Have you actually seen the advertisement run by Davidmcdavid.com in Dallas Texas? I wonder why a car dealer that is ask patty certified needs to run an ad that denigrates women. I am referring to the advertisement run in Quick magazine on October 25, 2007. The advertisement implies women are not intelligent or empowered.
I sincerely hope these ...
I am in the market to buy a new car preferably an SUV ,I want one that can carry at least 6-7 passengers.
We have lots of snow and I drive 70 miles to work three days a week so i want a reliable suv but economical as well.
My choices at this time include suzuki xl7,honda pilot, pathfinder and toyota 4runner.
Which should I choose?
In need of advice ...
My vehicle is a 1995.
Check Engine Light comes on infrequently.
Noticed tranny fuild and antifreeze on the ground.
Other than the light coming on truck runs fine.
Truck never overheated. What could this possibly be?
1998 Ford Explorer V8 4WD Eddie Bower. Sometimes I insert key, and the ignition turns but the vehicle won't.
I have to choose between Uniroyal Laredo Cross Country and Goodyear Tracker 2 tires for my Explorer. Aside from the 50k warranty for the Goodyear vs. the 60k for the Uniroyal, I don't see much difference. However, the Uniroyal will be $80 more for the set of 4. Where can I go to get a recommendation on which is better?
I want to buy my daughter a remote starter. Some are moderately priced ($60-70) and are install-it-yourself.
Are there brands to avoid?
To look for?
Self-install a good idea (I do know my way around the car)
Do I run risk of roll over? Or is there anything that I can do to reduce the risk of roll over? Thanks
I will be purchasing a new car within the next 6 months or so, and am trying to decide if I should sell my current car on my own or trade it in. What is involved in selling it on my own?
How do you change a low beam light bulb on 2004 ford explorer?
I have a 1997 Ford Explorer XLT with 4.0 Engine.
I had the engine rebuilt 1 week ago. The check engine light comes on after about 5 minutes of use and the temperature gauge goes up to about 3/4 hot when I am driving, but goes back to normal when I come to a stop.
One time it actually over heated.
I took the vehicle back and was told that the new ...
Im struggling trying to find out which car to buy: My husband's fully loaded 2007 Ford Explorer XLT (50/k miles) for $15,100 or buy a 2002 BMW 525i with 60,000 miles for $12,500. Since I only drive 3,800 miles a year, I also have considered the Toyota Sequoia (2002 for 12,500) since they are dealing right now on those.
How can I make it home from fast food joint with 4 sodas in 4 cup holder without spills.
I have a 2000 Ford Explorer (Eddie Bauer edition). We changed all brake pads and front calibers. I lost all brakes. The peddle goes all the way to the floor. Any clue on what it could be. Oh yeah and I do not see any leaks anywhere.
I think I need new tires for my recently purchased, previously owned Ford Explorer. A co-worker recommends a Delta tire for $135 each. I drive about 40 miles (round trip) each business day (highway miles) to work; plus run kids around town. Occasional 200 mile (highway/freeway) trips to see relatives. Not much traffic, but weather is a variable: rain, ice, ...
How much mileage is a brand new (2008) Ford Explorer expected to return?
When my car hits a bump, the steering wheel shakes violently. It has since disappeared, but a mechanic noticed that a piece of what looks like the suspension is disconnected on the passenger front side (under the car) and connected on the driver side. Any idea what may be the problem? I just had it towed a week ago because the alternator died.
I have a 95 ford explorer eddie bauer edition and when I drive it, it starts out fine and then when I get up to about 20-30 mph and its time for it to shift out it just stalls. What would be the cause of that?
Why does my 1995 Ford Explorer rock side to side when I go over bumps?
My 2002 Ford Explorer refuses to start on the first crank. Yet it starts readily the second or third attempt. Help, please.
What could be wrong with my air conditioner? I have a 2002 Ford Explorer that has 66k miles. The fan on the air conditioner is hardly blowing. It does not change when the speed dial is adjusted - including max air. It seems to be blowing slightly more at the round vents at the top of the dash.
I have a 97 Ford Explorer. One day I went to start it and it would not start. It was not the battery. A friend came over sprayed gasoline into something near the engine and the car started. It has been running ever since with some noise coming from the fuel tank. It is not sputtering or lacking power. It accelerates immediately after coming to a ...
I got a recall notice for my 1995 FORD Explorer? What is this all about? Is it a true problem or a government implant of a vehicle control mechanism? Signed: Still a
"free" American Gal.
I am looking for some information on the above type tires, do you have that size, if so how much do they run new and used?
I am a recent widow and not accustomed to shopping for items like this.
Your help would be appreciated.
I was hoping to take a basic auto repair course, very basic! I am a native New Yorker that has never needed a car, but having moved to the suburbs I decided to learn to drive. I am nearly 40 years old and I do not feel secure driving my children around without the very basic knowledge needed. I did purchase three books, the For Dummies ...
I recently learned my beloved Ford Explorer, "Dora", has an internal transmission issue (will not know exactly what until they "open her up"), a rear engine seal leak and a leaking thermostat housing. It has about 93,000 miles, but everything else works perfectly(power windows/locks/AC/starter/etc). In the past 2.5 years, I have invested in $1700 of ...
Can I use a 2000 ford explorer thermastat housing fo a 2004 ford explorer
I am being told I need upper ball joints. Should I be feeling or seeing something to know if this is true? Is there some way for me to know I am not being, well you know, lied to?
In town my 2003 ford explorer eddie bauer is fine. on highway shortly after starting out the check transmission light came on and o/d light flashes. no noises, whirs, clunks, just steers tighter.3 separate trips on highway same thing. rebuilt transmission in June of 09. HELP!
I'm having trouble with my 1997 Ford Explorer. The car is a hand me down from my parents so when something goes wrong I of course ask my dad about it. The first thing is the check engine light goes on stays on for a few days then it goes out and could stay out for months and then comes back on. My dad says this happened all the time when he owned it and ...
I drive a 2002 ford explorer eddie bauer edition. The car is making a thumping noise in the rear top drivers side. Sounds like a motor or heat of ac not but not sure. It is on all the time. also the door ajar light will not go off and it takes a long time for the lights to go off when you first leave to drive and also when you turn car off and get out.
My 2000 Ford Explorer won't start. It has a new starter, and I just had an oil change.
My milage display doesn't show on the odometer in my 2002 Ford Explorer
I just purchased a 2003 Ford Explorer and the dealer told me I needed a downpayment of $2495. all I had was $780. so I gave them that and they wrote up a finance contact for me to pay them the additional money at $75 per month until the balance was paid off. They also wrote up a finance contract through the bank that said I put down the full amount of ...
I have a 4 door Ford Explorer XLT model looking for the fuel pump and it keeps speaking about a port.
overdrive light flashes rapidly
When I hit the brake pedal on my Ford Explorer the dash lights turn on and when I turn on the blinker my radio light blinks on and off with the dash lights. Wondering what can cause that? We did have a bunch of rain the other day wondering if maybe something that went or maybe the brake light switch is acting up.
I replaced the seals, a/c compressor and got recharged about 2 years ago on my Ford Exsporer. The air blew cold as ice. Unfortunately I had a violent blow out on my front passenger side and the air was on at the time, but ever since I got back in my car a week later the ac hasn't worked! I just replaced the compressor relay and the low pressure switch. ...
Owner's manual instructs me to disconnect the battery for 20 seconds to reset the power lift gate on my Ford Explorer.. Are there any precautions I should take beforehand or anything to anticipate happening after reconnecting?
I just bought a 92 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer edition. The owner who sold it to me says it has 120,000 miles. That the odometer has rolled over once. Is there something that shows how many times the odometer has rolled over?
When should I put on my snow tires on my Ford Explorer?
My Ford explore doesn't want to want to stay running and also doesn't want to idle I changed a few sensors in it that didn't work not sure what else to do kid anyone advise me
I have a 1995 4x4 wheel drive Ford Explorer, when I crank up for the first few times of the day, the Windows won't roll down, some lights on dash don't turn on at first like the overdrive and Door Ajar. After a while the Windows will roll down, and the door ajar light stays on, the overdrive light starts blinking and it also makes this annoying Randomized ...
I've purchased a replacement door ajar/dome light switch, but can't find the old one, where is it?
I've purchased a door ajar/dome light switch for my SUV, but can't locate the old one, I'm specifically looking for the driver front one as it is the faulty one.
I have a 2016 explorer. I noticed weird noise coming from my brakes. I took off the front caliper and noticed something weird. I'm not sure if it's normal or not. I noticed the caliper had two pistons. I stepped on the brakes and noticed that only one piston came out forward while the other pistons stayed back. Is that normal for only one piston ...
why does my explorer rock back and forth whe i give it some gas to accelerate?
My radio stopped working after I installed a new battery now it won’t turn on or anything I’ve checked all the fuses and they all seem to be good help !!!!
Patty HI I HAVE A 1998 FORD EXPLORER SPORT, 6 CYL. IM Looking to have my explorer Inspected. When I use a OBD TORQUE Software I get A not pass for Catalyst and Evap. I also get the following $ readings Test report: ------------------ TID:$01 CID:$21 - Rich to Lean sensor threshold voltage(constant) Min: 543 Test result value: 65,535 PASS ---- TID:$03 ...
I've recently had my brakes replaced on the front tires of my Ford Explorer XLT. Now the front left brake intermittently grinds when I slow down and then a generic sensor flashes on. I've had them inspected by Firestone and they say the brakes look good. I'm concerned the brakes are unsafe. Help!
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