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2011 Ford Explorer Body Problems

55 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2011 Ford Explorer. 9 of these members (16.4%) have reported body repairs for their car. A total of 18 body repairs to 2011 Ford Explorers--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2011 Ford Explorer problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2011 Ford Explorer repairs by problem area

Chart based on 86 repairs.
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2011 Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

3000 mi   Repaired trim 
18000   Roaring noise was corrected by replacing plastic piece at bottom of windshield 
20000   Wind noise around a-pillar areas 
26640   window post applique on passenger side - rattle noise on highway 
12000   Wind noise repaired for 3rd time. 

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2011 Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

13000 mi   Condensation on mirror indicator lights. 
16700   Left turn signal lamp condensation. 
36000   Sunroof has leaked twice; water dripping from map lights in front of sunroof. 
  Windshield noise, dealer unable to verify. 
3000   Water present in the right mirror turn signal indicator light. The exterior trim piece on the A-Pillar was buzzing at high speed. Attempted to pickup vehicle three times in 4 days but immediately returned with the problem. A rental was provided. 
15000   A trim piece on the outside of the A-pillar was buzzing at speed. A new redesigned trim piece has been made available to fix the problem. 
2000   both LED's on side view mirrors replaced due to condensation build up in them 
3000   Performed tsb on the a-pillars for the rattling noise. tsb resolved the noise. 
5300   Side mirror led on passenger side filled with water again. Mirror replaced again, for the third time. 
10000   A-pillar trim making noise again. Replaced with revised parts--Ford TSB. New designed parts are supposed to fix the problem--so far so good. 
10000   Exterior black trim piece on the inside top edge of the tailgate came loose at one end. Piece was double sticky taped back in place (that is how it was originally installed--no fasteners). 
12000   A-pillar trim fastening tab broken somehow. Trim replaced. 

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