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2002 Ford Explorer Electrical Problems

119 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2002 Ford Explorer. 20 of these members (16.8%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 28 electrical repairs to 2002 Ford Explorers--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2002 Ford Explorer repairs by problem area

Chart based on 179 repairs.

2002 Ford Explorer electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 36 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2002 Ford Explorer

Engine not specified

86000 mi   CD changer no longer worked when sold. 

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2002 Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

102000 mi US $800 Air compresser failure. 
101000 US $186 replace brake light switch plus rewire 
97000   Replacement of emergency brake light switch. 

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2002 Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

106000 mi   Rear passenger window regulator broken. I disassembled it myself, the cable was broken and tore up the pulley system. I wedged in a block to hold the window up, will repair it when I want to spend $250 on a new regulator. 
164000   Keyfob no longer locks or unlocks doors. Factory programmed keypad no longer unlocks doors; however my personal programmed code and the 'lock all' function still work ... ?!! 
178300 US $85 Rear passenger power window stopped working. Replaced window regulator. 
142000   Driver's power window. 

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2002 Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

61000 mi US $177 alternator and battery had to be replaced 
102500   Air Bag Warning light flashes, intermittently comes on and goes off. Problem is in the wiring of the seat belt buckle which cost over $320 not including labor. Also Door Ajar warning light works intermittenly and problem can not be located. 
50000 US $50 seat belt sensor and air bag sensor. Covered under warranty $50 deductible applies. 
88000   door switch and handle replaced 
132000 US $800 replaced trailer wiring plug 
138000   gauge cluster overheats and needles flail about with reckless abandon after approximately five minutes of run time 
140000   gauge cluster was overheating, sent out for repair, was unable to repair so had to replace with new cluster power windows completely inoperative, door was taken apart and rewired to replace worn wires that were causing a short door ajar light was staying on, as was dome light, regardless of whether the door was open or closed. new door sensor was installed 

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