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Ford Explorer repairs by problem area

Engine (23%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (16%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 1282 repairs.

Ford Explorer repair cost distribution

$2500+ (7%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (26%)

$100 - $499 (46%)

< $100 (7%)

Chart based on 473 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Ford Explorer problems by year

1996 - 2001 (13%)

2002 - 2005 (41%)

2006 - 2010 (27%)

2011 - 2015 (19%)

Chart based on 1287 repair trips.

Ford Explorer Problems and Repair Histories

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 Ford Explorer problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.