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2007 Ford Explorer repairs by problem area

Engine (21%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (29%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 87 repairs.

2007 Ford Explorer repair cost distribution

$2500+ (10%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (26%)

$100 - $499 (46%)

< $100 (10%)

Chart based on 39 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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2007 Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Ford Explorer in Ohio, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2014
May 2009

37000 mi

US $50
power running board frozen and motor burned up 
Apr 2010

46000 mi

US $200
rear wiper motor replaced 
Jul 2012

64300 mi

US $50
Bad alternator, producing intermittent charging problem. Have to wait till Aug 1 to receive a replacement alternator..apparent shortage of cores 
Sep 2012

65000 mi
Replace sway bar link and set of tires. 
Dec 2012

70000 mi

US $53
Ac hose 
Mar 2013

76000 mi
Replace alternator that was replaced 9 mths ago, still under warranty 
Ford Explorer in Michigan, United States
Jun 2009 - Apr 2013
Nov 2009

55000 mi

US $400
RR Left Front Wheel Bearing assembly 

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2007 Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

Ford Explorer in Texas, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2014
Jun 2011

29000 mi

US $50
Low on antifreeze. Checked for leaks and found none. Flushed cooling system and put in new antifreeze. 
Feb 2012

35000 mi
engine dampner fell off - covered under warranty.  Radiator is bad - not covered under warranty. 
Sep 2013

54000 mi

US $150
Thermostat housing gasket failed. The part failed close to home and was able to repair in my garage. Would not have been able to drive for another week. 

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2007 Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

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

Ford Explorer in Oregon, United States
Nov 2010 - Mar 2014
Mar 2011

52000 mi

US $240
Replaced both struts due to one going bad. Not covered under warranty.  
Ford Explorer in Maryland, United States
Jan 2011 - Nov 2011
Jun 2011

87000 mi

US $750
replace right tie rod replace front right wheel bearing 
Nov 2011

98000 mi

US $375
housing over thermostat cracked allowing slow leak of coolant 
Ford Explorer in Michigan, United States
Aug 2010 - Dec 2014
Dec 2010

97000 mi

US $40
Horn not working - fuse replaced. 
Mar 2011

100000 mi

US $500
Rear wiper motor stopped working, slowing stroke first, until it gradually stopped moving. Wiper motor replaced for rear window. 
Nov 2011

105000 mi

US $800
Front wheel bearing hubs getting noisy, need replacement. Rears also need replacing, but will wait until next summer. 
Jan 2012

107000 mi

US $550
Rear wheel bearings needed replacing. The bearings on these vehicles usually go about 75K. Mine went to a little over 100K. Replaced in January earlier than I was originally planning. 
May 2013

124500 mi

US $900
Dealer replaced the ignition switch and tumbler. When vehicle was turned off but key left in the accessory position - touching the key resulted in the drivers seat moving out of position as if the key had been removed. Rear window wiper motor stopped working. The arm froze in position. 
Jan 2014

134700 mi

US $300
Thermostat housing developed a slow leak. OEM part is made of PLASTIC! Repair takes about an hour. Replacement part I bought is made of metal - replacing the lower portion now and will reuse the plastic upper for now. 
Oct 2014

141000 mi

US $120
Replaced another driver side front bearing (hub unit). This unit lasted just 40k miles and was supposed to be an OEM part. This time I replaced with a Timken hub from Amazon. Cheaper and looks like a good quality part. 
Ford Explorer in Illinois, United States
Mar 2009 - Nov 2013
Jun 2009

22000 mi

US $56
Front tire was loosing air. Dealer found the tire valve was leaking and replaced valve. 
Nov 2011

56000 mi

US $125
Coolant leak at the thermostat. Replaced gasket and fixed the coolant leak. 
Nov 2013

85000 mi

US $720
Front driver side wheel bearing noisy. replaced as a wheel hub assembly. 
Ford Explorer in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2009 - Jun 2014
Nov 2009

37200 mi
Rear wiper motor stopped working 
Jan 2011

50600 mi

C $2700
3rd row electric "stow" seats would not raise/lower. Some form of latch needed to be replaced on both seats. 
Apr 2014

92600 mi

C $200
Right rear stabilizer had disconnected 
Ford Explorer in New York, United States
Aug 2010 - Nov 2012
Jan 2011

33000 mi

US $700
Driver side front wheel bearing replaced 
Mar 2012

51000 mi

US $630
wheel Hub Assembly / Wheel Bearing Right Upper Control Arm Replaced Replaced Both Lower Ball Joints 

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2007 Ford Explorer Repair Histories

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