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2008 Ford Explorer Suspension Problems

48 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Ford Explorer. 11 of these members (22.9%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 12 suspension repairs to 2008 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 2008 Ford Explorer problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2008 Ford Explorer repairs by problem area

Chart based on 55 repairs.

2008 Ford Explorer suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 7 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2008 Ford Explorer repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2008 Ford Explorer

Engine not specified

111000 mi US $685 Noise in driver front wheel bearing. Dealer said that it could driven for anther month or so. Had the repair done that day anyway. 
74400   Steering loosing power and going to manual, covered by a recall. 

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2008 Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic AWD

45700 mi US $397 Dealer notified us during maintenance visit that tie rod ends needed to be repaired. They replaced both but only one was worn because the boot was torn. 
43000 US $350 replaced right front wheel bearings/hub 

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2008 Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

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

45000 mi US $150 Moaning from front end, both front wheel bearings needed to be replaced. 

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2008 Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

81300 mi US $600 Front left bearing wore out, replaced brake pads, rotors resurfaced. Replaced both front bearings.  

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2008 Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

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

91300 mi US $620 Both Front Wheel Bearing Hubs replaced. 
58860   Front wheel bearing noise, due to premature wear. 
72000 US $245 replaced left front wheel bearing 
44000 US $108 Front Passenger Wheel Bearing 

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