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Expensive Ford Explorer Sport Trac repairs by problem area

Engine (35%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (53%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (0%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (0%)

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Ford Explorer Sport Trac repair cost distribution

$2500+ (53%)

$1000 - $2499 (47%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (0%)

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Chart based on 15 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4dr SUT

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

58700 mi

US $2042
Complete rebuild due to worn case at shift servo pistons. 
60300 mi

US $150
Plastic thermostat housing failed. 
87000 mi

US $200
Thermoplastic Thermostat Housing failed. Replaced with aftermarket specialty aluminum housing. 
91600 mi

US $2310
Torque converter failed. Took out pump and shift solenoids. 

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2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4dr SUT

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

58000 mi

US $5000
The rear bearing on both wheels were replaced. Radiator and feed lines to the transmission were replaced. 

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4dr SUT

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

98996 mi

US $2508
automatic transmission rebuilt plus torque converter replaced. Failure symptom: lost forward and reverse. Towed to repair shop. 

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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4dr SUT

203-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

80000 mi

US $1050
Replaced fuel pump and associated components. 

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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Engine not specified

150000 mi

US $3000
Frontside timing chain failure 
1145140 mi

C $3026
Was supposed to be complete rebuild of the transmission. Was not. Only replaced parts that needed to be to make it go. Over $3000.00 for partial rebuild AND it was back in the shop for warranty work 4 days after I got it back. Only 2 things I have to say, 1 don't ever buy a Ford Explorer, 2 if you do don't ever take to dealer ship for work unless under warranty. Thanks. P.S. don't ever deal with Zender Ford Spruce Grove, Alberta Canada 

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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4dr SUT

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

58723 mi

US $3400
Transmission rebuild on the 5R55E model 5-spd automatic transmission. 
75000 mi

US $2400
intake gasket replacement Left exhaust manifold cracked at y-pipe connection. left brake hose to caliper split. 
86000 mi

US $3348
Transmission torque converter blew apart and sent metal pieces through the entire transmission. It needed a complete rebuild. 
236000 mi

US $1100
Transmission rebuilt. 
142600 mi

$1200
timing chain tensioner broke mine is older wersion of the engine originally with oil cap on left and pot iron fuel manifold the old version of 4.0L car made in july 2000 actually was same day at mechanic 
163000 mi

US $1090
Rear end spider gear assembly. The bearing failed causing damage. 
180000 mi

US $3000
Replaced transmission. 

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