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Ford Explorer Most Common Problems

76
wheel bearing / hub
22
radiator
22
thermostat housing
21
blend door motor for HVAC
21
end link or bushing for stabilizer bar
19
exterior trim / body side molding / roof molding
17
ball joint
14
transmission rebuilt
13
alternator
13
ignition coil pack
12
control arm / tension strut / thrust arm / lateral link
12
shifter mechanism
12
strut (suspension)
10
brake caliper
10
thermostat
9
CV joint / axle / half shaft
8
A/C compressor
8
rust, body
8
water pump
7
A/C recharge (no parts replaced)
 
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Chart is based on 925 vehicles in TrueDelta's reliability survey.
These are the problems owners most commonly reported on TrueDelta's Car Reliability Survey. For many models not all entries have been coded yet, so focus on the relative numbers rather than the absolute numbers. Usually when people say "they all have this problem," the problem in question actually affects between 10 percent and 20 percent of all cars. We aren't counting wear items like brake pads and rotors that truly do require periodic replacement on all cars.