Bought in '97 with 37000miles.
The dealer did a very poor job of
prepping vehicle and a few days later
the wipers were actually shredding
during a heavy rain. Then about 3
months later the differential had to
be replaced. According to my mechanic,
the original leaser must have done a
lot of beach driving because
differential was rusted and full of
sand. I blame that on the dealer (and
me for not having mechanic check
before purchase!). Since then it has
been literally trouble-free... change
oil every 3000miles, brakes when
needed, and it just keeps going. Just
reached 100000miles and am about to
trade it in and get 2003 Explorer.
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