driving my explorer down the road at 45
MPH we started spinning as soon as we
hit the grass we fliped. My seat Belt
did NOT lock up. It was great un till
the end. we now have a lexus rx300
that is a lot less expensive from
problems in the explorer. 35000 for
the explorer 12000 in the shop toatal
42000. 37000 rx300 2500 in the shop
Required new engine with only 66,000
miles, and replaced head gasket for
$1200 just one month prior -- big
waste. Cost to repair more than value
By the way I changed the oil every
Don't buy a Ford!
This SUV stinks! The LED lights on
steering wheel, CD/stereo player crap
out and will fade in and out on
occasion. The auto door locks will not
unlock, even when I try to unlock
the doors with the key so must climb
thru the back hatch to unlock the
truck! Gas mileage sucks..Transmission
is starting to go, too (have 55,000
miles on 1998). This SUV stinks, would
never buy another one.
Within three months of ownership, I had a lot of engine problems! I wasted a lot of my time, as well as money sending my truck to the repair shop for expensive mechanical problems. The customer service complaint line was a waste of time. The trade value for this vehicle is another sad issue. If I want to trade my vehicle , I will lose 3,000 from the blue book value! I will never buy another FORD!
Once heard that Ford stands for Fix Or
Repair Daily. Now I believe it. I
have just over 40,000 miles on my car,
and have just been told that I need
$2000 engine repair. With the
innumerable recalls, the constantly
broken power locks, the ride that feels
like they left the shocks off, the
horrible gas mileage, the noisy engine,
company unresponsive to
complaints/concerns...I could go on.
You get the idea. I'll never patronize
The space is nice, the seats are
comfortable, the sound system is decent.
Shocks/suspension are terrible; make an
engine that still works after 30,000
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