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98Ford Explorer expensive to maintain.
By Michael J. Stancil on
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV 4WD
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My SUV is starting to need some major repairs at 100,000 miles. After discovering that it would not pass State Inspection or Emissions Test, I placed it in the shop to fix: O2 sensors, engine oil-leak, engine light on, front-end repair to fix play in front left wheel, and a radio display light that's broke but will not be fixed because the dealer said it's a common internal problem and replacing the entire radio is the only option. Total spent to pass Inspection is $2,500. Other recent repairs include: new shocks, new brakes, ball joints at over $2,000, for a total yearly repair bill of $4,500. Also, gas mileage with the V8 is terrible.
Favorite Features
Decent ride. Excellent stereo audio quality and storage capability.
Suggested Improvements
Pay attention to quality at the manufacturer, recall the common radio display problem, and produce a fuel efficient SUV.
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