2005 Ford Explorer Consumer Review: Piece-O-Junk
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2005 Ford Explorer - Consumer Review

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XLT 4dr SUV (4.0L V6 5-speed Automatic)

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Piece-O-Junk
By James on

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2005 Ford Explorer XLT Rwd 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)

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Here it comes!!! Window sticks, tail light plug breakes, handle on driver seat breakes off, engine skips (new plugs/wires= no change) TRANNY Stinks!, hard shifting into rev & 2-3. (Changed fluid w/ synth & additive= Helped for 2 months but back to same!, Drivers rear wheel bearing went out 64K mi, ($489), Squeaks in front suspention all the time, Radio cuts itself up (I do not have steering wheel cntls), Cds will not eject=New radio from ford=Warranty=Same problems, Dampers broken under dash that work airflow=plastic pieces broken=fix w/drill & metal nut bolt, overhead cnsol fell off=again plastic mount broke=Epoxy repair. Tire sens bad

Favorite Features

Stability Control. Saved me one night when I almost hit a deer. (But I wish it would had flipped and totaled it if I would not gotten hurt though)

Suggested Improvements

Ford! Recall them for trans problems at least! I will never never never buy a Ford again!
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