2006 Ford Explorer Consumer Review: 06 Explorer radiator and trann
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2006 Ford Explorer - Consumer Review

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

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06 Explorer radiator and tranny
By bllowns on

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2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)

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I bought my 06 Explorer (my third one) with only 11,000 miles which now has 82,000 miles. So far I've replaced the radiator twice at a cost of $469.00 a pop. At 65,000 miles the transmission started slamming into reverse. When I put it in reverse now, if it dose not go in gear immediatly, I will shift it into neutral and back into reverse and hope it will gently go into reverse as it should. This helps but I shouldn't have to do this! Now it's hitting hard when it downshifts while stopping. I've owned many Fords over the years and so far I've had to replace seven or eight transmissions. No more transmissions or Fords for me! My son has a 98 Tacoma with 210,000 miles. So long Ford!

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