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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Crew Cab

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By yepthatsit
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Crew Cab Value 2WD 4dr Crew Cab (4.0L 6cyl 5M)


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I like the fact that it rides higher than a car, it carries gardening and other materials and it is comfortable on even long trips. It has plenty of leg room for taller folks in the front or the back. It has a great cool style.


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Love it but not a keeper
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By Jnttsikes
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Crew Cab Value 2WD 4dr Crew Cab (4.0L 6cyl 5M)


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I love the truck and how it drives...
I have had more problems mecanicaly
than any other vehicle I have ever
owned. I am a fifty year old female
and I have had many vehicles. This was
the first time I have ever worn out a
set of brakes at 19 thousand miles, as
well as go threw to the roter. That
was a quick $400 out of my pocket. The
rebuilt the transmition at 15
thousand. I had to have it towed in
because it left ma stranded and would
not get back going.... That all
started about 8 thousand miles...


Best Features

Drives and rides great. Handles good and gets decient gas milage. Looks great with the extras I have put on it.


Worst Features

Do a better job at building a mechanically stable vehicle. Now, I am looking at different brands and mine only has 21000 miles on it.


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Accident waiting to happen
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By stewywerf
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Crew Cab Value 4WD 4dr Crew Cab (4.0L 6cyl 5M)


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I have had multiple problems with my
Sport Trac. The fuel pump went out on
me at 3,000 miles and it almost caused
a large accident. Since the dealership
replaced the fuel pump it has stalled
on my 5 other times but the dealership
won't take the time to diagnose the
problem. I asked them if a technician
could drive the vehicle for a week so
they could properly diagnose it.

They also had to replace my steering
pump, replace an interior light, adjust
my hood so it would latch properly and
add a missing label.


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Cost of ownership
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By lookingtotradein
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Crew Cab Value 4WD 4dr Crew Cab (4.0L 6cyl 5M)


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Several items were covered under
warentee, but had to replace the front
brake pads and rotors TWICE by 65,000
miles - I do not drive it hard - all
highway miles.
Radiator hose was sliced by a bracket
in the engine.
Oil cap mounting shattered at the
first oil change.
The hinges on the storage behind one
of the rear seats snapped - again no
excessive use.
Love the concept but dissapointed at
the experience.


Best Features

Rear electric window, and the hard tonneau cover.


Worst Features

Fuel ecconomy. Cross bars on the roof rack as standard. Turning in 4WD very jerky.


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We've now had TWO Sporttracs
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By teacher's husband
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Crew Cab Value 2WD 4dr Crew Cab (4.0L 6cyl 5M)


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We leased the first one off the truck
at a dealership. Loved it. After two
years, we bought one "loaded" and have
not had a single complaint. Wife
loves the higher view, comfort, and
reliability of the unit, expecially
the factory road assistance (if she
ever needed it!!) We even bought the
extended 7 yr. 75,000 warranty, but
have not needed any assistance.

We've added custom wind screens -
custom painted to match Sporttrac
silver.


Worst Features

An 8 cyl. or more spunky engine would be nice...BUT, not necessary.


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