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Worst vech on the road
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By Andrew
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2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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Dont trust your dealership ford is not ford family i bought a 2008 ford explorer Eddie Bauer after 8 months as i was driveing the car shut off took several times to start i took it to Chapman ford in Philadelphia they said it was the throttle body replaced that the next day as i was driveing it shut off on me take it back now they say its the computer but ford wont have a computer for a year and refuse to give me a loner until it comes it so they expect me to pay for a car i connot drive ive had several other problems and put close to 3000 into it in the fist year ford said its my problem i wrote the ceo told him im a vet and a cop and my family was ford owners he said my problem is there a way to sue ford PLEASE HELP i will never own a ford again


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Great vehicle all around
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By Jerry
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2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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This is my second Explorer. First was XLT, this one Eddie Bauer. It going on 11 years old with 86000 miles. The only thing I had to do to the vehicle was brakes, front bushings and tires. Around town I get 14.5-15 mpg, no matter how I drive it. I love it and am ready to buy a new ooe, however I am concerned it would not be as good as the one I have. Interior and paint are in excellent condition. Rides performs and looks exceptional. I love it.


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Love this Explorer
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By Virginia D.
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2008 Ford Explorer XLT 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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This is my third Explorer since 1994. The dealer tacked on a lot of extra "dealer fees" that were not advertised but this Explorer was so clean with very low mileage, handled like a dream, and with a suspension that made the drive so comfortable, I bought it in spite of the fact that they were charging me too much over the advertised price. Plus, the Carfax was immaculate! I sold my 2016 Rav 4 Toyota elsewhere, because after 2 extreme spinal reconstructions, I just couldn't take the road vibrations any longer so once I drove this 2008 Explorer, I grabbed it and put the additional money I received from the Toyota in the bank, just in case I should need a repair in the future. I love this Explorer. I drive everywhere, but now I no longer get those extreme backaches.


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10 years and 172000 miles
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By Clink
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2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A)


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It will give you good service if maintained as scheduled


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Definitely a family SUV
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By George Torres
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2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV AWD (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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2008 with 37000 miles already on it. First driving experience was very good. Lot of room for the whole family and very comfortable seating.It drives very quite but reaching 70 miles per hours a front road noise surprised me. I have to check with the dealer. My experience with cars is telling me that something has to do with the ball bearings. Also a squeaky noise came from the front of the car. I checked under the hood and looks like the serpentine belt is the problem and since many people already are talking about it in the internet, I do not have doubt that that it is the problem. I will bring the car to the dealer to be checked but if those two problems can be fixed t


Best Features

Room, Power, Comfort, Blue tooth, GPS


Worst Features

Gas miles without sacrificing power. A bigger dash board information display.


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