2001 Ford ESCAPE Suspension Rear problems & defects.

If you are driving a 2001 Ford ESCAPE, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Suspension Rear problems and defects. Total reports: 2.

While Traveling At 20-25 Mph Steering Pulled Sharply To Left. Rear Wheels Locked, Causing Vehicle To Travel Across Lains, Hiting Steering Wheel Unlocked. Please Provide Furthre Information.*ak

FORD ESCAPE 2001 problem was reported in PLANO, TX. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Submission From Re ford escape 2001 Safety Recall Notice 11s24 *tgw The Consumer Received A Recall Notice In Jan 2012. The Notice Indicated She Would Be Informed When The Parts Required To Complete The Safety Recall Would Become Available, Which Wouldn’t Be Until The Second Quarter. The Vehicle Caught On Fire While Parked, Which Was Prior To The Recall, But Was Quickly Extinguished. Shortly After The Fire, The Vehicle Was Repaired. Several Months Later, The Consumer Was Partly Compensated By ford In The Form Of A Check For $1900 Accompanied By A Document Which Stated By Accepting The Compensation, She Would Also Be Signing Off On Any Other Claims. The Consumer Also Stated The Catalytic Converter, Exhaust Manifold, Master Cylinder, Wiring Harness, Abs, Brake Line Booster, Power Steering Rack And Pinion, Tie Rods, Intake Manifold As Well As The Air Bag Were All Replaced. The Steering Column Would Freeze, The Rear Passenger Door Handle Fell Off, Rendering The Door Unstable, The Coolant Light Illuminated, The Oil Pan Needed To Be Replaced, The Air Condition Stopped Working And The Rear Shock Were Leaking. *jb

Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCU03181K. FORD ESCAPE 2001 problem was reported in WAIMANALO, HI. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FORD ESCAPE 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. DEALER’S NAME: WINDWARD FORD . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 808-266-7000 . DEALER’S CITY: KAILUA . DEALER’S STATE CODE: HI. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 96734 .

June 01, 2012

2007 Ford ESCAPE Suspension Rear problems & defects.

If you are driving a 2007 Ford ESCAPE, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Suspension Rear problems and defects. Total reports: 1.

The Contact Owns A 2007 ford escape. On April 11, 2007, While Driving 60 Mph On The Freeway The Contact Applied The Brakes To Avoid Crashing Into A Vehicle That Stopped In Front Of Her. The Rear Suspension Failed Without Warning. However, The Contact Was Able To Maintain Control Of The Vehicle. The Service Manager Of Lithia ford Stated That This Failure Occurred When The Brakes Were Applied At 60 Mph. A ford Engineer Provided Related Information. The Contact Was Aware Of The Safety Risk Involved. The Failure Mileage Was 3,900, And The Current Mileage Was 4,000. *ak

Mileage was 3900 miles. FORD ESCAPE 2007 problem was reported in SQUAW VALLEY, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20070201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FORD ESCAPE 2007 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. DEALER’S NAME: LITHIA FORD . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 559435-8400 . DEALER’S CITY: FRESNO . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA.

Apr 11, 2007

1991 Ford EXPLORER Suspension Rear problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1991 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Suspension Rear problems and defects. Total reports: 1.

Rear Suspension Failed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X5MU. FORD EXPLORER 1991 problem was reported in GLEN ROSE, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19910103. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1991 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1991 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Oct 25, 1996

1994 Ford EXPLORER Suspension Rear problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1994 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Suspension Rear problems and defects. Total reports: 4.

Loose Sway Bar Bolts. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X3RU. FORD EXPLORER 1994 problem was reported in GOLETA, CA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Jan 01, 1994

While Driving On Wet Roadway At About 45 Mph, Rear End Began To Fishtail And Made A Complete Complete Turn And Came To A Stop On The Other Side Of The Road. *ak

FORD EXPLORER 1994 problem was reported in SPRING HILL, FL. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

July 25, 1999

Harmonic Vibration Occurs At 65 Mph Not Due To Tires Etc. ford Wants To Install $1000.00 Worth Of New Parts To Correct A Design Flaw Which Has Been Done On Newer Models.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X3RU. FORD EXPLORER 1994 problem was reported in HILLSDALE, NJ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19940801. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1994 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

May 02, 2000

(1) Purchase Of A New 2002 ford explorer; (2) Defective Vehicle From The Onset. Ongoing Problems With Serious “safety” Issues. (3) Have Repeated Taken The Vehicle Into The Dealership, But The Problems Have Not Been Rectified. *nm

Mileage was 7300 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X1RU. FORD EXPLORER 1994 problem was reported in VANOUVER, WA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20020518. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD EXPLORER 1994 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1994 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. DEALER’S NAME: VANCOUVER FORD . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 360-694-8500 . DEALER’S CITY: VANCOUVER . DEALER’S STATE CODE: WA. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 98662 .

Nov 02, 2002

1995 Ford EXPLORER Suspension Rear problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1995 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Suspension Rear problems and defects. Total reports: 21.

Sway Bar Broke On Passenger Side, Also Stabilizer Broke, Causing Loss Of Steering. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X7SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in ROCKWAY BEAC, NY. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Apr 01, 1996

Anti-sway Bar Detached From Suspension At Low Speed While Pulling Into A Parking Space. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X1SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in BRIGHTON, MA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19951010. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1995 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 5 mph.

Sept 27, 1997

Low Sped Impact To Left Rear Caused Rollover. Ne-and One-half Rotations, Coming To Rest On Its Roof. Passenger’s Side Window Shattered, Causing Partial Ejection Of 11-year -old Passenger, Crushing His Skull And Killing Child. Two Other Passengers Were Injured. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 2 person(s) were injured. 1 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X2SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in JACKSONVILLE, FL. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD EXPLORER 1995 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 30 mph.

Oct 12, 1995

A Stud In The Sway Bar Link Assembly, Was Installed Upside Down And Not Torqued Properly Allowing Nut To Work Loose And Fail Allowing Assembly To Fall Completely Free From Vehicle.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X3SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in VINELAND, NJ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19950731. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1995 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

May 01, 1998

Whenever Turning Vehicle To Right, The Sway Bar Would Make Clunking Noise. Vehicle Would Sway Back & Forth. Took To Dealer And Had It Road Tested. Put On Rack & Notice Problems With Sway Bar & Had It Repaired. *ak *ml

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X4SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in CAPE ELIZABETH, ME. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19981006. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph.

Oct 31, 1998

Equipped With Towing Package And Without Ever Having Towed A Trailer Or Heavy Usage/weight In The Rear, The Rear Springs Are Sagging, Causing Front Lights To Rise And Irritate Other Drivers And Excessive Wear On Tires. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X3SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in NEWTOWN, CT. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19950401. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1995 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Oct 09, 1998

While Driving On Interborough Parkwayin Queens, Ny And Going Around A Turn To The Right, Rear End Fishtailed To The Left. Felt As If Vehicle Lost Control.

FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in WASHINGTON, DC. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 35 mph.

Left Side Sway Bar Broke Causing Steering Problems. Nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X4SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in CAPE ELIZA, ME. Vehicle was purchased on 19951006. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1995 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1995 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph.

Oct 24, 1998

Both The Front Left And Front Right Sway Bar Links Have Failed On This Vehicle. The Links Have Simply Fallen Off Of The Vehicle. I Saw An Article In The Newspaper That Nhtsa Was Investigating This Component On The 1995 explorer And Wished To Provide My Information As Well. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X6SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in MEDWAY, MA. Vehicle was purchased on 19970901. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1995 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Dec 23, 1998

Both The Front Left And Front Right Sway Bar Links Have Failed On This Vehicle. The Links Have Simply Fallen Off Of The Vehicle. I Saw An Article In The Newspaper That Nhtsa Was Investigating This Component On The 1995 explorer And Wished To Provide My Information As Well. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X6SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in MEDWAY, MA. Vehicle was purchased on 19970901. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1995 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Dec 23, 1998

Sway Bar Loss Caused Uneven Treadwear On Two Front Tires – Had To Replace Them (tiresize: 235 Pf15)( Dot Number: Tire Size: 235 Pf15 )

FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in MINNEAPOLIS, MN. Vehicle was purchased on 19960901. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1995 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 70 mph.

Dec 17, 1999

Concerns About The Sway Bar Problem, explorer Has Very Stiff Handling. *cj

FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in CORTE MADE, CA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Consumer Was Driving At 55 Mph In Left Lane,and There Was A Rattling Noise. Consumer Was Forced Into Guardrail. Had No Steering. Took Vehicle To Dealer, And They Said It Was Sway Bar. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FNDU34X5SZ. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in CARLISA, PA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dec 26, 1995

While Traveling Sway Bar Links Broke. Recall 00v402000/ Manufacturer’s Recall 00s47 For Stabilizer Bar Didn’t Cover Lower Ball Joint That Broke. Dealer Wouldn’t Cover What Was Caused By Recall. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X8SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in LANDCASTER, PA. Vehicle was purchased on 19971220. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1995 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1995 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

Nov 01, 1999

Consumer Had The Right Front Sway Link Replaced Because It Snapped, The Left Sway Bar Link Was Rusted To A Point Where It Was Close To Breaking And Was Also Replaced, Consumer Had Repairs Prior To Recall 00s47, ford Did Not Give Consumer Full Refund For Repairs Even Though It Says In The Refund Letter That Full Refunds Would Be Given For Those Consumer’s Who Replaced Sway Bar Links Prior To The Date Of The Recall Letter. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X3SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

June 15, 2000

Consumer Noticed That Sway Bar Broke Because He Could Hear A Banging Noise.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU24X5SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in BETHLAHAM, PA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Apr 02, 2001

Vehicle Was Going 45mph And The Passenger’s Side Sway Bar Broke, Causing Vehicle To Run Off Road. Consumer Received A Recall 00v4402000/ Manufacturer’s Recall 00s47 In Reference To Same Defect. Months Later. Consumer Was Denied By Dealer And Manufacturer According To What The Recall Stated. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X35U. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in RUSTBURG, VA. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD EXPLORER 1995 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1995 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

June 01, 2000

Nhtsa Recall 00v402000. Consumer Has Contacted Dealer For Remedy, But Was Unable To Have Work Completed For Lack Of Parts. Please Provide Further Details.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34XY54. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in BROOKLYN PARK, MN. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Sept 01, 2001

While Driving 60mph Sway Bar Broke, Causing Consumer To Lose Control. Dealer Contacted. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X6SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in INDIANAPOLIS, IN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Jan 17, 2000

While Driving At Any Speed And With No Warning Rear Suspension Will Lean To Left, And Will Cause The Consumer To Have Steering Problems. Dealer Notified.*ak

FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in SMITH TOWN, NY. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1995 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1995 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Aug 18, 2002

Consumer States That When Trying To Apply The Brakes They Can Hear A Loud Noise And The Brake Pedal Will Go To The Floor Causing The Vehicle To Have Extended Stopping Distance. Dealer Notified. Nlmthe Abs Sensor Went Bad Causing The Front Disc Brake To Wear Quickly. There Was A Recall Issued Regarding The Front Sway Bar Links. Consuemr Was Charged For Labor And Parts. Also The Front Lower Ball Joints Were Replaced As Well As The Outer Tie Rods. *jg

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X4SU. FORD EXPLORER 1995 problem was reported in MAGNOLIA, OH. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1995 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1995 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 10 mph.

Sept 13, 2002

1996 Ford EXPLORER Suspension Rear problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1996 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Suspension Rear problems and defects. Total reports: 16.

Rear End Slid Out Of Control, Causing Accident. *sd

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in DOWNINGTOW, PA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Jan 27, 1996

Sway Bar Failed.

0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X5TU. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in DUNCANSVIL, PA. Vehicle was purchased on 19950920. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Making Turns There Is A Clicking Noise In The Rear End Of His Truck.dealer Was Contacted, And Stated That The Problem Was Common. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):NOT AVAILBL. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in COLUMBUS GROVE, OH. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

May 25, 1999

I Noticed Bouncing Of The Vehicle When Traveling Over Dips In The Road. I Would Imagine This Problem Is Very Wide Spread But Is Not Noticeable To Many People Because The Of The “firmness” Of The Other Parts Of The Suspension. Such As The Torsion Bars. I Had Front Shocks Replaced After Pressuring The Ditschman ford(flemington, Nj) Dealership Pretty Hard. I Noticed The Difference Immediately. The Problem Seemed To Reappear Again After Only 4,000 Additional Miles.the Same Problem Seems To Be True Of The Rear Shocks Also. This Problem Results In Bouncing And Diving Of The Nose Of The Vehicle During Hard Braking. I Would Imagine In Emergency(severe)handling The Vehicle Would Not Perform As Expected. I Am Now Considering An Aftermarket Set Of Shocks.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU35P6TU. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in FLEMINGTON, NJ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960801. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1996 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Nov 11, 1998

My Wife Commented That She Had Difficulty Steering Her ford explorer On 4/8/00. I Drove The Vehicle And Agreed That It Seemed To “sway” From Side To Side. Examining The Vehicle, I Noticed A Part Was Missing From The Front Right Wheel/axle Assembly. I Later Found The Part In My Driveway. It Was A “sway Link Assembly” According To The Dealer. I Had Dealer Replace Lf As Well As Rf As I Feel The Part Was Defective. It Simply Snapped In Half. Things Like This Should Last The Life Of The Car, Not Break After 5 Years.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU35PXTU. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in COLCHESTER, CT. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960501. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1996 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 10 mph.

Apr 08, 2000

A Bolt That Holds The Sway Bar Bracket To The Wheel Snapped Due To Corrosion Which Could Have Caused Loss Of Control. Dealer Will Replace Bolt With The Same Design. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X4TU. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in LOUISVILLE, KY. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Vehicle Has Always Swayed. Even After New Tires And Rotations.replaced Axle Seal.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X9TU. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in PULLMAN, MI. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1996 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Pe# 00039; Nut To Hold Front Sway Bar Had Sheard Away. Consumer Has Had Nut Replaced By Dealer. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X3T7. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960401. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1996 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1996 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Sept 01, 1999

I Have Replaced The Sway Bar Links Twice Since New

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X6TZ. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in BELMONT, MA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19961001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1996 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Oct 01, 1998

Consumer Was Traveling 35mph In Snow. While Going Up A Hill Rear End Came Around & It Rolled Over. Dealer & Manufacturer Were No Help, They Referred Consumer To Nhtsa Hotline. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X9TU. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in FREEDOM, ME. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 19980601. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1996 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1996 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 35 mph.

Nov 20, 2000

Sway Bar Repair Is Not Included In Recall 00v-402 For The Consumers 1996 Model Due To Vin #. Nlm

FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in COLCHESTER, CT. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Sway Bar Repair Is Not Included In Recall 00v-402 For The Consumers 1996 Model Due To Vin #. Nlm

FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in COLCHESTER, CT. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Rear Sway Bar Links Broke. Please Provide Further Details.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34X7TU. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in BALTIMORE, MD. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Consumer Took Car In For A Recall Repairs On Sway Bar, Upon Receiving Vehicle Consumer Noticed A Loud Grinding Sound, And Hard To Steer Wheel.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in MARTINEZ, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Feb 27, 2001

Front Sway Bar Bracket Broken, Check Engine Light On, Rear Suspension Bad, Rear Bumper & Frame Bent, Electrical Shortage, Front & Rear Brakes Needed, Rear -end Shifts. At The Time Of Purchase I Was Lied To Because I Did Inquire About And Accident But Was Told It Was Not. Also, Allignment Needed.

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 2 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32X1TU. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in ORLANDO, FL. Vehicle was purchased on 20010201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1996 drive type:FWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Mar 12, 2002

Summary Was Unreadible, And Then Disappeared. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 165865 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCU22X4TU. FORD EXPLORER 1996 problem was reported in LITTLE ROCK, AR. Vehicle was purchased on 19960807. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FORD EXPLORER 1996 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1996 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN . DEALER’S NAME: CENTRAL FORD . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 501-562-3673 . DEALER’S CITY: LITTLE ROCK . DEALER’S STATE CODE: AR. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 72204 .

Oct 02, 2001

1997 Ford EXPLORER Suspension Rear problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1997 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Suspension Rear problems and defects. Total reports: 8.

I Was Driveway Down Highway At Approx 65 Mph. Car Started Shifting Left To Right Excessively. I Had Also Hear A Piece Of Metal Hit The Underside Of My Ruck. When I Reached Home I Checked Suspension And Foudn Stabilizer Bar Hanging Loose. On Right Side. I Checked Drivers Side And Found That Stabilizer Bar Loose With Missing Components And Slightly Rusted. Had Probably Been Loose For Some Time. Both Are Currentlycompletely Disconnected.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU34E0VU. FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in NEWBURYPORT, MA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19990101. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1997 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

Nov 01, 2000

When Making A Right Turn Steering Wheel Would Pull And Pop. A Recall Has Been Issued On Vehicle For Sway Bar;however, This Vehicle Was Not Included Due To Vin.*ak The Problem Was Solved After 21/2 Years. *yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU35P1VZ. FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in LAKE OZARK, MO. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Consumer Went To Dealer Because When Making Turns Vehicle Felt Shaky, Like It Would Roll Over. Consumer Had To Make Turns At Crawling Speed. Dealer Found Sway Bar Missing From Vehicle. There Is A Recall On Sway Bar, But This Vehicle Not Affected. *ak Recall Number Is 00v402, Consumer States Sway Bar Blew Out From Vehicle Causing A Huge Bang And Vehicle To Sway To The Right Almost Causing An Accident. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMCU24E9VU. FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in ROCK ISLAND, IL. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970501. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

May 05, 2001

While Driving About Any Mph And When Making A Turn Could Hear A Clicking Noise. Consumer Said It Is Just Like Recall 00 V 402 000 Sway Bar. Please Provide More Information. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU32E9VU. FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in PEMBROKE PINE, FL. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

June 13, 2000

Consumer Took Vehicle To Tri-lake ford To Have Recall 00v402000 Repairs Performed. But, Dealer Refused To Perform Repairs Because Consumer Did Not Buy Vehicle From That Dealer. *ak

FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in LAKE PLACID, NY. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

The Left Rear Axle Broke Causing The Wheel To Become Disconnected From The Vehicle, As A Result The Vehicle Crashed Into A Wall Then Flipped Onto Its Side And Slid About 400 Feet, The Vehicle Was Totaled. Nlm

FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in SAXAPAHAW, NC. Vehicle was purchased on 19990701. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

The Left Rear Axle Broke Causing The Wheel To Become Disconnected From The Vehicle, As A Result The Vehicle Crashed Into A Wall Then Flipped Onto Its Side And Slid About 400 Feet, The Vehicle Was Totaled. Nlm

FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in SAXAPAHAW, NC. Vehicle was purchased on 19990701. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Weak Rear Springs On Left Rear Of ford explorer, Making Vehicle Lean To The Left. *tr

Mileage was 59000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU35P1VU. FORD EXPLORER 1997 problem was reported in COLUMBUS, GA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Nov 09, 2009

1998 Ford EXPLORER Suspension Rear problems & defects.

If you are driving a 1998 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Suspension Rear problems and defects. Total reports: 3.

When Making A Right Or Left Turn Rear End Of The Vehicle Slips And A Loud Noise Occurs. After Numerous Attempts, Dealer Has Not Identified The Problem. *ak *ml

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMZU34E7WZ. FORD EXPLORER 1998 problem was reported in SEYMORE, TN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980814. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1998 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

No Summary Listed For Abov Evehicle. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMZU35PXWU. FORD EXPLORER 1998 problem was reported in GRAHAM, WA. Vehicle was purchased on 19991201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 1998 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 55 mph.

Nov 15, 2000

While Driving At Any Speed There Was Heavy Rear Vibration. Dealer And Manufacturer Had To This Point Refused To Acknowledge That There Was Anything Wrong With The Vehicle.*ak

FORD EXPLORER 1998 problem was reported in CUMMING, GA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Sept 22, 2003

2000 Ford EXPLORER Suspension Rear problems & defects.

If you are driving a 2000 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Suspension Rear problems and defects. Total reports: 3.

While Turning Right / Left The Vehicle Vibrates In The Rear Of The Vehicle. Dealer Says It’s Normal. Also, While Test Driving Vehicle Dealer Claimed It Acted Like The Clutches In The Position Unit Were Grabbing. So They Added A Friction Modifier To Rear Differential And Transfer Case. Problem Somewhat Diminished, But Not Entirely Solved. *ak

FORD EXPLORER 2000 problem was reported in BATTLE CREEK, MI. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Oct 01, 1999

The Hinge On The Sway Bar Was Replaced. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMZU62X7YU. FORD EXPLORER 2000 problem was reported in UNKNOWN, UN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD EXPLORER 2000 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FORD EXPLORER 2000 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

While Driving Vehicle Makes A Clanking Noise. The Vehicle Takes Up To 2-5 Seconds Upon Changing Gears To Reverse. Going Up Hill It Will Down Shift Very Hard As If The Floor Board Is Being Knocked Out. The Differential, And Rear End Were Replaced. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD EXPLORER 2000 problem was reported in SYLVA, NC. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS.

Sept 01, 2004

2001 Ford EXPLORER Suspension Rear problems & defects.

If you are driving a 2001 Ford EXPLORER, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Suspension Rear problems and defects. Total reports: 4.

Vehicle Has A One Inch Lean On The Left Rear Side. Communicated, Online With Several Other People Who Also Noticed This Unbalance In Their explorers. Safety Concerned Due To Accident History Of The ford explorer And The Possibility That The Vehicle Is Not Too Heavy On The Left Side. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMYU70E91U. FORD EXPLORER 2001 problem was reported in MIDDLETOWN, RI. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20001101. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 2001 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

While Driving 60 Mph Vehicle Severely Pulls To The Right Or Left. Also, Noticed That Problem Becomes More Pronounced When Vehicle Is Driven On Wet Pavement. Dealer Has Identified Probelm As Sway Bar Mechaninsm Failure. *ak ford Dealer Stated Firestone Tires Were The Problem, However Tires Were Changed To Goodyear And Vehicle Still Felt The Same, Consumer Has Had Two Near Accidents Due To Vehicle Problem. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMZU77E51U. FORD EXPLORER 2001 problem was reported in NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20000901. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 2001 drive type:4WD. FORD EXPLORER 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 60 mph.

Vehicle Idled Up And Down And Up And Down All The Time Like Its Was Recycling. Vehicle Experienced Some Loss Of Power. In May Of 2001, Consumer Took Vehicle Into Dealer For A Sulphur Smell. Dealer Told Consumer That Vehicle Was Fine. On 31st Of May, Engine Light Came On, And Would Not Go Out. Took Back To Dealer, And The Dealer Stated Consumer Needed A New Engine. Also, Vehicle Would Not Stay On Raod When Ground Was Wet. Dealer Replaced Stabilizer. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMYU70E11U. FORD EXPLORER 2001 problem was reported in TOPSHAM, ME. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Jan 27, 2001

Vehicle Shakes Violently When Accelerating Up To 60mph Or More. Vehicle Has Been In For Same Problem Appproximately 4 Times. At Last Incident Dealer Found That Sway Bar Was Broken. Please Provide Moe Information.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMZU77E71U. FORD EXPLORER 2001 problem was reported in FT JONES, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD EXPLORER 2001 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD EXPLORER 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.