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2005 Explorer 4.0 XLT AdvanceTrac RSC - PROBLEMS???

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Old 03-09-2011, 11:52 AM   #1
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2005 Explorer 4.0 XLT AdvanceTrac RSC - PROBLEMS???

We are looking at purchasing a 2005 4.0L XLT with AdvanceTrac RSC. We are not familiar with the ATrac system, has anyone had any problems with them or with the 2005 in general?

We bought a 2003 Expedition last year and all we have had was problems with it (doors rattle, paint bubbling on back lift, popping noise in back vents etc). It sounds like 2003 was an odd ball, but we don't want to purchase an 05 Expy if there is alot of problems especially with the Advance Trac system, which we don't know much about.

Thanks in advance.

Steph


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Old 03-09-2011, 04:53 PM   #2
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05 is one of the best years to buy.




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Old 03-10-2011, 02:37 PM   #3
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I bought a 05 used it has been a good Explorer have not had any problems love it
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Old 03-12-2011, 06:48 PM   #4
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I've got an 05 Explorer and it's been bullet-proof. Far and away the most trouble-free of the third generation years.
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Old 03-12-2011, 10:22 PM   #5
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Have had my 05 for 2.5 years. Almost trouble free. One front pinion seal and two front struts.
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