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    Confirmed: Some Exhaust in Cabin when Acceleration issue is From the Front

    I'm in the same boat, where is the fresh air intake located? It's not where the OP references
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    Exhaust smell on a 2018

    Still investigating this. I had the HVAC system OFF last night and I floored it for about 6-7 seconds and the front windshield instantly fogged up significantly. I got to thinking, could this be a leaky windshield/failed seal around the windshield? I don't notice any moisture on the interior of...
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    Exhaust smell on a 2018

    Under a decent acceleration (ie: flooring it or up a hill) with the air system on, an exhaust smell enters the cabin. This is on a 2018 and my understanding is that any TSB from Ford on this is only for 2011-2017. I just purchased this 2018 and it has 55k. What are my options? V6 limited.
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    ESP or no ESP on a 2018? (Water pump concerns)

    I just took delivery on a 2018 Explorer Limited 3.5 V6 with 52,000 miles. I have read of the catastrophic water pump issues so I am thinking about purchasing an ESP plan to cover me to 125K. I would just get the basic powertrain coverage. I read here that there are some different versions of the...
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    2016 sync 3?

    Thank you for letting me know. so there are zero 2016 explorers, even the platinum, that came with sync 3?
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    2016 sync 3?

    Does ford do this directly or would a local independent shop be aware of this process? Or is this a DIY thing? I'm looking for simple and easy. If it's a super hassle I'll get one with sync 3 already in it. But I'm noticing a lot of 2016s are priced really well which is why I'm considering a 16...
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    2016 sync 3?

    I know this has been asked before but after searching through the forums I'm still trying to understand how to get sync 3 in a 2016 explorer. did certain models have sync 3 or the ability to easily upgrade to it? I'm currently in the market and I'm looking specifically at explorers with the Sony...
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    91 Tranny help

    It's not your friends fault. This just happened to mine. If you drive the car around for awhile in normal D, it will eventually overheat and not work, just like the OD has. This is a transmission problem and I have told this same story to about 3-4 transmission techs this week and they all told...
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    Emergency Brake Light on in dash

    Also I forgot to mention this happens when the key is turned once (to the accessories), the engine doesn't have to be started for the problem to occur (BRAKE! and rear antilock messages remaining once the other lights disappear).
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    Emergency Brake Light on in dash

    How do you check to see if the switch that activates the light is working? Since both the rear ABS and the red BRAKE light both appeared the same day without turning off, I imagine the red light is on because of the rear antilock message. And from my research this could be yes either a...
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    Emergency Brake Light on in dash

    Both the "Rear Antilock" AND "BRAKE!" lights are staying on when the engine is started. The rear antilock thing doesnt bother me, its the parking brake light that is annoying. My transmission is also having problems engaging in Overdrive (the auto trans. is dying and will be replaced entirely...
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    Emergency Brake Light on in dash

    (note: I have searched and read other threads about this but my problem seemed to sound slightly different than the others so I thought I would make a new thread.) Whenever the vehicle is first turned on, the red parking (BRAKE!) light comes on in the dash. The orange "rear antilock" light...
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    Power Steering Noise

    My power steering hose leaks a little bit but only needs a very small amount of fluid every month or so. The main thing I am worried about is that it's kind of noisey when turning (ie: backing out of a driveway and turning the wheel about half-way). There are no actual problems in the steering...
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    Steering box adjustment?

    With that info. I may just leave it the way it is and call it good.
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    Steering box adjustment?

    It's about 3 inches off to the left. It doesnt bother me that much but it would be nice if it was a little more centered. There is a bit of looseness/play in the steering for about a half an inch.
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    Steering box adjustment?

    I just had new radius arm bushings put on, and the truck was also aligned. What a difference it made - like night and day. The only thing is that the steering wheel is still not centered. I mentioned this to the mechanic and he said to bring it back next week and he would do a steering box...
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    About to purchase a 92 - any last minute things I should check?

    Getting the radius arm bushings replaced, alignment, front pads, and wheel bearing re-pack for $300 on Tuesday from a local mechanic (Ford pads, autozone bushings).
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    About to purchase a 92 - any last minute things I should check?

    I brought it to the dealer and had them completely pick it apart and see what needed to be done, etc. They recommend a wheel bearing repack, front alignment, and the radius arm bushings. I am also putting new front pads on Tuesday. Probably going to hold off on the wheel bearing re-pack...
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    About to purchase a 92 - any last minute things I should check?

    Turns out the radius arm bushings need replaced. Les schwab quoted $200-$300 depending on what they see when they put it up on the lift - Ford wanted $400+.
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    About to purchase a 92 - any last minute things I should check?

    LOL ... Those things are so damn prone to breaking. I dont know if I've seen an early model explorer that had an intact armrest.
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    About to purchase a 92 - any last minute things I should check?

    THANK YOU much for the information - it is greatly appreciated. Take Care.
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    Alignment on 92 Explorer

    OK cool - thank you.
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    Alignment on 92 Explorer

    There's no airbag in it.... doesnt that mean thered be no reason to pull the wheel off so they couldnt have re-installed it incorrectly?
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    About to purchase a 92 - any last minute things I should check?

    I found a really well maintained 92 XLT. The owner has 14 years worth of maintenance records and it drives great. The transmission fluid is the color it should be, the oil was right on the mark and changed every 3K, brakes are good, 4x4 works.... everything seems to be in great working order. No...
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    Alignment on 92 Explorer

    Is it fairly easy to remove the steering wheel?
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    Alignment on 92 Explorer

    My girlfriend recently purchased a 92' Explorer and the only thing that needs to be done is an alignment. The steering wheel is a bit off center, but the vehicle doesn't veer or slide a certain direction once the center is found. So that's pretty much the only reason we need to bring it in, is...
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    Should I put money into it?...

    I have $2500 saved up and a $9 an hour job. Im 19 years old so not a lot of income at this point. I love my X but the miles scare me :\... I wont be able to afford a new engine or transmission if either fails. I put about 60-70 miles on the X every day to work and back and just 'around.'...
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    Should I put money into it?...

    I have a 92 Explorer Eddie Bauer, 4x4. I would like your guyses opinion on if I should put money into it. Many people have posted on this subject, but whenever I start my Explorer, I get a loud clicking noise. Anyway, I figure its either the pushrod/rocker arm wear or the lifters. Either...
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    92 Explorer Loud Tick Noise

    Hi all, I'm new to this board and I'm sure a bunch of people have posted about this same thing but I could only find other topics that had unrelated noises. ' I have a 92' Explorer with 154,000 miles. At startup there's a loud ticking noise for about 10 minutes until the engine warms up...
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