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    Lemon Law? List of my problems so far.

    Curious what constitutes lemon law in Canada and if my vehicle would qualify. Here is a list of my problems. Vehicle is a 2014 Explore Sport with 3.5 Ecoboost. Has 91000K KM ((56K Miles) & 3.5yrs old. I'll include approx mileage and the repair costs...the ones that I'm now keeping track of and...
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    3.5 Ecoboost slow engine warmup

    Is it just me or does it take "forever" for the 3.5 ecoboost engine to warm up? The past 2 winters I swear there's got to be a problem with the engine thermostat or something. On a day where it's let say -10c (14 F). I can have the remote start running the vehicle for 10min first and then go...
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    Engine stuttering, slipping under WOT, no boost.

    2014 Sport. Here's the problem. Under wide open throttle, Flooring the accelerator like when you pass another vehicle...or at least lets say 80% throttle or more. - Transmission drops a couple gears and the vehicle takes off, RMP's around 4k - All of a sudden the engine starts...
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    New 2.7L Ecoboost

    I've been reading some articles about the new 2.7L Ecoboost and that it's going to pump out around 325HP and 375lbs Torque. Quite Impressive for a small block. Has anyone confirmed if this will be offered in the next Gen Explorer and would it be a replacement to the regular 3.5L V6 or a...
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    Hood almost blown off from gust of wind

    Today, a gust of wind from an oncoming dump truck caused my hood to pop open. the safety latch part caught it so it didn't blow right back as to hit the windshield and rip off...but it blew off from it's fulling closed/locked position to where it normally sits when you pull the latch. I'm...
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    HID Install - Fogs +Pics

    Hi all Well, I finally got an opportunity a few days ago to install the HID kit on my Fogs. For those who haven't already seen my step by step install for the HID headlights go to here: http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=397594 Again I went with the Coolbulbs kit, G1B-H11...
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    Phone Bracket vehicle mount PRO CLIP

    Hi all This is not so much of a mod but an accessory that I wanted to share. I've used these PRO CLIP Mounting brackets in all my vehicles for years and they are awesome. They mount very securely and easily by being hooked into the trim of the dash. They don't require any screws or anything...
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    HID Install +Pics - Step by Step

    Hi All. I finally installed my HID kit today and thought I'd post some step by step pics. I installed these on my 2014 Explorer Sport. I purchased the Coolbulbs kit with the newer electronic ballasts and 6000k color temperature. Part# G1K-9005. I picked these because after all my forum...
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    Shark fin Antenna Install + Pics

    Just thought I'd post a couple pics of a Shark Fin Antenna Install. I've had these on other vehicles and they look and work great. Never really noticed any reduction in reception...at least not where I live. These are purchased from Visual Garage. Their site is still that page with a notice of a...
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    Navigate to "Contact Name, "Company Name"

    Hi all Just got my Explorer Sport a week ago and for the life of me and all the searching, can not find a specific shortcut for navigation. Basically, I am an outside sales person with 1000+ contacts. I can't remember each and every contact name, address ect...ect... Right now when I want...
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    Window Sticker

    Hi all I've had my new VIN# for some time now and the past week been checking daily on that link that gives you your vehicle window sticker. Well, today it was finally available and came up. Question: Now that the window sticker is up does that mean. 1. The vehicle is physically built, out...
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    Next "SPORT' Run, Late Nov, early Dec!!

    The next "Sport" run happens Late Nov, early Dec then depending your location from Chicago add approx 1.5-3 weeks shipping. I know this because I ordered my Sport July 18th. There was a "Sport" run the 1st week of September (Yes, contrary to what others may say...they are accumulating thousands...
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    Sport damaged damaged in transit, need to build another one!

    So, I was supposed to pick up my 2014 Explorer Sport this very weekend. I purchased it mid July and been waiting 9.5 weeks so far. Got the call from the dealer today expecting them to say it finally arrive and will soon be ready for pickup. Instead it seems as though the vehicle has fallin' off...
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    HID Upgrade in Canada

    I'm about to purchase a HID upgrade kit from coolbulbs (model G1K-9005) for my Explorer Sport being delivered in about 3 wks. Heard others got this one and it's good. In Canada we all have daytime running lights. for HID models (the Limited) the DRL's are tied to the amber marker...
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    Ford Employee Pricing - No other Discounts, Non-Negotiable

    Hi all I've been looking at the Explorer for a while, borrowed one from the dealer for the day just to be sure and am about to go in and talk pricing for the exact model I want. The sport, with added in Sunroof, Tow package, adaptive Cruise control and Nav. Canadian Build&Price on Website...
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