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    I need help regarding a lift.

    :mad: I went to my local specialty lift shop today to ask about a lift for my 2002 4x4 explorer. he told me that noone makes one and he wouldnt touch it with a ten foot pole. this cant be true!!! idk if it because he said it was a unibody or not. he said nothing would work. WHAT WILL WORK?!?!?!?!
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    Coolant leak on 2002 Explorer XLT V6 4.0L SOHC

    Hi there, new to the forum but have been lurking a bit. My wife has a 2002 Explorer XLT V6 4.0L SOHC with about 100K miles. There is a coolant leak that I cannot find the source of. I have changed out the thermostat, water pump (and gasket), and the upper and lower radiator hoses. It still...
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    Lifted 3RD Gen pics Wanted!!! knobby tires

    I need some ideas for my 3rd gen x. help would be much appreciated!!:navajo:
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    2002 Explorer transmission - delayed shifts

    Hi, A friend has a 2002 Explorer with the 4.6L V8 and 4x4. Can anyone confirm that this would be a 5R55? I can tell you it is one of the ones that do not have the dipstick. Anyway they had it flushed a while back at the dealership and ever since then it has hesitated between shifting. For...
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    Should I change my transmission fluid?

    I have a 2002 Explorer XLS 4.0L V6. I bought the car used in November 2007 with 73,000 miles on it. It currently has 90,000 miles. I have no idea if the transmission fluid was ever changed before I bought it, and I have not changed it since I bought it. I know it "should" be changed at 90,000...
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    where to find connecting rod and piston for 2002

    I need a connecting rod and piston for my 2002 V8. Not looking for one from the junkyard looking for new possibly a catalog or somewhere off the net does anyone know of any place?
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    Adding Puddle Lights to 02 XLS

    I read a thread on here which says the 06-09 side mirrors will fit on 02-05 Explorers. I plan on buying them on eBay for $112, and I would like to get the ones with puddle lights. My current mirrors do not have puddle lights. Does anyone know if the wires are the same on 4th gen as 3rd gen? And...
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    engine noise

    ive been having an noise coming from my engine for a while now i was recently in the shop to get body work done. I was told by the owner that there was a bearing that was going or something like that. And they would have to take the block apart to really see whats going on and i should either...
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    Need to know where my engine was made

    I need to know where my engine was made. by this i mean was it made in Windsor, Ohio or Rameo, MI its a 2002 ford explorer xlt 16 Valve V-8 i may need to replace my engine now im sure some of you think that there is really no differance where it is made but there is a major differance see Until...
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    how much will this cost to fix

    i ran into a rock and destroyed my front wheel and alot of other parts pertaining to it how much would all this cost to fix? anyone got a ball park estimate
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    need a really good stock parts catlog

    i need a really good stock parts catlog for the Ford Explorer 2002 v8
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    changing fuel filter

    hey i need help changing the fuel filter i can do it i have the right tools and stuff but i need to know where it is and stuff like that could someone perhaps type up a guide that would be greatly appreciated thank you in advance btw its a 4.6L v8 xlt 2002 and its an explorer
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    Sheild Broken

    Hello All. I need some help I have a 2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4x4 4.6L V-8. The car has absolutely no modifications at all. I have run into a problem recently on the underside of it. See there is this heat shield or cover for the transsimssion or at least i think it is the transmission I normally...
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    2002 Radio Removal?

    Does anyone know how the carefully remove the stock radio? Pictures will help alot.
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    The Absolute Best Way to Find the Factory Door Code on Your 2002 Explorer Sport

    I am creating this post because although there are a lot of posts out there on this, most of them suggest look under the pillar molding, in the jack box, etc. These are not the correct place to find you code on a 2002 Explorer sport. I have also seen people say to take out the airbag on the 02...
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    Transmission failure to fully engage

    My 2002 Explorer has almost 90,000 miles on it and the transmission seems like it does not want to fully engage. when i shift into reverse, the car will slowly backup then lurch into gear. The same thing happens when i shift into Drive. It goes from idle to about 12mph then fully engages in...
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    2002 Expl won't start

    I have a 2002 explorer eddie bauer. In the past 2 1/2 years I have put over $5000 into this thing and now we have yet another problem. My husband was driving home and the truck died. He pulled over and it refuses to start. All of the dash lights come on when you attempt to start it so cannot be...
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    2002 Early build vs. Late build

    So Im searching for a headlight switch with the fog option and thru my searching I've come across the Early/Late build thing. What were the differences between the Early and late Models? I do see that the UHJB is different.... Why would the headlight switch be different? My...
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  21. another angle from ton_e

    another angle from ton_e

    These are some of the first photos I have of my X...clear corners and PIAA lights.
  22. ton_e's  02xsport

    ton_e's 02xsport

  23. Top of the hill

    Top of the hill

  24. 4th of July 2002

    4th of July 2002

    We have always had a flag on the Aerostar and since we don't drive it much anymore the flag is now flying high on the Explorer.
  25. Campfire at Truckhaven

    Campfire at Truckhaven

    Gathering around the fire.