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    SOS No Crank No Start

    I am brand new to this forum, thank you for accepting me to this forum. This is my first post! I have a 2008 Ford Explorer XLT, 4.0 V6, 4WD. It has 130,000 miles. Here is the list of electrical symptoms I have had recently - starting a month ago it took a few more cranks than usual to start up...
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    Corroded Battery Terminal / Cable

    Hello all, So on Friday night, we discovered that our Explorer's battery leaked and pretty much destroyed the positive battery terminal and assembly that fits over it. We had to buy a replacement, but that only seems to come as the whole assembly. DB5Z-14300-A. It's msrp $300. All I needed...
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    Remove Pesky Rust on Door Interiors?

    Hey guys, I've owned my 2007 Limited for about a year now- and living in the midwest I've noticed some mild paint bubbling on the bottom of the interior of my doors. I've also got some corrosion on the interior of my tailgate at the bottom edge. No other rust/corrosion on the vehicle yet, just...
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    Aluminum wheel corrosion - Spidering

    I have a 2013 ex limited with the aluminum polished wheels. The car has been babied since purchased new and I never use abrasive cleaners on the wheels. I've recently noticed several corrosion lines on them. It seems like three years old is too soon for this to be happening. Has anyone else had...
  5. Passenger Bumper Brace 2 Rusty

    Passenger Bumper Brace 2 Rusty

    Passenger side bumper brace rust through corrosion
  6. Passenger Bumper Brace 1 Rusty

    Passenger Bumper Brace 1 Rusty

    Passenger side bumper brace rust through corrosion
  7. Driver Bumper Brace 2 Rusty

    Driver Bumper Brace 2 Rusty

    Driver side bumper brace rust through corrosion
  8. Driver Bumper Brace 1 Rusty

    Driver Bumper Brace 1 Rusty

    Driver side bumper brace rust through corrosion
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    turn signal stuck on.

    I have a problem with the right flasher. it works fine with the headlights off but when I turn the headlights on the flasher sticks on with the head lights. the bulbs are all good, changed them just to be sure and they all work individually. I think I have narrowed it down to a short in a ground...
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    OEM Battery Cable Replacement

    Although I have referred to this site often, this is my first post. I am finding it very difficult to locate and purchase OEM battery cables for my 1998 Explorer XLT 4.0 SOHC (w/o Message Center). The dealer no longer carries the part and I have yet to find an online source to purchase from...
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    Ignition issues? CHECK YOUR COIL PACK FOR RUST!!

    Well, I've been having intermittent missing and my engine wouldn't run all that smooth and would have vibration. Well, I saw a video about checking for corrosion on the grounding plate as well as the contact on the coil pack on the 4.0 OHV. Well, you wouldn't believe it what I saw when I pulled...
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    Hood Paint bubble issue only

    I just took delivery of my 2012 Explorer on Friday and was looking for advice about a tiny paint bubble on the hood about 1mm in size. It's not noticable unless you get right up on it, but I'm wondering if this is something I should be concerned about. The dealership took pictures of it and...
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    HELP!! 98 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer PROBLEM!!

    Hey all, I had a question regarding my 1998 Ford Explorer V6 4.0 Eddie Bauer edition. Recently, my battery died. When I jumped it and started driving the battery light would not turn off. Then the A/C stopped, then the air suspension, then the front passenger window. After driving further...
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    Need Help! battery light came on 2 days ago and my truck just turned off while drivin

    Help! The battery light on my 94 ranger came on 2 days ago and last night it just turned off while I was driving. I couldn't even get the hazards to turn on. It has no power at all.I've heard it could be the cables corroding on the inside. There is no outer corrosion. Any suggestions would be...
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    Protecting battery tray from corosion

    Here is a product from the aircraft industry I like to use, and works very well for preventing corrosion int he battery tray area. It's just a little FYI I'd like to share with all of you. It's from Randolf Products...