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    1999 Explorer Rear Door Doesn’t Open

    So basically the door from the outside will not open by itself. The only way to open the door is to use both the inside and outside handles at the same time. Also if you pull the inside handle with all of your force a couple times the door will eventually open. A weird issue with the door is the...
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    05 Sport Trac front driver side door doesn’t lock or unlock

    So the driver side door had gradually been acting worse for a couple years now. When I’d try to lock it it would go half way down but not actually lock and sometimes it wouldn’t unlock. Now it just outright refuses to work either way. Seemed like it got worse when the weather started heating up...
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    Driver door handle will not open lock stuck up.

    Hello, My 2001 Explorer Sport Trac driver's side door will not open. Searched around but couldn't find this exact issue. Door handle tension has been getting weak over last few days. It will not pull enough to unlatch anymore. Electronic/fob will not work for driver door but will work for all...
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    Door hinge pins

    Will the OEM Ford door hinge pins with bushings fit a Mazda B series truck?
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    Help me I'm new lol

    Ok so I just started on here and tryin to figure out how all this works is driving me crazy already. I have a 97 Explorer 2 door 4wd it's all stock right now except my system going to upgrade that later on, I have alot I want to do to it and I'll take any and all ideas. Right now I'm wanting to...
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    Door and Hinge Issues

    Hey guys, this is my first post so go easy on me. I have a 1999 Explorer Sport 4.0 OHV and I've been slowly pulling it back from the grave over the course of many months, and I'm focusing more on quality of life improvements for the little beastie. My driver side door doesn't close unless I...
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    Door sag 2002 ST driver side

    I read the excellent write up about sagging doors here on the forum and I have this problem on my 2002 sport trac. I cannot confirm for sure who and what p/n of hinge pins and bushings I need to secure beforehand to do my front drivers side door. I’ve checked autozone and oreillys and they don’t...
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    mystery connector/ replacing front drivers side door 2002 sport trac

    Recently replaced a front drivers side door only to realize that the pins in the "Boot Connector" (what i'm calling it for lack of info on the internet) do not match up to the pins on the body of my truck. I have scoured the internet looking for what this mystery part is called and if it is...
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    Lock Combo!?

    Anyone know how to obtain the original push button combo for the lock on the drivers side door??
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    2000 Mountaineer Door Lock Issues

    Hey all, I'm new to the forum here, so hello! I have a 2000 Mercury Mountaineer, and I am having major issues with my doors unlocking/locking. Details: Driver side front and rear doors do not unlock, but will lock. Passenger front will do nothing, and passenger rear does whatever it...
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    Drivers door, key chime doesn't work

    I know this had been asked a lot. I have read the threads, checking to see if it may help me to fix my issue. When the key is in the ignition, off and door is open, I think it should chime, when I open drivers side door, no interior lights, when the headlight is left on after you pull the key...
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    OEM or used body parts - where?

    I have just imported a Ford Explorer 2016 to Poland. Left doors together with a central pillar are damaged. Where is the best place to get OEM or used parts? I bet the shipping costs might be a bit pricey- am I right? Any advices?
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    Electric Door Lock Switches

    I have a rather weird thing happening with my electric door locks. On the driver's side and passenger side, I can get the doors to unlock with the switch, but they won't lock with the switch. HOWEVER, and this is the really weird part, when I go to the switch inside the back tailgate, it works...
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    Replacing Glass & Brake Lines / Mold Remediation

    This is a multi part-er: My 98 Mounty was broken into 3 years ago and has been sitting while waiting for some court proceedings to finalize. Tomorrow I am planning on begining the first major rehab steps. First, I will be replacing the 4 windows that were smashed (Passenger and Driver...
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    2003 Mountaineer - No power windows, gages, radio, chimes, etc. HELP!!

    I have read numerous posts on these items not working. I would like to share everything I have checked and ask what I should do next. 1. I tore the door apart and check the wires coming through the boot from the door to the body. I found a larger black wire that had been repaired before...
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    Dented Rear Passenger Door

    Hello EForum! Longtime lurker but first post ever. Bought a Black 2014 Ford Explorer Limited this past January but ended up getting it dented. Long story short, I bumped into an angled cement pillar due to a speeding car in a parking garage. In hindsight I should of just let him hit me but I...
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    Help with driver side passenger door outer door handle replacement

    An over served buddy of mine was trying to get into my car the other night before I could get the doors unlocked, and low & behold, broke the driver side rear door handle off. I've found replacement handles online for $10-$20, I've found one video with a fella replacing the outer handle for the...
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    Name that door latch issue - 2001 ST

    I have a job 1 Sport Trac. Both of my front doors are hard to open from the outside. You have to lift up really high/hard on the handle and even then the door doesn't really unlatch very convincingly. This problem caused me to recently break the driver's door handle, which I have just...
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    door ajar/ interior lights

    hey folks! i just got a 1992 Explorer XLT and the only issue is the passenger door ajar sensor or button is broken and always thinks that door is open. this is a problem because when the door is open the interior lights are always on. i took both sides apart just to check it out and the driver...
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    2002 explorer seat swap

    Hey guys quick question about the front seats. I use my 02 Explorer to deliver mail and as of right now I have been sitting on some foam and a pillow that are stuffed where the center console was once located. It has done the job so far, but its getting a little wore out and so heres my...
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    Wanted 96 Eddie Bauer Passenger fender and rear passenger door.

    I am looking for a fender (front) and door (passenger rear), for my black 96 explorer. I need one with the gold trim and pinstripes. If you have either of these, please leave a post with how much you want and estimated shipping to my zip code along with where you are shipping from (in case I...
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    2001 Ford Explorer - Exterior Door Panel Missing

    WHERE CAN I ORDER THIS MISSING DOOR PANEL MOULDING? Hello - I took a road trip this weekend and the door panel flew off somewhere. Does anyone know how to find and order this part? Its the passenger door "gray" panel.:(
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    Blend Door Actuator Question

    Hi everyone, this is my first post on the forums so please excuse me for any problems. My 2003 Explorer XLT recently experienced the dreaded clicking noise when attempting to get heat from the HVAC system. Luckily, the shop was able to push back the blend door lever (passenger side in glove...
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    How To: Change Interior Door Pull on a 1st Gen - Video

    I just noticed I never posted this in this forum. Here is a video I did on how to replace the interior door pull on a 1st gen. In this case I did it on the passenger side. ~Mark
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    Need help. Door wont open inside or out

    Need some help plz. 02 sport trac, driver door will not open from insider out. Pull on either handle and get nothing, feel nothing. I imagine I can pull driver seat and access the door panel to remove. My question is, has anyone had any experience w this issue or have knowledge on the process...