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    97 5.0 AWD Timing cover gasket

    I've done a search and seen that a few of you have tackled this issue before. I just purchased the truck last week but I'm moving to PA in a few weeks and took it in for an oil change, tire rotation and to get a basic inspection. They came back with a couple of minor things and that there's...
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    Leaking Transmission Fluid in REVERSE only !

    I finally got my 1994 Exploder running good and driving good,with the exception of the standard 62ish mph vibration we all love to hate. Well coming back from the lake, towing a my 16' old bass boat (about 1000 lbs) it does great. I get ready to back it into the back yard and I notice I am...
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    Just want to give a HUGE Thank You!!!!

    In case you were wondering - those of you posting on the Sport Trac forums, you have been so very helpful!:D I bought a "new to me" 2008 Sport Trac Limited 5 months ago. I was just in love but....how to find the access code? I just asked you all and in just a few minutes I had it. Then the rain...
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    "Radiator stop leak found around the filler neck"?

    Hello everyone, I have read through several posts- and you guys are great. I did do a search on the forums, and did not see anything on my issue: My problem is with my coolant/radiator. I have a 1996 Ford Explorer and the check engine light came on. When I did the free diagnostic test...
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    antifreeze leak

    i have a 1991 ford explorer it has 170,00 on it. when i got it it was leaking antifreeze from the radiator cap. so i got a new one. then it was leaking from the lower radiator hose on the driver side of the vehicle. it goes to the waterpump and is a rubber hose. so i drained it all out and...
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    Transfer case leak

    I've checked all of the posts tagged with transfer case and couldn't find anything along the lines of my question. I have a 2000 xlt AWD 5.0L v8 A couple of months back, my mechanic told me that my transfer case had a leak and would need to be taken apart and resealed. He quoted me $683 for...
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    2011 Ford Explorer Water Retention in Doors

    New 2011 Ford Explorer has many issues including multiple paint problems, die marks in the doors, alignment issues, vibration or resonance in the steering wheel at highway speeds. Looks like the doors were repainted in Chicago at the factory. I need to know one thing has anyone notice water...
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    smoking from rear drivers exhaust manifold??

    on a 1996 XLT 4.0(x) OHV ...something is leaking onto the exhaust manifold causing it to smoke from under the hood on the rear driver side. i cannot tell if it is oil or antifreeze nor can i see where its leaking from. it seems like it coming right up from under the last spark plug...
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    Water Leak

    I purchase a 2011 Limited 4WD Explorer in July. I was recently on vacation this past weekend and encountered a lot of rain. When my 8 year old sat in the 3rd row and buckled the seatbelt, water started streaming down the webbing and I also noticed water on the speaker grill. This has happened...
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    2006 V6 exhaust leak

    Hey guys, so I have a 2006 Explorer 4.0 and lately it has been idling around 1700 rpm after a cold start. The revs go back down after driving for a little bit, but the car still idles rough. Also whenever the engine is revved and is going back to idle you can hear a slight popping noise. It is...
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    2000 OHV Coolant Leak - Location Known, need some help please

    Hey everyone, I have a 2000 Explorer Sport with the OHV engine. For the past year or so, I've had a coolant leak but I could never identify where it was. I finally found the spot, and I took a picture: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/638/20110426132935.jpg/ The leak is coming from...
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    Transmission fluid leak from oil cooler fitting

    Iv'e been having a small leak from the tranny oil cooler at the front of the truck ('06 V6 xlt). The leak appears on both fittings coming out of the oil cooler attached to the bottom of the radiator. I think it's coming from where the fluid line goes into the fitting, and not from where the...
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    Coolant leak(s) at 128k miles.

    id like to first state that i do not own an explorer. however i am a freelance mechanic. i currently am fixing all that is wrong with a customers sport trac and one of the issues is a steady leak originating from high on the left bank of the motor. now, today i tried isolating where the coolant...
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    '02 Ford Explorer Sport Coolant Leak HELP!!!

    I noticed a coolant leak. We had it pressure tested to see what we needed to fix. They said the thermostat housing was cracked. So, we replaced the thermostat housing & thermostat yesterday. Filled it with coolant & water & started it to see if it leaked. Within 90 seconds all the coolant...
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    97 5.0 Coolant Problem

    Hey guys, I read often but don't post too much, but I need to today! On my way to school this morning, my temp gauge went past the 75% mark, and my heat went away. This has happened to me before, I have been loosing coolant at a steady rate (nothing serious) and had forgot to top it off that...
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    Replacing a driver's side front freeze plug

    I recently had a freeze plug pop. At first, I thought it was the water pump, but then was confused when I saw that coolant was leaking above and to the side of the water pump. What could it be? After some help from the kind folks on this forum and overhearing a Ford mechanic mention it, I...
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    Fuel leak @ supply to fuel rail

    Well, fresh from replacing my fuel pump, fuel relay, EEC relay, and my ECU, my Explorer actually started and ran for the first time in about a year and a half! BUT... After rejoicing and letting it purr for about 2-3 minutes while I moved my Fusion from behind it, there had been a fuel leak...
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    Gear Oil Leak from Rear Differential

    good afternoon gentleman. Had to change my fuel pump this weekend and noticed a bad oil leak. It's definitely my rear gear oil in the rearend b/c i changed it like a month or two ago and it still looks clean. My question to you though, the way its leaking it looks like I did a good job...
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    transfer case problem

    hi guys i need help my 03 explorer is leeking from the transfer case its the one with 3 buttons on the center console im confused if its the 4410 or 4411 its leeking where the front axle goes in to and was told by the mechanic that he needs to take the whole transfer case out and rebuild but i...
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    Front axle gear housing gasket?

    I have a 93x eb and i just fixed my 4x4 switch motor went 4wheeling, with stock tires and got hung up on the front pumpkin (figures i need a body lift and 33's), i knew i was grinding on the housing. After that i went down there to check for any leaks and it was leaking gear oil out of the front...
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    Leak in Cargo Hatch. Fix??

    Alright this ex seems to leak everywhere I have gotten all of them fixed except one. The Rear hatch seems to leak when we get anything over a light rain. I first noticed it a month ago and just thought I didn't get it clased all the way. But last week when I took it to the car wash I noticed it...
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    Does anyone know what this is? Ford Explorer 4x4 V6 4.0L Transmission issue

    I have used this site for awhile, and finally needed to make an account to ask for help (usually you already have the answer!) I have this transmission problem on my Explorer. It has been great until I had an O/D light come on while driving (It came on sporadically, and even stayed off for a...
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    Possibly Leaking Radiator?

    Have a 97 5.0 Explorer with some cooling system issues. Today, on my 40 minute trip home from work, I noticed my temperature needle bouncing up/down between midway and close to the H. I stopped a few times along the route and let it cool down. When I finally got home, I popped the hood to find a...
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    leaky brake booster

    i have a couple questions about the brake booster and the maf. i pulled codes and get a 118 and 412. also sometimes seeing the 159 and the 998 hard fault code.y first question is what affects will be caused by my leaky brake booster? it is leaking inbetween,beneath the studs. my truck runs...
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    Major Oil Leak - 92 Ranger

    I have a major oil leak coming from what looks like behind the engine. I have checked the oil pan and it doesn't look to be coming from there. It all started when I parked one day after a half hour regular drive. I went in the house for 5 minutes and when I came out, I see a steady stream of...
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