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    Looking for 98-01 XLT OEM Fender Flares

    If anyone has some let me know. Not the Eddie Bauer flares, but XLT.
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    Replacing blend door actuator in 2003 Explorer Sport XLT

    My 2003 Explorer Sport XLT has a failed blend door actuator, stuck on full hot. The mechanic I usually use wants to charge clsoe to $1000 because "you have to disassemble the entire dash". I do not believe this is true and will be talking to some other mechanics. I've seen videos about how to...
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    Oil poured out of engine??

    Long story, so yesterday I decided it's time to replace my timing chain tensioners before they get worse, I also had a very small leak from my oil pan. So we pulled the old tensioners out, drained the oil, replaced the oil pan gasket, got the oil pan on nice and tight. Put in new tensioners...
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    2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLT Stereo Wiring Harness Color code

    Power wiring Black+Black Yellow+Green/purple Red+White/Purple Speaker Wiring Gray+White/Green White+Green/orange White/Black+LightBlue/white Grey/Black+Turquoise/Orange Purple/Black+Black/Pink Purple+Orange/Red Green/Black+Tan/Yellow Green+LightBlue/Grey
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    New to Ford ownership

    Hi all! I'm a first time Ford owner with a new 2021 Explorer XLT for my wife. We traded in the trusty 2008 Toyota Highlander with nearly 200000 miles and do frequent road trips with two kids and a Great Dane. :) The Explorer is filling the gap nicely with extra features and better mileage...
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    2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0 SOHC

    Thanks for welcoming me to the group! This site has been very helpful to me over the years! I currently have a few questions I need some answers for.. First off I’m needing torque specifications on everything I’m listing below and any tips to go along with it will be greatly appreciated! Thanks...
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    21 Explorer XLT whine while shifting

    As the title suggests ..The car barely has 2000KM and makes a whining noise when the car shifts, specially 2-3 and 3-4 gear. It is audible and can also be felt but the camera fails to pick it up accurately (or it is difficult for someone to differentiate through a video clip). It seems to reduce...
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    14 XLT Remote Start - Flip Key Fob

    Hey everyone. First post here. I'm getting a 2014 Explorer XLT in the next week. I plan on getting one of the nice switchblade keys from amazon. However, I also want to enable the factory remote start using forscan. Has anyone seen any switchblade key fobs that have the remote start button? All...
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    Sas 98 xlt

    So I started collecting parts for my sas kinda half heartedly knowing I wanted to do it and it just kinda happened one day. I meant to start this thread before I started with pictures of all the parts and the process of me doing it. but like I said I just kinda started and forgot. So we are...
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    Please help! urgent 97 explorer XLT

    I have a 97 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0 l V6 OHV it has 181k miles on it. When I drive Down the road at 55-65 MPH it has this like grinding/ whining noise. It recently started doing this. The parts have never been changed at least to my knowledge. The parts that I’ve changed myself were : Inner and...
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    Guide on doing an LED swap

    Is there a post anywhere on here with a guide on how to do an LED swap on a 98 Explorer? I've already replaced all my interior lights, cluster, dome, mirror, tag lights etc with LED's. But the ones I'm seeming to have trouble finding any info on is LED swapping stuff like, reverse lights, brake...
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    Won't start after changed brake light switch

    I have a 2004 Explorer XLT. Began having intermittent problem of not going out of park. And, the tail lights stayed on when car was parked and no key in ignition. Without knowing it until it was too late, the tail lights drained the battery. I changed the brake light switch. Then, after charging...
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    Replacing Viscous Coupler on 2000 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0 AWD

    Hello Explorers, I have removed my transfer case, Taken it apart, replaced the bearing and bushing with both seals in front half of case. I have brand new VC and chain to install. Just now I realized that the viscous coupler is trapped onto this hollow shaft by a pressed on bearing on one...
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    95 xlt headliner replacement

    I was looking for some insight into what years have headliners that would work with my 95. I found one with a headliner in good condition at a local scrapyard but the cutouts aren't the same. I was wondering if it would still physically fit or not. Pictures below. I was also wondering if the RAP...
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    Major Power Issues

    Hello everyone, So to kinda help more here's my explorer and the events that happened. I have a 94' Explorer Xlt With the 4.0 OHV. It's a solid front 4x4, Automatic with the sad A4LD, (Got like a 2.5" lift with 33"s and a remote start from previous owner *kinda shoty job*). But here recently...
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    New XLT 2021owner!

    Just grabbed this bad boy last week, upgraded from a 2018 Fusion. I’m still getting used to it but I’ve been in love with the new explorer for the last ten months. I got a great lease deal on it, it had been a courtesy vehicle so it had about 1k miles, so I was able to talI them down a bit...
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    2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4 door Center Console Removal?

    The forum search feature doesn't seem to work (just gives me errors when I try to search for anything). What is the trick with removing the center console? I found various instructions, removed all of the bolts/nuts, and then hit the center bracket backwards to push to console back "at least 2...
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    2014 explorer XLT shuddering

    Hi I have a 2014 Explorer XLT 3.5 NA. When I accelerate around 2nd-4th gear with light throttle I feel a shudder. It’s light but noticeable. Only around 2200-2800 RPM. Feels similar to a torque converter engaging and disengaging, only it happens about twice every second. When I accelerate harder...
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    Aftermarket Apple Carplay Receiver 2016 Exp. XLT

    I am debating on adding Aftermarket Apple Carplay receiver (sony, pioneer kenwood etc) to my 2016 Ford Explorer XLT. But am concerned if it will interfere with remote start , back up camera etc on the OEM unit. So need some input if anyone here has successfully installed any such unit. I...
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    02 Exp XLT High Beam

    Good day, fine folks! High beams not working in 2002 Ford Explorer XLT. All the other functions of the multi-function switch are working. Checked fuses, and relays identified in manual. The #49 relay is clicking when high beam switch on MFS is activated. No power to the #46 20a fuse at any...
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    Clutch pedal bushing keeps wearing out

    Recently bought a 1999 ford ranger, the master cylinder bushing gets worn down very quickly and the clutch pedal goes to the floor, and i haven't found a fix for it. I've gone through 5 of the bushings in the past two months, and need a permanent fix. Any suggestions?
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    how would one start modifying?

    I saw a post of a picture of a saleen style explorer and i love that look and want to sorta recreate that but in my own way and want my explorer to be a little faster, by little i mean i want a blower in it. i just dont know where to start what to buy first, i dont care about exterior look right...
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    1996 Explorer XLT: Rear Frame "issues"

    So I have a 1996 V8 Ford Explorer XLT that has seen some better days, however it's been with my family for a long time and I'd love to get everyone's serious opinion on if it can be saved or not (within a reasonable budget). The rear left body of the vehicle is sagging something fierce and has...
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    2018 Explorer XLT 3.5L. Engine Whine/Whistle Noise

    Hello, I’m currently having an issue with my 18’ ford explorer. About a week after owning it, it started making a loud whine/whistle noise on the right side of the engine side. Already took it to the dealer and they have no clue where it’s coming from and is currently still there being checked...
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    95 Explorer Starting Issues

    I have a 95 XLT Explorer with 193,600 miles. Everyday, I will have one to two bad startups, where the engine goes below 500 rpm then will stall out if I don’t put my foot on the gas and bring it up to about 2000 rpm where a small rattling sound can be heard which subsides. After that it will...
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