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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr 112 WB

1997 Ford Explorer
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Eddie Bauer
15 mpg city / 20 mpg hwy
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are my gear ratios on my differentials supposed to be the same or different?
im looking to switch out my rear axles but cant find a 3.55 ratio axle assy. for my 03 explorer (my front diff. is a 3.55) are they suppsoed to be the same or can they be different...
Asked by Elisee D February 21, 2014, 6:46 am 0 reply
my truck keep stalling
so i bought a 95 explorer, when i drive it, the check engine light comes on. but only when i step on the gas. i went to have it looked at, and the eec port wouldnt read anything on...
Asked by Jonathon A February 13, 2014, 9:09 pm 0 reply
Steering wheel became loose, can move it up down and sideways...
Noticed my steering wheel is loose. I can wiggle it side to side and up and down. The lever that locks the wheel seems to be fine.
Asked by David C July 22, 2013, 11:12 am 2 replies
What would you recommend?
I have a 1999 Ford Explorer. Recently in the cold it has been trying to stall out when it is started. The check engine is on and when scanned it said it was multiple miss fire in a...
Asked by Dustin M February 13, 2014, 6:38 am 0 reply
I am haveing problems starting my ford streetka
Hi I ran my car low in fuel due to a faulty gauge so refilled tank and changed fuel filter but now the car wont start and when it does it cuts out when reved av checked injectors ...
Asked by Michael J February 10, 2014, 10:16 am 1 reply
Transmission issue
My transmission slips when I have my a/c fan on. It usually occurs when i approach 40 mph.
Asked by Todd M February 7, 2014, 9:01 am 0 reply
I started having a battery light come on, and the meter showing the charge was no as high as normal.
I had the alternator tested at O'reilly's, and the guy said the alternator was putting out 12.4 amps, and that it should be putting up 14. When I rev the engine, the charge meter g...
Asked by Timothy F January 28, 2014, 8:54 am 2 replies
Left front wheel/ shock squeak
I recently noticed a lot of squeaking from my left front shock/ wheel. Steering is fine, when I let go of steering wheel while drive still steers straight. Skeaks when hits bumps a...
Asked by Jeremiah S February 5, 2014, 9:59 am 0 reply
passenger window wont go down from either side of the control(driver or passenger)
The button(both sides) will go up but not down(both sides) all other windows work from master control on driver door except down for the passenger window
Asked by Donald S February 1, 2014, 12:46 pm 0 reply
Heater blows cold air
heater works fine the first 15 minutes or so. then the front heater/defroster blows cool air. the back of the car works fine.
Asked by Gene C January 29, 2014, 1:21 pm 0 reply




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