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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 2dr 102 WB Manual

2003 Ford Explorer Sport
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Rear Wheel Drive, 2 Door
17 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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The vehicle jerked and then started smoking and over heating. i was able to get it back to the house before any damage was done to the engine. the next morning i put 3 liters of wa...
Asked by Jason B July 22, 2014, 1:07 pm 0 reply
what else could be wrong
It has new body bushings. New bearings. New brakes. New rotors. New upper arm. New shocks. New links. New alignment. New tires. Problem is the truck still moves a lot when I hit a...
Asked by Jacque S July 3, 2014, 9:14 pm 0 reply
Explorer shuts off unexpectedly
2001 Explorer Sport 4.0 Driving on the freeway with the a/c on truck runs fine. Could even be in stop and go traffic, no problems. When ever I get off the freeway and make a LEFT ...
Asked by Steve S June 12, 2014, 3:35 pm 1 reply
stumbles at idling
my truck stumbles bad at idling but not during acceleration or driving. I'd say maybe once a week it hesitates while driving. Just had tune up and fuel injectors cleaned..also repl...
Asked by Scotty S March 2, 2014, 4:26 pm 0 reply
car wont fire
I have a 2001 ford explorer sport and one day i noticed i had a lack of power and a small noise in the motor. i was driving home and i hit the brakes to see if it was slick and it ...
Asked by Logan V February 12, 2014, 1:56 pm 1 reply
How to bleed master brake cylinder
I have a 2001 ford explorer sport and have bled the brake lines on the caliper on all 4 wheels. The brake pedal goes all the way to the floor still I think there is a possibility t...
Asked by James E August 11, 2013, 9:43 am 0 reply
How to wire the driver side window switch?
I bought a new pigtail and switch because the car didn't come with either. The new pigtail has all black wires and the ones on the vehicle are color coded. What goes where?
Asked by Dale  July 5, 2013, 3:21 pm 1 reply
Engine making rattling noise
I have a Ford Explorer 4.6L V8 there was a loud rattling noise coming from the engine kind of like it was low on oil but it was not, but i added some the other day and the sound ha...
Asked by Sami S January 12, 2013, 5:27 pm 0 reply
my fotd explorer sport ran out of gas when o put some more in it it will not stay running if foot is
Car will not stay running if foot is not on gas fuel pump is OK what could it be
Asked by Ernest W October 13, 2012, 8:01 pm 1 reply
blinker and stop light problem ford explorer sport 2001
Ford 2001 explorer sport right rear stop light and turn light will not work change bulb and wire getting power cheaked all fuses a Guy at work said it could be the trailer wires c...
Asked by Ernest W August 12, 2012, 6:04 pm 1 reply
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