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2002 FORD EXPLORER Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2002 FORD EXPLORER. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2002 FORD EXPLORER by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (3262 Complaints)
Date reported Jan 09, 2008
Location CAIRO, NY
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2002 FORD EXPLORER
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 2
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
All Complaints

2002 FORD EXPLORER FRONT AND REAR WHEEL BEARING REPLACEMENT. BACK RIGHT WHEEL BEARING FAILED CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE AXLE, BREAKS AND WHEEL DRUM. FRONT LEFT WHEEL BEARING FAILED. IN BOTH OCCASIONS NOISES WERE HEARD. IN REGARDS TO BE BACK WHEEL BEARING THE TIRE ALMOST CAME OFF AND THE WHEEL FROZE. THIS OCCURRED WHILE ON A MAJOR INTERSTATE TRAVELING AT A SPEED OF 65 MILES AN HOUR. BACK WHEEL BEARING, AXLE, DRUM AND BRAKES REPLACED AT A FORD DEALER, COSTING OVER $1700 DOLLARS. FRONT WHEEL BEARING BEGAN MAKING A THUMPING NOISE AND WAS REPLACED AT A LOCAL MECHANIC COSTING $500. IN CONTACTING FORD I WAS TOLD THERE WAS NOTHING THEY COULD DO.

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