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FORD EXPLORER Problems with Electrical System

 
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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 Jun 03, 2011
Location CINCINNATI, OH
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2002 FORD EXPLORER
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
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Complaint - Electrical System

SPARKPLUG WAS EJECTED FROM HEAD WHILE DRIVING. THE PLUG WAS MANUFACTURER SPECIFICATION AND PROPERLY INSTALLED TO THE CORRECT TORQUE. SPARKPLUG HOLE WAS DAMAGED AND NEEDED TO BE MACHINED FOR A NEW PLUG. CREATES A SAFETY HAZARD WHILE DRIVING AS WELL AS A FIRE HAZARD AS THE EMPTY CYLINDER FORCES AIR/FUEL MIXTURE INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT WHERE EJECTED SPARK PLUG COULD IGNITE IT.

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