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2005 FORD EXPLORER Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2005 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 2005 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 (487 Complaints)
Date reported Oct 22, 2007
Location BARRINGTON, RI
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2005 FORD EXPLORER
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 3
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
All Complaints

FOLLOWING A INCREASINGLY LOUDENING 'TICKING' NOISE, THE ENGINE EJECTED A SPARK PLUG, DESTROYING OTHER COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE BAY AND RENDERING THE ENTIRE ENGINE USELESS. SHRAPNEL FROM THE EXPLODED PLUG ENTERED THE CYLINDER CAUSING EXTENSIVE DAMAGE. FORCE OF PLUG EJECTION DESTROYED THREADS ON CYLINDER HEAD.

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