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FORD EXPLORER Problems with Service Brakes Hydraulic

 
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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 Sep 21, 2011
Location COLUMBIA, MD
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2005 FORD EXPLORER
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Bi-Fuel
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
All Complaints

PARKING BRAKE SHOES BROKEN. ADVISED DURING REGULAR SERVICE THAT SHOES WERE BROKEN DURING EARLIER SERVICE AND WAS ADVISED TO WAIT UNTIL REAR BRAKES REQUIRED SERVICE SINCE PARKING BRAKE IS RARELY USED. DURING SERVICE ON 9/21/2011 REQUEST REPAIR OF PARKING BRAKE IN WHICH THE SHOES WERE REPLACED AT COST OF $424.19. INQUIRED AS TO CAUSE SINCE PARKING BRAKE IS RARELY USED AND WAS TOLD THAT COULD BE THE REASON. OVERHEARD ANOTHER SERVICE REP STATE THAT, QUOTE, "EXPLORER'S ARE NOTORIOUS FOR THAT". CURRENTLY CONTACTING FORD NATIONAL CUSTOMER RELATIONS TO INQUIRE ABOUT POSSIBLE PARTIAL REIMBURSEMENT SINCE PROBLEM APPEARS TO BE WIDE SPREAD.

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