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  1. Explorer Engine Number

    Hi, I have a 2003 Ford Explorer 4.6l V8. It requires a blue slip.The guy who did the inspection failed it because he couldn't find the Engine number ! I'm pretty sure it exists as I believe it is the original engine.Can someone advise where on the block the number can be found.I have enquired...

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  2. 2003 UT V6 engine block required

    Hi Guys and Gals, I now need a new engine block for my UT 03 Explorer. can anyone lead me in the direction where I ca get one from? Many Thanks David

    Started by Davidu‎, 20-10-2017 12:31 PM
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  3. UT Explore Timing tools

    Hi E1 Just wondering if someone out there close to Kingaroy QLD would have a tool kit I could beg, burrow, steal or buy from to change the timing parts in a 4L V6 UT motor. Also wanting to know a cheap place to get new rings and bearing to suit as if I have to do the timing I may as well do them...

    Started by Davidu‎, 29-07-2017 09:51 PM
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  4. Question 1999 Ford explore auto transmission problems third gear.

    Hi I own a 1999 ford explore xlt when driving the other day the transmission stated not going to third gear however if I lift my foot off the accelerater pedal just slitely it go's into third fine. And their is no slipping in any of the gears apart from this issue with it going into third all is ok.

    Started by Neo‎, 21-11-2016 01:54 PM
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  5. Cool 1998 ford exsplorer

    any one out there got info. on the good and bad comments on the ford explorer 1998 4x4 XLT cheers

    Started by kevink.08‎, 19-03-2011 01:44 PM
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  6. Left to Right hand drive conversion

    I am possibly looking to ship my Explorer out to Australia from the US. Would anyone have any leads on who may be able to complete a left to right hand drive conversion?

    Started by catattack‎, 30-08-2004 01:39 PM
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  7. lifting my 05 XLT explorer

    Hey guys, I'm thinking on lifting the beast 2 inches. Can u pls help me as to what parts I need to get. Id rather get bit by bit rather than a kot if I could so I can buy parts when I have the money. Also what size tyres are required for a 2" lift? thanks in advance kirstie

    Started by smits03kirstie‎, 25-11-2013 05:33 PM
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  8. Food Explorer 2000 Model Roof Racks

    Hi there. Due to a recent garage door accident my wife ripped half the roof rack of of our Explorer, rather annoying situation. I was wondering if anyone would be able to point me in the right direction to get a replacement. I've been told that Ford have discontinued the model roof rack that I...

    Started by phantom_ned‎, 09-11-2013 06:28 AM
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  9. 1999 explorer electric brakes

    Can anyone tell me where/if there is a plug for electric brakes under the dash?

    Started by sinister_designs‎, 29-05-2008 08:01 PM
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  10. Angry import ford explorer 4.6ltr engine replacement

    i need a ford explorer 4.6ltr engine to replace my 2003 bomb.

    Started by chickubee‎, 27-08-2011 05:28 PM
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  11. johnbell

    I'm seeking to restore my 2004 Explorer to as near new as I can get it. Any suggestions on interior upgrades, suspension overhauls and engine overhauls would be much appreciated.

    Started by johnbell‎, 22-04-2013 05:19 PM
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  12. Another transmission issue

    Hey peeps Few days ago my transmission started playing up on me.. When its in drive it basicaly revs high but barely goes anywhere on take off.. Feels like its in forth gear.. Its fine if i manually go through the gears to take off but then once i put it back in drive it just revs high. If im...

    Started by Explorerxlt‎, 01-03-2013 02:09 AM
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  13. UZ Explorer front upper control arms/ball joints replacement

    Hi, Has anyone had the experience of having to replace these on their UZ? I have been told mine are gone as the boots have perished however there is still grease in there. Ford have quoted $1200 for the pair of upper front control arm/ball joint assemblies. I have looked on the american websites...

    Started by DizzyLimit‎, 30-12-2011 06:05 PM
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  14. Thumbs up Steelo's Back

    Hi guys, sorry for the absence as went to the dark side for a while, owned a GQ Patrol, but am back now with a 99 X which is now my third X. I'll put some spec's & pic's up soon. :cool:

    Started by steelo11‎, 11-09-2012 10:34 AM
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  15. Talking Explorer Details & Owners

    Hi everyone, just thought it might be a good idea to see who owns what & where out there in the world of Explorers. Maybe something along the lines of - Year - 2000 Model - XLT Motor - 4.0L sohc Transmission - auto Colour - white Location - Scarness (Hervey Bay) QLD...

    Started by steelo11‎, 19-03-2009 09:49 AM
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  16. Explorer fun pic's

    Here's some pic's of Pine Creek on the 12/07/09, I got into a bit of a problem on a climb here, the ground was like talcom powder but with muddies I think I would have made it hmm Di I think I need tryes soon love. LOLOL :Blond-Mom some of the others

    Started by steelo11‎, 13-07-2009 11:25 AM
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  17. 4X4 module

    Hi E1 Can anyone tell me where I can get the transfer case control module for a 2002 explorer. Its module number is 1L24-7H473-AG I believe it is crook as the car won't go into 4x4 at all. Maybe someone knows what the upgraded module number for it is and where Icould get it from. The car is build...

    Started by Davidu‎, 05-05-2012 07:31 PM
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  18. Top Control arms and Cruise Control parts

    Evening all, I have a 2000 series UQ Explorer. After easily replacing the lower front ball joints for $76 for the pair, you could have knocked me over with a feather when I was told FORD was the only supplier for EOM upper control arms, as the after-market upper ball-joints only fit after-market...

    Started by DoItInTheMud‎, 02-11-2010 08:33 PM
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  19. Talking Any other explorer owners out there?

    Hi guys, was just wondering how many other Explorer owners were out there. I see a lot of them up here in Hervey Bay, quite a lot actually. :D:cool: & guys I don't need the put downs okay I am asking a legit question. Chow for now steelo

    Started by steelo11‎, 05-10-2008 10:15 AM
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  20. Angry rear wiper motor

    Hi all new to this forum but i need some help. i,ve just bought a 97 explorer and she,s almost ready to be rwc,d but i,ve one problem. does anyone know why I can,y get the rear window wiper to work. i,ve replaced all relays, fuses and switches but nothing. i,ve even replaced the motor which I got...

    Started by explorer458‎, 28-10-2011 07:43 PM
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  21. Radio Arial

    Hi All….I have a 2004 Ford Explorer Ltd…can anyone tell me how to stop the Radio Arial staying up while I am playing a CD…is there a switch somewhere that I haven’t found….I never listen to the radio….thanks tids

    Started by TIDS‎, 17-06-2011 02:52 PM
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  22. New Explorer hits the sand video.

    Here's the new North American Explorer in a sand pit.

    Started by PaulST‎, 09-12-2010 06:19 AM
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  23. 2004 Explorer - what do those trans modes mean????

    My 2004 XLT (same as all the others!) has the selector button showing 4x4 low, 4x4 high and 4x4 auto. The Ford manual is vague on the exact difference between each mode, it just suggests which is best for each driving situation. 4x4 low is pretty obvious, but what exactly is the difference...

    Started by neilp‎, 30-05-2009 08:57 PM
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  24. 98 explorer remote control

    hey ppls, got a remote for the 98 explorer, that the plastic has crapped it self, & id like to get a replacement casing & button if possible. so far the only remotes i can find are all 3 button USA explorer style units, which is no use to me for one the internals are different, 2 i cant...

    Started by ramchargerv8‎, 24-03-2011 08:15 PM
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  25. Rear Diff Shudder

    Hi all, We have owned a 2002 V6 Explorer for over a year now. The last couple of months we have been trying to sort out a problem with our mechanic. The problem is when turning the steering wheel slightly and is more noticeable at low speed there is a shudder in the car which feels like the...

    Started by MarkMuir‎, 25-04-2009 09:45 PM
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  26. Question UT Explorer cd stuck in stacker.

    Hey all,just wondering if anyone knows how to pull out the 6 stack in dash stereo system.The Mrs cd stacker has jammed & she cant eject any cds & to top it off she cant change the radio stations because of the stacker problem.Any help would be greatly appreciated. Cheers.

    Started by AU Futura‎, 05-05-2010 08:49 PM
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  27. Request for information for Ford Explorer

    I have a 2000 UR Ford explorer (10/99 build). A front lower ball joint is starting to wear and I want to replace the ball joint. Ford only offer the ball joint as a complete unit. Is it possible to replace only the ball joint with an after market part or should I buy the complete Ford part?...

    Started by brian.rogers‎, 29-11-2010 02:27 PM
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  28. Service cost thread (Explorer)

    I thought it would be interesting for people to post up the cost and location of their service as to help others decide what to expect and where to go. Your help would be appreciated.

    Started by PaulST‎, 13-10-2010 07:50 AM
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  29. All new Explorer revealed. EB 2.0: 176 Kw and 337 nm torque

    OK, the important part of the new Explorer to Ford Australia fans is the power of the 2.0 Ecoboost, 176 Kw@ 5,500 and 337 nm torque 1,700 to 4,000...:eek: Look out Holden SIDI 3.0, the Ecoboost 2.0 I-4 is coming after you.......

    Started by JPD80‎, 26-07-2010 05:42 PM
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  30. New Explorer will create more jobs, big exports

    Begs the question... Will it be done in RHD, and with that, will it come here? I'm going to guess it won't for the time being - otherwise it too will step on Territory's toes...

    Started by Elements‎, 25-07-2010 01:28 PM
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  31. New Ford Explorer interior shots.

    Obviously it's not the easiest to make out due to the coverings but it's promising. Note the steering wheel from the Fiesta. I guess we can expect to see that in the Falcon. I actually quite dislike the FG's wheel so I'm happy with that. I think the quality of the buttons appears better. Even the...

    Started by PaulST‎, 10-11-2009 10:08 PM
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  32. 2011 Explorer CGI images.

    Thanks to Car Advice:http://www.caradvice.com.au/69241/2011-ford-explorer-cgi-spy-photo/

    Started by PaulST‎, 31-05-2010 11:24 AM
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  33. New Explorer completely uncovered! - could we sell it in Aus?

    For completely uncovered photos, scroll down to post #5. http://blogs.insideline.com/straightline/2010/03/spy-photos-2011-ford-explorer-reveals-a-little-more.html Well it looks nothing like the concept: Image:...

    Started by PaulST‎, 19-03-2010 04:23 PM
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  34. Ford find no fault with Explorer either.

    Most of you are probably aware of the guy who went on a 50km+ ride claiming that his cruise control was stuck on...etc and didn't stop until he was on the wrong side of the road facing down oncoming cars. Well, the car was a late model Ford Explorer and the Police went over the car and couldn't...

    Started by PaulST‎, 08-02-2010 10:43 PM
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  35. Ford adding 1200 jobs to Chicago for Explorer Production

    (Crain’s) — Ford Motor Co. plans to add 1,200 jobs when it begins making the Explorer sport-utility vehicle at its Far South Side factory on Torrence Avenue later this year, Crain’s has learned. Gov. Pat Quinn is due to join Ford executives when they announce the Explorer production at 9 a.m....

    Started by ausrutherford‎, 26-01-2010 11:06 AM
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  36. Angry ford escape

    2003 make ,air con works well around town but on a trip and and about 25dgs up wards it starts to get warmer the longer you go the warmer it gets,if you stop for a while and then start again it cold but warms up again what could be doing this,john

    Started by johnsnelgrove‎, 10-01-2010 02:53 PM
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  37. Talking Your Explorer's

    OK, I think it would be nice to have a few other pictures of other peoples X's on here, what do you think guy's. Mine seem to be the only one's of late, maybe the Administrators could find some of the individual threads & put them under this threads heading (please). They don't have to be out...

    Started by steelo11‎, 20-11-2009 09:22 AM
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  38. new motor in the ex

    The car is in getting a new motor at the moment can't wait to get it back its over at peters ( off ebay ) getting it fitted.

    Started by 98fex‎, 09-10-2009 05:06 PM
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  39. parts pricing for 98 XLT model

    My mother has had a red Explorer for a good few years and it has clocked up 123,000. Over the period of the ownership the bonnet gas struts have died, they apparently could not be re gassed and new ones were $300 approx from Ford. Then it was a tyre recall and finally, the other day the engine...

    Started by SVR‎, 23-02-2004 07:05 AM
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  40. Angry motor went bang today

    I know have no job, no maney , and know no car . I drop a rod and cracked the block. I drove it home and know its seized.

    Started by 98fex‎, 30-07-2009 06:07 PM
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  41. Question Looking to buy a Ford Explorer for my parents need help

    i want to buy a ford explorer for my parents, who have been having it abit tuff lately, and my dad loves these cars, but been hearing some bad things about them, that there no good, etc, looking for a 96 to 2000 model have about $10000 to $12000 to spend, what do you guys think, are they really...

    Started by loco75‎, 10-04-2007 06:48 PM
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  42. Sohc Explorer

    g'day just wondering if anyone knows where i can get a timing chain set for a ford explorer sohc 1998, i have the tools to set it up, just need the chains, and a price any help would b great thanks

    Started by capri_V6_4.0LT‎, 21-11-2006 10:40 AM
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  43. looking for an explorer

    Hi all, Am looking to get a 7 seater 4WD and have come to the conclusion that unless you are prepared to cough up 30K+ for a Prado/Pajero/Pathfinder (Have heard hideous things about the Patrol 3.0D motor) that an Explorer is the way to go. Am looking for a UT onwards (prefer a Limited), but...

    Started by Gav‎, 26-08-2009 11:12 AM
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  44. Honda CRV outselling Ford Explorer as best selling SUV in USA.

    Source: http://www.autoblog.com/2007/05/13/americans-crave-the-cr-v-replaces-ford-explorer-as-best-selling/

    Started by PaulST‎, 14-05-2007 01:09 PM
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  45. Buying Ford Explorer 1998

    Hi, I just need your advise about buying this car at $5000. I want to know its regular maintenance, transmissions issues, engine, fuel economy etc. Thanks

    Started by arifmshaikh‎, 15-02-2009 12:17 PM
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  46. my ex

    Just a few pics of ex

    Started by 98fex‎, 26-07-2009 05:44 PM
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  47. 02 Ex ute

    Have a look at what I just come across on ebay http://cgi.ebay.com.au/2002-FORD-EXPLORER-UTE-WORLDS-FIRST_W0QQitemZ290333620206QQcmdZViewItemQQptZAU_Cars?hash=item43993b77ee&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=65%3A1%7C66%3A2%7C39%3A1%7C293%3A2%7C294%3A50

    Started by 98fex‎, 25-07-2009 11:24 PM
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  48. Tyres for Explorer - advice please...

    My 2004 XLT Explorer has Cooper Discoverer ATR tyres on just now, which seem to suit my driving profile pretty well - 90% plus on sealed roads, with a few excursions onto gravel track, ski roads etc each year. When I got the explorer a year ago, all tyres had about 9mm tread on them. Now, after...

    Started by neilp‎, 30-05-2009 09:24 PM
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  49. Explorer timing chain distaster help needed

    HI I have a 97 Explorer and have just been told by my mechanic that I am up for a new motor due to the Plastic timing chain tensioner disintergrating I have done some research and have found that in USA this componant was subject to a recall I have spoken to Ford Australia who have stated that...

    Started by kyky‎, 19-04-2006 06:24 PM
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  50. New Explorer delayed - ?Territory?

    Ford's all-new Explorer based on the D3 platform was meant to be released next year although things have been delayed. One reason may be due to Ford directing resources to other projects or modifying drive trains, or, and this is my pure speculation (it's 03:41 in the morning), they're looking at...

    Started by PaulST‎, 25-06-2009 03:42 AM
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