The brake pads and rotors were replaced, but not the problem. No wonder they went to 4 wheel disc brakes another wait and modify routine I'm sure this was their fix for that problem and they avoided another recall. The antilock braking sensors, along with the location of them is the problem. We pay thousand of dollars for these vehicles they should pay the thousands of dollars to fix their engineering and qc departments lack of detail when testing these vehicles. Jan 07, 2004 Part E6db-14489-da. With the jumper installed a failure would blow the fuse and remove the switch from overheating but the switch could still leak brake fluid onto the hot exhaust manifold. He sent us to another mechanic and he said this is a defect in certain Ford Explorer models.
This is a safety issue not only because of the potential for fire but also the switch failure could cause a loss of brake fluid pressure. I kick my self every day that I have owned it but had no choice money was tight and still is could not afford every time getting things fixed so I lived with it!!!! The handles actually cut my daughters hand when it broke. Fords safety awareness and responsibility sucks. See if it works correctly. I Kick My Self Every Day That I Have Owned It But Had No Choice Money Was Tight And Still Is Could Not Af ford Every Time Getting Things Fixed So I Lived With It!!!! I talked with the service rep and asked why Ford doesn't replace the switch.
The total sales of the 2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac in the United States are 74,248 units. Shortly after have electric window problems drivers door back passenger window and now the passenger door window, bad body mounts,and idles bad when in park or stopped at a red light. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I Had To Wait And Extra Week To Pick Up My Vehicle Due To electrical Problem That They Swore To Me Was Taken Care Of. My Truck Had 39,000 Miles And Was Less Than 2 Years Old And ford Is Stating That They Are Refusing To Fix Anything For Free. But instead of picking a luxury sedan, he chose the Sport Trac.
Ford needs to stand by there product and offer a recall on this completely unsafe malfunction of the antilock braking system. I have three children and this is my only transportation. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I was considering getting a new Ford Sport Trac but will look to another manufacturer for my next vehicle. So when trying to stop the vehicle with the foot pedal, the antilock braking system was working against your braking action. I Purchased My 2002 explorer Sport Trac In March Last Year 2003. This Is A Major Safety Issue.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The latest was issued on 2010-04-20 due to a problem with the recliner. When You Move The Wire A Little It Works But Then Stops Again. I know that parts wear bout but this was a failure of a part that should not have gone bad. While applying the brakes at approximate speed of 3 to 5 mph, anti lock brakes activate. Serious Accidents Will Happen If Public Is Not Notified.
It was discovered that the brakes were too tight. I Called ford Customer Relations And They Said That It Was Not A Problem And That I Would Have To Pay To Have My Truck Fixed. Approximately 33256 vehicles were involved. If not replace it and make sure to disconnect the battery before you install the new one. Thank you for anyone caring. I Have Seen All Kinds Of Reports Of electrical And Engine Problems With This Year And Model Truck And I Do Not Agree With This.
Aug 17, 2010 No Left Turn Single Or Brake Lights, When The Steering Wheel Is Tilited Down We Found The Turn Singles Do Not Work Or Brake Lights. I Do not have this problem when i have it in 4 low. This causes a very scary feeling when you have your foot to the floor and the vehicle still remains in motion. To date, Ford has not fixed the problem, or refunded my money for the repair that was not necessary anti lock brake sensor. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. This Is A Problem For Me And Many More Americans. These automakers should be forced to stop using the public as guinea pigs to find out what problems they have and then never issue recalls.
Three Days Later My Transmission Blew. By using this tool, you will be able to get records with description of safety issues for vehicles, equipment, tires and child restraints. This Problem Could Have Led To A Very Serious Traffic Accident Since Drivers Behind The Vehicle Had No Idea The Vehicle Was Preparing To Make An Left Hand Turn And It Compounded The Problem Because Only One Brake Light Worked. The mechanic told me there is something wrong with the antilock braking system which causes the brakes to malfunction. These handles are not heavy dty enough for the weight that is forced on them when trying to open even with the child lock off. As soon as I left the dealership, I noticed the same problem.
In January 2004 My Check Engine Light Came On So I Called My Closest ford Dealership And They Told Me It Would Take 2 Weeks For Me To Get An Appointment To Have My Truck Checked. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2002 Explorer Sport Trac is 150 while the average number of problems reported for the 13 model years of the Ford Explorer Sport Trac is 58. Explorer label or no, the Sport…. Transmission Sensory Light To Let You Know When Your Transmission Fluid Is Getting Low. Ford dealership had the vehicle for 7 days, replaced the anti lock brake sensor and advised me that the vehicle was fixed.
Bulbs And Fuses Were Changed But Did Not Correct The Problem. It would act like it had hit ice and its was the middle of summer. It is not driving habits that caused this it is a design flaw. The following chart shows the 19 most common problems for 2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. The consumer stated that while driving he smelled something burning and saw the vehicle was filled with smoke in the bed area from the brakes on passenger side.