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This will depend entirely on the engine size and which version of the engine is fitted. They did a major facelift and update to the model in 2002 so it is possible the answer will be No.
You could try some of the Explorer Owners websites or look for a specialist independent Explorer mechanic to ask.
You could also try ringing the parts department of a dealership and ask. Some dealership parts men do help.

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Apr 07, 2019


No, sorry. OBD 1 vs OBD II systems, so wiring/electronics would be problematic. 98 has 2 different 4.0s available also. SOHC and OHV. The 95 is OHV.

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Apr 03, 2019


have you tried your second key? fixing these things require a few special tools to read the key and the receivers signals

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Apr 02, 2019


Spray WD40 into all door latches, then shut and reopen doors till light and dinging stops.

2002 Ford... | Answered on Apr 02, 2019


Try tapping on the clear meter cover with your fingertips, while turning the ignition switch on and off.....allow a few seconds between off and on cycle....Give it time to react if the needle is stuck......

2004 Ford... | Answered on Mar 27, 2019


Take off the back panel on the rear door to axcess the inner door lock parts and investigate if broken rods or lock failure and replace it get a chiltons book or Haynes book and go to the body section for a diagram of the rear door and lock mechanisms anything could've happened from a nylon fastener to the actual lock mechanism failure so it's much easier for you to pinpoint the cause with the book then me trying to post 5,000 words of possible causes and misleading you because of a possible minor clip or nylon bushing failure so be patient and get inside the door and immediately look at the inside bottom for a broken part that maybe fell of the assembly and is now at the bottom of the door ok I'm sorry but this is the easiest way to find out and get it working again it could be that the entire lock assembly has broken and the junk yard is the place to get one for clips and bushings an auto body supply or the dealer but your vehicle is over 10 years old and might not be available at the dealer so junk yards and auto body suppliers or ebay if you can search it out good luck stephen

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Mar 27, 2019


When checking a draw you have to wait to check till all modules have powered down including Gem module. This can take up to 30 min. Specs are 50 ma draw. To check get you a test light take off the postitive cable, " you can also use a meter", now you have to put the light in series withe the battery and cable. Clamp one side of test light to battery cable the other side to battery post WITH CABLE OFF THE WHOLE TIME. Now if you open doors turn any switches you will have to restart your 30min. then you can check and see if unplugging module, if that fixed problem. what we do is open the doors before, then take a screw driver and close the door latch so that you can get in and out of the car without turning something on

1996 Ford... | Answered on Mar 15, 2019


for heavy machinery cars etc. lu ckily there are many websites
that can help you repair
for eg site like reliable-store is very active in this.. instant help, emails and all that's fantastic

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Mar 11, 2019


Reset what?

2004 Ford... | Answered on Mar 09, 2019


Remove #1 spark plug and slowly rotate engine manually until air is expelled from cylinder with thumb over plug hole. Insert plastic straw in plug hole to feel piston at the top of it's travel - rotate crank pulley back and forth to establish highest position of piston. This is TDC. I can be contacted for additional help - "https://www.6ya.com/callphilipforhelp"

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Mar 05, 2019


check wire on coil pack to plugs make sure they are in the right order. easy to mess up drivers side.

2002 Ford... | Answered on Mar 03, 2019


If the vehicle dosent have a dipstick the fluid has to be added from the side of the transmission.

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Mar 03, 2019


First thing would do is check the fluid condition and level. then more than likely the sincros inside the trans are worn and the trans would need to me removed and repaired.

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Mar 02, 2019


First off, check your transmission fluid which is thoroughly explained in the video I’ve provided a link to, definitely watch it as your explorer’s transmission isn’t quite as straight forward to check the fluid as many others are. If it’s low, add the proper amount.

Are there any warning lights illuminated on the instrument cluster? If so, have it checked for free at a local parts store or whatever it takes as there may be an obvious answer to be had by just hooking up a diagnostic scanner. This sounds like an internal transmission issue, it may be, but it’s possible that it isn’t. If there’s no light on and no easy solution from s scanner, Get a transmission filter and the appropriate fluid from a parts store and change the transmission fluid/filter or have a qualified friend/family member, or a qualified shop change the fluid. It’s a simple process and they’re all the same(basically) so if you’ve done this to another vehicle in the past you won’t have any issue. If neither helps, you’ll probably want to start looking for a good used transmission with low miles and a warranty which is easily found online and from local junkyards, salvage yards, parts suppliers, etc. This will be the most affordable option, a transmission that’s “remanufactured”, rebuilt, or new is quite expensive. If you have ever changed a transmission or know someone who can help you or even do it “on the side” then go for it, just call a transmission shop and get a quote to rebuild/replace yours and you’ll see why I’m suggesting everything else and the transmission shop or dealership is a last option. If Money isn’t an issue just pay someone to fix it, otherwise check on a good used transmission and line up sine help swapping them out. It’s not the hardest thing to do, but it’s hard to do alone unless you’re in a fully furnished shop with transmission specific equipment- especially a transmission jack but you can rent them as well from a local rental store- just call around and do your research about any/all companies you deal with before spending a penny, it pays to do your research- especially with this stuff and there are some shady shops and suppliers out there so just don’t skip the research and looking at reviews, etc. Ask people you know if they can reccomemd an affordable, honest, and capable person or shop to help you get this issue resolved. Good Luck, and start with the small stuff first as this may be a suborn fix.

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Ford Explorer... | Answered on Feb 27, 2019


have you ever replaced the fuel pump relay?

1999 Ford... | Answered on Feb 27, 2019

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