20 Most Recent 2003 Ford Explorer Questions & Answers

with the blinker on hold the socket in your hand and wiggle on the bulb and see if it starts to blink. if so then you have a bad socket that needs replaced or sometimes can be cleaned and apply electrical grease. if you cant get the bulb to blink then get in vehicle and watch the signl indacator while putting pressure on the selector in which ever direction your having problems with. if you get it to work properly by doing this then you will need a new switch .

2003 Ford... | Answered on Aug 17, 2020

Clicking sound is your blend door actuator stripping it's gears and failing to open the door that directs the blower air through the heater core. Follow the sound to the actuator and remove it. Install a new one. You may have to remove some panels to get to it. The part is shown below and costs $32 at autozone. Please let me know if you have questions.


2003 Ford... | Answered on May 05, 2020

I guess instead of waiting for answers here just google it.. or like go for reliable-store.com. u can simply get answers to your questions there..

2003 Ford... | Answered on Jan 02, 2020

fuse panel in engine compartment or the passenger side foot well

2003 Ford... | Answered on Jun 03, 2019

1st off has the tranmission fluid and filter ever been replaced? Do that first.

2003 Ford... | Answered on Oct 03, 2018

I know thta, for a 2002 Ford Explorer, the 30 amp circuit breaker in location #62 of the power distribution box in the engine compartment is the power window circuit breaker. (unfortunately in the 2002 owner's manuals it is labelled accessory delay ) later years are labelled as the power window circuit breaker.

Hope helped with this. Remember rated this help, good luck.

2003 Ford... | Answered on Aug 21, 2018

should be a diagram under hood look at junk yard for one or dealer they will usually print a copy for you some free

2003 Ford... | Answered on Jul 31, 2018

does the version come equiped with rear park sensors????????
Does your vehicle have or could have parking aid ? Yes . Free wiring diagrams here
http://www.bbbind.com/free-tsb Enter vehicle info year , make , model an engine size . Under system click on interior & driver Amenity ,then under subsystem click on parking Aid . Click the search button then the blue link. The parking aid module is located behind right rear trim panel
Parking Aid Module CAUTION: Electronic modules are sensitive to electrical charges. If exposed to these charges, damage may result.
  1. Remove the RH interior trim. For additional information, refer to Section 501-01 .
  1. Remove the parts in the order indicated in the following illustration and table.
Inspection and Verification
  1. Verify the customer concern.
  1. Visually inspect the following for obvious signs of electrical damage.

    Visual Inspection Chart Electrical
    • Central junction box (CJB) fuse 26 (7.5A)
    • Circuitry
    • Parking aid sensors
    • Parking aid disable switch and LED
    • Parking aid speaker
    • Reversing lamps
  1. If an obvious cause for an observed or reported concern is found, correct the cause (if possible) before proceeding to the next step.
  1. If the cause is not visusally evident, connect the diagnostic tool to the data link connector and select the vehicle to be tested from the diagnostic tool menu. If the diagnostic tool does not communicate with the vehicle:
    • check that the program card is correctly installed.
    • check the connections to the vehicle.
    • check the ignition switch position.
  1. If the diagnostic tool still does not communicate with the vehicle, refer to the diagnostic tool operating manual.
  1. Carry out the diagnostic tool data link test. If the diagnostic tool responds with:
    • SCP+, SCP-, UBP or ISP circuit fault; all electronic control units no response/not equipped, refer to Section 418-00 .
    • No response/not equipped for parking aid module, Go To Pinpoint Test BC .
    • System passed, retrieve and record the continuous diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs), erase the continuous DTCs and carry out self-test diagnostics for the parking aid module.
  1. If the DTCs retrieved are related to the concern, go to the Parking Aid Module Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Index.
  1. If no DTCs related to the concern are retrieved, GO to Symptom Chart to continue diagnostics


2003 Ford... | Answered on Feb 18, 2018

Found this info in your owners manual. The relays are on the reverse side of interior fuse block. If you don't have an owners manual, fleet.ford.com, has your owners manual. You can read it online for free.
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2003 Ford... | Answered on Feb 17, 2018

The code is usually specific to the radio and should be recorded in your car handbook/documentation.
if you no longer have this Ford dealer may be able to help.

2003 Ford... | Answered on Feb 09, 2018

Try inspecting the transfer case motor and any electrical attatched to it first.

2003 Ford... | Answered on Feb 08, 2018

The fuses for the seat are shared with other features on the car such as power antenna. Has any other power feature gone off as well?
Check the runners the seat slides in. There might be something trapped in there blocking the running action.
There are two fuse boxes. One under the hood in the rear drivers side corner, under a black plastic cover. The other is inside the car, inside the end panel of the dash. (With the door open).
Check fuses 1 and 18 as they cover the power seat functions.


2003 Ford... | Answered on Jan 15, 2018

Can a head phone be plug into the unit and if so - can you hear sound over the head phone. Also first look if nothing is stuck in the head phone jack (where it is plugged in as kids tend to stuff small objects into it). If sound can be heard over the head phones the unit is ok. The problem then lies with in the speaker output circuitry. The speaker output wiring has most of the time a inbuilt fuse that protects the circuitry when the speaker wires are shorted out when power (volume) is on. The unit has to be opened to replace it by a knowledgeable person.

2003 Ford... | Answered on Nov 28, 2017

Believe it or not, the master switch could have failed.

This may or may not work, especially if the master switch receives power first and then provides power to each individual switch. Try each window at each door to see if they respond. If they do, then the problem is very likely at the driver's door switch itself.

Next if the other doors are inactive at their respective switches, remove the driver's switch from the arm rest and take a test light and backprobe the red wire which is usually the main power feed and check for power, If there is power present, then attach your test light's alligator clip to the red wire, then take the point and back probe the black wire to confirm there is ground to the switch. If the test light doesn't light up, then take a jumper wire and attach one end to a reliable ground source, then temporarily backprobe the black wire with the jumper wire, and try the switch.

Now keep in mind that the window switch also has other wires that are bidirectional, which are outputs. They usually are brown and blue.

Can you get your hands on a wiring diagram?

Also if you offer the year, make and model of your vehicle, it would be helpful as it would allow others to give you vehicle specific instructions.

2003 Ford... | Answered on Nov 24, 2017

lubricating rubber or plastic makes the wear worse
replace the worn or failing parts

2003 Ford... | Answered on Oct 25, 2017

Get the codes pulled . codes will tell you where to start. Write codes down and google them.

2003 Ford... | Answered on Oct 17, 2017

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