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2003 FORD EXPLORER ACCIDENT REPORTS & CONSUMER COMPLAINTS

Access the National Highway Traffic Safety database of customer complaints and safety problems regarding accidents and defects in their 2003 FORD EXPLORER vehicle/motorcycle. This database gives you information regarding location of the accidents, cause of accident and the number and type of injuries incurred in the accident. This data can help you before purchasing a 2003 FORD EXPLORER vehicle/motorcycle. It will also advise you on safety repairs that might be needed on your 2003 FORD EXPLORER vehicle/motorcycle.  Look up recalls!


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- AIR BAGS
- AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
- AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
- AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
- CHILD SEAT: HARNESS
- DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL
- ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
- ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
- ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
- ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
- ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
- ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
- ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
- ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
- ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
- ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
- ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
- ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
- ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
- ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
- ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
- EQUIPMENT
- EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
- EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:AIR CONDITIONER
- EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
- EXTERIOR LIGHTING
- EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
- EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
- EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
- FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
- FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
- FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
- FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
- FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
- FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
- LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
- LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK
- LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
- LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH
- OTHER
- PARKING BRAKE
- PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE
- POWER TRAIN
- POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
- POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
- POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
- POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
- POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH
- POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
- POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
- POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
- POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL
- POWER TRAIN:AXLE HUBS
- POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
- POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
- POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
- POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
- POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
- POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)
- SEAT BELTS
- SEAT BELTS:FRONT
- SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
- SEAT BELTS:INTEGRATED CHILD SEAT
- SEATS
- SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
- SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
- SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
- SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY
- SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT
- SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
- SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
- SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT
- SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
- SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
- SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
- SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
- STEERING
- STEERING:COLUMN
- STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
- STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
- STEERING:RACK AND PINION
- STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
- STRUCTURE
- STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
- STRUCTURE:BODY
- STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
- STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
- STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
- STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
- STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE
- STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
- STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE
- STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
- STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
- STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
- SUSPENSION
- SUSPENSION:FRONT
- SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT
- SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
- SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
- SUSPENSION:REAR
- SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:SPINDLE
- SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS
- SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
- TIRES
- TIRES:SIDEWALL
- TIRES:TREAD/BELT
- TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
- TRAILER HITCHES
- UNKNOWN OR OTHER
- VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
- VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
- VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
- VISIBILITY
- VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM
- VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:BLOWER
- VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:CONTROLS/WIRING
- VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
- VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
- VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER
- VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING
- VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
- VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
- VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
- WHEELS
- WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB
- WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
- WHEELS:MULTI PIECE
- WHEELS:RIM

Most Recent Car Problems For 2003 FORD EXPLORER

VehicleComponentManufacterer
2003 FORD EXPLORER POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Problem
2003 FORD EXPLORERPOWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Occurences:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Recived: 2011-02-04
Summary: LIKE EVERY OTHER DAY, I STARTED THE SUV A FEW MINUTES BEFORE I HAD TO LEAVE TO LET IT WARM UP BECAUSE NY IS COLD, AND THEN LEFT TO RUN SOME ERRANDS. I REALIZED RIGHT AWAY THAT THE TRUCK SOUNDED A...Read More!
2003 FORD EXPLORER STRUCTURE:BODY Problem
2003 FORD EXPLORERSTRUCTURE:BODY
Occurences:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Recived: 2011-02-02
Summary: REAR HATCH CRACKED NEAR THE FORD...Read More!
2003 FORD EXPLORER POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Problem
2003 FORD EXPLORERPOWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Occurences:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Recived: 2011-02-01
Summary: I OWN A 2003 FORD EXPLORER AND HAVE NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEM WITH MY VEHICLE. I DO NOT DRIVE IT HARD AND MAKE SURE THAT IT GETS THE PROPER UPKEEP. AS I WAS DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD ONE DAY MY CHECK ENGINE...Read More!
2003 FORD EXPLORER POWER TRAIN Problem
2003 FORD EXPLORERPOWER TRAIN
Occurences:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Recived: 2011-01-25
Summary: ENGINE REVS TO NEARLY 5000 RPM BEFORE SLAMMING INTO 2ND GEAR. HAD SEVERAL MECHANICS TELL ME THAT THESE TRANSMISSIONS ARE...Read More!
2003 FORD EXPLORER POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Problem
2003 FORD EXPLORERPOWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Occurences:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Recived: 2011-01-24
Summary: I WAS DRIVING MY 2003 FORD EXPLORER, AND ALL OF A SUDDEN WHEN MERGING ONTO THE HIGHWAY, MY OVERDRIVE LIGHT STARTED FLASHING, AND THE TRANSMISSION WON'T SHIFT OUT OF 1ST GEAR. ABSOULTLY UNACCEPTABLE!...Read More!
2003 FORD EXPLORER POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Problem
2003 FORD EXPLORERPOWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Occurences:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Recived: 2011-01-21
Summary: TL*THE CONTACT OWNS A 2003 FORD EXPLORER. THE VEHICLE EXPERIENCED DIFFICULTY CHANGING GEARS WHILE DRIVING AT ANY SPEED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER WHERE THE CONTACT WAS TOLD THAT...Read More!
2003 FORD EXPLORER POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Problem
2003 FORD EXPLORERPOWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Occurences:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Recived: 2011-01-17
Summary: SOME SORT OF TRANSMISSION FAILURE DEALING WITH THE SHIFTING SOLENOID. THIS LEADS TO SPORADIC SHIFTING BETWEEN THE LOWER GEARS. THIS LEAD TO VERY HARD DRIVING IN SLOW AND ICY CONDITIONS. THE CAR WOULD...Read More!
2003 FORD EXPLORER STRUCTURE:BODY Problem
2003 FORD EXPLORERSTRUCTURE:BODY
Occurences:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Recived: 2011-01-11
Summary: I HAVE 2003 FORD EXPLORER AND AFTER 7YEARS A CRACK HAS FORMED FROM THE REAR WINDOW DOWN TO THE FORD LOGO ON THE REAR PANEL OR TRUNK...Read More!
2003 FORD EXPLORER POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Problem
2003 FORD EXPLORERPOWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Occurences:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Recived: 2011-01-11
Summary: SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT APPEARED, THEN THE OD (OVERDRIVE) LIGHT BEGAN FLASHING. THEN THE EXPLORER HAD DIFFICULTY ACCELERATING. THE ENGINE WAS RUNNING HIGHER RPMS THAN USUAL, ESPECIALLY WHEN...Read More!
2003 FORD EXPLORER POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Problem
2003 FORD EXPLORERPOWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Occurences:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Recived: 2011-01-09
Summary: MY 2003 FORD EXPLORER XLT ONLY HAS 70000K AND THE TRANSMISSION IS COMPLETELY IN NEED OF REBUILD. IT DOESNT DRIVE IN REVERSE AND DOESNT GO FASTER THAN 25MPH WITHOUT SOUNDING AS IF THE ENGINE IS GOING...Read More!

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