Ford Explorer owners have reported 4 problems related to engine head gasket failure (under the engine and engine cooling category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Ford Explorer based on all problems reported for the Explorer.
The contact owns a 2000 Ford Explorer. While the vehicle was undergoing an oil change, the mechanic found antifreeze in the oil. New oil was placed in the vehicle and, once it was restarted, antifreeze was found in the oil again. The contact called the manufacturer for assistance and they stated that there was no recall on the head gasket. They further stated that the failure was due to a blown head gasket or a failed head bolt. The vehicle has not been taken to the dealer. The failure mileage was 110,000.
See all problems of the 2000 Ford Explorer .
Ford replaced the gasket the first time but now refuses to do so. Manufacturer's. Defect?.
See all problems of the 1998 Ford Explorer .
Head gasket failure: truck overheated at highway speed. Diagnosed as blown head gasket.
Head gasket failed. Nlm.
See all problems of the 1996 Ford Explorer .
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