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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Overview

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4 Dr STD 4WD Crew Cab SB
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Based on 14 reviews

The Compromise Pick-up by Dominic
 — Great truck if you don't need the ruggedness of a full-size truck but want a full-size rear seat. My only gripes are fuel mileage (about 17-18 mpg), and the bed size (there is a difference between 3' ... Read More
'01 Ford Explorer Sport Trac by Randy
 — This was one fine small truck. I opted for the fiberglass ARE bed tonneau cover. Berber floor mats, vinyl floor covering made this a real play truck. You didn't have to worry about cleaning the carpet... Read More
Unique, Fun, Can Do Anything, Solid For A Ford. by Jared
 — Unique, fun, can do anything, solid for a Ford. This is a very unique vehicle. Although the bed is quite small, with a bed cover and/or bed extender (I have both) it has a lot of options. The inter... Read More

2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Overview

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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Based on the hugely popular Ford Explorer, the best-selling midsized SUV at the turn of the century, the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac brought the sport-utility vehicle evolution full circle, back to its pickup truck roots.

The 2001 Explorer Sport Trac helped create a new market segment, the Sports Utility Truck, with its hybrid design.  A pickup bed (with optional tonneau cover) took the place of the Explorer SUV's rear cargo compartment; the body was lengthened by 14.5 inches to accommodate the truck bed.

Reviewers were a little disconcerted by the '01 Ford Explorer Sport Trac's appearance, and they weren't wrong: the design was clunky.  Still, dealers couldn't keep the Sport Trac in stock; buyers wanted the comfort of the Explorer-style cab with the versatility of a pickup.  

For its inaugural year, the '01 Explorer Sport Trac was offered in just one trim.  Buyers could choose between rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive models; the 4WD Sport Trac was popular with off-road aficionados. Manual transmission was standard; automatic transmission was a pricey option.  Other options available included cruise control, tilt steering wheel, and bucket seats.

Under the hood, the Sport Trac offered one engine choice for 2001, a 4.6 liter single overhead cam V-6 that delivered 205 horsepower and 240 lb.-ft. of torque.  Gas mileage wasn't anything special, with a rating of 15 mpg city, 19 mpg highway.

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01 Ford Sport Trac Won't Whirl Period. All The Lights Work, Door Chime Work...

I have a 2001 ford sport trac. And there's a procedure where you can bypass a fuse to check to see if it's good.which we did and a spark came out. Now it won't whirl or attempt to start. All the in...

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fransuah
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How Do I Change The Keyless Entry Code On A 2001 Ford Sport Track

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everett65
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New Brakes N Rotors New Left Front Sensor No Abs Light On And Now Have A B1...

pulled the abs code of lf sensor after new rotors n brakes changed sensor now have abs code of b1676 where did it go wrong? any help appreciated....

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gunny751
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Signals

Both signal lights (front & rear) on my 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac are not working but the 4-way hazards are. Do I have a wire or wires loose somewhere?

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littleredtruck
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What Each Fuse Is

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