Ford Explorer Sport Experts

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Ford Explorer Sport Questions

Hammer1210
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Fuse # For Remote Keyless Entry?

The keyless remote quit working and the battery is still good in the remote. Which fuse would I need to change or check to see if that is the issue?

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scepmike
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How Do You Open Rear Window 98 Explore

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Jennifer Miles
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My 2004 Explorer Xlt 6 Cylinder Is Having A Hard Time Switching Gears. Toda...

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carpenter715
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Lost All Gears While Driving

While driving down the highway with cruise on i lost all gears. No noise or warning of any kind. Won't even engage park. What am I looking at. 2000 ford explorer v6 4x4

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Erin Hicks
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My Passenger Door Is Stuck Shut

Door is unlocked. cant remove door panel

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About the Ford Explorer Sport

The Ford Explorer Sport was a niche model that got left behind as Ford marketed the Explorer, its flagship midsize SUV, increasingly to a suburban family-transportation market.

The Explorer Sport, based on the entry-level XLS trim of 2000, maintained a separate brand identity designed to appeal to drivers who had been drawn to the earlier Explorer models for their ruggedness and off-road potential.

As the Explorer's wheelbase grew, and as its interior became more lush, the Explorer Sport (which kept the 2000 platform) looked smaller and more agile in comparison to its suburban cousin.

It was the success of the Ford Escape, launched in 2001, that finally proved to be the end of the Explorer Sport.  Rather than redesign the outdated model,  the suits in Dearborn decided simply to discontinue the Explorer Sport and leave that market niche to the Escape.