Ford Explorer Sport Experts

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Ford Explorer Sport Questions

klbuck
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My 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Will Start But When I Take My Foot Off The Gas ...

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Rusty Denmon
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Can Not Get Any Electrical Power

ok I have a 2001 ford explorer sport v6. it has set for a couple of months I changed fuel filter and had to drain tank because it had gotten stuck in water and mud and sat there overnight then was tow...

13 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
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

103 views with 31 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
Frances Miranda
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Its A 2001 Ford Explorer Sport

My question was about car not starting an anti theft

3 views with 6 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)
Fabfoureal
35

01 Explorer Sport Has Serious Rust Issues

Anybody else have rust issues ? All along the rocker panels on the underside and all the area above the spare tire area, body mounts also completely rusted... Thought rust was a thing of the past...

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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  Rather than redesign the outdated model,  the suits in Dearborn decided simply to discontinue the Explorer Sport and leave that market niche to the Escape.