2001 Ford Explorer Sport Overview

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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Overview

The 2001 Ford Explorer Sport was the trim that became an SUV. For some reason, Ford made the decision to spin off its two-door Explorers into the "Explorer Sport" instead of including them in its 2001 upgrade of the Explorer.

Based on the desperately-seeking-an-update mid-90s Explorer platform, the 2001 Explorer Sport was kind of a tough sell. There wasn't anything particularly 'sporty' about it, either; if you got the optional four-wheel-drive, you could take the thing off-road, but that was about it. As midsize SUVs went, the Explorer Sport was nothing too special.

Still, some drivers loved it for its smaller wheelbase, tight turn ratio, and easy handling. Under the hood, the '01 Ford Explorer Sport packed a 4.0 liter, single overhead cam V6 with 205 horsepower and 240 lb.-ft. of torque. Gas mileage wasn't too bad by SUV standards, with 15-16 mpg city, 19 mpg highway.

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Anti-theft System

My Ford will not start anti theft light blinks really fast when I go to start it and only thing I did was put 20 bucks in gas and I tried everything going is doing well I'm poking the battery press...

Transfer Cade Model

What kind/ model of transfer case is in 2000 ford explorer sport it's 4.0L SOCH engine and is auto 4x4

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Cooling all at once after the overheating problem.2000 ford explorer sport.4.0 v6 please helpsomeone

AC Blower

When I run the ac it stops charging or its drawing a lot of amps. If i click the switch and the compressor is on without the blower going it's fine. When I start the blower it starts to discharge. D...

My 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Will Not Turn Over Or Make A Sound

My 2001 ford Explorer Sport wont my a sound wont do anything at all the lights on but won't do anything