2006 Ford Explorer Overview

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2006 Ford Explorer Overview

The 2006 Explorer offers four trims, but the feel of the SUV falls into two groups: that of the V6 and that of the V8. The 210-horsepower, 4.0-liter V6 engine feels like it is constantly struggling to pull its own weight, let alone that of its passengers, cargo, or tow cargo. The 292-horsepower, 4.6-liter V8 has a much different feel, delivering the driver more of a car-like feel than the truck-like V6.

Ford remains aware of its tires for this SUV after the Firestone mishaps in the first years of the century, and tire pressure monitoring now comes standard. Other than that, Ford has continued to produce an SUV known as the standard for all sports utility vehicles.

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    Engine Removal Tips

    I'm going to remove the engine on my Ford Explorer 2006/ 4.0 V6 need some tips for best result.

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

    Power Windows Do Not Operate

    All 4 windows are not operable. Checked fuse under hood and replaced main power switch in driver's side door. After deveral hor sof a technician chekcing he believes it may be a grounding issue. Can a...

    4,408 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    Instrument Cluster Is Out And The Car Does Not Crank What Is Causing It.

    Battery is good , fuses are good

    5 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)

    Instrument Cluster Is Out And The Car Does Not Crank What Is Causing It.

    Instrument cluster is out , car wo t crank . Battery is good , fuses are good. What could be causing this

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    Ford Explorer Cooling Fan Issue

    I have a 2006 Ford Explorer XLT which will frequently not kick into gear at low speeds and the cooling fan will run faster when gas pedal is pressed. If gas pedal pressed down hard for a couple sec...

    5,193 views with 16 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)