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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    Ford Explorer 2006 My Emission Failed

    I have a ford explorer 2006 and my emission failed i need to buy a new computer engine mines dont work anyone know where can i go buy one

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    On The 2006 Ford Explorer Xlt -where Is The Passenger Fuse Panel?

    owner manual says it is located below the drivers instrument panel? took the screws loose from the bottom panel.....No fuse block

    6 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    Transmission Compatibility

    i need to replace the transmission on my 2006 4x4 v6 explorer. what years and models have compatible transmission?

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    Tring To Fix It Before I Have To Take It To Mechanic

    Car was running parked it went to use it again and it has no power nothing goes on

    9 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
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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...

    4,768 views with 14 answers (last answer about a month ago)