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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    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

    8 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)

    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...

    4,598 views with 14 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    Check Engine Light

    I have ford explorer 2006 6cylinder 4 ltr . My check engine light comes on everytime my fuel tank is less than half. Please help !!!!

    11 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

    Camshaft And Crankshaft Timing How To. Ford Explorer 2006 4.0 Engine

    Need help on setting the timing (camshaft & crankshaft)

    21 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    Will An Explorer With 150k In Miles Give Me A Lot Of Trouble?

    I was looking at at least a 2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bower edition with 150,000 and I need this to travel my family in. Do you think it will be very expensive for maintenance over the next 100,000 ...

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