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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    Skgatlin5
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    Tail Lights In 2006 Ford Explorer Will Not Turn Off When Car Is Not Running...

    My tail light is still on and I don't have the car running... I even there are know keys in and the car is not running

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    bobbythelake
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    Have A 2006 Explorer With Air Flow At The Dash Problem.

    Found a piece of plastic about 3 inches long on passenger floor board after I could not get the air floe to go to the feet from the front vents below the radio. A stick will hold the vent door open ...

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    cliffsbear
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    Removing The Harmonic Balancer On My 2006 Ford

    Removing the harmonic balancer on my 2006 Ford Explorer unable to get the balancer to move off the crank shaft with my puller any suggestions.

    15 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
    Vrn123
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    2006 Ford Explorer Keyless Receiver Loc6

    The keyless remotes stopped working, I put a new battery in one and nothing worked. The remote works I had it tested,I tried to reprogram the remote and that didn't work either, I mean the car di...

    2 views with no answers yet
    DB Estep
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    I Have A 2006 Explorer I,am Starting To Hear A Gear Noise In The Front.seem...

    i,am starting to hear gear noise in the front.

    10 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)