I have a 97 explorer awd, it goes through brake pads and runs calipers in a matter of weeks. I've changed pads at least 6 times and I've also changed the calipers, the rear calipers twice now.

Asked by Nov 14, 2015 at 09:23 AM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

20,160

Sounds like hydraulic pressure to the calipers is not being released when the foot is off the brake. Check the master cylinder operation and the power brake system for proper operation.

20,160

How are the calipers being damaged?

Your Answer

Ford Explorer Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    10,910
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,380
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    2,490
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
897 Great Deals out of 70,648 listings starting at $1,045
Used Ford Expedition
374 Great Deals out of 19,506 listings starting at $1,295
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
652 Great Deals out of 39,510 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-150
2,317 Great Deals out of 183,061 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Durango
304 Great Deals out of 21,419 listings starting at $2,195
Used Toyota 4Runner
299 Great Deals out of 21,852 listings starting at $1,700
Used Nissan Pathfinder
341 Great Deals out of 24,597 listings starting at $1,000
Used GMC Yukon
405 Great Deals out of 21,404 listings starting at $1,495

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
69 Great Deals out of 37,372 listings starting at $21,080
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
74 Great Deals out of 3,570 listings starting at $14,989
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
231 Great Deals out of 5,946 listings starting at $11,799
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
231 Great Deals out of 5,055 listings starting at $9,950
2013 Ford Explorer For Sale
85 Great Deals out of 2,729 listings starting at $9,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.