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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Cranks But Will Not Start

Drove my 2002 ford explorer sport ( NOT sport trac) on several errands. After coming out of one of the stores the truck would crank but not start. Towed it to a friend's house ( heated garage) . Repla...

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Ford Explorer Sport 2002 Battery Terminal

I have a 2002 explorer sport. My car was low on gas so i went to fill up at the gas station. After it was full, i tried to start my car and it was clicking. I bought a new battery and replaced it. ...

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I Have A 2013 Ford Explorer Sport With 3.5 Ecoboost Motor. Will A Motor Fr...

The engine had a lot of carbon build up and caused the fuel injectors stick. I got those fixed and I have nothing but problems with it ever since. I was advised by shop to change my fuel grade and...

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2001 Ford Sport Trac

Had probable with 4 wheel drive . Unplugged the tccm drove to auto parts store they said they didn't have one so I drove home I tapped on the relay and reinstalled with some dielectric grease . Di...

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Ford Explorer Sport Won't Start Up

My 2002 ford explorer sport cranks but won't start what can the problem be?

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Ford Explorer Sport Overview

The Ford Explorer Sport was a niche model that got left behind as Ford marketed the Explorer, its flagship midsize SUV, increasingly to a suburban family-transportation market.

The Explorer Sport, based on the entry-level XLS trim of 2000, maintained a separate brand identity designed to appeal to drivers who had been drawn to the earlier Explorer models for their ruggedness and off-road potential.

As the Explorer's wheelbase grew, and as its interior became more lush, the Explorer Sport (which kept the 2000 platform) looked smaller and more agile in comparison to its suburban cousin.

It was the success of the Ford Escape, launched in 2001, that finally proved to be the end of the Explorer Sport. Rather than redesign the outdated model, the suits in Dearborn decided simply to discontinue the Explorer Sport and leave that market niche to the Escape.

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