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Ford recalls over 200,000 2016 F-150 pickups, Explorer SUVs
Ford recalls over 200,000 2016 F-150 pickups, Explorer SUVs

Faulty bolts that secure front seats on certain 2016 Ford F-150 pickups and 2016 Ford Explorer SUVs have prompted the automaker to issue a recall. Owners of more than 200,000 examples of the industry's best-selling pickup and one of its most popular SUVs will receive letters asking them to bring...Read More»

2018 Ford Explorer, 2017 New York auto show
2018 Ford Explorer update: squint to see the changes

With its Explorer beginning to gray at its temples, Ford has given it the gentlest of touchups—and some new in-cabin technologies—to keep it on shoppers' radar. You'll have to look closely to see how the Explorer has changed for 2018 Lightly revised front and rear bumpers feature new...Read More»

2014 Ford Explorer
Feds investigating Ford Explorers over exhaust leaking into cabin

The number of complaints the NHTSA has received from owners of 2011 through 2015 Ford Explorers about exhaust fumes reaching the passenger compartment has increased considerably since the federal agency first launched its. Back in July, the federal agency had received just over 150 complaints from...Read More»

2017 Kia Sorento
2017 Ford Explorer vs. 2017 Kia Sorento: Compare Cars

The fight for the family dollar has split the mid-size SUV class into smaller segments. Buyers can opt for vehicles that are larger or smaller, offer two rows of seats or three, and come with engines ranging from naturally aspirated inline-4s to turbocharged V-6s. The duo we're pitting against each...Read More»

2017 GMC Acadia
2017 Ford Explorer vs. 2017 GMC Acadia: Compare Cars

Looking for a three-row, mid-size crossover? Then you're probably cross-shopping a few likely nameplates. You might be looking at a Honda Pilot, Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee, and Nissan Pathfinder, but we think the GMC Acadia makes a strong case for itself, with seating for seven and a wide range...Read More»

2015 Ford Explorer
Ford recalls: Ford F-150, Explorer, Mustang, Expedition, Fusion, Taurus, Lincoln Navigator, more

Ford Motor Company issued five recalls today, with most affected vehicles being Ford-model trucks and SUVs. Combined, the recalls affect roughly 285,000 vehicles in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. If you believe that you own one of the vehicles listed below, we encourage you to call Ford Customer...Read More»

2016 Ford Explorer
2016 Ford Explorer, 2015-2016 Lincoln MKC recalled to replace engine block heaters

Ford Motor Company is recalling roughly 5,500 SUVs to fix a problem with their engine block heaters. Affected models include the 2016 Ford Explorer and the 2015-2016 Lincoln MKC. Ford says that the existing heaters on those vehicles can overheat due to the design of the engine block itself...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
Six Recalls Affect 2015 Ford F-150, 2016 Ford Explorer, 2001-2008 Ford Escape, And Other Models

Earlier this morning, Ford Motor Company issued a whopping six recalls for a variety of Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles, some as old as the 1998 model year. The problems range from structural issues to high-tech problems with adaptive cruise control systems. From oldest to newest vehicles, the...Read More»

2016 Ford Explorer
2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, Flex, 2015 Lincoln MKS, MKT Recalled To Fix Parking Brake

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for select, late-model crossovers and sedans, including the 2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, 2015 Ford Flex, and 2015 models of the Lincoln MKS and MKT. The recall affects nearly 8,000 vehicles and stems from an issue with the parking brake. The...Read More»

2013 Ford Explorer Sport
Ford Recalls 2011-2013 Explorer For Door Latches; Hearses, Ambulances For Other Issues

Ford Motor Co. is recalling some 2011-2013 Ford Explorer models, as well as Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, for an issue that may prevent the door from staying latched in a side-impact crash. The recall affects 212,911 vehicles—including 194,484 for the U.S.—built at the...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor
Feds End Investigation Of 2013 Ford Explorer With No Recall

After evaluating 20 complaints about brake problems in the 2013 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opted to close its investigation of the model without asking Ford to conduct a recall. ALSO SEE: Six Vehicles With The Most Eye-Catching Lighting...Read More»

2016 Ford Explorer Platinum  -  2014 Los Angeles Auto Show preview
2016 Ford Explorer Video

The Explorer has been a Ford mainstay for more than two decades, and this year, it’s getting a refresh midway through its first stint as a family-oriented crossover vehicle. The first thing you’ll notice about the refreshed Explorer is the updated front end. Ford says rugged is the word...Read More»

2016 Ford Explorer
2016 Explorer Platinum Elevates Ford Badge, Takes Aim At Denali

The Ford Explorer, an iconic utility-vehicle nameplate now in its 25th year, and the best-selling three-row SUV in the U.S., gets revamped for 2016. While a more powerful 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine option and a new look are part of it—and you no longer have to step up to a V-6 to...Read More»

2013 Ford Explorer Sport
2011-2013 Ford Explorer Recalled For Steering Gear Glitch

Ford Motor Company is recalling 2011-2013 Explorer SUVs for a steering problem. On affected vehicles, the power steering may revert to manual steering due to the power steering control module detecting a motor position sensor failure. This is a safety default built into the system, should the...Read More»

2013 Ford Explorer Sport
Ford Recalls 390,783 Vehicles For Potential Fuel Leaks

Ford is recalling a total of 390,783 Ford and Lincoln vehicles in the U.S. and federalized territories for potential fuel leaks. Worldwide, the number of vehicles affected is about 465,000 vehicles. Included in the recall in the U.S. are certain 2013 Ford Fusion mid-size sedans, Taurus full-size...Read More»

2013 Ford Explorer
Lincoln MKS, Ford Explorer, Taurus Recalled For Fuel Tank Issue

Ford is conducting a voluntary safety recall of a small number of 2013 Explorer SUVs, 2012 Taurus and Lincoln MKS sedans over concerns their fuel tanks may leak and pose a fire risk. An official safety recall notice posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts...Read More»

2005 Lincoln Aviator
NHTSA Nixes Probe Of Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator

In August of 2009, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an investigation of the 2002-2005 Ford Explorer, the 2003-2005 Lincoln Aviator, and the 2002-2005 Mercury Mountaineer. According to a notice on NHTSA's website, the agency had received numerous reports of those SUVs...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX
2015 Ford Mustang, Infiniti Recall, Drive 4 UR Community: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Ford and BMW both announced plans to raise money for charity and Infiniti recalled the 2013 JX due to a fuel system problem. Audi's Sport Quattro may be coming back and Chevrolet showed off the 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible. All this and more in today's car news, right...Read More»

1994 Dodge Ram
Patriot Acts: The Most Important American Cars Of The Past 25 Years

When history takes a look at the brand-new cars (and trucks) of the past 25 years, it won't be kind to many of them. So many nameplates failed to launch, a whole dealership in a parallel universe could be filled with the copies that went quietly to fleet sales or corporate use. That parking lot...Read More»

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