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ExplorerX Generations

1st Generation Explorers | 1991-1994

Ford Explorers first came off the assembly line on April 12, 1990 and were available in several styles, trim packages and configurations. Questions and topics pertaining to the first generation of Explorers belong here.
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2nd Generation Explorers | 1995-2001

Second gen Explorers had significant exterior and suspension updates as well as overhauled interior appointments. Second gen Ford Explorer topics here!
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3rd Generation Explorers | 2002-2005

Resigned for 2002 with new engine options, third row seating and independent rear suspension on most models. Stability control was new this year.
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4th Generation Explorers | 2006-2010

2006 brought new up-sized frame design and the beginning of expansive new safety features. Questions about to the fourth generation of Explorers here.
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5th Generation Explorers | 2011 - 2019

Intelligent design features, unibody structure, ABS, and a new production facility mark the beginning of the 5th generation Ford Explorer. Late model topics including the redesigned 2016 models here!
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6th Generation Explorers | 2020 - Present

The 6th generation Explorer returns to its roots with standard rear-wheel-drive and a longitudinally-mounted engine, along with a new unibody platform, full redesign, standard safety tech and a hybrid option that make it feel like a fundamentally different vehicle.
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Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Aviator

Discuss at will anything pertaining to all models and years of the Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer and Lincoln Aviator.
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Saleen Explorer XP6/XP8

The official Saleen Explorer XP6 & XP8 (1998-2001) discussion forum.
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How To / DIY Guides

Feel free to submit your own Guides for literally anything on your Explorer - pictures encouraged! If you are looking for help on a specific topic, feel free to ask for a Guide! Our courteous members will try to assist you as much as possible.
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Paint / Body / Detailing

For topics related to auto body work, paint finishing and detailing.
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Wheels / Tires

Learn how to lift or lower your Explorer, and choose the wheels and tires that are right for your application.
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Suspension

Threads on springs, shocks and other suspension items that are non-year specific.
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Audio / Video / Security

Any and all discussion regarding sound systems & visual entertainment in your Explorer should be posted here.
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Performance Tuning

Any questions or discussion related to performance (engine, exhaust, bolt-ons, etc.) modifications belong inside here. Learn how to get more horsepower and torque for your ride!
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Towing / Hauling

Discussion of proper Explorer towing ratings, recommended equipment, etc. Because U-Haul sucks!
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Got something you want to sell? Looking for something to buy? Discuss in here. ExplorerX.com will not be responsible for any transactions.
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  1. Introductions
    Just joined. I have a 1998 Explorer Sport XLT- 2-door, 4WD, manual transmission. Love the car but it has 258,000 miles and I now have a job where at times I need to drive +700 miles. It's great for short trips around town, but I don't fell like I can trust it anymore for long trips. Hate to...
  2. How To / DIY Guides
    Hey guys. Yesterday I noticed my ac didn't blow cold air after starting it up. The ac compressor is cycling, confirmed by watching as I pull/replace the relay. The gauge pressures were equalized at 120psi. I sucked the system down into a vacuum for an hour, vacuum stayed constant even after...
  3. 1st Generation Explorers | 1991-1994
    Hi Guys + Girls, New to the forum and hoping for some insight to the problem at hand. My daughter has a 94 Explorer that has had a fuel gauge issue since she got it. The gauge always reads past full. I assumed it was a sender issue and when the fuel pump quit, I decided to put a new fuel pump...
  4. 2nd Generation Explorers | 1995-2001
    Hello all. I have a beautiful 1996 XlT, and it is my main daily driver. Only 76,000 miles. It still looks brand new. But since it is a 1996, I have spent the last 2 years fixing and replacing all the rubber dry rotted vaccume lines and seals and bushings, I think I've about got it all done...
  5. 3rd Generation Explorers | 2002-2005
    Hi All, I have searched but didn't find anything yet. Does anyone know what it would take to convert the explorer sport front end to an explorer front. other than bumper, headlights, and grille, do I need to get a new header panel for mounting the lights and grille? I have a 2002 explorer sport...
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