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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

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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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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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  1. 4th Generation Explorers | 2006-2010
    Hello, My 06 XLT 4WD 4.0L has lost the Sounds from the Turn Signals, Lights Left On, Seat Belts not Fastened, Key Left In, and all other warning sounds. I can't find a reason for all sounds being lost. Any Ideas?
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    I have a 1996 Explorer 2DR Sport Utility with over 200,000 miles, original engine. Tin the past, I have just taken it in to the local "place" for an oil change. However, I have decided that I would like to do the next one or two myself. Oil filter is not an issue but the oil, as recommend...
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