Safety Ratings
2001 Ford Explorer
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 2.0000
Number of Recalls28
Number of Complaints1316
Number of Investigations4
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2001 Ford Explorer vehicles

2001 Ford Explorer (10/13/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09V399000

Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: FORD IS RECALLING MODEL YEARS 1995-2003 WINDSTAR, 2000-2003 EXCURSION DIESEL, 1993-1997 AND 1999-2003 F-250 SD THROUGH F-550 SD DIESEL, 1992-2003 E-150 THROUGH E-550, 1995-2002 EXPLORER, 1997 AND 2002 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER, 1995-1997 AND 2001-2003 RANGER, AND 1994 F53 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE TEXAS INSTRUMENTS SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH (SCDS). THE SCDS MAY LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Defect: A VEHICLE FIRE COULD OCCUR WITH OR WITHOUT THE ENGINE RUNNING.

Corrective Action: FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS THAT DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS IN LINE WITH THE SCDS. ON 1999-2003 WINDSTAR VEHICLES WITH A LEAKING SCDS, DEALERS WILL ALSO INSPECT THE ABS CONTROL MODULE CONNECTOR AND REPAIR AS NECESSARY. REPAIRS WILL BE COMPLETED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 27, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-2751.

2001 Ford Explorer (5/11/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E025000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Defect: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

2001 Ford Explorer (4/7/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E012000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Defect: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

2001 Ford Explorer (8/3/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07V336000

Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Defect: THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. OWNERS OF THE PASSENGER CARS INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED AS AN INTERIM REPAIR. AS SOON AS REPAIR PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EXPECTED OCTOBER 2007), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2007, AND MAILING COMPLETED BY SEPTEMBER 19, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-2751.

2001 Ford Explorer (6/13/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06E056000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: CERTAIN AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS SOLD UNDER THE PUROLATOR BRAND NAME, P/N F65277, SHIPPED FROM JANUARY 16 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2006, FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INCORRECT DESIGN, THE QUICK CONNECTORS MAY NOT FULLY SEAT WITH THE TUBE INTERFACE, EVEN THOUGH THE PERSON MAKING THE CONNECTION MAY BELIEVE THAT THE QUICK CONNECTOR IS FULLY ATTACHED.

Defect: FAILURE OF THIS CONNECTION COULD LEAD TO FUEL SPILLAGE AND, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action: UFI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UFI FILTERS USA AT 800-230-5876.

2001 Gold FORD EXPLORER for sale

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2001 Ford Explorer Sport

New Listing
$5,498

2001 FORD EXPLORER SPORT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 66533 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Englewood, CO
  • MPG: 13 City / 17 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer Sport

$4,990

2001 FORD EXPLORER SPORT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 171650 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Chula Vista, CA
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer XLT

New Listing
Contact Dealer For Pricing

2001 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 184347 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Dayton, OH
  • MPG: 13 City / 17 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer Sport

$7,295

2001 FORD EXPLORER SPORT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 162921 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Staunton, VA
  • MPG: 13 City / 17 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer XLT

$5,900

2001 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 128017 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Loup City, NE
  • MPG: 13 City / 17 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer Sport

$33,850

2001 FORD EXPLORER SPORT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 173668 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Brewton, AL
  • MPG: 16 City / 20 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer Sport

$3,995

2001 FORD EXPLORER SPORT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 170284 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Pasco, WA
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer Sport

New Listing
$2,977

2001 FORD EXPLORER SPORT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 222143 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Picayune, MS
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer Sport

New Listing
$6,000

2001 FORD EXPLORER SPORT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 63176 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Highland, IN
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer Sport

$4,990

2001 FORD EXPLORER SPORT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 120407 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Hayden, ID
  • MPG: 13 City / 17 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer XLT

$3,995

2001 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 94897 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Honolulu, HI
  • MPG: 13 City / 17 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer Sport

$3,000

2001 FORD EXPLORER SPORT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 145231 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Pensacola, FL
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer XLS

$5,995

2001 FORD EXPLORER XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 177745 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Greenville, TX
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer XLT

$4,950

2001 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 132811 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Pompano Beach, FL
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer XLT

$2,999

2001 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 193148 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Southfield, MI
  • MPG: 13 City / 17 Hwy
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