Safety Ratings
2006 Ford Explorer
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 3.0000
Number of Recalls4
Number of Complaints475
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2006 Ford Explorer vehicles

2006 Ford Explorer (9/3/2010)  

Campaign Number: 10E043000

Component Name: EQUIPMENT

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: MARATHON IS RECALLING CERTAIN SEAT COVERS, BRAND SUPERHIDES WITH PART NUMBERS 593, 594, 578, 960, 228, 228-09, 267-08, 333, 625, AND 630, SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE SEAT COVERS ARE MADE OF HEAVIER THREAD AND ARE NOT COMPATIBLE WITH SEATS CONTAINING SIDE AIRBAGS. THE HEAVIER SEAT COVER COULD INTERFERE WITH FULL DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIRBAG IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

Defect: AN IMPROPERLY DEPLOYED AIRBAG COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY.

Corrective Action: MARATHON WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF RECORD AND REPLACE THE SEAT COVER FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MARATHON AT 1-800-735-2769.

2006 Ford Explorer (12/11/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07E104000

Component Name: VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: CERTAIN CURVED TEMPERED REPLACEMENT GLASS MANUFACTURED BY HANGZHOU SAFETY GLASS LTD AND SUPPLIED TO SAFELITE BY AUTO TEMP INC., IDENTIFIED AS DOT-430, AND SOLD FOR USE ON CERTAIN DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN VEHICLES MAY NOT BREAK INTO SMALL PIECES AS EXPECTED OF TEMPERED GLASS AND FAILS TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 205, "GLAZING MATERIALS."

Defect: IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT(S) MAY BE SERIOUSLY INJURED BY SHATTERED GLASS.

Corrective Action: SAFELITE WILL NOTIFY ITS RETAIL CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE GLASS FREE OF CHARGE. RETAIL CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT SAFELITE TOLL FREE AT 1-888-843-2906. SAFELITE WILL NOTIFY ITS WHOLESALE CUSTOMERS AND REIMBURSE WHOLESALE CUSTOMERS FOR CURRENT INVENTORY AND AT A SPECIFIED RATE FOR REPLACING THEIR CUSTOMER'S GLASS. WHOLESALE CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT SAFELITE'S WHOLESALE DIVISION, SERVICE AUTOGLASS TOLL FREE AT 1-888-246-6298. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 15, 2008.

2006 Ford Explorer (5/24/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06E049000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: CERTAIN CK MOTORSPORTS COMBINATION HEADLIGHTS, CLEAR CORNER, BUMPER, AND SIDE MARKER LIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Defect: WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action: CK MOTORSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE NONCOMPLIANT LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 1, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CK MOTORSPORT AT 1-909-610-7211.

2006 Ford Explorer (11/9/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V520000

Component Name: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, PASSENGER CARS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITHOUT GREASE BEING APPLIED TO THE OUTPUT SHAFT GEAR.

Defect: AFTER A PERIOD OF CONTINUOUS USE ON THE HIGH SPEED SETTING, LACK OF GREASE ON THE OUTPUT SHAFT GEAR MAY CAUSE THE GEAR TO DISTORT OR FRACTURE DURING OPERATION RESULTING IN A LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION. INOPERATIVE WIPERS UNDER INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD CAUSE A CRASH DUE TO IMPAIRED VISIBILITY.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WIPER MOTOR FOR THE PRESENCE OF GREASE AND GREASE THE WIPER MOTOR GEARS IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 22, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673 OR LINCOLN/MERCURY AT 1-800-521-4140.

2006 FORD EXPLORER for sale

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2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$14,995

2006 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 75005 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer XLT

$12,998

2006 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 67313 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Columbia, MD
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$9,975

2006 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 120294 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Odessa, TX
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer XLT

$9,995

2006 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 109721 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Great Falls, MT
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$7,895

2006 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 116267 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer XLT

$10,996

2006 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 117332 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Reno, NV
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer XLT

$11,988

2006 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 82051 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Indianapolis, IN
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$12,988

2006 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 86434 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Odessa, TX
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$11,888

2006 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 87453 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Franklin, MA
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer XLT

$7,392

2006 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 138011 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: South Attleboro, MA
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer Limited Edition

$9,995

2006 FORD EXPLORER LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 124475 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Pekin, IL
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer XLT

$10,796

2006 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 74174 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Pekin, IL
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer XLT

$9,950

2006 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 98177 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Utica, NY
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer Limited Edition

$7,990

2006 FORD EXPLORER LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 135638 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Dover, OH
  • MPG: 13 City / 18 Hwy

2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$12,900

2006 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 112669 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Paducah, KY
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy
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