Safety Ratings
2008 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 Recalls3
Number of Complaints57
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2008 Ford Explorer vehicles

2008 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.

2008 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.

2008 Ford Explorer (9/26/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07V453000

Component Name: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.6L ENGINE AND 6R TRANSMISSION, THE BOLT SECURING THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINE FITTINGS AT THE TRANSMISSION MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SUFFICIENTLY TORQUED DURING VEHICLE ASSEMBLY. AS A RESULT, THE BOLT MAY LOOSEN AND THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINES MAY DISENGAGE FROM THE TRANSMISSION, CAUSING A TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK.

Defect: IF LEAKING TRANSMISSION FLUID CONTACTS THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER, IT MAY POSE A RISK OF FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND HAVE THE TRANSMISSION COOLER LINE ATTACHMENT BOLT TIGHTENED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 30, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

2008 FORD EXPLORER for sale

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2008 Ford Explorer XLT

New Listing
$13,995

2008 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 61958 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Boise, ID
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer Limited Edition

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2008 FORD EXPLORER LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 75127 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Bozeman, MT
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer Limited Edition

$19,995

2008 FORD EXPLORER LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 61249 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Fresno, CA
  • MPG: 14 City / 20 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer XLT

$10,999
Price Reduced

2008 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 110283 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Fond Du Lac, WI
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$17,990

2008 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 75876 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Taylorville, IL
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$11,000

2008 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 142713 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Rockford, IL
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$13,992

2008 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 67622 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • MPG: 14 City / 20 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$16,991

2008 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 116243 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Elkhart, IN
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$15,554

2008 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 71669 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Charlotte, NC
  • MPG: 14 City / 20 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$13,000

2008 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 93060 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Jamaica, NY
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer XLT

New Listing
$13,471

2008 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 48783 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Amherst, OH
  • MPG: 14 City / 20 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer XLT

New Listing
$10,971

2008 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 91902 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Amherst, OH
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer XLT

$8,494
Price Reduced

2008 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 149008 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Littleton, CO
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer XLT

$12,492

2008 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 100632 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

New Listing
$9,892

2008 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 184550 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Brown
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Timonium, MD
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy
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