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Ford Explorer Sport Trac, Exterior, Engine, Interior, Truck
#357 of 386 Rattles in bed of sport trac
Apr 26, 2001 (6:18 pm)
Has anybody else experienced some creaking noises in the bed of their truck when going over some uneven bumps? Seems like the bed is doing some twisting. The plastic probably is not providing the same rigid structure as steel would. Also I did eliminate some tapping noises by trimming some of the plastic wheelwell that was vibrating against the body where the body meets the truck bed.
#358 of 386 Looking to Lease
Apr 27, 2001 (1:26 pm)
My lease on a 97 CRV is about to expire. We really like the Sport Tracks but haven't found a way to lease one. I inquired about one with automatic as the only option. The guy figured a 48 month lease would run me about $440/mo ! Our CRV is mint with only 32,000 miles on it, so I figure it's worth a couple thousand more than the pay off. The "price on it was only about 1000 less than the Sport Track and payments only 318. I understand that Fords are expected to depreciate more than Honda's but that can't be enough to result in the kind of payments he was talking about. I figured he was trying to gouge me so I cut the call short without getting all the numbers. (This was a leasing company not operated by a dealership.)
An earlier posting (343) mentioned a loaded Sprt Track lease offer of $325/mo. with $1000 down. That sounds great. Any suggestions on how to get a deal like that would be appreciated.
#359 of 386 Vibration or "Shimmy" at 700 mph
Apr 30, 2001 (7:57 am)
My ST has 11K miles and is awesome - except for the annoying "shimmy" between 70 and 80 mph. The steering wheel shakes and if you look at the passenger seat, you can see it shaking.
I have had the tires balanced and front end aligned three times at the dealership. They do not know how to fix this.
I recall that there was a service notice on this problem but I cannot find it - any help would be greatly appreciated.
#360 of 386 How to Disable Rear Radio Control?
May 03, 2001 (2:15 pm)
Does anyone know how to disable the rear radio controls?
I've had an aweful customer support experience with Ford and the dealership... and the kids are driving me nuts!!!
#361 of 386 RE: rear radio controls
May 06, 2001 (4:18 pm)
Go to www.mysporttrac.com all the info you ever wanted on your ST believe its buttons 5 and 8 held at same time but search that site answer is there,
#362 of 386 358 Vibration or "Shimmy" at 700 mph
May 17, 2001 (7:05 am)
change front tires.
May 17, 2001 (8:31 am)
I order the ford hitch for my st and let me tell you that look really good. I putted myself and took me 2 hours. I recommend getting some help when installing. Price $125.00.