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#4470 of 6385 Re: Water seepage in 1998 Ford Explorer [bartpsy]
Oct 03, 2005 (11:11 pm)
If you open the hatch, across the top of the body is a metal lip that the rubber seal slips onto. Pull the seal off if you can, examine the metal ridge for rust on both sides of the lip - water runs down into this area, then down the sides of the door. Any rust can be an entry point, unless it is very light.
Check the seal carefully for cracks - it is not hard to replace.
#4471 of 6385 Re: Water seepage in 1998 Ford Explorer [bartpsy]
Oct 04, 2005 (8:31 am)
I am having the same problem, except I think it may be coming in the back drivers side window. I can actually see water come in when I get it washed.
#4472 of 6385 1998 explorerer front end bouncing
Oct 04, 2005 (8:35 am)
Just took my explorer in had the front end redone. New ball joints, new bearings, front and rear shocks replaced, 122k miles on the truck.
Got on the highway last night and when I got between 65 and 75 mph, experienced an incredible bouncing vibration coming from through the steering wheel, felt like the front right was bouncing. Any ideas what this could be?
#4473 of 6385 Re: 1998 explorerer front end bouncing [dieseljoe1]
Oct 04, 2005 (1:19 pm)
might want to check your engine mounts. just a thought, i had an older explorer and they went out and caused something similar to what you are describing.
another thing I would recheck all the work that was done, maybe something was done correctly or was left loose.
could be numerous things, alignment or balancing could be way off. check it all.
#4474 of 6385 Re: Ford Explorer Headlights [alvarajl]
Oct 05, 2005 (12:45 pm)
Did the changing of the two switches (or just one) fix the issue? I have the same issue with my 1998. PLEASE HELP !!!!
#4476 of 6385 Re: 1996 FORD EXPLORER SHIFTING PROBLEMS [dlynn2]
Oct 05, 2005 (7:39 pm)
You may want to get your transmission looked at. The flashing OD light is not a good sign.
#4477 of 6385 Re: 2004 Explorer Front end Clunk [wconnors]
Oct 05, 2005 (7:45 pm)
If you have another dealership in town, take it to them. It sounds liek something is going on in the front end. Good thing is you are covered up to 36k miles so it is covered by warranty.
Oct 05, 2005 (8:10 pm)
how much are you guys paying for 60k service in your area? over here in northern ca, they go from $580 to $900!!!! and I looked at the list, it's all inspections and changing fluid!!!!!!!
#4479 of 6385 Re: 60k service [alman08]
by steve_ HOST
Oct 05, 2005 (8:25 pm)
Check out the Edmunds Maintenance Guide for what we think your 60k service should cost in your zip code.