A check engine light on a Ford Explorer sometimes indicates a simple problem, such as a gas cap that needs tightening, or something more complex and expensive, such as a bad catalytic converter. It often requires a trip ... More »

The ABS light in a Ford Explorer comes on and stays on when there is a problem with the brake system or in cases where spark plugs are wearing thin. This light indicates there is an issue with stopping power that generat... More »

There are hundreds of Ford engine codes, or on-board diagnostics, but some of the more common ones encountered are P0455, P1000, P1131, P0171 and P0102. A vehicle's on-board diagnostics is its way of communicating any is... More »

The check engine light on a Ford Ranger, or any other vehicle, can indicate a variety of problems, ranging from a loose gas cap to a faulty catalytic converter. Occasionally, the check engine light comes on because of a ... More »

The check engine light illuminates when the onboard computer detects one numerous issues, including problems with an oxygen sensor, mass airflow sensor, gas cap, spark plugs or catalytic converter. Making repairs quickly... More »

The check engine light may come on for various reasons including if the gas cap is loose, oxygen sensor needs replacing, spark plugs need replacing and catalytic converter has a problem. It is a good idea to check the en... More »

The miles per gallon rating of a Ford Explorer depends upon where the vehicle is driven, the type of engine and the kind of fuel used. A 2014 Explorer with front-wheel drive and a four-cylinder engine averages 20 miles p... More »