2004 Ford Explorer 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic
I'm considering purchasing a used 2003-2005 Ford Explorer for my daughter. I'ver heard that those years (starting in 2002 with the introduction of newly designed transmission) have a higher than normal frequency of transmission failure. We are planning on having the vehicle inspected.
My question is: will an pre-purchase inspection find indications of incipient failure or of a unit that may eventuallly fail. Are there things in particular that need to be checked. Is it advisable to take the vehicle to a transmission specialist for inspection.
Thanks for the assistance.
Sunday, October 11th, 2009 AT 12:00 PM