What's your story?
Everybody's got one. But the stories that come from those who own a Ford just happen to be a little more interesting. Maybe we're partial, but we know what we like. And we like to hear from each other about our driving experiences. So we can laugh, learn, let it out, and... what else? You tell us.
There are 222 stories for: SUVs .
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08.26.14
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I ordered a 1996 Explorer and am still driving it.  I have put over 302,000 miles on the car.
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Our journey began in Homer Alaska when I bought my 1994 Ford Explorer. I'm a stained glass artist, mom and wolf whisperer. We moved to Beulah Colorado, a very small mountain town arriving like the Beverly Hillbillies. We had pulled our Jaguar behind us on an auto transport, camping along the way. Th
MAY
27
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How many 29 year olds are still driving and loving their car from high school? I got my first car when I turned 17, a white 2001 Ford Explorer Sport affectionately named Luckie. Luckie took me to high school football games, my graduation, and across the country to college. I’ve taken Lu
05.27.14
MAY
27
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On September 12, 2012 my life as I knew it changed forever. My husband, a decorated marine veteran, had 2 massive strokes due to his service connection. Our lives became consumed with cardiologists, neurologists, speech, physical, recreational and occupational therapists and constant driving to 7 di
MAY
15
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My best friend and I planned a girls trip to meet somewhere between Louisville and Columbus, where we each lived. We booked a 3 story cabin that took in dogs for the weekend and began our trip to meet in the middle for our little mini-reunion. About 10 miles from where the cabin was located I realiz
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04.29.14
APR
29
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On 2/18/14 I was driving home from work on a major freeway in Tempe, AZ. Traffice was stop and go, and as I was slowing for another stop I looked in my rear view mirror and noticed the driver behind me was not paying attention and was not going to stop.  Before I could do anything I was hit fro
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04.16.14
APR
16
Exactly 300000.
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1995 ford explorer ext. 4x4 6cyc hitting exactly 300,000 miles in my parking spot after driving 600+ mile round trip to my brother house. The chance of that happening has to be astronumicle to be able to hit that exactly 300,000 miles in that exact spot. I hate to move it w/exactly 300000 miles exa
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04.07.14
APR
07
Ford Safety
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Kudos to the makers of Ford 2006 Explorer key fob. Recentlly a woman was carjacked at knifepoint because when she pressed her keyfob all doors unlocked at the same time letting her assailant in the car at the same time she got in. Ford's key fobs unlock only the driver's door on the first press of t
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03.26.14
MAR
26
Long Lasting
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I here many times the slag used for the Ford Explorer and that they do not last. I bought my Exporer in July of 1994 and it has run well since that time. I currently have 304000 + miles on mine. I change the fluids at regular intervals and keep all the maint. UP. That works. Still going strong.
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03.17.14
MAR
17
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My family have been Ford people since the 90s. My children have had 4 and the new Limited my wife just bought is our third explorer.     i'm just writing to tell you that in the 50 yrs that i've been involved in buying cars this was the best experience i.ve ever had.  The people at Ho
02.21.14
FEB
21
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I have a 1999 ford explorer with 275,000 miles and it still going strong with basic maintances Built ford tough.
02.19.14
FEB
19
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I recently bought a 2000 Explorer with the ohv 4.0 v-6 and 5 speed manual transmission and automatic 4 wheel drive with 4 low . Our winter here has been terrible with lots of snow so far . But as usual my Ford has been awesome just like every Ford i have ever owned . My girlfriend owns a Jeep and is
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02.11.14
FEB
11
Built Ford Tough
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As of this writing, my 1999 Ford Explorer V8 has 282,393 miles.  65% city driving, 35% highway.  Original Owner, Original Engine...... and Original Transmission. That's right - original transmission! go Ford! go usa!  They do not get tougher than that.
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02.11.14
FEB
11
Meet Pickle
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I grew up in the UK, and in December 2005, I bought my first Ford Explorer, a 97 xlt. It was the UK spec, 4 doors and all the toys. I loved it. The day after I bought it, the timing slipped and damaged the engine. Whilst it was away being fixed, i discovered via the internet that Ford had sold a 2 d
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01.29.14
JAN
29
Baby Madalyn
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Just when I thought life couldn't get any more exciting, my husband and I delivered our baby girl in the front seat of our Ford Explorer! This is our Ford story. It was 2:20 am when my husband, 4 year old daughter, and I hurried into our truck to make it to the hospital. We were paniced and worried
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01.24.14
JAN
24
Dora The Explorer
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It's been a rough winter here in New York, my 1998 Ford Explorer hasn't hesitated or let me down a bit. This vehicle was given to me by a good friend when I needed it most, and has always come through for me and my family (my daughters call her Dora the Explorer). In this time of complaining about e
01.23.14
JAN
23
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It's interesting and I love te fact the my Explorer is still going strong! I sit back at times and see my wife's 2006 car need shop repair; I feel like my older Explorer is more reliable than most new cars on the road today. I hope to upgrade one day to a newer Exoplorer.
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01.02.14
JAN
02
My Ford And Me
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In 2006, my Lincoln Contential died unexpectedly on my way to work in Melville, NY 32 miles from my home in Brooklyn, NY. I had a great job working for one of New York's largest Newspapers Newsday as a Computer Operator. The very next weekend I ventured out into the auto market searching for a relia
JAN
02
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Just before Christmas 2013, my 3 daughters and I were driving in our Ford Explorer and did a complete 360 degree barrel roll over an embankment landing on the mud bank below. Luckily we landed right side up and we were able to get out safely after a very scary experience. I want to thank you Fo
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01.02.14
JAN
02
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I was recently involved in an accident with my 2003 XLT. I hit a telephone pole side impact. The only injuries I sustained was a torn shoulder muscle. The passenger cabin held up the way it was designed so thankful for that. Although I can't afford another truck, it will take time for me to earn the
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12.10.13
DEC
10
Lots Of Good Miles
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I just recently traded in my 1996 Explorer with an amazing 352,989 miles on it! Never a breakdown.  Al I did to maintain the vehicle was to regularly change fluids.  I was wondering if anyone has heard of higher mileage on an Explorer.
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11.19.13
NOV
19
High Mileage
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I have a 99 Ford Explorer that we have done very little work to since we have had it.  So far it has 320,000 miles and still going strong.  I am beleiving to get 500,000 plus miles.   Thank you Ford!
10.23.13
OCT
23
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Struck by a tractor trailer traveling 25 mph while stopped at a red light, lost the bumper and the hatch and was slightly banged up. Thanks Ford, you engineered a vehicle that protected me when I needed it the most. 
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10.17.13
OCT
17
Faithful Service
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with God's help we crossed the 300k milestone last month ... Thanks !!!
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