Ford Explorer 2011-2015 Factory Service Manual


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The Ford Explorer is one of the better known hybrid SUVs, one that has been around for a long while. With a standard turbocharged V6 motor that makes 290 strength at 255 pound-feet of torque, it is very brave find a good pace. As sheltered as SUVs come, this vehicle highlights influence and footing control, front and side airbags and front knee airbags. Overhauled trim levels will net you a reinforcement camera, crash control and cautioning framework with path takeoff alerts. With 80 cubic feet of load room, which can increment when you overlap down the 60/40 parting seat of the back third-push, there’s room in abundance for that enticing end of the week outdoors trip. The MyFord Touch interface (discretionary update) includes GPS, voice-enacted reassure control, Bluetooth and spilling sound and video, yet can be languid and inert. Delightfully planned bunches of measures expand the delicate touch dashboard, with a debauched and open inside that could leave somewhat a greater amount of headroom for taller travelers. The constrained 3-year/36,000 mile heavily congested guarantee ought to be moved up to ensure your interest right now adaptable hybrid by Ford.The Ford Explorer has been evaluated one of the most secure utility vehicles at any size or value; it’s the principal vehicle on the planet to offer back inflatable safety belts. Bend control- – a further developed rendition of electronic dependability control- – is likewise a Ford selective. Portage’s MyKey framework assists guardians with bringing in high schooler drivers. The Explorer additionally stands apart for being one of the “greenest” decisions accessible. Passage asserts top tier gas mileage for non-cross breeds and notes that the Explorer EcoBoost will go 20 percent more remote on a gallon of gas than the Honda Pilot.

Models Covered :

2012 Version Compatible with:

Ford Explorer 2011
Ford Explorer 2012
Ford Explorer 2013
Ford Explorer 2014
Ford Explorer 2015

Manual Covers :

Accessories and Body, Cab:

Anti-Theft System – Passive Anti-Theft System – With Intelligent Access

Anti-Theft System – Passive Anti-Theft System – Without Intelligent Access

Anti-Theft System – Perimeter

Body Panel System – Body Closures

Body Panel System – Body System – General Information

Body Panel System – Front End Body Panels

Body System – UNI-Body, Subframe & Mounting System

Bumper System

Cruise Control – Adaptive

Cruise Control – Non-Adaptive

Exterior Lighting System

Exterior Trim & Ornamentation

Handles, Locks, Latches And Entry Systems – With Intelligent Access

Handles, Locks, Latches And Entry Systems – Without Intelligent Access

Horn System

Information Center – Instrumentation, Message Center, And Warning Chimes

Information System And Entertainment System – Premium

Information System And Entertainment System – Premium Plus

Information System And Entertainment System – Sony® Sound

Instrument Cluster Illumination And Panel Illumination

Instrument Panel And Console

Interior Lighting System

Interior Trim And Ornamentation

Module Communications Network

Module Configuration System

Multifunction Electronic Modules

Parking Aid System – Active Park Assist

Parking Aid System

Rear View Mirror

Seat System – Seats-Seating – 1st Row

Seat System – Seats-Seating – 2nd Row

Seat System – Seats-Seating – 3rd Row

Side And Rear Vision

Steering Column Switches

Sunroof – Roof Opening Panel

Universal Transmitter – Universal Home Transmitter

Warning System – Collision Avoidance

Windows And Glass – Glass, Frames And Mechanisms

Wiper System & Washer System

Ateqp Tpms Reset Procedure (Integrated Keyhead Transmitter):

Ateqp Tpms Reset Procedure (Integrated Keyhead Transmitter)

Ateq Tpms Reset Procedure (Intelligent Access – IA):

Ateq Tpms Reset Procedure (Intelligent Access – IA)

Automatic Stop/ Start Disable:

Automatic Stop/ Start Disable

Bartec Tpms Reset Procedure:

Bartec Tpms Reset Procedure


Adjustable Pedals

Anti-Lock Brake System And Stability Control

Front Disc Brake System

Hydraulic Brake System Actuation

Parking Brake System – Parking Brake & Actuation

Power Brake Actuation – Brake Booster

Rear Disc Brake System

Cabin Air Filter:

Cabin Air Filter

Canadian Model Reference:

Canadian Model Reference

Common Specs and Procedures:

Common Specs and Procedures

Driveline and Axle:


Front Drive Halfshafts

Rear Drive AxleDifferential

Rear Drive Halfshafts

DTC Index:

DTC Index


Battery, Battery Mounting & Battery Cables

O.E. Wiring Diagrams – Component Location Charts

O.E. Wiring Diagrams – Component Location Views

O.E. Wiring Diagrams – Component Testing

O.E. Wiring Diagrams – Connector Repair Procedures

O.E. Wiring Diagrams – Connector Views

O.E. Wiring Diagrams – Fuse And Relay Location

O.E. Wiring Diagrams – Ground Distribution

O.E. Wiring Diagrams – Introduction

O.E. Wiring Diagrams – Symbols

O.E. Wiring Diagrams – Vehicle Repair Location Charts

OEM Wiring Diagrams



Control Abbreviations


Engine Cooling System

Engine Ignition System – 2.0L-GTDI

Engine Ignition System – 3.5L-TI-VCT

Engine Mechanical – 2.0L-GTDI

Engine Mechanical – 3.5L-TI-VCT

Exhaust System

Fuel Tank & Fuel Lines

Starting System

Engine Performance:

Accessory Drive Belt

Description & Operation

Diagnostic Methods

Engine Controls – Acceleration Control System

Engine Controls – Electronic Engine Controls

Engine Emission Control System

Evaporative Emissions System

Fuel Charging And Controls – 2.0L-GTDI

Fuel Charging And Controls – 3.5L-TI-VCT

Intake Air Distribution System & Intake Air Filtering System


Mode 6

Pinpoint Test

Powertrain DTC Charts & Descriptions

Reference Values

Symptom Charts

Turbocharger – 2.0L-GTDI

General Information:

Anti-Lock Brake Safety Precautions

Auxillary 110V Power Point Inverter

Brake System – General Information

Charging System

Clutch Trouble Shooting

Commonly Used Abbreviations

Drive Axle Noise Diagnosis

Driveline System – General Information

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Warning – Basic Information

Engine Displacement Conversion Table

Engine Overhaul Procedures

Engine Performance Diagnostic Routine Outline

Engine Performance Safety Precautions

Engine System – General Information

English-Metric Conversion Chart

Ford Color Coding Identification

Fuel System – General Information

Gear Tooth Contact Patterns

General Cooling System Service

Jacking & Lifting

Maintenance Schedule

Manual Transmission Trouble Shooting

Noise, Vibration & Harshness

Parasitic Load Explanation & Test Procedures

Service Information

State Emission Standards – Gasoline

State Emission Standards

Suspension System – General Information

Symptom Check List Worksheets

Trouble Shooting – Basic Procedures


Using Wiring Diagrams

VIN – Identification Codes

Waveforms – Injector Pattern Tutorial

Wheel Alignment Theory & Operation


Auxiliary Climate Control

Climate Control – DATC

Climate Control – EMTC

OBD-II Readiness Monitors:

OBD-II Readiness Monitors

Reminder Indicator Reset Procedures:

Reminder Indicator Reset Procedures


Safety Belt System

Supplemental Restraint System


Electronic Power Assist Steering

Steering Column


Ford Wheel Alignment Specifications

Front Suspension

Rear Suspension

Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Wheels & Tires

System Wiring Diagrams:

Wiring Diagrams

Tire Pressure Monitor Systems:

Tire Pressure Monitor Systems


Automatic Transmission (6F35)

Automatic Transmission (6F506F55)

Automatic Transmission Cooling System

Automatic Transmission External Control – Select Shift

Automatic Transmission External Control – Transmission Control Switch

Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Systems

Transfer Case – Power Transfer Unit

Uniform Inspection and Communication Standards:

Brake Systems

Drive Train & Transmission Systems

Electrical Systems

Engine Performance And Maintenance

Exhaust Systems

Heating, Ventilation And Air Conditioning Systems

Routine Inspection Reference Guide

Steering & Suspension Systems

This manual is the same as the manual used by workshops. Service Manual contains detailed instructions and step by step diagrams for all workshop procedures.

Language: English
Format: PDF

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