Ford Explorer 2018 Factory Service Repair Manual


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Perhaps the most brilliant component on the 2018 Ford Explorer Sport is likely the littlest: Whenever the back window is washed, liquid likewise flushes earth off the back-up camera. Same applies to the front camera that goes ahead the Sport model — shower some liquid on the front glass and the front camera gets a clean. It’s a decent answer for tenacious issue with cameras in autos, far less confounded than disguising the camera by and large, as certain makers do.

That little merriment was only one of numerous solaces on the maturing Explorer, presently in its fifth era. With an unobtrusive update to the LED headlamps and haze lights for 2018 after a facelift in 2016, the present adaptation has never looked better. Spy shots recommend an all new Explorer dependent on another stage is underway, yet it may not make a big appearance until in the not so distant future – conceivably at the 2018 L.A. Car expo, or in mid 2019 in Detroit for the 2020 model year.

All in all, what to think about the old officer that is still with us? Here and there, it’s really awful another Explorer is not too far off in light of the fact that the current has particularly been bowed and cleaned to an exclusive requirement — not one squeak, clatter or thump developed throughout driving the Explorer Sport over some freezing days. Also, the motor, transmission association is as tight as the taking care of and braking, making for an excessively pleasant ride.The motor in the Sport, a 3.5-liter, twin-turbo charged and coordinate infused V6, is a perfect fit, rousing the 2,465-kilogram Explorer from rest to 100 km/h in 6.3 seconds, as indicated by — and preventing from that speed in a great 33 meters, when outfitted with summer tires. The brake pedal feels strong, as well, with little travel, early chomp and zero blur in lively road driving.

Models Covered :

Ford Explorer 2018
Ford Explorer Police Interceptor 2018

Manual Covers :

Automatic Transmission:

6F35 – 6 Speed Automatic Speed

6F50 – 6 Speed Automatic Speed

External Controls

Transmission Cooling

Battery and Charging System:

Battery, Mounting and Cables

Charging System – General Information

Generator and Regulator

Voltage Converter/Inverter

Body and Paint:

Body Closures

Body Repairs – General Information

Body Repairs – Vehicle Specific Information and Tolerance Checkcs

Body System – General Information


Exterior Trim and Ornamentation

Front End Body Panels

Front End Sheet Metal Repairs

Front Seats

Glass, Frames and Mechanisms

Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems

Instrument Panel and Console

Interior Trim and Ornamentation

Paint – General Information

Rear End Sheet Metal Repairs

Rear View Mirrors

Roof Opening Panel

Roof Sheet Metal Repairs

Seatbelt Systems

Second Row Seats

Side Panel Sheet Metal Repairs

Supplemental Restraint System

Third Row Seats

Wipers and Washers

Brake System:

Antilock Brake System and Stability Control

Brake System – General Information

Front Disc Brake

Hydraulic Brake Actuation

Parking Brake and Actuation

Power Brake Actuation

Rear Disc Brake

Climate Control System:

Climate Control System – General Information

Rear Climate Control



Front Drive Halfshafts

Rear Axle/Differential

Rear Drive Halfshafts

Electrical Distribution:

Module Commmunications Network

Module Configuration

Electronic Feature Group:

Collision Warning and Collision Avoidance System

Cruise Control

Cruise Control – Vehicle With: Adaptive Cruise Control

Lane Departure Warning

Multifunction Electronic Modules

Passive Anti-Theft System

Passive Anti-Theft System – Vehicles With: Keyless Entry System

Perimeter Anti-Theft Alarm

Remote Convenience

Side and Rear Vision


Accessory Drive – 2.3L Ecoboost

Accessory Drive – 3.5L Duratec

Accessory Drive – 3.5L Ecoboost

Accessory Drive – 3.7L Duratec

Electronic Engine Controls – 2.3L Ecoboost

Electronic Engine Controls – 3.5L Duratec

Electronic Engine Controls – 3.5L Ecoboost

Electronic Engine Controls – 3.7L Duratec

Engine – 2.3L Ecoboost

Engine – 3.5L Duratec

Engine – 3.5L Ecoboost

Engine – 3.7L Duratec

Engine Cooling – 2.3L Ecoboost

Engine Cooling – 3.5L Duratec

Engine Cooling – 3.5L Ecoboost

Engine Cooling – 3.7L Duratec

Engine Emission Control – 2.3L Ecoboost

Engine Emission Control – 3.5L Duratec

Engine Emission Control – 3.5L Ecoboost

Engine Emission Control – 3.7L Duratec

Engine Ignition – 2.3L Ecoboost

Engine Ignition – 3.5L Duratec

Engine Ignition – 3.5L Ecoboost

Engine Ignition – 3.7L Duratec

Engine System – General Information

Evaporative Emissions – 2.3L Ecoboost

Evaporative Emissions – 3.5L Duratec

Evaporative Emissions – 3.5L Ecoboost

Evaporative Emissions – 3.7L Duratec

Fuel Charging and Controls – 2.3L Ecoboost

Fuel Charging and Controls – 3.5L Duratec

Fuel Charging and Controls – 3.5L Ecoboost

Fuel Charging and Controls – 3.7L Duratec

Fuel Charging and Controls – Turbocharger – 2.3L Ecoboost

Fuel Charging and Controls – Turbocharger – 3.5L Ecoboost

Intake Air Distribution – 2.3L Ecoboost

Intake Air Distribution – 3.5L Duratec

Intake Air Distribution – 3.5L Ecoboost

Starting System – 2.3L Ecoboost

Starting System – 3.5L Duratec

Starting System – 3.5L Ecoboost

Starting System – 3.7L Duratec

Exhaust System:

Exhaust System – 2.3L Ecoboost

Exhaust System – 3.5L Ecoboost

Exhaust System – 3.5L Duratec

Exhaust System – 3.7L Duratec

Frame and Mounting:

Uni-Body, Subframe and Mounting System

Fuel System:

Acceleration Control

Fuel System – General Information – 2.3L Ecoboost

Fuel System – General Information – 3.5L Ecoboost

Fuel System – General Information – 3.5L Duratec

Fuel System – General Information – 3.7L Duratec

Fuel Tank and Lines – 2.3L Ecoboost

Fuel Tank and Lines – 3.5L Ecoboost

Fuel Tank and Lines – 3.5L Duratec

Fuel Tank and Lines – 3.7L Duratec

Information and Entertainment Systems:

Information and Entertainment System – Vehicles With: Sony Audio System

Information and Entertainment System – Vehicles With: SYNC Without Touchscreen

Information and Entertainment System – Vehicles With: Touchscreen Display

Information and Entertainment System – Vehicles Without: SYNC

Instrumentation and Warning Systems:

Instrument Panel and Interior Switches Illumination

Instrumentation, Message Center and Warning Chimes


Parking Aid – Vehicles With: Active Park Assist

Parking Aid – Vehicles With: Parking Aid Camera

Parking Aid – Vehicles With: Rear Parking Aid


Exterior Lighting

Interior Lighting

Manual Transmission:

Four Wheel Drive Systems

Power Transfer Unit – 2.3L Ecoboost

Power Transfer Unit – 3.5L Duratec

Service Information:

General Information

Identification Codes

Jacking and Lifting

Maintenance Schedules

Noise, Vibration and Harshness

Steering System:

Power Steering

Steering Column

Steering Wheel and Column Electrical


Front Suspension

Rear Suspension

Suspension System – General Information

Wheels and Tires

Tire Pressure Monitor System


Adjustable Pedal

Adjustable Steering Column

All Wheel Drive

Audio System/Navigation

Audio System/Navigation – Sony Platinum with SYNC/Touchscreen Display

Audio System/Navigation – Sony with SYNC/Touchscreen Display

Audio System/Navigation – SYNC

Audio System/Navigation – SYNC/Touchscreen Display

Automatic Climate Control System

Auxiliary Climate Control

Charging System

Climate Controlled Seats

Cluster and Panel Illumination

Component Location Charts- Components

Component Location Charts- Connectors

Component Location Charts- Grounds

Component Location Charts- Harnesses

Component Location Charts- Splices

Component Location Views

Component Testing

Connector Repair Procedures

Connector Views

Cooling Fan

Cruise Control

Electronic Engine Controls – 2.3L GTDI

Electronic Engine Controls – 3.5L GTDI

Electronic Engine Controls – 3.5L/3.7L TIVCT

Fog Lamps

Fuse and Relay Information



Heated Window

Horn/Cigar Lighter

Instrument Cluster

Interior Lamps


Manual Climate Control System

Memory Seats

Module Communications Network

Parking Aid

Parking, Rear and License Lamps

Passive Anti-Theft System

Police Option

Power Distribution

Power Liftgate

Power Mirrors

Power Seats

Power Steering Controls

Power Windows

Reversing Lamps

Roof Opening Panel

Shift Interlock

Starting System

Supplemental Restraint System


Tire Pressure Monitor System

Transmission Controls – 6F35

Transmission Controls – 6F50/6F55

Turn Signal/Stop/Hazard Lamps

Vehicle Dynamic Systems

Vehicle Emergency Messaging System

Vehicle Repair Location Charts

Wipers and washer

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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