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2025 Ford Explorer Order Guide

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Bad news. Production delays on 6/10 build week vehicles.

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Your vehicle is still being built

We want to provide you with the latest update on your Explorer ST vehicle
order. We've made great progress on your new Ford vehicle but have
unfortunately experienced unexpected delays.

Rest assured, our team is diligently addressing these challenges to
complete your vehicle as soon as possible. We genuinely appreciate your
understanding and patience during this time and will continue to provide
regular updates every step of the way.


 

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^ They're probably waiting on Subframe bushings that are being sucked up by recalls... (lol)

In all seriousness, I hope your delay is short!
 

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Bad news. Production delays on 6/10 build week vehicles.

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Your vehicle is still being built

We want to provide you with the latest update on your Explorer ST vehicle
order. We've made great progress on your new Ford vehicle but have
unfortunately experienced unexpected delays.

Rest assured, our team is diligently addressing these challenges to
complete your vehicle as soon as possible. We genuinely appreciate your
understanding and patience during this time and will continue to provide
regular updates every step of the way.


Oh noooo. That sucks.
 

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Good afternoon, everyone. So, I checked my order status today for the heck of it and I discovered that it indicates that it’s in production; e.g., 24 June, but I was informed that it was pushed back to 8 July. Is this normal? Anyone else experience this? Thank you.
 

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Good afternoon, everyone. So, I checked my order status today for the heck of it and I discovered that it indicates that it’s in production; e.g., 24 June, but I was informed that it was pushed back to 8 July. Is this normal? Anyone else experience this? Thank you.
Mine has been "In Production" since 6/12. But I believe there was a link shared earlier where Ford has stated that all initial orders are being held up to 6 weeks for additional Quality testing before shipping. They call it build and hold I believe. So it very well could be that all orders that were slated for production in June won't get released for shipment until sometime early to mid July.
 

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Mine has been "In Production" since 6/12. But I believe there was a link shared earlier where Ford has stated that all initial orders are being held up to 6 weeks for additional Quality testing before shipping. They call it build and hold I believe. So it very well could be that all orders that were slated for production in June won't get released for shipment until sometime early to mid July.
Jamo, thank you for the info.
 

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Does anyone know if the 2025 will still have that auto parking brake, when placing the vehicle in park?
 

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Has anyone been able to order with the 2nd row bench? Strange this isn’t an option in the US. Hoping this changes soon
 

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Does anyone know if the 2025 will still have that auto parking brake, when placing the vehicle in park?
Yes, it has it.
 

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Has anyone been able to order with the 2nd row bench? Strange this isn’t an option in the US. Hoping this changes soon
No, it’s not available here for some reason.
 

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Has anyone been able to order with the 2nd row bench? Strange this isn’t an option in the US. Hoping this changes soon
Only available in Canada, not US.

Same with Platinum, only available with the 4 cyl not the 6 for the 2nd row bench
 

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Only available in Canada, not US.

Same with Platinum, only available with the 4 cyl not the 6
Oh wow, I didn’t know that about the Platinum model. That sucks.
 

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Oh wow, I didn’t know that about the Platinum model. That sucks.
I meant for the 2nd row bench, edited the original post.

Still doesnt make sense why the 2nd row bench is only available for one engine and not the other
 

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Good evening, is there anyone here, whose vehicle was scheduled to be built today: 8 July 2024? If so, have you received any notification from Ford?
 

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Good evening, is there anyone here, whose vehicle was scheduled to be built today: 8 July 2024? If so, have you received any notification from Ford?
From my experience Ford doesn’t do a great job proactively keeping you up to date. I have always just used the Ford build tracker after I got the VIN from my dealer. If you are set to be built this week you for sure should already have a VIN. I’d just call your dealer.

Order tracker is here Ford Order Tracker
 

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From my experience Ford doesn’t do a great job proactively keeping you up to date. I have always just used the Ford build tracker after I got the VIN from my dealer. If you are set to be built this week you for sure should already have a VIN. I’d just call your dealer.

Order tracker is here Ford Order Tracker
Thank you, Jamo.
 

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So my vehicle has been showing as “In Production” since 6/17/24 with no date under it. Today it shows a date for 7/9/24 under “In Production”. I called Ford and asked for additional information and the representative told me the vehicle has been built and shows an estimated delivery to the dealership of 7/19-7/25. I asked about the QC hold and she said she can’t see hold information. She also said the next update is when the vehicle has shipped. We’ll see how it goes…

 

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