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2012 Ford Explorer - Paint problems

is anyone having problems with the hood of their car rusting/bubbling. Also, I had to replace my transmission at 94,000 miles. currently my power steering goes out. there is a recall on the power steering. I have a 2012 Ford explorer.

With regard to the paint - Oh yeah. Here’s our CarTalk warning to buyers about Explorers.

The 2011, 2012 and 2013 Explorer rate much worse than average reliability in the paint/trim category. 2011 was the first year of a new generation, FWIW. The 2012 rates much worse than average for overall reliability.