2001 Ford Excursion Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Ford Excursion
2001 Ford Excursion Problems
One or more of the door locks may become inoperative due to resistance in the circuit. In some cases, replacement of all actuators will be required to correct this issue.
There is a technical service bulletin for the V8 engines regarding a possible problem with the spark plug being ejected from the cylinder head, damaging the threads in the spark plug hole. If the vehicle is under warranty, cylinder head replacement is recommended. If the vehicle is out of warranty, Ford authorized the use of a specific thread insert to repair the head.
The high pressure diesel fuel injection pump may fail, resulting in a "no start" condition.
2001 Ford Excursion Questions
Door locks very hard to move up and down, has been getting worse over the years. The electric actuators don't have the power to overcome the friction. I guess the original lube is all dried up and stiff, that is what it feels like. Is there any concern with just randomly spraying can lube ...
JUST BOUGHT A 2001 FORD EXCURSION, THIS MORNING I TOOK IT FOR EMISSION REASON WAS HEATED OXYGEN SENSOR
I CANNOT DRIVE MY TRUCK FOR 10 MINUTES WITHOUT THE ENGINE OVERHEATING WITH OIL SPILLING OUT THE RESEVOIR TANK NEXT TO THE RADIATOR, EVEN BUSTING THE CAP OFF BECAUSE OF THE PRESSURE.
2001 Ford Excursion Recalls
Ford has recalled certain 2000-2001 Excursion, Expedition, F150, F250, F350, Focus, Taurus, Mercury Sable, Lincoln Continental, Navigator, and Town Car vehicles due to a defect in the wiper motor gear case. The wiper motor could overheat and malfunction, which may cause the wipers to stop working as designed. Dealers will inspect the wiper motor and replace the gear case cover.