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2008 Ford Expedition

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2008 Ford Expedition Problems

Engine -- Verified

An illuminated Check Engine Light could indicate that one or more of the ignition coils has failed due to excessive spark plug gap. To fix this problem, the ignition coils that have failed, the spark plugs, and all coil boots should be replaced.

Engine -- Verified

Our technicians tell us the spark plugs in this engine can be very difficult to remove. Ford has issued a service bulletin (08-7-6) to address this issue, which includes a recommended procedure on how to remove the plugs. Failure to follow the recommended procedure can result in the one or more spark plugs breaking off in the cylinder head.
The recommend procedure is as follows. Using this procedure will greatly reduce the chance of bre...

2008 Ford Expedition Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., March 5, 2008

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The interior door handles have return springs that may fracture, which can prevent the handles from returning to the closed position. In an accident, the door may open, which could result in injury to occupants. Dealers will replace the interior door handle springs on the side doors. The Ford recall number is 08S03. This recall began on March 5, 2008.

 

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Brakes, December 4, 2007

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Certain continental automotive ABS and ESC control modules installed in these recalled vehicles may have been assembled with extra check balls. The extra balls can restrict the flow of brake fluid and cause a reduction of braking force. Dealers will make the necessary repairs to correct this concern.

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Drive Train, April 24, 2008

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On 158 vehicles intended for limousine service, the tire pressure monitoring system may not have been properly calibrated. As a result, the tire pressure warning light will not illuminate as expected. Dealers will reconfigure the tire pressure monitor system thresholds to the appropriate pressures. This recall is scheduled to begin on April 23, 2008. The Ford recall number is 08C03.

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2008 Ford Expedition Questions and Answers

meskin_ndn, 2008 Ford Expedition, Laredo, TX

every time i stop the front end seems to move a bit more before stopping the truck stops rolling but the front end seems not too. Might it be the u bolts on teh chasis?

Visitor, 2008 Ford Expedition, Sun Valley, CA

I need some help as to how replace the serpentine timing belt for an expedition 1998

Visitor, 2008 Ford Expedition, Carrollton, TX

i bought the car used and do not have the combination to the keyless entry pad on the door. how can i get this?

doubletree, 2008 Ford Expedition, Chesterfield, VA

How do I check and/or add transmission fluid to my 2008 Expedition EL?

Visitor, 2008 Ford Expedition, Douglas, MA

"Wrench" Warning light came on when in 4 wheel drive....not on in 2 wheel drive.

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2008 Ford Expedition Reviews

The vehicle is a tank and that is what I wanted, but it is a very unsophisticated tank. Very crude and old technology like the tail lights that are "vented" to keep them from over heating and like the engine with old push rod design and crude fuel injection in the throttle body. Engineering is all slap on changes and no system redesign to "integrate" changes.

I have an EL with the 18" wheels. I should have gotten the 20". The handling on this boat leaves a lot to be desired. I mean for emergency purposes, not for sporty driving! Everything is satisfactory, but nothing is exceptional. The passenger front sitting position is uncomfortable with the dash at the leg area. The drive train is ok - the transmission can hunt, clunk and extend a gear too long on a grade. The lights...I have had more bulbs burn out on this vehicle in two years than any other vehicle ever. The fog light lenses never stood a chance against road debris. The engine is solid, but really could use a little more power. The dual zone climate control (and rear) is annoying and does not put different air where you want it, the way you want it. But...when you have cargo to carry...lots of kids...etc...there really is no other choice in the segement than an EL.

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