2013 Ford Expedition Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2013 Ford Expedition

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2013 Ford Expedition Problems

Blower Motor Only Works on High

The 2007-2016 Ford Expedition with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. Most commonly the fan will only run on the highest setting. This is a well documented problem, and is caused by a failing blower motor resistor.

Correcting the problem is straight forward, and requires replacement of the small resistor. The resistor is normally found behind the glove box, next to the blower motor.

A/C Fan Speed Changing Constantly

The 2008-2016 Ford Expedition with automatic climate control may have a problem with frequent fan speed changes when using the heater or air conditioner. Normally, the fan speed changes only to maintain a selected temperature, but when the fan speed changes frequently and needlessly, there is an issue with the fan speed control unit. 

The fan speed control unit, sometimes erroneously called the blower motor resister, regulates the speed for the blower motor in order to maintain the temperature set by the driver. When it fails, the fan will run at random settings, and the climate control will be inaccurate.

Note: this does not affect the temperature of the air that comes from the vents, it affects the amount of air that comes from the vents. 

The repair is simple, and quick. The control unit is located behind the glove box in most models, and removal and installation takes only minutes.

Also note: this only applies to vehicles with single or dual automatic climate control.

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2013 Ford Expedition Questions

Is there a brain in transmission ,does it take 1000 miles to learn how to work? (2 answers)

My transmission went out and they replaced the "brains". Now I'm told it may take 1000 miles to "learn " how to work correctly.

i have an alarm that goes off inside if i put the vehicle in drive or reverse (1 answer)

the loud screeching alarm does not go off

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