Ford Excursion Problem Report

Ford Excursion One or More Spark Plugs May be Ejectioned From the Cylinder Head

(19 reports)

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.

Year 2003 also has the problem! I have a 2003 Excursion and I've had 4 spark plugs blown all different ones! BTW who cares what ford authorized!!! They should recall and fix their shitty crap!!! -
Pulled out from getting gas and heard a loud pop. Took me a while to find that the #3 plug on the driverside blew out of the cylinder now I can't get a new pkug to thread in. -
TThe problem just happened. It's in the shop now to try an d fix. -
third time the plug has been fixed, its a different one each time. -
the front cylinder blew out the spark plug and broke the mount for the coil pack. -
#3 plug drivers side blew out, looks like threads damaged -
I had #9 cylinder blow the sparkplug out stripping the treads and braking the ingnition coil. I was traveling through NH, and there was a Ford Dealer there that was able to put a new tread insert, replaced the sparkplug And coil pak. but didn't set the timeing for the new pak seeing that I had replaced all of them last summer with a differant brand, the truck did run but not rite, I order one to match the others. I hopr the rest of the plugs don't blow out aswell. at $330.00 per cyl. might be cheaper to replace the heads.NEW. -
I have the same blown spark plug problem and am currently searching for an answer! -
#3 spark plug blew out yesterday, classic case, had no clue this was a problem with Ford until I started googling yesterday, going to have to pay out the hiney to fix. -
I had 1 replaced about 10k ago and now another one blew out of the cylinder. repair tech said it has already had the thread repair on that cylinder. How??? I bought this vehicle brand new off the lot.......REALLY come on Ford what the cuss?? -
2 seperate occurrances of a single spark plug being ejected, starting around A-75,000 miles and a different plug, B-125,000 miles. This Excursion is not used for towing; It has a normal (easy?) duty cycle. After second ejection, all on the drivers side, all unaffected spark plugs holes were repaired anticapating additional, new failures. No apparant failures on the passenger side of V10. One blowout, A-75,000 miles, that was repaired, cylinder #9, appears to be failing again, possibly because the new spark plug was cross-threaded into the repaired cylinder head. -
Suddenly blew out plug on way to work - no issues prior - been about 60K since last tuneup -
My husband was setting with idle and all of a sudden he heard loud popping noise. Ywp it was the sparkler blown out and stripped the threads. Havent had it fixed, is it covered under warrenty??/ HMMM wonder -
Two spark plugs have blown out of the heads in the past 8 weeks and fords recalling for fuel tank straps WHY not for this major problem ?????????? -
just happened to me today and i need to replace corpak and im sure spark plugs -
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