2001 Ford Excursion Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Ford Excursion
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2001 Ford Excursion ProblemsA Spark Plug Could Blow Out of Cylinder Head
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.
An oil leak may develop from the the right side head gasket. Oil from this type of leak will commonly drip onto the starter. Our technician tell us an updated head gasket is available to correct this concern.
The high pressure diesel fuel injection pump may fail, resulting in a "no start" condition.
2001 Ford Excursion Questionsv10 6.8 heater control valve explodes under heavy acceleration (1 answer)
I have purchased a new valve however, the old valve that was removed does not resemble the new one. Not sure if I have the correct valve, this one was located behind the throttle.
running rough from the time it starts,
2001 Ford Excursion RecallsRecall 07V553000
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.