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2003 Ford Excursion Problems

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Most Common 2003 Ford Excursion Problems

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 ...
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.
The Ford Excursion is known for intermittent rough idling, which may be accompanied by illumination of the check engine light, and poor fuel mileage. This may be caused by the EGR sensor sticking,...
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0 Known 2003 Ford Excursion Brakes Problems

0 Known 2003 Ford Excursion Drive Train Problems

0 Known 2003 Ford Excursion Electrical & Lights Problems

8 Known 2003 Ford Excursion Engine Problems

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 ...
The high pressure diesel fuel injection pump may fail, resulting in a "no start" condition.
Hard starts, long crank time before the start, rough idle, and loss of power can be caused by using the wrong type of oil in this motor. With the engine off, remove the oil dipstick and inspect. If...

1 Known 2003 Ford Excursion Exhaust & Emissions Problem

The Ford Excursion is known for intermittent rough idling, which may be accompanied by illumination of the check engine light, and poor fuel mileage. This may be caused by the EGR sensor sticking,...

0 Known 2003 Ford Excursion Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2003 Ford Excursion Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2003 Ford Excursion Miscellaneous Problem

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.

0 Known 2003 Ford Excursion Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2003 Ford Excursion Problems & Complaints

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 ...
The Ford Excursion is known for intermittent rough idling, which may be accompanied by illumination of the check engine light, and poor fuel mileage. This may be caused by the EGR sensor sticking,...
The EGR cooler may leak internally, causing white smoke from the tailpipe.
The high pressure diesel fuel injection pump may fail, resulting in a "no start" condition.
When changing the fuel filter, if the fuel in the filter bowl looks gray or black, it may be a sign that the fuel injector O-rings are allowing high pressure oil to migrate into the fuel return sys...
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.
The turbo hose could blow off of the turbo, causing a no boost condition.
The VGT solenoid may fail.
Hard starts, long crank time before the start, rough idle, and loss of power can be caused by using the wrong type of oil in this motor. With the engine off, remove the oil dipstick and inspect. If...
A lack of power may occur if the turbo sticks.
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