Ford Expedition Repair and Maintenance
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Ford Expedition ProblemsTSB For Possible Ejection of Spark Plug From 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 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.
Intermittent rough idle may be caused by the EGR sensor sticking, causing the EGR valve to stay slightly open. Our technicians tell us the valve and sensor must be replaced together to correct this concern.
Ford Expedition QuestionsWhat do y'all think my problem is? (2 answers)
Battery dead. When I jump it it cranks. If I leave it in park its runs for a few minutes then everything dies and I have to jump it again.... But when I put it in drive after starting, no matter if I floor the gas pedal, the revs rapidly decrease and it dies after driving about 10 yards.... What ...
I just changed my starter and I went to go put back on my terminals, and the positive terminal sparks real bad. Why?
I have a dilemma that I cannot figure out, hope anyone can en-light me. My expedition has 250k miles on it and running very strong. It need some TLC, so I started with the fuel pump replaced with model Delphi (leveling sender was no good), replaced fuel filter model motor-craft, got all fuel in...
Ford Expedition RecallsAutomatic Transmission Shifts To First Gear Unexpectedly
The vehicle's automatic transmission may shift unexpectedly and suddenly into first gear while driving, which can result in a loss of vehicle control, sudden slowing of the vehicle and possible transmission damage. Dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module with updated software free of charge to resolve the concern.
Certain vehicles may have been assembled with a transmission range sensor (TRS) that was calibrated out of specification for reverse gear. If this condition exists, the transmission may not properly engage reverse gear and/or if reverse gear does engage, the "R" indicator on the dash or the backup lamps may not illuminate. These conditions increase the risk of a crash or a pedestrian being struck due to the vehicle's not signaling it is in reverse. Dealers will inspect and replace the transmission range sensor as necessary to correct this concern. The Ford recall number is 12C23.
These vehicles may have inadequate welds on the head restraint support brackets for the second row, right side seat. In the event of a crash, the head restraint may not provide adequate protection, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the head restraints as necessary to correct this concern. The Ford recall number is 12C22.