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Ford Expedition repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (5%)

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Ford Expedition body repair cost distribution

$2500+ (13%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (52%)

< $100 (10%)

Chart based on 48 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2016 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

1052 mi passenger seat track replaced due to rattle 

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2011 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV, ext.

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

24906 mi Rear door glass was leaking on inside from the top. Mainly during heavy rain. Dealer found and performed TSB 12-8-5, was unable to reuse weather strip, replaced it and installed weather rain guard as per TSB. No cost - warranty 
32367 mi Noticed water at drivers side just to left of brake peddle. No frequency or amount of rain experienced to go by. Happens sometimes, not all. Dealer tried to replicate, kept vehicle extended time, couldn't experience or find issue. 

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2008 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

22000 mi

US $37500
All the chromed-plastic trim corroded from the mag-chloride w/i 10 weeks of the first winter. Ford would not repair under warranty. It cost $1,200 to dechrome the truck. 
310 mi Rattle in sun roof above left passenger seat. Fixed the problem myself by wedging foam between sunroof and sheet metal. Dealer adviced they would have done the same. 
26040 mi Body repair done for rust bubbles under paint on the rear tail gate. The repair was covered by the dealer as good will, but not by Ford warranty. 
45000 mi

US $700
Rubber trim piece on left side of windshield replaced. 
65700 mi

US $50
Rear driver-side interior door handle broke. 

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2007 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV, ext.

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

134300 mi

US $2800
Sunroof track required replacement due to the glass panel jamming. New track needed. 
77000 mi Paint peeling from trunk and hood. Large patches. Dealer won't fix it because the warranty is for corrosion AND perforation meaning the rust must be deep enough to cause holes. 
78000 mi Front "FORD" emblem faded 
80300 mi Passenger airbag cover middle seam torn 
73780 mi

C $100
Gutter drain in sunroof clogged causing backup of water over gutter into passenger compartment 

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2007 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

34000 mi continuing squeak in left side of dash - no fix after 4 times in for repairs continuing warm weather squeal from rear hydraulic lifts - replaced once; no help low cooling in A/C seats - upgraded the fan 
79000 mi interior driver side door handle broke 

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2007 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

89000 mi

US $425
repaired rust on back tailgate and re-painted 
135000 mi

US $100
Attempted to diagnose rattle in the dashboard. Dealer could not determine the problem. Owner chose NOT to spend an additional 4 hours of diagnostic time to determine the issue (I will live with it). 
26000 mi Third row seat automatic up/down broke plastic part and leather ripped. But fixed under warranty. 

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2005 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

71000 mi

US $25
Paint bubbling on tailgate and hood front lip. 
80500 mi

US $350
Bubbling paint on hood and rear deck. Sanded and repainted effected areas. 
48000 mi

US $150
Replaced RF door weatherstrip. 

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2004 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

155000 mi

US $270
there was an intermittent squeal ft from the left front of the vehicle. 

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2004 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

232-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

37500 mi leather seats in back were repaired due to pealing of leather. 
51000 mi leather seats replaced again in the back due to pealing of leather Very poor quality leather (warranty) 

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2004 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

232-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

149000 mi

US $500
Rust over the rear wheel 

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2003 Ford Expedition

Engine not specified

81000 mi New tires were needed, also cracking on the leather seats bottom needed replacement. Engine running well. 

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2003 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

99000 mi

US $500
Boot trim around the front driver and passeger doors peeled and needs to be replaced 
35000 mi

US $216
The driver's seat needed to be re cushioned. There was no support left. 

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2001 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

76000 mi Sunroof became locked on one side while opening it and misaligned the entire window. Was unable to realign which caused water to leak in during rain/washing. The windows was taped sealed as the entire headliner must be removed to repair. 

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2001 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

232-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

46880 mi

$600
Water comes in through the windscreen. 

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2000 Ford Expedition 4-door

8-cylinder automatic AWD

147000 mi Sunroof quit working. Sold with problem. 

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1999 Ford Expedition 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

184500 mi

US $850
Moon roof was out of adjustment, would not slide properly. Realigned and adjusted. 

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Ford Expedition Body Problems

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