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2003 Ford Expedition repairs by problem area

Engine (32%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (31%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (3%)

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2003 Ford Expedition electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (14%)

$500 - $999 (28%)

$100 - $499 (45%)

< $100 (14%)

Chart based on 29 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2003 Ford Expedition

Engine not specified

95000 mi

US $1500
Drive Door sensor broke - replaced 

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2003 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

113000 mi

US $477
Driver Window Regulator 
131000 mi

US $1200
AC compressor leaking and stuck actuator door in rear AC. Replaced AC compressor, charged system and repaired actuator 
60000 mi

US $200
Replaced A/C freon, don't remember exact cost 
124000 mi

US $430
Replaced window regulator on rear passenger window. 
138000 mi

US $800
AC stopped blowing cold air, dehydrator valve had failed causing water to leak into the AC system and rust out the compressor and valves. Whole ac system had to be replaced.  
140000 mi Brake fluid was dirty so it was replaced, center brake light had gone out and was replaced. 
117000 mi

US $1650
A/C was not cooling properly, front and rear, Compressor was leaking, and rear AC expansion valve was not working - replaced both- refridgerant removed and replaced. Two years prior Firestone advised alternator needed replacing, 2nd opinion could not confirm. Lately the message center flashed "Check Electrical System." Sudden flashes and warnings occurred, shifted poorly, radio quit alternator replaced 
159000 mi

US $860
AC compressor went out. Had to purchase new one. 

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2003 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

115000 mi Rear A/C blower "clicks" when turned on, also had to recharge A/C system with refridgerant. 
118000 mi

US $50
Any time air conditioning was turned on a "click" noise came from the rear core about every second. Traced problem to be an air flap accuator. replaced part, kind of a bear to get to, and everything is running smooth. 
95000 mi

US $550
Driver's side window screeches and squeals when motoring down.  Rear AC unit had loud clunking noise from unit. 
89000 mi

US $210
Remove and replace Blender Motor 
69000 mi

US $100
Seat heater tripping off in a few seconds after activation. Extensive bulletin(s) from Ford on this...well known design problem, but Ford still proudly lets the vehicle owner pay for the repair/module replacement.  

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2003 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

96200 mi Belts controlling vents in rear seat and rear of vehicle snapped. 

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2003 Ford Expedition Electrical Problems

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