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2005 Ford Expedition Electrical Problems

51 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Ford Expedition. 10 of these members (19.6%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 24 electrical repairs to 2005 Ford Expeditions--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2005 Ford Expedition problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2005 Ford Expedition repairs by problem area

Chart based on 88 repairs.

2005 Ford Expedition electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 12 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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2005 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

69000 mi US $700 A/C Compressor had to be replaced 
85700 US $50 The temperature gauge works intermittently.when it functions the a/c works fine. When it drops to dead zero a/c stops working. Replaced thermostat but problem remains. Expedition runs fine otherwise, just no a/c with malfunctioning temp guage. 
128000 US $128 A/C out of coolant again. 
64000 US $160 AC compressor bearing went out. 

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2005 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

98000 mi US $119 First recharge in 9 years of ownership. Failed to cool on highway in middle of KS. Recharged with WalMart bottle and that got us home, but took it to dealer for AC evac/recharge. Both front and rear work great now. 
54500   Alternator quit working. Replaced from CarQuest. 
69000   After starter failed and #8 cyl started missing, lost confidence in truck and traded it for a 2008 Expedition. I think I might be a fool. 
179800 C $240 battery died 
180000 US $1000 Flywheel and starter had to be replaced. 
66000 US $318 Adjustabel peddles didn't move. Had to remove and replace motor unit. Lights behind roof and rear window switches didn't work. Had to replace switches. 
67500   Alternator failed, vehicle could not be driven. Driver's seat heater didn't work. Completed TSB repair. 
69000   Window regulator failed, window fell into door. Window was taped up so vehicle could be driven until parts arrived. Window regulator and motor replaced. Problem corrected. First replacement alternator failed after 2 weeks. Charging system was tested and replaced alternator again. 
86000   Driver's seat control module removed and replaced. 
96000   Was not blowing cold until after running for a while. Replaced a valve. 
98000   A/C not blowing to spec. Condenser was replaced. 
108700   Back-up sensor was not functioning. Left back-up sensor was replaced. 
75000 US $1400 A/C blend door (rear) making knocking noise, new blend door actuator brake light will not illuminate when brake set, fuel gauge erratic. 

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