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2005 Ford Expedition repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (16%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (29%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (4%)

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2005 Ford Expedition electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (13%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (19%)

$100 - $499 (63%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

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 
128000 mi

US $128
A/C out of coolant again. 
85700 mi

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. 
64000 mi

US $160
AC compressor bearing went out. 
112300 mi

US $210
Turn signal indicator failed. 

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2005 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

143000 mi

US $525
Ac hose developed leak. All refrigerant leaked out. Tried to find leak myself but actual leak was in hard to see area. They replaced hose, evacuated system and recharged. AC works great now. 
111700 mi Dash board-electrical-can no longer see mileage on dashboard-light goes on off intermitently 
113000 mi

US $150
Alternator went bad; replaced. 
118000 mi Odometer readout never fixed. 
54500 mi Alternator quit working. Replaced from CarQuest. 
69000 mi 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. 
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. 
101000 mi

US $654
Thought the dealer recharge fixed it but my independent mechanic found a leak in one of the hose/lines. $653.74 later, I hope it's fixed. 
75000 mi

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. 
66000 mi

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 mi

US $104
Alternator failed, vehicle could not be driven. Driver's seat heater didn't work. Completed TSB repair. 
69000 mi

US $100
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 mi Driver's seat control module removed and replaced. 
96000 mi

US $350
Was not blowing cold until after running for a while. Replaced a valve. 
98000 mi

US $100
A/C not blowing to spec. Condenser was replaced. 
108700 mi

US $175
Back-up sensor was not functioning. Left back-up sensor was replaced. 
127300 mi

US $1500
Instrument lights, fan,radio would go on and off, seat would go forward and backward, and door locks would go up and down. 
180000 mi

US $1000
Flywheel and starter had to be replaced. 
179800 mi

C $240
battery died 

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2005 Ford Expedition Electrical Problems

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