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Ford Expedition repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

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

Other (5%)

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Ford Expedition transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (11%)

$1000 - $2499 (12%)

$500 - $999 (19%)

$100 - $499 (49%)

< $100 (9%)

Chart based on 74 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 Software Update for drivetrain clunking when coming to stop 

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2011 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV, ext.

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

24906 mi Advised dealer I believed the 4x4 system was binding when first starting in 4x4-auto. Dealer could not replicate the issue. I have noticed the issue when backing out of driveway and when turning in wet conditions when first starting. 
32367 mi Coming to stop, transmission would seem to be confused and change gears - possibly downshifting to far to fast. Dealer corrected by 110812A (P66) (42) under TSB 11-8-12. Reprogramed PCM & TCM, clear KAM and perform relearn procedure 

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2009 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

80600 mi

C $600
4x4 hub failed with rattling noise. Replace with new hub 

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2007 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV, ext.

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

48980 mi Front and rear differential pinion seals leaking. Both pinion seals replaced under warranty. 
58240 mi Leaking front axle output seal 

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2007 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV, ext.

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

78000 mi

US $30
IWE solenoid was bad. Replaced 
84940 mi Seal failure in rear differential, losing fluid regularly for 12 months but finally diagnosed. 
134300 mi

US $2800
Rear axle seals leaking. 
146000 mi

US $350
Leakage from bulkhead connector. 
112000 mi

US $500
When downshifting transmission would make car jolt, transmission had to be recomputed 
88000 mi

US $1800
vacuum things in front wheels. There was a leak due to seal issues. Part needed to be replaced on both sides 

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2007 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

129700 mi

US $400
Reset shift points to remedy lag when accelerating from a stop. Also changed transmission fluid. 

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2007 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

99000 mi

US $120
Had to replace drive shaft seal in rear differential 
122000 mi

US $173
"Wrench" warning light came on, went into "limp home" mode. Threw code "po61b", mechanic reset code but doesn't know the cause. Transmission flush and fluid change. Nothing else actually done. Has not recurred, running OK now. 
68000 mi

US $90
Suspected transmission leak. Left with dealer. No leak. Dealer put in dye to test for leak. No trace of dye. Truck leaked 3 weeks later. No trace of dye found. Truck left for 3 days at dealer (usually happens when truck sits). No trace. 
84000 mi

US $1800
Transmission was leaking. Found transmission bulkhead connector leaking. Replaced, changed filter, replaced fluid. 
62000 mi

US $611
replace transfer case rear output seal 
106700 mi replace R Rear Axle Seal;left front axle seal and Rear transfer case seal 

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2006 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

178000 mi

US $1600
Transmission had to be rebuilt for the second time. 
186000 mi Transmission had been repaired for a second time but continued not to work properly. 
200000 mi Transmission needed repair 
32000 mi Transfer case motor to shift into 4X4 high replaced under warranty 
44000 mi

US $375
Cracked seal & "in-between gasket" replaced. Had been causing overflow from transmission into transfer case. Also degreased transfer case during reassembly. 

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2005 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

85000 mi

US $4500
Transmission went out at 85,000 miles. replaced by Crossroads Ford. Also replaced coil packets on two cyclinders. Known problmes Ford wont address. 
153000 mi Car jerking when shifting up or down around 45mph. Waranty work. 

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2005 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

105000 mi

US $150
Bracket holding the rear drive train was defective, only problem ever with this vehicle, but 2nd time this hass been replaced 
106000 mi

US $2533
Remove and replace front U-joint. 
30454 mi Rear pinion seal on differential is leaking oil. Replaced under warranty. 
35811 mi Cam phasers replaced on engine (again). Replaced leaking front pinion seal. Replaced both leaking front axle seals. Foam seal on air filter housing ripped apart during replacement. All warranty repairs. 
43624 mi Differential fragged. Dealer mechanic claims crappy made-in-China carrier bearings are to blame for Ford's drivetrain problems. Warranty repair. 
100000 mi

US $800
friction clutches in the rear differential required replacement as well as the rear speed sensor was replaced. 
94500 mi

US $1300
Clutch pack in rear differential was bad. Replaced clutch pack, rear axle seals and pinion seal. Leaky left front axle seal. Noticed gear oil on ground. Replaced axle seal. 
102300 mi

US $115
Left front axle-broken snap ring caused seal to leak. 
111000 mi Rear differential clutch pack bad AGAIN; repaired 16k miles ago. 
126000 mi

US $4155
Transmission replaced, $3200. 
126000 mi Transfer case failing but not replaced 
64000 mi

US $100
Replaced LF, RF, & front differential pinion seals under CPO warranty (less $100 deductible). 
90300 mi

US $759
R-Front axle seal $13.00 Total with labor was $759.00 + tax 
158000 mi

US $600
cv joint 
145000 mi

US $620
Transmission Lines rusted out and were leaking fluid - they were replaced. 

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2004 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

89500 mi

US $78
Minor transmission fluid leak. Cracked plug/cap. 

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2004 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

143300 mi

US $1495
WIRE BROKEN IN 4wheel DRIVE CONTROL, ANTI SLIP 
107260 mi

C $450
Rear axle seal replacement 
150000 mi

US $200
Actuator replacement pretty easy did both front 
101000 mi

US $3000
Replaced Right Front Hub Assembly. I drove on this bad hub for 60,000 miles while it made a bunch of noise. Replaced Transmission due to slow Park to First gear shifting. Likely failure in clutch. I do allot of heavy Boat towing, and my truck pulls the boat up my steeper than typical driveway, so It's not too surprising this wore out. 
134700 mi

US $2200
Auto would not shift from lower gears to allow vehicle to smoothly accelerate to higher speeds 
116000 mi

US $1300
replaced failing Ford clutch-based limited slip differential (TSB on this) with an Eaton brand helical limited slip differential 
156000 mi

US $1800
Cracked transfer case Rear of tranmission rebuilt including transfer case switchgear 
84000 mi

US $250
replaced front left wheel hub  
109000 mi

US $260
Line to transmission cooler needed replacement due to corrosion induced leaking 
130000 mi

US $435
Front pinion seal leak. 
36580 mi

€1200
dealer found metal in transmission fluid at routine maintenance, complete transmission repair needed  

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2004 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

151000 mi

US $1246
Cooling lines wore against mounting clicks causing 2 leaks. The design of the connectors to the rad were rusted and no way to take apart requiring a rad replacement as well. 

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2003 Ford Expedition

Engine not specified

58000 mi Noise from the rear axle. Found bad rear axle bearing. 
98000 mi

US $250
Transmission leak. 

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2003 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

148000 mi

US $400
pinion seal on rear end leaking. Dealer replaced seal 
136000 mi The tranny got stuck in 2nd gear 

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2003 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

120700 mi

US $120
Upon changing front rotors, a clicking sound persists in front wheels when in 2wd. Somehow half shafts are not fully withdrawn when in 2wd. Switched to AWD and clicking ceases. Front axle shafts are fully engaged now. 
114500 mi

US $250
Front drive shaft seal leaking. Replaced seal. Rear differential chattered. Rear gear oil changed. 
160580 mi

C $1100
Replaced solenoid for 4x4 engagement in hub. Replaced seals on front drive axel and at drive shaft entry into differential due to small leaks developing. 
172360 mi

C $450
Replaced seal between transmission and 4x4 transfer case. Replaced actuator in 4x4 hub. Ordered vacuum lines and reservoir to complete air leak repair at later date. 
204000 mi

US $30
4WD would not fully engage and slip with metallic gear engagement noises. Sounded like hub splines were being stripped. After troubleshooting I determined the 4WD vacuum solenoid on fire wall was defective. Replaced solenoid, now 4WD works. 
222000 mi

US $300
Front 4wd noise. Repair shop replaced vacuum solenoid didn't fix and replaced both 4wd hub actuators. Fix worked temporarily but noise came back. Vacuum leak somewhere which I haven't found yet. Probably have to replace actuators again 
185000 mi Have a clunking noise when going up hill &/or when auto shifting into higher gear. I would say this is going into 3rd gear. 

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2003 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

232-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

143000 mi

US $950
Replaced transmission. It was my fault, I towed a heavy trailer about 400 miles without switching the overdrive off. 

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2003 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

144000 mi

US $170
cooling lines from transmission to radiator rusted out and leaked. 

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2002 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

91000 mi Had to replace the tcc solenoid, which I can't locate and I broke another part in the tranny so its really going to cost me. 
179800 mi Drivers-side axle seal replaced. 

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2001 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

123000 mi

US $2000
Transmission shattered. Needed complete replacement of the transmission system, done by family friend. Replaced with proper, heavy duty transmission system. Tried replacing oil pan, etc. and didn't work, so we replaced the whole thing. 

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2000 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

152300 mi

US $400
Rear diff had been leaking for a while. Replaced seal, repacked. Also replaced leaking rear axle seal, and the other axle seal proactively. 

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2000 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

176000 mi Leaking/rusted transmission cooler lines Rusted through transmission filler tube 

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1999 Ford Expedition

Engine not specified

102000 mi

US $72
Transmission shifter indicator 

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1999 Ford Expedition 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

156000 mi

US $326
Auto trans shift lever indicator out of alignment. Cable and clip ordered. Shift indicator cable and clip replaced successfully. 
166000 mi

US $2000
Transmission failed 
153000 mi

US $600
Transmission cooling lines rusted through and had to be replaced. Transmission drained of fluid - car had to be towed. 

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1998 Ford Expedition 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

262000 mi

US $1200
The rear differential broke and it cost more to fix than it was worth so I donated the car 

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