2005 Ford Expedition Ford Expedition 2005

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2005 Ford Expedition repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (15%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (30%)

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

Other (4%)

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2005 Ford Expedition transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (33%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (42%)

< $100 (0%)

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.

2005 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

153000 mi Car jerking when shifting up or down around 45mph. Waranty work. 
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. 

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2005 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

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. 
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 
158000 mi

US $600
cv joint 
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 

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2005 Ford Expedition Transmission Problems

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