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2008 Ford Expedition repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (40%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (11%)

Chart based on 72 repairs.
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2008 Ford Expedition repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (21%)

$100 - $499 (34%)

< $100 (35%)

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Chart based on 62 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Ford Expedition

Engine not specified

Ford Expedition in Philippines
Feb 2015 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

17360 mi

Replacement of front and rear evaporator and expansion valve 

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2008 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV, ext.

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Ford Expedition in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2018 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

119660 mi

C $678
Rewired electrical components 

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2008 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV, ext.

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

Ford Expedition in Indiana, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2015
Jun 2011

56000 mi
Worn pulley under serpentine belt -- repaired under powertrain warranty. 
Mar 2014

96000 mi

US $950
Both front window motors failed. The window regulator on the passenger side was also destroyed. Both motors and one regulator replaced. No refrigerant in AC system 
Jul 2015

116200 mi

US $500
Squealing noise began 7/1--I knew what the sound was. Repaired wheel bearing a week later. 
Ford Expedition in Michigan, United States
Jul 2016 - Nov 2017
Sep 2016

155000 mi

US $250
Replace blower motor resistor 
Jun 2017

160000 mi

US $200
Power door lock on driver side had the actuator replaced. 
Ford Expedition in Texas, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2014
Jun 2013

70000 mi

US $350
Driver window regulator broke. 
Jun 2014

90000 mi
Tire sensor went out. 
Ford Expedition in Iowa, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2013
Dec 2010

53000 mi

US $50
air compressor for rear struts failed. replaced compressor 
May 2011

57000 mi

US $100
pass front window making grinding noise and would not move 
Sep 2011

64000 mi

US $100
exhaust manifold gasket leaking. tech broke off stud and complete motor had to be removed for repairs. enigne is now down on power and has abnormal odor 
Ford Expedition in Minnesota, United States
Nov 2010 - Jul 2018
Mar 2011

33000 mi
Interior components of one catalytic converter came loose, causing noise and engine performance problems. 
Jul 2012

52500 mi
Power-deploy running boards fail to retract. Were disassembled and lubricated. 
Sep 2013

72000 mi

US $25
Power deploy running boards do not open and shut properly, again. 
Jan 2014

50000 mi

US $15
Power deploy running boards acting up again. Cleaned and lubed joints as good as possible. Pivot points cannot be disassembled for cleaning or lubing, unfortunately. 
Dec 2014

91000 mi

US $26
Power deploy running boards have stopped working. No amount of lubrication or cleaning that can reasonably be applied is effective in making them work. I plan to replace them with non-moving running boards. 
Dec 2016

113000 mi

US $850
Front differential making massive noise. Differential was rebuilt with new gears and new bearings. RH outboard axle bearing was also replaced. 
Oct 2017

121000 mi

US $100
Driver's window regulator failed. Replaced with aftermarket part (Dorman). Motor still serviceable, was not replaced. Lubed window channels with silicone lube. 

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2008 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Ford Expedition in California, United States
Jan 2013 - Dec 2017
Jul 2013

60000 mi
Left rear caliper locked onto rotor resulting in damage. Replaced rotor & pads, greased guide pins. believe towing 6500 lb camping trailer once a month contributed to problem. 
Feb 2014

68700 mi

US $60
Steering pump bearing going bad. Metal in fuild 
Apr 2014

69500 mi

US $65
replaced power steering pump Engine whine. Serpentine idler pulley bearings worn. 
Oct 2014

81000 mi

US $564
Ticking sound on engine start. Sound gone after warm up. Exhaust leak. Rear cylinder exhaust manifold warped beyond limits. Passenger side. Replaced with non OME part. Replaced stud bolts as well. 
Dec 2017

117000 mi

US $500
replaced shocks and front brakes 
Ford Expedition in Georgia, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2018
Aug 2014

105000 mi

US $1535
Replace spark plugs (include retrieving 7 out of 8 broken plug heads), replace #4 coil, replace cooling system hose assy, flush and refill cooling system, perform routine oil/filter change 
Mar 2018

149000 mi

US $234
Front right [tire] air pressure sensor failed and was replaced 
Ford Expedition in Alabama, United States
Apr 2016 - Dec 2017
Nov 2016

99000 mi

US $430
Window motor replaced as well as regulator. 
Dec 2016

102000 mi

US $450
Yet another window issue, this time a window motor gave up. 
Feb 2017

103000 mi

US $800
Hazard lights would go off randomly on their own. Faulty power distribution box located under the hood. Looks like another fuse box, where the big power comes into the car. Rear passenger window appears to be failing. Won't roll up without assistance. 
Ford Expedition in Texas, United States
Apr 2013 - Jul 2015
May 2013

75200 mi

US $700
Driver side power seat track was popping when it would adjust from memory. 
Jun 2015

116000 mi

US $100
Air blend actuator for the rear plenum failed. Easy under $100 fix. 
Ford Expedition in Georgia, United States
Aug 2012 - Sep 2012
Sep 2012

130000 mi

US $395
had three coil pack replaced 
Ford Expedition in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2008 - Nov 2015
Nov 2008

35600 mi
AntiLock brake controller failed. Impaired braking suddenly, could have caused accident. Repair covered by warranty. In shop about 4 days. 
Jan 2011

85000 mi

US $105
Transmission slipping and shifting hard. 
Oct 2011

71700 mi

US $55
Tire pressure sensor reset 
Oct 2012

87500 mi

US $490
Rear strut leaking fluid 
Feb 2013

90500 mi

US $567
ABS activating. Replaced steering position sensor Driver side window inoperative. Replaced window regulator 
Ford Expedition in Texas, United States
Aug 2011 - Jan 2015
Jan 2015

74000 mi
Right turn signal constantly on. I had to turn the signal left for the signal to stop flashing. I replace the sensor and the turn signal but the issue did not stop. I think its a loose wire in the steering column. 
Ford Expedition in Florida, United States
Dec 2010 - Apr 2012
Jan 2011

62000 mi

US $140
fog/driving light housing replaced due to cracking, fifth time problem has occurred, no visable signs of any surface damage. Tire pressure sensor fault indicated on dash cluster, system reset. Problem still re-occurs randomly, told that it may be caused by interference by bluetooth from my cell phone or installation of an after market stereo 
Jan 2012

87000 mi
low tire pressure warning indicator 
Ford Expedition in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2012 - Jul 2018
Jun 2012

45000 mi

US $170
Driver window would not go down. Replace driver window regulator. 
Apr 2017

96000 mi

US $250
complete brake overhaul 

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2008 Ford Expedition 4dr SUV

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

Ford Expedition in Arizona, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2018
Sep 2018

88000 mi

US $1100
Left bank phaser and solenoid 
Ford Expedition in Texas, United States
May 2018 - Jul 2018
Ford Expedition in Michigan, United States
Feb 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

101000 mi

US $40
window regulator compressor clutch hub missing 
Sep 2017

115000 mi
replace pads 
Jan 2018

115000 mi

US $150
right rear wheel bearing and ABS sensor replace tires and tpms sensors. at least one of them was starting to fail, occasional error message. 
Ford Expedition in United Arab Emirates
- Mar 2010
Nov 2008

310 mi
Rattle in sun roof above left passenger seat. Fixed the problem myself by wedging foam between sunroof and sheet metal. Dealer adviced they would have done the same. 
Aug 2009

17360 mi
Light bulb failed of the left indicator. Was replaced under warranty. 
Nov 2009

18600 mi
Replaced environmental control ECU 
Feb 2010

25420 mi
Addressed the following complains: - Transmission not shifting smooth when cold (PCM programming) - Driver seat rail squeaking (tightened all bolts) - Front Bumper rattling on bad road (fixed bolts) - Evaluated oxidation problem (referred to body shop Car failed to start. Battery was replaced under warranty. 
Mar 2010

26040 mi
Body repair done for rust bubbles under paint on the rear tail gate. The repair was covered by the dealer as good will, but not by Ford warranty. 
Ford Expedition in New Mexico, United States
Feb 2012 - Sep 2014
Jul 2012

44500 mi

US $700
Drivers seat froze and would not move forward or backward Rubber trim piece on left side of windshield replaced. 
Ford Expedition in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2010 - May 2016
May 2013

51400 mi

US $650
Rear airbag suspension failed. Replaced air bags with traditional coilover shocks. 
Oct 2014

64800 mi

US $50
Rear driver-side interior door handle broke. 
Jun 2015

73000 mi

US $219
Coil failed on cylinder 7 and needed to be replaced. 
Ford Expedition in Colorado, United States
Nov 2008 - Nov 2012
Mar 2008

22000 mi

US $37500
All the chromed-plastic trim corroded from the mag-chloride w/i 10 weeks of the first winter. Ford would not repair under warranty. It cost $1,200 to dechrome the truck. 
Dec 2010

51000 mi

US $300
Engine cam position sensor connector ends not fitting securely. R/R cam posiitons connector, clear codes, perform wiggle test on connector. 
Aug 2012

73600 mi

US $150
RR bank 2 camshaft cam position sensor. 2nd time. 
Ford Expedition in Washington, United States
Feb 2013 - Apr 2020
Mar 2014

71000 mi

US $1700
Replaced 3 belt pulleys to resolve engine whine. Replaced drivers side power seat motor and track. 
Aug 2016

88700 mi

US $997
Replaced A/C condensor, evac and recharge A/C 
May 2018

110000 mi

US $1150
Replaced front axle seals. 

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