2005 Ford Expedition Ford Expedition 2005

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2005 Ford Expedition repairs by problem area

Engine (31%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (15%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

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

Other (4%)

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2005 Ford Expedition transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (13%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (20%)

< $100 (47%)

Chart based on 15 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. 

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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 
30454.0 mi Rear pinion seal on differential is leaking oil. Replaced under warranty. 
35811.0 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. 
43624.0 mi Differential fragged. Dealer mechanic claims crappy made-in-China carrier bearings are to blame for Ford's drivetrain problems. Warranty repair. 
94700 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. 
93800 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. 
118000 mi Rear differential clutch pack never fixed. 
158000 mi

US $600
cv joint 
106000 mi

US $2533
Remove and replace front U-joint. 
64000 mi

US $100
Replaced LF, RF, & front differential pinion seals under CPO warranty (less $100 deductible). 
90200 mi

US $759
R-Front axle seal $13.00 Total with labor was $759.00 + tax 
121000 mi

US $4155
Transmission replaced, $3200. 
121000 mi Transfer case failing but not replaced 

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2005 Ford Expedition Transmission Problems

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