hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 10
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
118,046 miles

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problem #6

Aug 252012


  • 110,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Ford Expedition. While parked, the vehicle unexpectedly became engulfed in flames. The fire department extinguished the flames and determined that the fire originated from a defective wiring harness. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 110,000.

- Harttwell, GA, USA

problem #5

Aug 252012


  • 110,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Ford Expedition. The contact stated that the vehicle was parked and ignited in flames. The fire department was called to extinguish the fire. The vehicle was destroyed. There were no injuries. The fire department advised the contact that the fire originated from under the hood area but could not determine the exact cause of the failure. The vehicle was destroyed. The failure mileage was 110,000.

- Hartwell, GA, USA

problem #4

Jul 032012

Expedition 8-cyl

  • 93,438 miles
Driving to amusement park 1 1/2 hours from my house #2 spark plug blew out of engine. Had to stop and have vehicle towed to nearest Ford dealer. Spent $644.66 dollars to repair, and notified Ford Motor Company of problem. This is a common occurrence to this engine type and Ford knows about it and does nothing to fix it.

- Shoemakersville, PA, USA

problem #3

Jan 042012


  • 60,000 miles
Sitting in a parking lot sounded like something hit my car. Engine started running very bad. For the 2 time a spark plug had blown out of the engine. Waiting on a tow truck again.

- Chesapeake, VA, USA

problem #2

Aug 182010

Expedition 4WD 8-cyl

  • 75,000 miles
Sitting at a stop light sounded like a gun shot engine started running very bad. I had a spark plug blow out of the engine.

- Chesapeake, VA, USA

problem #1

May 062012


  • 147,346 miles
As I was merging onto the freeway, I heard a loud bang followed by a motorcycle sound out of my engine my check engine light came on, upon taking it to the shop and paying $94.50 just to look at it, I learned that my spark plug and coil box had exploded out......the repair place told me this is a on going problem with Ford and charged me $400 to fix it... this should be a recall"????"

- Stockton, CA, USA