really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,002 miles

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problem #30

Mar 062023


  • 111,000 miles
The contact owns a 2018 Ford Expedition. The contact stated that while driving at an undisclosed speed, the vehicle hesitated to accelerate while the transmission made abnormal sounds. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who diagnosed that the failure was related to Technical Service Bulletin: 22-2145 (Momentary Neutral-Out Condition in Drive) however, the vehicle was not covered under the TSB. The vehicle was then taken to the dealer, where it was diagnosed that the transmission needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and informed the contact that the vehicle was out of warranty. The failure mileage was approximately 111,000.

- Wilmington, DE, USA

problem #29

Feb 172023


  • miles
As the vehicle accelerates it experiences a loss of power randomly at both low speeds and high speeds (like it randomly shifted into neutral) then after letting off the accelerator the vehicles clunks into gear. I experienced this at roughly 60k miles in both 2WD and less frequently in 4WD. It-€™s absolutely a safety hazard while driving on the roads.

- Bothell, WA, USA

problem #28

Feb 012023


  • miles
Transmission is hunting, popping, and jumping out of gear. Started popping into reverse at approximately 20,000 and multiple dealerships told me -€œI did not understand the transmission-€. Power train warranty expired at 60K, at 62K it began violently shifting out of gear on acceleration.

- Mission, TX, USA

problem #27

Feb 182023


  • miles
10 speed transmission is eratic and can cause sudden loss of power or stuck in gear and slamming in and out of gears.

- Morton, IL, USA

problem #26

Feb 162023


  • miles
My transmission stalls out multiple times while driving. It switches gears really rough. If my car stalls out at a light it could interfere with other drivers and could cause an accident. I have not taken it to a dealer yet but whoever rides in my car can feel the problems it-€™s causing. There is no warning lights or anything that come up.

- Magnolia , TX, USA

problem #25

Feb 112023


  • miles
Transmission will downshift from 8th gear to 2nd while driving 60mph also will go into park randomly at low speeds very dangerous to drive a hazard to my family and other drivers on the road!

- Boiling Springs, SC, USA

problem #24

Feb 012023


  • 99,000 miles
The contact owns a 2018 Ford Expedition. The contact stated that while in park and releasing the brake pedal, the vehicle rolled forward three to four feet and then stopped. There were no warning lights illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the local dealer, but the mechanic was unable to duplicate the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact called another local dealer, Middleton Ford (7520 Century Ave, Middleton, WI 53562; 608-831-7725) but the vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was contacted and referred the contact to the NHTSA Hotline for assistance. The approximate failure mileage was 99,000.

- Mount Horeb, WI, USA

problem #23

Dec 152022


  • miles
Transmission shifting is spectacularly (not in a good way) erratic. Early shifts are fine when cold, incredibly hard when warm. Later shifts are extremely sluggish. Sometimes the transmission will disengage completely when accelerating in traffic, leading to nearly being rear ended by following vehicles. This is completely unacceptable and very, very dangerous. I've never owned a vehicle that acted this dangerous! One Google search of erratic Ford 10 speed transmission will send you to many websites with thousands of complaints. Since Ford will not stand behind this product, the federal government needs to take the reigns and protect the consumer purchasing this vehicle. Thank you.

- Sarver, PA, USA

problem #22

Nov 252022


  • miles
Powertrain/ Transmission required replacement. Replacement transmission from the factory deemed defective and suffered a catastrophic failure in less than 24 hours after install.

- Howell, MI, USA

problem #21

Sep 092022


  • miles
Something is going on with the transmission we got it at dealer now it shifts funny 3 to 4 and 6to8 and sometimes you go to pull out and it revs up to 3000 rpm and don't move then it slam in gear and move and not all the time but sometimes you slow down you hear a crunching noises under expedition. If you stop fast it down shifts hard and if you go to move again it's like it's in a high gear it never shifted down.it's a 2018 10 speed transmission and if you read online ford has problems with them so why is it not a safety recall on this transmission before someone pulls out somewhere and gets kill because it won't move. It's a problem not a accident

- Newport News, VA, USA

problem #20

Sep 112022


  • miles
my transmission shifted from first gear to second gear very hard causing the vehicle to lunge. My daughter is a new driver and it scared her so much that she stopped in traffic at a stop sign and I thought the vehicle was hit. my dash cam even recorded it as a possible collision (no one hit us just jerked that bad). I have only owned it for a month and when I took it to the dealer that I bought it from they said Ford knows they have a problem and it sucks. (dealerships words) I had no lamps or warnings come on at the time of the event. when I changed driving modes the vehicle went completely out of gear and would not go back into gear until I shut it down and started it back up.

- Elkhart, IN, USA

problem #19

Jul 222022


  • miles
Random gear shifts lead to dangerous changes in speed during normal driving. Example-Driving in 8th gear transmission shifted to 2nd and then jumped back to 6th gear causing near loss of control. Other times transmission sticks in-between gear resulting in a loss of power during driving. Dealer and independent service center have reproduced problem. Replaced value body per Ford's recommendation which did not fix the problem. Vehicle has not been inspected by police, insurance representative or manufacturer. Powertrain warning light did come on but after these issues were affecting the vehicle.

- Lynchburg, VA, USA

problem #18

Aug 012022


  • miles
Vehicle with 80k miles. Transmission stuck in 2nd gear resulted in safety issue when merging with traffic. When this occurs the engine revs and then the transmission jumps into 8th gear. Once in 8th gear it is very slow to accelerate. If there-€™s any reason I need to decelerate, the transmission remains in 8th gear and will not shift back to 1st gear even if at a complete stop. Have been stopped at a traffic light and had to place the vehicle back in park and shut the engine off so the transmission will reset back to 1st.

- Bentonville, AR, USA

problem #17

Aug 232022


  • miles
If I have to decelerate and then quickly accelerate the car will lose power and restart. This typically happens when I-€™m driving on the highway in heavy traffic. I originally thought there was problem with the transmission because it would downshift to 5th gear and clunk (feels like the tranny fell off). It would then try and put itself into park and then power down and restart. The only error code ever given is a parking paw error. This makes sense because transmissions aren-€™t supposed to go into park at 70mph. Lately the vehicle is sluggish and doesn-€™t respond as I try to accelerate which leads to the shut down restart while moving. I recently read about the class action lawsuit and recall regarding ford throttle bodies in F-150s. The incidents in those reports mirror what I-€™ve experienced.

- Monclova, OH, USA

problem #16

May 232022


  • miles
Transmission seems to get stuck in 2nd and 8-9 gear when driving and I have lost all ability to accelerate at both slow and high speeds. I am able to see the gear it gets stuck in since there is a visual on what gear the vehicle is in on the dashboard. When it appears to be stuck in a gear, if you hit the gas it does not respond and you lose your speed. RPMs increase. After a delay which there is no acceleration, it then kicks into the next gear with a large jolt that shakes the whole vehicle pretty harshly. I have expressed to Ford Corporation my concerns on safety and no one was behind me during the times this has happened. If there was someone behind me I feel that I could have easily get hit from behind especially at the higher rates of speed. SUV is currently at the dealer since the first 2 service bulletins have not corrected the issue. I have been dealing with this for almost 3 months.

- Bedford, NH, USA

problem #15

Jun 132022


  • miles
Driving thru Atlanta traffic stop and go. One time I took off and all of a sudden vehicle jerk and didn-€™t go. NExt time it lunged forward. I notice the vehicle shutters between 20-30mph Tried to get a appointment with ford nothing available till august. Went to Panama City shopping the other day with my son he could not believe how bad the vehicle lunges sometimes and sometimes it stalls before take off. Makes me very nervous to drive am I gonna get stranded in heavy traffic ? Call ford they said needs PCM reprogrammed she tried to make appt to no avail. She knew what I was talking bout when I called her.said you need to get it in right of way.Well dealerships say they are months out what do I do now. Ford is a disgrace 80,000 for vehicle and I have had numerous issues

- Port St Joe, FL, USA

problem #14

Apr 162022


  • miles
During a routine trip on the highway, as I was trying to overtake a vehicle the SUV shifted from 10th gear to 1st and locked up the wheels. This left my vehicle unable to move for a few seconds while on the highway. I lost all throttle response, the vehicle lit up the wrench icon on the dash. The issue has been replicated at the ford dealership and there are currently 3 others in for repair for the same issue.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

problem #13

Jul 212021


  • miles
The vehicle "chatters" when starting first thing in the morning and sometimes after it sits for a few hours(when engine has had time to cool down). It started about two months ago. We recently took our Expedition to an independent mechanic to have it checked over prior to a road trip. Their diagnosis was a loose timing chain and their recommendation was to take it to a licensed Ford dealership. I contacted three local Ford dealerships and their estimated next available service dates were between 4 and 6 weeks. Plus they are having problems getting some parts. We bought vehicle used with 68,000 miles and did not buy extended service plan. We currently have 95,000 and local dealer advised this repair is not covered by Ford even though Ford Issued TSB 21-2119 acknowledging the problem and recommended fix.

- New Richmond, WI, USA

problem #12

Apr 062021


  • 74,000 miles
I pulled out of my driveway taking a left and as I pressed the gas to accelerate up the hill it seemed as though my car went into neutral. It would not go. I took my foot off the gas and waited a second or two and then pushed down on the accelerator again and then the car took off as normal. Since that first time this situation has begun happening almost daily sometimes several times a day. I have taken my vehicle to the dealership and of course they can never get it to duplicate what it does to me. Concerning to me is if this happens when I pull into traffic and can't get out of the way of an oncoming vehicle.

- Jefferson City, MO, USA

problem #11

Feb 152021


  • 69,000 miles
The contact owns a 2018 Ford Expedition. The contact stated that after starting the vehicle, a rattling sound was present coming from under the hood of the vehicle. The vehicle was examined by an independent mechanic who diagnosed that the transmission vtc solenoid and cam-phaser were faulty and needed to be replaced and reprogrammed. The vehicle was not repaired. The local dealer Ford college station located at 1351 earl rudder fwy, college station, tx 77845 and the manufacturer were notified of the failure. The contact was informed that a manufactures field service campaign was available for the failure however, the VIN was not included. The failure mileage was 69,000.

- College Station, TX, USA

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