2014 Ford ExpeditionKenneth Bostick - Pie Town, NM10/25/2015
This replaced our 2000 Excursion v-10. We were to get a V-8 with enough power and towing capacity, and four wheel drive like we had in the Excursion. The only down side is that the Expedition is 20 inches shorter. There are times when we miss that extra 20 inches.
Great car, I wish I would have bought new.
2007 Ford ExpeditionTravis - Jupiter, FL07/11/2014
Comfortable, reliable and drives nice
1998 Buyer Beware
1998 Ford ExpeditionSoaringPilot - Atlanta, GA11/24/2006
Overall the truck has been very useful and has a ton of room in it. The engine is strong and performs well. The problem is the reliability and costs to maintain.
Fords are supposed to have a reputation of unmatched reliability and longevity...and that may be correct if you keep pouring money in it.
The differential had to be rebuilt, the heater core had to be replaced (and there is still rust in the system). The cooling is starting to die and to top it off, at 140,000 miles (with less than 1 yr old plugs) a spark plug blew out of the engine requiring a $3600 repair. After researching, this is not an isolated incident and not very rare at all in any of the Ford Triton engines.
Just do a search on FORD SPARK PLUG PROBLEMS and see what you find. It's a great truck for the room and performance...but gets a big "F" for reliability.
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