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1.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
89,460 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2001 Ford Excursion seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2001 Ford Excursion Owner Comments

problem #4

Apr 162014

Excursion 8-cyl Diesel

  • 177,842 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Driver seat belt unlatches on occasion after being fully engaged. Similar to the situation that resulted in a recall in 2001. We did take the vehicle at that time for the recall.

- Boise, ID, USA

problem #3

May 162006

Excursion

  • 75,000 miles
I have a 2001 Excursion and the driver's side seat belt pops free by it's self several times during a couple of hours of driving. Dealer said it wasn't covered. I also had the windows & door locks stop working back in 2006. It needed a new GEM module and some fuse panel work (due to a leak in the windshield seal from the factory). I finally saved up enough money to get everything fixed-- roughly $1100. The rep. From the window company said he has seen several like this himself.

- Thurmont, MD, USA

problem #2

Aug 252008

Excursion

  • 105,000 miles
I bought the 2001 Excursion Aug 25, 08. The passenger seat belt dis-engages while driving down the road. Ford said their is not a recall on my Excursion, and the warranty for seat belts is only 5 years.

- Summerville, SC, USA

problem #1

Feb 042003

Excursion Diesel

  • miles
The seat belt broke. Webbing was cut in three seating positions. The drivers seat, the middle row and the third row seat. Second and third row seat appears to been cut with a razor.

- Bruce, WI, USA

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