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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
77,708 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2004 Ford Excursion electrical problems

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2004 Ford Excursion Owner Comments

problem #8

Dec 042010

Excursion 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 82,300 miles


The contact owns a 2004 Ford Excursion. The contact was stopped at a light when the vehicle attempted to accelerate forward. The contact stated that the brakes were applied during the failure. The following day, the vehicle failed to start and was towed to an authorized dealer. The dealer advised him that the vehicle would need a new injection control pressure sensor and a fuel injection control module. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign id number: 05V27000 (electrical system: Wiring) and was advised by the dealer and the manufacture that his VIN was not included in the recall. The approximate failure mileage was 82,300 and the approximate current mileage was 82,400. Updated 02/03/11 updated 02/11/11

- Randolph, NJ, USA

problem #7

Nov 152009


  • 138,883 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford Excursion. When making left turns the vehicle will stall. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, and the computer and sensor were replaced at an expense of $1100. The vehicle was previously repaired according to recall # 05V270000 (electrical system:wiring). The failure mileage was 138,883.

- Clarksville, TN, USA

problem #6

Nov 032009

Excursion 8-cyl Diesel

  • 96,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford Excursion. The fuel injection control module failed, which caused the engine to stall without warning. The manufacturer was notified, and he was advised that he vehicle identification number was excluded from recall #05V270000 (electrical system:wiring). He was not eligible for a free remedy. The failure mileage was 96,000. Updated 12/09/09 updated 12/11/09.

- Meeker, CO, USA

problem #5

Sep 012008

Excursion 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


2004 Ford Excursion has a problem with stalling. The consumer stated the recall was not being honored. Recall # 05V270000. The consumer also stated the alternator was replaced less than a year ago.

- Delta, CO, USA

problem #4

Jan 272007

Excursion 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 108,480 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford Excursion. While driving between 35-40 mph, the vehicle stalled and then shut off. The vehicle was towed to a mechanic and they replaced the number 1 and number 3 fuel injectors. The dealer stated that the VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign id number 05V270000 (electrical system:wiring). The current mileage was 130,994 and failure mileage was 108,480. Updated 09/10/08 the alternator, control module for the heating and ac system, and cooling system were replaced. Updated 09/19/08.

- Delta, CO, USA

problem #3

Jun 012007

Excursion 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford Excursion. After starting the vehicle and placing it in drive or reverse, it accelerates or surges on its own. The vehicle now surges or revs as if it is trying to surge when driving or idling. The failure occurs at speeds between 0-25 mph. The vehicle has not been taken to the dealer. The contact was informed that his VIN was excluded from NHTSA campaign id number 05V27000 (electrical system:wiring). The purchase date was unknown. The current mileage was 101,000 and failure mileage was 95,000.

- Whitakers, NC, USA

problem #2

May 152007

Excursion 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 68,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford Excursion. While driving between 25 and 65 mph, the vehicle stalled. The vehicle also failed to accelerate when the pedal was depressed. After being parked for 3-4 hours, the vehicle would operate normally for thirty minutes before the stalling began. The check engine light illuminated after the failure, but dimmed when the vehicle was restarted. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer twice and to a mechanic another two times. On one occasion, he was informed that the fuel filter was clogged. NHTSA campaign id number 05V270000 (electrical system:wiring) was referenced. The current mileage was 75,100 and failure mileage was 68,000.

- Tulsa, OK, USA

problem #1

Jul 192005

Excursion 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,000 miles
The caller had recall work done on his vehicle and it is running worse than before. Received recall 05S34 concerning injection control pressure sensor and wiring harness. Now, the vehicle has problems that it did not have before the recall. Vehicle stalls when engine is cold/hesitates and surges while accelerating. Took vehicle to the dealer 4 times since July 19, 2005, and is now was taking it to them again. Manufacturer can not be reached. The dealer's service manager told the consumer that he may have to live with the engineering change Ford made to the engine when recall 05S34 was completed on July 19, 2005.

- Fairplay, CO, USA

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