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definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
114,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
1997 Ford Expedition steering problems

steering problem

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1997 Ford Expedition Owner Comments

problem #2

May 122007

(reported on)

Expedition LX 8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 128,000 miles


i was wondering my suv makes a squeaking noise when i turn the wheel right or left and it's really annoying. they tried to lube it up with grease but it didn't work. so i have to call another mechanic because they don't have the right tools. i just wanted to know if anyone new the problem of hand.

- , Effort, PA, USA

problem #1

Nov 192006

(reported on)

Expedition XLT 5.4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles

This thing squeaks like HELL. It is embarrassing to drive into a parking lot. It can easily be heard 50 ft away. Not affecting the drivability, just annoying and I must figure out how to get this fixed. I saw some other sites that say to replace the pitman arm. Not sure if that will work or not. But figure others are having this issue as well.

This sqeak/creak is very loud.

- , Louisville, KY, USA

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