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1.9

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
87,220 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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2002 Ford Expedition fuel system problems

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2002 Ford Expedition Owner Comments

problem #5

Apr 182010

Expedition 8-cyl

  • 89,100 miles

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

Spark plug was blown out of engine head of 2002 Ford Expedition with 4.6L V8 engine with 89,100 miles.

- Santa Ana, CA, USA

problem #4

Feb 102010

Expedition 4WD 8-cyl

  • 75,000 miles
Spark plug explode, when driving at 45mph, car warranty insurance deny claim due that they said is for a bad torque, however those were installed at factory.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

problem #3

Dec 312009

Expedition

  • 156,000 miles
Spark plug flew out of engine...was replaced before with a helicoil kit but same issue occurred today. I was driving to work and I heard it shoot from the engine.

- Fort Worth, TX, USA

problem #2

Sep 022009

Expedition

  • 41,000 miles
Ford Triton engine spitting spark-plugs out of engine resulting in gasoline being sprayed all over engine. Costly repairs are minimum $400+. this has happened 4 times to me and I can anticipate it happening on the remaining 4 cylinders in my 2002 Ford Expedition. As a result of this problem Ford is aware of, gasoline is being sprayed on 1000's of engines when this happens. Bad design by Ford. Aluminum heads on iron engine. Duh. My investigation has determined that there are 1000's of Ford owner who have experienced this same problem yet Ford is unwilling to do anything about it. Their repair shops will charge anywhere from $400 to $1600 to repair the problem. Please address this issue before my remaining 4 cylinders go and I will have to pay to get this bad design repaired. Thank you.

- Lowell, MA, USA

problem #1

Apr 222007

Expedition 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Ford Expedition. The vehicle was parked and a neighbor notified the contacxt that vehicle was on fire. The fire fighters and police departments were called. The hood burned off the vehicle. The paint on the driver's side burned off the vehicle, the driver's side windshieldwas missing, and the interior was completely destroyed. The driveway was also damaged, and a tree burned. A police report was filed. Ford stated that there was nothing that they could do. However, he gave them his VIN and never received a call to confirm if this vehicle was affected by the recall NHTSA recall number: 06E056000). The failure and current mileage were 75,000.

- Sarasoda, FL, USA

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