Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
85,017 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2003 Ford Expedition fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2003 Ford Expedition Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 042010


  • 85,017 miles


2003 Ford Expedition spark plug blew out of head at 85K miles. Ford dealership acknowledged that it sees 2 spark plug blow outs a month and Ford is aware of the problem in 2003 Expedition. Repaired with a Ford fix - heliacoil or liner installed into head for damaged spark plug. For true fix, Ford needs to replace the head and spark plugs to ensure that other spark plugs don't come unthreaded as mileage increases.

- Maple Grove, MN, USA

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