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2.3

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
67,869 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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2011 Ford Expedition engine problems

engine problem

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2011 Ford Expedition Owner Comments

problem #4

Jan 152015

Expedition 4WD 8-cyl

  • 131,476 miles

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

The contact owns a 2011 Ford Expedition. While driving at various speeds, the engine shook uncontrollably without warning. The failure occurred whenever the brake pedal was depressed. The dealer stated that the vehicle was built with a faulty engine. The manufacturer was notified, but offered no remedy. The VIN was unavailable. The failure mileage was 131,476. Updated 02/05/16

- Kimmell, IN, USA

problem #3

Nov 112014

Expedition

  • 110,000 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Ford Expedition. The contact stated that while coming to a stop, the vehicle jerked and made an abnormal noise coming from the engine. The failure recurred several times. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the failure was not determined. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 110,000.

- Willing, WV, USA

problem #2

Sep 092012

Expedition

  • 25,000 miles
We were driving on 95 when we heard a thud-type noise. We thought we had a flat tire, but then the vehicle would no longer accelerate. We were able to get off at the exit that was immediately upon us and safely pull off on the side of the road. We did not have any flat tires. The vehicle would still turn on and run (so we knew it wasn't the alternator), but it wouldn't accelerate. The Ford dealership informed us it was the mextronics electronic portion of the shift mechanism and valve body in the transmission. They said that this type of problem could not have been prevented and it does not happen often.

- Bel Air, MD, USA

problem #1

Jan 122012

Expedition 8-cyl

  • 5,000 miles
After the vehicle hit 5,000 miles, we started noticing a decrease in our fuel efficiency. Around that same time is when we also began having problems with our transmission. When driving at low speeds, between 30 mph and 40 mph, the rpms oscillate up to +/- 250 rpms. Between those speeds, the engine is constantly revving up and down while driving. We have had our vehicle serviced by Ford on six different occasions, the problem was recorded and documented on their computer systems, but has not been fixed. We currently have around 11,000 miles on our vehicle, and no resolve for this problem.

- Jupiter, FL, USA

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