really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
500 miles

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2003 Ford Expedition brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Ford Expedition Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 112003

Expedition 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,000 miles


Within 1,000 miles the back up sensor rang when ever you put the car into reserve - has been serviced three times still does it today. Within 5,000 the mirrors would tilt too far to the outside then pop as they tried to continue to move further outside. Within 18,000 1)advancetrac light came cause the right front brake to lock up when turning left and the left front brake to lock up when turning right. Engine was shutting down going traveling at 70 mph. Transmission would not change out to next gear until very high RPM. Pop and clicking noises from under the dash (front passanger and drive side). Engine would not start. - authorized Ford blue oval repair center has replaced 2 ABS modules, the battery, made repairs to the wiring harness, replaced two other computer modules. Car was in the shop for three weeks and returned three times. Vehicle is still not correct.

- Columbus, GA, USA

problem #1

Oct 072003


  • miles
ABS braking system light appeared on the dashboard without any warning. The driver was concerned because of the brake power failed, and vehicle was not stopping properly. Pedal was hard while pressing all the way down to the floor.

- Richmond, VA, USA

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