really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,331 miles

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2003 Ford Expedition seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2003 Ford Expedition Owner Comments

problem #4

Sep 012007

Expedition 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 62,000 miles


The contact owns a 2003 Ford Expedition. The air bag warning indicator light began flashing. The dealer stated that the front air bag sensor was corroded, but could not determine the cause of the failure. The dealer replaced the air bag sensor and the wires. The failure mileage was 62,000 and current mileage was 63,300. Updated 12/12/07 the driver's seat belt was twisted. Updated.

- White Ville Lake , MN, USA

problem #3

Feb 202006

Expedition 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 63,323 miles
: the contact stated while driving 45 mph in snow, while changing lanes the vehicle hit a tree head on, the frontal airbags did not deploy and the front and rear seat belts failed. This occurred without warning and pictures were taken at the scene. The driver and passenger received minor injuries and a police report was not filed. The vehicle sustained body damage and was towed to an independent repair shop however no repairs were made. The manufacturer was contacted. Contact was seeking from Ford the reassurance of safety. He wants Ford to ton inspect the vehicle and determine why the air bags did not work. The impact wa shard enough to trigger them. The reason given to the consumer was that the sensor was not hit hard enough. Wants the dealer to be more forthright with contact and tell him the truth.

- Highland Springs, VA, USA

problem #2

May 232003


  • miles
The vehicle was involved in a collision, and the seat belts failed to restrain the consumer.

- Gainesville, TX, USA

problem #1

Apr 092003

(reported on)


  • miles
When the driver attempted to avoid an accident the vehicle hit a highway wall which resulted in the drivers seat belt disengaging.

- Riverdale, GA, USA

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