definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
38,790 miles

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2005 Ford Expedition fuel system problems

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2005 Ford Expedition Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 122011

Expedition 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 66,859 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Ford Expedition. The contact was driving approximately 10 mph when the engine stalled without prior warning. The engine failed to restart and the vehicle was towed an authorized dealer where the fuel pump driver module was replaced. The failure mileage was 66,859. Updated 05/05/11 the consumer stated when the engine failed, he lost power steering. He was on steep hill and was able to stop by placing the truck into park and applying the emergency brake. Updated 07/01/11

- Devon, PA, USA

problem #2

Dec 042007

Expedition 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,511 miles
I have a 2005 Ford Expedition, eddie bauer. Most recently (2 weeks ago), my check electronic throttle light came on, I called my local dealer and planned to take it in the next day. I work close to home and have limited driving distance. On the way home, the throttle went completely out and the vehicle cut off on the side of the road and was unable to be restarted and had to be towed. My local dealer did fix it in a timely manner. However...this is not the first problem. We bought it brand new and within a month the fuel injector went out when I was coming back home from out of town, my drivers side seat adjustment went out twice and had to be replaced. I am short and had to drive with my seat all the way back. 2 cam phasers had to be replaced back in the summer and then most recently this. I have 2 small children and would prefer a dependable vehicle. I filed a formal complaint with Ford and heard from them today of which I was told that having 49,000 miles on my vehicle it was not unusual for parts to go bad. I live on a hard surface road and drive to work, normal day to day activities and of course vacation. The only thing they would do was upgrade my warranty to cover the transmission. It already has the extended warranty. I am disappointed they would not stand by their product. I have owned 2 toyoyta's in the past and plan to go back to a Toyota and a Ford could not be given to me again.

- Amherst, VA, USA

problem #1

Dec 282006

Expedition 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I own a 2005 Ford Expedition (limited) on a number of occasions my vehicles motor has revived up and I had to put my foot on the brake very hard to prevent crashing into vehicles in front of me... it also happened one time when I was going about 50 mph and the car for now apparent reason accelerated to 60 very quickly. I have reported this to the dealer on three separate occasions and they advise that there is nothing wrong with the vehicle. (maroney Ford, delray beach, fl)

- Delray Beach, FL, USA

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