I got it to the repair shop they told me they may be able to rethread it or I can replace the engine for the second time. He informed me that I had a blown out spark plug, and the header could have been damaged. Luckily, it didn't ruin anything on it's way. They are aware of the problem. Terrible flaw in Ford design. So i went online and did some looking, this truck as major problems in that area.
He could not tell until he removed it. Luckily we found a shop close by that could repair it immediately. For the 2000 model year, Ford made power adjustable brake and accelerator pedals a standard, which made the Expedition even more popular with soccer moms. I don't have a lot of money but as a veteran I do know a lot of people, so I hope Ford does right. Both of them have looked up the problem and taken it as high as they can in their food chain. I then removed the top engine cover, removed bolts for fuel rail and easily pulled the injector rail up you will see to replace the o-rings on the injectors by some people, but if you're careful you don't have to. Once the first plug blew though, it wasn't long before the next 2 blew about every 4 months or so and it's got that telltale rattle that says we're about to lose another one any time soon.
. In January I had to replace the windshield wiper motor and the battery after the wipers completely stopped working while driving home from school in a snow storm. Do not know locations to look. But anyways, I started out by buying the E3 plugs, which don't have to be gapped and they do save a little gas plus increased in a little more power. The recommended tune-up on these motors require sparkplug and coil replacement.
We were pissed we just bought the truck two months ago and had to spend 274. Can get it to turn over and will fire a few times holding gas peddle down but still will not run. I then went to the ford dealership and had it fixed. To find out they said there is no such thing as a blown out spark plug sure enough that was what it was. Would like to check fuel pump reset switch and fuse. That kind of power enabled the Expedition to tow up to 8,000 pounds.
This is a good opportunity to install a stereo of your choice! Has those problems been identified as a recall item? I would like to know if this particular vin ever had a recall on this and if it was fixed? Avoid driving crosswise or turning on steep slopes or hills. Ford knew about the problem, but never recalled the engine because so far, it has not been life threatening. When I tapped the aluminum, I used cutting paste. The firing order is 1 3 7 2 6 5 4 8 if that helps. Emergency maneuvers In an unavoidable emergency situation where a sudden sharp.
I will post interior pics tomorrow. The Good:Transmission recently inspected and serviced by Allstar Transmission can show papers. There should be a coil on top of each spark plug. He said it would happen again. If installing a plug to be gapped it is. Once through water, always try the brakes. They were ablr to fix it but it still misses and all spark plugs have been replaced.
I'm buying me a Mercedes!!!! We took her everywhere, packed her with 5 kids, dogs, used her as a camper almost a queen size bed in the back! Ford needs to get this addressed. The mechanic who is awesome believes it's the intake valve but would have to take the motor out to determine that and we just don't feel it's worth that kind of money anymore. I went back a year incase you had a late model 2000 but that 4. Nov 12, 2011 Jun 12, 2010 May 1, 2009 Jan 22, 2003 Jan 17, 2016 Your shouldn't have any spark plug wires on your vehicle. I then apply Di-Electric grease to the inside of the coil boot to prevent moisture getting in. Fuse panel is not labeled.
The initial repair costs would have been in the 900 range, but if the header was damaged, a 2300-3000 was the estimate for a repair. To maintain steering and braking control of your vehicle, you must have all four wheels on the ground and. I was driving normal 45mph and all the sudden a loud bang and clatter for the rest of the luckily only 5 miles to my home more likely rolling home then driving. We have blown 2 additional plugs since, and the last one did some damage. I purchased a 2000 expedition 5 yrs ago. I replaced the driver's side door with the keyless entry remote the steering wheel column engine transmission and fuel tank so in others words spliced two expeditions together.
The block is aluminum, the plug is steel. She was an awesome beast while she lasted. Avoid water higher than the bottom of the wheel hubs. This causes the coil to short, they must be replaced at 75,000 miles at the same time the sparkplugs are replaced. Power is supplied to all four wheels through a transfer case. I'm fixing my truck and selling it.
After installing, check for fuel leaks at the injectors. Hopefully this helps Sep 01, 2009 5. Old stereo broke so i removed it, was going to replace with a new Double Din Stereo but the transmission wiped out my budget. Now all I have to do is replace the heads with another set that i'm sure will do the same damn thing. I could not pass the state emissions test because of the check engine light. I now have to make 2 trips with my daughters little Pontiac to get the kids to school.