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#25 of 519 Re: Brake Me Up!!! [agoodwin]
Mar 06, 2005 (6:53 pm)
well well . It sucks I'm not the only one, I Have a ford Excursion (2000) With rotor problems 33.000 miles ,I had them changed Ford said it was my driving . I do trailer a lot so I let it go . But now 59.000 I had them done again At firestone and they completely messed it up . I now have shudder, squeeky and excessive dust. It also pulls to the left and right intermitenly. What the hell is going on .
Mar 19, 2005 (4:59 pm)
I have a 2000 Excursion 7.3L w/ 80000 miles and no rotor probs but I have to work at it. I was told to insure the lug nuts are always torqued to 165 lbs. EVERY time I've had work done that involves the tires I loosen all the lug nuts and torque them myself to EXACTLY 165 ft lbs and no rotor problems. I tow heavy trailers and drive frequently in the mountains with horrible grades. No, I can't explain it but it does seem to work.
#27 of 519 Re: whining noise from rear
Mar 20, 2005 (5:55 pm)
I HAVE A 2000 EXCURSION, V10, 4X4, 4:30 GEARS W/LIMITED SLIP, AT ABOUT 20-30 MPH I NOTICE "WHINING NOISE", ALMOST SOUNDS LIKE FUEL PUMP THAT STAYS ON, NOISE DOESN'T GET LOUDER AS SPEED INCREASE'S REMAINS ABOUT SAME,......DRIVING ME NUTS, HELP
#28 of 519 Electrical Problems
Mar 21, 2005 (1:56 pm)
We have a 2003 Excursion.Only 24,000 miles.Is now back at the dealer for the third time to replace brains of power lock system.They keep replacing brain but it still never works right.Sometimes work when you least expect it.Now has affected other areas...power points, instrument cluster, auto headlights.Anyone else have these types of problems?
#29 of 519 Re: Brake Me Up!!! [agoodwin]
Mar 23, 2005 (9:14 pm)
Andrew, can you tell me where I can get this "Cyro" process done to my rotors? I've never heard of this but am desperate to try something. Do you know how long the rotors will last without warping with this process? I have been replacing rotors and pads on my 2000 Excursion every 2-3 months. They actually begin to warp after 4 weeks with either new rotors or having the rotors turned, the pulsation then turns into a heavy vibration after about 8 weeks. Does anyone know if Ford has paid out on any claims on what appears to be a mechanical design flaw with the break sytems on the Excursions? Does any know if FORD re-designed or re-engineered the breaking system on the newer excursions? I appreciate any input/advice, I love my excurison but at my the end of my rope with having rotors serviced and/or replaced every 2-3 months.
#30 of 519 marilyn4 Brakes
Mar 28, 2005 (10:57 am)
Well, another Excursion with braking problems, imagine that? marilyn4 I offer a set of rotors that have been treated. These are stock replacements from Ford. If you are interested and want more information on the process and the rotors please give me a e-mail at apgproductsaol.com I'll be glad to help you out the best I can because it really sucks when your brakes don't work very well. C/ya later Andrew
#31 of 519 vin code
Apr 01, 2005 (9:40 am)
can anyone tell me where the vin is on the frame on a 2001 excursion.
#32 of 519 new york new emissions test
Apr 14, 2005 (4:28 pm)
Has anybody from ny state had any problems with the new OBD emissions test??
i own a 2001 excursion ltd with the V10 with veh. weight on reg. as 6972 lbs from ford and now with the new inspection test it would not pass due to incorrect weight.i had to get an exception and test was done with old machine.any body else with this prob?? looking to avoid problem next year. thanx
#33 of 519 tranny problems
Apr 18, 2005 (3:24 pm)
Hello, all - new member here.
Have a 2001 Dsl Ltd 4x4. Had the 45k service done at end of March - noticed some stiffness when shifting that I hadn't seen before, but didn't think too much about it since it didn't seem to affect performance.
Went on extended road trip last week, drove from Seattle to Bozeman, MT and back. Upon return, first gear died in tranny and 2-3 shift sometimes doesn't work either. Dealer says, "checking w/ext. warranty co." to make sure whether it's covered or not.
I was very surprised by this development; but then, my last Ford was a '65 F250 2x4 long-bed automatic that I drove until it literally rusted apart (about 300k miles). With regular service, it never had any problems. None. Most reliable vehicle I've ever had, and I've owned a few (including Mercy's and Beamers and other supposedly "high-end" cars). Up 'til now, I there had been no problems with the X so I figured I was doing OK.
Recent surfing revealed a rumor that some of the earlier X's (maybe 20%) have had serious tranny problems at or before 40k. Anyone had similar experience, or is this just more baseless noise?
#34 of 519 Re: tranny problems [liverdonor]
Apr 22, 2005 (6:10 am)
Wow, how glad to see you have the same thing that I just out my Excursion in the shop for yesterday. I love my Excursion, no big problems till resently.
Same thing...service is always done well in advance and above recommendations. My rig is an 01 dsl 4x4 lmt. with 67,000 miles. About 15,00 or so I started to notice a higher rpm when driving have a fultter or hesitation. Took it to the shop and they replaced a sensor on the engine which help the futter....Now my tranny needs to be replaced beacuse it is slipping at 2-3 gear point. What's funny I am in Seattle as well maybe it's just our area.
What are you doing to fix yours? I am getting a rebult installed at the tune of about $3,000....
On a side note...what knd or fuel milage are you getting with yours? I get right at 14.7 gpm