Last post on Sep 22, 2013 at 4:36 PM
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#1944 of 1953 Re: Safe jack point on running board? [tschroeder]
Jul 21, 2013 (2:57 am)
I believe the jack points are actually marked on the frame. I know the spot you are looking at on the running boards, that is not a safe place to put your jacks.
#1945 of 1953 Re: Missing hose 2005 expedition [alexinfl]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Jul 21, 2013 (9:02 am)
yeah, some kind of vacuum switch, and it should have a hose attached.
Could it cause a misfire? That depends on when/how that missing vacuum line is used. It wouldn't be my first guess for a misfire, no---more likely it would cause a rough idle.
#1946 of 1953 Re: Safe jack point on running board? [tschroeder]
Jul 24, 2013 (10:43 am)
I have a 2003 Ford expedition and when the AAA guy did that, It bent the front tip of the running board really bad. I had to keep standing and jumping on it to get back to almost the same place but you can still tell it was bent.
#1947 of 1953 testing a 4wd for trade -in value at a non Ford dealer
Aug 15, 2013 (2:20 pm)
i went to a local dealership yesterday to see about possibly trading my 04 exped xlt 4wd in on something a little smaller and more fuel efficient. when the guy doing the test drive for the valuation came back in and told me my 4wd transfer case was bad. he said he would not even take it off the parking lot he was afraid it would fall to pieces (he heard grinding and such, I have never heard it but don't use the 4wd much either). the way he tested it was to engage the awd and the make a hard u-turn in the parking lot. my question is was he wrong in testing it on pavement in the first place and was this a ploy they use.
yes, i am a woman and being from an area that did not require
a 4wd ( i now live in the mountains) this was my first one i have owned, so my knowledge is limited to only using them when i get stuck, lol! i have been told you never test a 4wd on pavement like that. someone please clarify. thanks
#1948 of 1953 Re: testing a 4wd for trade -in value at a non Ford dealer [karham]
Aug 16, 2013 (5:57 am)
I have the same vehicle and the manual says you can drive in awd on dry pavement. The front axles will not engage unless the rear wheels slip. It says not to engage 4wd hi or lo on dry pavement. My guess is that he is trying to take advantage of you because you are a female. Bring it to another repair shop and get a second opinion. Then never do business with this clown again unless you find out he was right. I have never heard of testing the transfer case in a gear setting that doesn't even engage the transfer case.
#1949 of 1953 Re: testing a 4wd for trade -in value at a non Ford dealer [cob]
Aug 17, 2013 (11:25 am)
yea hes right dont drive in 4wheel on dry pavement u can on dirt but the pavement sticks to the tires and can cause the transfer gears to break because theirs no give all the weight of the suv transfers on the tires that are on the inside of the turn
#1950 of 1953 Re: testing a 4wd for trade -in value at a non Ford dealer [cob]
Aug 17, 2013 (4:06 pm)
i did write the salesperson and told him of my findings to which he replied and apologized that we could not make the deal and he also told me that the guy doing the testing was not a mechanic.... yep this is why i do not trust big dealerships.... never trust someone who says trust them...
#1952 of 1953 ford expedition 2010 alot of error code :S
Sep 22, 2013 (3:06 am)
i have ford expedition 2010 when i start it the engine Irregular and one of my exhaust getting too much hot and i receive all these error codes can some body help me in this .
error codes : p1000 p1336 p2197 b1600 u2511 u2472 u2013 b1681 b1318 b2097 u0100
#1953 of 1953 overhead console
Sep 22, 2013 (4:36 pm)
the console that has the compass and fuel mileage has stopped working. I pushed the buttons to see what was going on and it just lit up for a second like it had a low battery. any ideas on how to get going again??