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#101 of 285 NO START "SOMETIMES" 2001 EXPEDITION
May 04, 2009 (5:23 pm)
Problem started MAY08. Cranked good but no start. Try an hour or so later,started fine. That went on for a month. Sometimes no start or start and run at about 300 rpm, accelerator had no effect. Took it to Ford,they had it a full week. It started for them,their diagnostic found no faults.Ford suggested a new battery. Had it replaced. No problem for ten months. Now it has started again. Don't think it is the battery, 12v after sitting over night and 10.5v while cranking.Good for 25 days,bad for 2 ok for 10 and counting. HELP! HELP! FORDSFOLLY
#102 of 285 Re: electrical problem [shonuff50]
May 29, 2009 (6:54 am)
i am having the same problems 2000 expedition but my starter engages while its running in park and neutral. i just put my third ya third starter on and now my driver front turn signal and my passenger back turn signal both stay on after key is removed wow what a expedition. it feels like one trying to figure out whats going on. i have has it since january. 107,540 miles. serious problems its not funny but i dont know what else to do but sit in my truck and laugh. it hasn't moved in two months and im still paying on it haha
#103 of 285 Re: 2001 Expedition - electrical??? [kd4kmz]
May 29, 2009 (7:50 am)
k i am having so many problems. i just put in my 3rd starter, 2nd battery, 2nd starter relay. it will turn over but 10 seconds into running the solenoid on the starter gets super hot. and my front driver side turn signal and my passergers side back turn signal stay on with no key. fuse box is fine. i live in indiana. rains all the time. so i have it in the garage. now i cant drive it to dellership cuz it will burn up new starter. i am female and gonna freak out. i love my truck but i havent been able to drive it for 2 months now and i work two jobs. thank god for sisters xtra car. but now here car has problems so i have to get ths fixed. all wires are hooked up right. why would my solenoid get flamming hot after 10 seconds of running. please help me. everyone i talked to told me they have not a clue even the deeler. the place i bought it from wont take it back because of the problems. i am about to buy a scooter and let it go. but i have so much money in the thing.can u think of anything. please anyone help me. thanks
#104 of 285 Re: radio fuse [mike468]
Jun 02, 2009 (3:54 pm)
I had this same problem in December 2008 and we just now figured it out ... Seems the amp for the subwoofer has gone bad. We took the amp out and the radio works fine. Now to find a replacement amp
#105 of 285 Re: 02 Expedition Fuse 1 25A Radio-Blowing Fuse [jlaw053]
Jun 02, 2009 (4:06 pm)
I don't know if you found the solution yet but I had this same problem in December 2008 and we just now figured it out ... Seems the amp for the subwoofer has gone bad. We took the amp out and the radio works fine. Now to find a replacement amp (2002 Expedition Eddie Bauer with MACH radio system)
#106 of 285 Re: Electrical problems with 02 Expedition [Muchavio]
Jun 22, 2009 (6:19 pm)
Hello, I have a 03 Expedition and it has been doing the same thing for a couple months now and its just getting worse. I was wondering if you found out what the problem was? Any help would be great. Thank you
#107 of 285 Re: Electrical problems with 02 Expedition [bholbrook]
Jun 22, 2009 (6:45 pm)
OK to all, I have finally pulled my dash completely apart and the problem went away temporarily and when I put it back to gether it came back. it is either the connector housing in the instrument display or it is the instrument display all together. No more banging the dash, I just left the two screws out that lock in the dash face plate and when the radio is not on or the windows don't go down, I just push in on the instrument panel and everything comes back on. I pulled the instrument panel part looks like some of the flat leadss are warped out a bit and apparently with the severe heet or humidity makes it worse and they must be spreading just enough to loose connectivity, I just push in on the display and everythingtarts working, now to find out the cost of a replacement
#108 of 285 Re: 2001 Expedition - electrical??? [lilly00]
Jul 13, 2009 (3:11 pm)
ok here goes. I have had all of the above problems, cranking in park, radio goes off and on ,sunroof stuck on stupid, so we changed the battery , starter, etc. Took it to my mechanic,thank god his wife had similar problems!!! He advised me that my winshield was leaking!!! Imagine that!!! The water leaks from the upper corners down the rubber seal onto the computer located on the passenger side(way under the dash). Went down to napa and my husband sealed the windshield"> with windshield sealant.I have never had the problem again!!! Even the slightest humidity will do this to the computer. I even went to Ford and they couldnt find the problem. Hope this helps everyone in this thread....
#109 of 285 Re: Help with Relay electrical issues 2003 Expedition [shonuff50]
Jul 13, 2009 (3:22 pm)
The winshiled is leaking!!!!!! Humidity is leaking onto the computer!!!! Seal the windshield, good Luck, it worked for me!!!! I was ready to launch mine in the bayou,until i finally got answers from my mechanic(not Ford)......
#110 of 285 I wanted to launch my expedition in the Bayou!!!
Jul 13, 2009 (3:26 pm)
Electrical Problems/Possesed Expedition,lights flashing, radio turns off and on,cranking while in park,sunroof stuck on stupid??????????
Seal the Front Windshield!!!!!
Good Luck Everyone,