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#137 of 279 Re: Ford Expidtions 2001 gauges stay on and kills batterie while key is out? [jaime7]
Jan 15, 2010 (4:01 pm)
The windshield is leaking. Humidity/water 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)
I also have an 01. My expedition would stay running when the keys were'nt in it.Lights blinking off and on. horn was blowing,lol. It got to the point of funny!!!! My sunroof was stuck on stupid.
My mechanic told me his wifes' did the same thing. He told me to seal the windshield. Went down to Napa, and bought a tube of windshield gasket sealant. Applied around the corners,WALA, it never happened again. I can even use the drivethru carwash again!!!YEA!!!!! Good Luck!!! Ford wont help. This should.
#138 of 279 Re: pulsating lights and blower motor [swdallas]
Jan 16, 2010 (6:00 am)
Sounds like a bad alternator or voltage regulator. Fix is the same, replace the alternator.
#139 of 279 2006 expedition dim headlights on 1 side
Feb 11, 2010 (7:06 pm)
Ok I bought a 2006 exp at auction and it had no side marker socket on passenger side so I put in one from napa ,
Here is my ? I didn't check headlights before but both Headlights on passenger side are way dimmer than drivers side and when i turn them to brights the passenger side that should go bright goes dark? I thought it was bulbs so I put 2 new bulbs in a 9005 and a 9006 and it is still the same?
#140 of 279 98 electrical gremlins
Feb 15, 2010 (5:20 pm)
I replaced my gem out of a similar equiped exp for 100 and paid safelite approx 200 to install a new windshield and seal. Its a pain to get the module out but otherwise simple fix.
Feb 18, 2010 (8:27 pm)
help my turn lights dont work any idea what the problem is?
#142 of 279 Re: electrical [charlee2]
Feb 18, 2010 (8:31 pm)
have you checked the bulb and the fuse?
#143 of 279 Re: electrical [bholbrook]
Feb 20, 2010 (6:49 pm)
Thanks but this thing is been fix.
the flasher was out and olso the fuse box, some how there was a short in the fuse box
i replace this two things and it is working ok now.
Thank you any ways.
#144 of 279 Re: NO START "SOMETIMES" 2001 EXPEDITION [fordsfolly]
Feb 25, 2010 (9:04 pm)
This is one of the simple Expedition Gremlins to address: Replace the TPS switch. I have a 2001 with 4.6L, and the TPS started failing, which led to sometimes, surges, stuttering, other times just straight up-dying. No codes, no one could guess it...replace the TPS, and all should be well. Keep a small metric 1/4" socket set in the glovebox with a spare TPS...in 20-months, you will need it again.
This is just like keeping spare fuses and coils there also...because Ford Expeditions eat them all, like a fat guy on popcorn at the movie house. I bet I have put $1000 in coils into my Expedition in 5-years worth of time...not to mention the Bosch super platinum plugs, at $6 each.
#145 of 279 2001 Expedition - Died in Road - will not start
Feb 25, 2010 (9:15 pm)
Ok...I have a new problem and no one seems to guess this one yet. I have fought this truck for years...so trust me on the fact that the battery, charging system, fusing system are all ok on this. Also, fuel pump relay is ok and set.
My Expedition (2001 with 4.6L) just got $80 in gas at the store...I am one mile down the road, and the speedometer and tachometer, simultaneously go to full peg, twice. Engine did not stutter or miss a beat, nor did the RPMs go up. Then, it died. period. Almost as if a TPS failed...except after cooling down, the truck still won't hit. Fast turn over, 13.2 volts on battery, full premium fuel (which was already over a quarter full before fill-up). Good gas...clean filter on truck. Oh, yeah, and the "THEFT" dash icon is flashing fast. So...after $240 for the tow-bill home, I get the wife to try her key (thinking it is the chip dead in my key) and nope...no luck...still won't start.
Any ideas of what else could have failed on this POS? I am now in the market for a late 1970's 4x4 truck...one that a pet chimp can troubleshoot...I have had it with this BS...where it takes a 1000 person committee to analyze why my vehicle turned off...or $1000 for a dealer to provide me with a $50 part. Thanks Ford...I am DONE.
Ideas to help me get this junk rolling again (for purpose of sale) are greatly appreciated.
#146 of 279 Re: NO START "SOMETIMES" 2001 EXPEDITION [mountainman_4]
Feb 26, 2010 (7:08 am)
$1000 in coils? You can buy an 8 pack on ebay for $90.