1998 Ford Expedition

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1998 Ford Expedition Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems Occasional problems with this vehicle are failures of the Ignition Coils and Boots, 5.4L only; restriction of the EGR passages inside the intake plenum, 4.6L only; the Differential Pressure Feedback EGR (DPFE) Sensor and the Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor. The cost to repair the Ignition Coils and Boots is estimated at $103.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor for each coil needed. The cost to clean the EGR passages is estimated at $4 for parts and $65 for labor. The cost to repair the DPFE Sensor is estimated at $87.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to repair the MAF Sensor is estimated at $190.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Air Suspension Compressor and the Air Suspension Compressor Relay. The cost to repair the Air Suspension Compressor is estimated at $350.00 for parts and $45.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Air Suspension Compressor Relay is estimated at $90.00 for parts and $26.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Moderate Problems A common problem on this vehicle is water damage to the Under Dash Fuse Panel and Generic Electronic Module. This problem may prevent the engine from starting. An occasional problem with this vehicle is failure of the Passive Anti Theft system. This problem may prevent the engine from starting. Passive Anti Theft System failures are not specific to any one part, therefore the cost of repairs will vary. The cost to replace the Fuse Panel and Generic Electronic Module are $366.00 for parts and $130.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable sales tax.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Engine Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5
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