Engine Burning Oil problems of the 1999 Ford Expedition

Five problems related to engine burning oil have been reported for the 1999 Ford Expedition. The most recently reported issues are listed below.

car   Engine Burning Oil problem 1
Failure Date: 12/21/2006

Head gasket failure. Right hand, rear side of the engine. I can smell strong burning oil when engine is running and after shut-off. Oil saturated starter.

car   Engine Burning Oil problem 2
Failure Date: 02/12/2004

We bought a 1999 Ford Expedition eddie bauer almost a year ago. The day we bought it we noticed a burnt oil smell. The dealer replaced the head gasket. Now almost a year later, we blew a spark plug and need a new head. Dealer says that the head gasket and head are not related???? I was told that this car has these problems because of aluminum heads. . I want the dealer to replace it, I am willing to pay more for a new one, but I am not willing to repair it and take a loss! help!!.

car   Engine Burning Oil problem 3
Failure Date: 03/30/2000

This vehicle has been back to dealership seven times since purchase for warranty service problems and recalls. In may of 99 there was a recall on the wheel lugs: nuts. In September 99, November 99, and March 2000 it was in for windshield wiper problems; moulding replacement; twice for front end alignments (steers to right); and trailer hitch recall. The constant smelll of burning oil has just been diagnosed on latest visit to dealership 5/15/00 as needing a new cylinder head. Vehicle has been in on three other occasions for this same problem, but they could never find it. Now parts are on order---will take 3-4 days to obtain parts before they can repair it. Regarding the "windnoise" dealer says its "normal" yet service bulletins have been issued on this problem (996780 & TSB 99-6-5). In November of 1999, the left "tie rod" broke off while we were in phoenix. A phoenix dealership did a same day repair for us.

car   Engine Burning Oil problem 4

Vehicle is leaking oil. Also, every two weeks conusmer has to add a quart of oil. Also, fumes of oil burning go inside of vehicle. Contacted dealer, and dealer is not willing to do anything.

car   Engine Burning Oil problem 5

The vehicle oil consumption is getting progressively worse, at first a quart in 6,000, then 3,000 miles and now 1,800 miles. Nlm.

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