Engine Oil Leaking problems of the 1999 Ford Expedition

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

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 1
Failure Date: 01/01/2007

Under normal usage at @ 135,000 miles oil began to leak from the rear of the head gasket on the passenger side of the engine. There are at least five TSB's in effect for this problem. No repair has been made account prohibitive cost. Truck being driven. Adding 1 quart of oil about every 2 weeks.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 2
Failure Date: 10/20/2005

Engine spark plug blow out at 80,000 miles on engine. Engine had 40,000 on it from new and was consuming oil due to the right head leaking oil. Ford replaced the head gasket. The gasket did not solve the problem so a new motor was installed. Now at 120,000 (80,000 on the motor) after the spark plugs were changed, a plug blew out of the head. A helicoil was installed after the plug blow out but that also failed. Rebuilt head is being installed. Feel this is a Ford problem on this spark plug blow out. The 5. 4l head is not manufactured to withstand the horsepower.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 3
Failure Date: 07/23/2004

Oil was leaking from the vehicle. Made an appointment with local mechanic, and took vehicle in. It was discovered that right head gasket was defective. Then, vehicle was taken to the dealer, a dye was placed into the engine, and after one week it was taken back. The manufacturer stated nothing could be done.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 4
Failure Date: 12/26/2003

1999 Ford Expedition - significant oil leak in the right head gasket. There is a current service bulletin for this problem.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 5
Failure Date: 12/09/2003

1999 Ford Expedition, v8 triton 4. 6 liter engine with 68,700 miles has oil leak. Inspection at dealership determined head gaskets need replacing with estimated cost of $1200. 00 to $1500. 00. This vehicle was purchased new and maintaince was maintained according to schedule. A vehicle requiring this type investment should not require repairs of this type at 68,000 miles. A recall for this problem would be appropriate.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 6
Failure Date: 05/16/2003

Oil leak from head gasket at about 35,000 miles. Oil leak from head gasket at about 75,000 miles.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 7
Failure Date: 02/27/2003

Recurring oil leak, right side cylinder head, Ford trucks with 4. 6 engine.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 8
Failure Date: 02/15/2003

Right side oil leak from head gasket.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 9
Failure Date: 01/15/2003

Oil leak from rh head/block interface. Number of complaints and TSB about this issue indicate manufacturing assymbly defects. TSB note "chips could be present or dimples in mating surface of gasket area". Customers should not have to pay for manufacturing problems that are none to be present.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 10
Failure Date: 09/30/2002

Engine oil leak, right side cylinder head leaking oil.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 11
Failure Date: 03/02/2002

4. 6l v8 engine was leaking oil, vehicle taken to dealer and informed consumer of a blown head gasket. The vehicle was taken in for routine service when consumer was informed that the vehicle had an oil leak. Consumer called the dealership and was informed that there were several vehicles that complained of the same failure but no recall has been issued.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 12
Failure Date: 12/27/2001

During christmas while driving around town, we noticed that the truck felt sluggish and non-reponsive to acceleration attempts. At which time it was noticed on the driveway that a oil leak had begun. We took the Expedition into the local Ford dealership for a service evaluation. We were informed that the head gasket had been blown. We decided to get a second opinion by a respected independent mechanic, who gave us the same prognosis. We again contacted the Ford dealership to see if the cost of the repair could be negotiated lower than the $1,850. Estimate. A Ford mechanic mentioned that a special plan might be available, by extending the warranty due to the nature of the failure. That request was rejected. In trying to talk with a Ford factory service manager, he wouldn't talk with me about the problem nor did we receive any additional help. In purchasing a used vehicle, I realize there is a risk of failure, but 7 months & 14,000 miles later, to payout close to $2,000!, that's too extreme. A head gasket should not fail this soon into a vehicle's life. I've noticed that Ford's have had a recent history of head gasket problems and we would like this to be "recalled" and to be reinbursed for this expense. Thank you.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 13
Failure Date: 04/12/2001

Engine was leaking oil. Dealership replaced the head gasket. However, oil leak recurred. Currently, dealership indicated that engine head was whopping and causing the oil to leak.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 14
Failure Date: 02/01/2001

Right head gasket has cracked, causing oil to leak onto starter motor. Dealer has been contacted. Consumer states that after repairs were completed, 2 weeks later the head gasket started leaking again, consumer is requesting reimbursement.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 15
Failure Date: 12/15/2000

Vehicle is leaking oil at right side of engine, bottom of cylinder head. In at dealer's shop for repairs. Also, when vehicle is started there is a loud tapping noise coming from engine for about 5 minuted, then it stops.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 16
Failure Date: 10/09/2000

After noticing an oil leak, I took the vehicle to the dealer for repair. I was told that the cylinder head was warped and had to be replaced. My Expedition has only 12,000 miles on it. I believe Ford has issued technical bulletins regarding cylinder head leaks and replacing the head gasket on the Ford Expedition. There may be more Expeditions having the same problem as mine.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 17
Failure Date: 03/23/2000

Oil leak around the head gasket-had car serviced 4 times replacing plugs,wires ,gaskets and the whole head assembly. Finally they agreed to put a new engine in. We keep telling something was wrong with the block. They put in a remanufactured engine. Truck was in the shop over 35 days when they could of just drop a new engine the second time. . Not happy with apple valley Ford for jerking me around. Now I do not trust this car. I bought new and now I have a used engine in my truck.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 18
Failure Date: 03/23/2000

The vehicle experienced an oil leak around the head gasket, the consumer is not pleased with the dealer because they replaced the engine with a remanufactured one. Nlm.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 19
Failure Date: 12/15/1999

Engine experienced vibration and in cold weather the engine rattled, dealer replaced the engine, vehicle experienced a bad oil leak.

car   Engine Oil Leaking problem 20

Ehicle is leaking oil. Took vehicle to dealer, and dealer indicated leak was in head gasket. Had repaired it, but problem still exiss. Please add VIN.

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