Ford Expedition owners have reported 18 problems related to door (under the structure category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Ford Expedition based on all problems reported for the Expedition.
The contact owns a 2011 Ford Expedition. The contact stated that the key fob failed to unlock the doors intermittently. In addition, the contact stated that the key pad located on the driver side door failed to operate. As a result, the contact was unable to access the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the lock motor on all the doors failed and needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 44,977.
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I sent this request to Ford motor company-I am having problems with the child safety lock on both rear doors on my 2001 Ford Expedition. The doors lock by themselves and cannot be opened from inside. I cannot find online where Ford says it is a malfunction and has no record of any complaints. Here is a link with quite a few complaints. . Read more...
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Drives side door does not lock the door.
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Black plastic trim molding on doors of 2004 Ford Expedition are fading. All of them on the road of this vintage have the same defect.
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The contact owns a 2006 Ford Expedition. The contact stated that the automatic door locks pinched her sisters arm and left a bruise. The dealer has not inspected the vehicle. The current and failure mileages were 21,000. Remailed request 04/09/08.
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The child safe locks on the rear doors of my 2nd Ford Expedition activate through normal door operation. They are activated by using the automatic door locks as well as normal interior door handle use. I have owned two Expedition and this has occurred on each vehicle ( a 1997 xly Expedition as well as a 2001 eddie bauer edition). I am aware of the same occurrence on my brothers Ford excursion so this obviously is not a single issue but a engineering failure. This action locks people unintentionally in the back seats of the vehicle without notice or easy correction since you can't reach the exterior handle from inside the vehicle due to limited window opening height. In the case of an accident a person would be likely be locked in unable to escape the vehicle. Other occupants would likely not be aware of the situation and thus possibly find necessary action unnecessary. A accident waiting to happen .
While driving 65 mph driver's side door rattled. Consumer was informed by the dealer on numerous occasions that the door would be replaced. Consumer would pay for the repairs because vehicle was not covered by the warranty.
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Purchased new 2003 expediton eddie bauer in 10/03. Doors rattle as though they are not closed. Have taken vehicle back to dealership several times (they've had vehicle for close to six weeks total). Problem still exits. Soo much brake dust on front wheels that they are pitting. Dealership says Ford won't cover the wheels becuase of dust.
Blend door is broken on my 1997 Ford Expedition.
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Passenger door panel caught fire. Vehicle has power doors and locks. Smoke was coming out inner panel. Also, there was a glow from outside. Driver and 2 children got out. A firemen that arrived moved vehicle before partially catching fire. Dealer was notified. Please provide more information.
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While in motion, the passenger door caught on fire. The Ford dealership accused consumer of starting the fire. The brooklyn fire dept informed consumer the vehicle was not safe and there was an electrical short. The Ford dealer told consumer they would replace the door at the consumers expense and not under the extended warranty.
After starting vehicle and putting it in gear, door should automatically lock, but it doesn't. Consumer states that her daughter almost fell out of the vehicle because of this.
While child was opening outside door by handle child's two fingers got caught by inside of handle and were cut.
Local Ford representative contact by dealer and myself in writing as well as Ford motore CO in writing. F. M. C. Contacted me by phone on 8/16/2001 and will not authorize further repairs until a pencil can be passed through rusted door panels (4). Will not cover any issues once the 5 yr unlimited mileage warranty bumper to bumper corrosion coverage has expired. Copies of documentation to Ford rep and f. M. C. Are available upon request.
Passenger door handle came off.
Automatic door locks failed.
The rear passenger door does not open from inside due to child safety activation. Yh.
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Upon making a right or left hand turn vehicle surged forward, causing extended stopping distance. Also doors locked and unlocked with operator controlling the door lock button. Consumer has contacted the dealer. Please provide any further details.