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Tire Problems of Ford Expedition - part 1



Ford Expedition owners have reported 197 problems related to tire (under the tire category).

car image   Tire problem of the 2005 Ford Expedition 1
Failure Date: 09/02/2014

The contact owns a 2005 Ford Expedition equipped with mirada, tire line: cross tour slx, tire size: 265/70r17, and dot number: cc70-v2l3011 tires. The contact stated that the passenger side rear and driver side rear tires both experienced severe side wall cracking and separation. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and stated that the vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 12t014000 (tires). The failure tire and vehicle mileage was 68,550.

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car image   Tire problem of the 1997 Ford Expedition 2
Failure Date: 09/05/2013

While traveling s/b at approx 70 mph on i5 in orange county CA, rr tire of 97 Ford Expedition suffered 360 degree tread separation. Loss of control, roll. Front passenger died. Driver lost three fingers. Definity dakota h/t, dot upcu pa7 1508 (cooper, findley plant). Doa 9/5/13.

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car image   Tire problem of the 2005 Ford Expedition 3
Failure Date: 06/02/2013

While traveling at 60 mph, right rear tire failed to hold together. A "thumping" sound was head just prior to the tire exploding. Diver maintained control after hitting the retaining wall along the freeway. Vehile impacted rataining wall once, then spun and inpacted it again totaling the vehicle after airbags deployed. Upon the on scene inspection, it has been determined that the tire separated and lost all tread. No deaths happened as a result of the driver not panicing and maintaining what control she was able to. Tire was a continental contitrac SUV.

car image   Tire problem of the 2008 Ford Expedition 4
Failure Date: 09/10/2012

The contact owns a 2008 Ford Expedition equipped with hankook, tire line dynapro a/s tire size p265/70/r18. The contact stated that while having his tires rotated the mechanic noticed that the front driver side tire had a seem on the inner wall of the tire. The contact mentioned that the tires were not the original ones on the vehicle. The failure mileage was 76,000.

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car image   Tire problem of the 2006 Ford Expedition 5
Failure Date: 08/01/2011

The contact owns a 2006 Ford Expedition equipped with continental contitrac tr tires, sized 265/70/r17 with a dot number of a3t645rw. The contact stated that while driving approximately 70 mph, the tread on the drivers side rear tire separated and the contact began to lose control of the vehicle. As a result, extensive damaged was inflicted on the rear bumped and tail lights. The contact was able to regain control of the vehicle. The manufacturer was notified and informed the contact that there were no recalls for the stated tires. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileages were 60,000.

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car image   Tire problem of the 2006 Ford Expedition 6
Failure Date: 07/19/2011

While driving my 2006 Ford Expedition on the highway, there was a complete thread separation in one of the rear tires, (continental, contitrac SUV, p265-70r17), the trimming behind the tire well was damaged. The vehicle's odometer registers 43993 miles.


car image   Tire problem of the 2008 Ford Expedition 7
Failure Date: 05/20/2011

The contact owns a 2008 Ford Expedition. The contact stated while driving 60 mph in the rain the rear of the vehicle continued to shake and move from side to side which made it difficult to control. The contact lost control of the vehicle, crashed into a wall and it flipped over. The rear tires were installed two weeks ago which were the cause of the crash. There were three occupants in the vehicle that were injured. The driver and two passengers were taken by ambulance to a trauma center. The vehicle was destroyed. A police report was filed. The kumho tires, model road venture, dot# h2t3yt5f3710, tire size t275/55r20. The vehicle was towed by the police department. The contact stated after the crash occurred they noticed the tires were bald. The dealer was not contacted. The manufacturer was not notified about the failure. The VIN was unknown. The failure mileage was 72,000.

car image   Tire problem of the 2000 Ford Expedition 8
Failure Date: 03/25/2011

The contact owns a 2000 Ford Expedition equipped with good year tracker2 tires, size: p265-70-r17 (serial number: 48570555000). The contact stated that all four tires would constantly lose air, causing the tires to becomes flat without warning. The tires were replacement tires. The vehicle was taken to a tire shop where two tires were replaced, however the failure also occurred with the replacement tires. The tire failure mileage was 11,000 and the vehicle failure mileage was 50,000 and the current mileage was 165,713.

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car image   Tire problem of the 2003 Ford Expedition 9
Failure Date: 09/04/2010

While traveling at 65mph, we experienced complete tread separation of right rear tire. Tire had approximately 60-70% tread left.

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car image   Tire problem of the 2000 Ford Expedition 10
Failure Date: 08/02/2010

I was driving 65 mph on the florida turnpike when I heard a loud bang from the back of my 2000 Ford Expedition. I looked in the rearview mirror to see a tires rolling and being tossed down the turnpike with cars trying to Dodge the tire. I thought I had just rolled over the tire but when I got home I looked under the truck and noticed the tire was gone and the winch cable was broken. Luckily nobody seemed to get hit by the tire but I can't be sure.


 
car image   Tire problem of the 2004 Ford Expedition 11
Failure Date: 07/08/2010

The tire tread is starting to detach from the tire's carcass in a 6 inch section of the tire. The other three tires are showing signs of detatchment, like cracking at the edges of the tires. Updated 09/29/10.

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car image   Tire problem of the 2001 Ford Expedition 12
Failure Date: 06/24/2010

My family's Ford Expedition had a goodrich long trail t/a tire disintegrate due to ply separation. We did not hit anything and the tire was properly inflated. This happened at 10:30 pm on a 70 mph highway.

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car image   Tire problem of the 2003 Ford Expedition 13
Failure Date: 06/05/2010

Driving on highway and tire tread came off and did $1,700. 00 worth of damage to rear quarter panel and bumper. Continental tire agreed to pay damages but not replace tires. I have not received reimbursement for damages, I have been waiting over 30 days for the check which in the letter they sent stated I would receive it within 8-14 days. I feel they are giving me the run around.

car image   Tire problem of the 1999 Ford Expedition 14
Failure Date: 03/16/2010

The contact owns a 1999 Ford Expedition with cooper discover lfx tires with dot number 4909. The contact stated the rear passenger side tire was replaced twice. The contact had a rear alignment performed on the tire, but the side walls burst on each tire. The contact had the same tire placed on the vehicle by the manufacturer after the original one split. The failure mileage was 250,000.

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car image   Tire problem of the 2007 Ford Expedition 15
Failure Date: 07/03/2009

In July we had a tire get punctured with a rock, we had that plugged. The same tire 3 weeks later got punctured with another rock and we had to replace the tire. In sept. We had a rock puncture another tire. We had to replace the tire. We have two other cars and have never had this problem. We do not feel this is "bad luck" with tires. We think the tires that were on the SUV when we bought it are faulty, yes we have our tires rotated like we are suppose to and the truck only has 23,000 miles on it.

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car image   Tire problem of the 2005 Ford Expedition 16
Failure Date: 07/02/2009

The contact owns a 2005 Ford Expedition. While driving 55 mph, three out of the four tires flattened and caused the contact to crash into a concrete wall. A police report was filed and the vehicle was towed from the scene. There were no injuries. The insurance company is investigating the cause of the tire failure. The current and failure mileages were 64,000.

car image   Tire problem of the 1999 Ford Expedition 17
Failure Date: 06/27/2009

Well me and some of my family members was heading to destine we was on I-10 south when the covering of the tire came off and bent the finder.

car image   Tire problem of the 2003 Ford Expedition 18
Failure Date: 06/22/2009

The contact owns a 2003 Ford Expedition. The vehicle has continental contitrac SUV tires, size p265/70r17. While driving approximately 70 mph, the rear of the vehicle began to shimmy and shake, followed by a clicking noise. The driver inspected the vehicle and noticed that the rear driver's side tire exhibited tread separation. The tire is in the process of being replaced. The dot number was unknown. The failure and current mileages were 68,000.

car image   Tire problem of the 2003 Ford Expedition 19
Failure Date: 05/15/2009

Cracks on 3 of 4 tires. No action taken.

car image   Tire problem of the 2003 Ford Expedition 20
Failure Date: 04/27/2009

Catastrophic failure and tread separation. Belts were rusty upon inspection (immediately following failure). Remaining wirecoat showed rust remnants impregnating rubber where the wire previously was. Tire showed no signs of imminent failure prior to incident.

car image   Tire problem of the 2002 Ford Expedition 21
Failure Date: 03/22/2009

On three occasions between March 2006 and March 2009 four out of five tires purchased through sears have suffered tread separation and three cases lead to complete failure while driving at posted speed limits. Tire failure lead to two near miss accidents. In the last failure, March 22, 2009 lead to several thousand dollars of property damage. One tire was replaced shortly after purchase; another tire ordered but was not stocked; currently in possession of the most recent tire failure. The recent tire has greater than 60% of tread life remaining. Tire separated yet inner tub still inflated.

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car image   Tire problem of the 1998 Ford Expedition 22
Failure Date: 02/20/2009

While driving on the highway on 02/20/2009 I experienced a blow out on the passengers right front tire. The speed was about 60 mph. I then experienced a second blowout 30 days later 03/20/2009 on the left rear drivers tire. Once again this was about 1. 5 -2 hrs of highway driving. My whole family of 4 was in the SUV at the time. Now I don't feel safe with the other two tires.

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car image   Tire problem of the 2008 Ford Expedition 23
Failure Date: 11/18/2008

Driving down interstate going approximately 65 mph when we felt a strong vibration coming from the rear of the automobile, as my husband let off the gas the back passenger tire lost all pressure and the SUV began to swerve, my husband being very experienced allowed the car to slow to about 40 mph before hitting the brakes keeping control of the car. Vehicle was 08 Expedition with approx. 1000 miles on it, we had owned it for less than a month. We changed the tire, which had a hole all the way through which caused immediate dispersion of air from tire. The hole was a perfect circle, all the way through the tire as if it had been plugged. We took the tire back to the dealership, they accused us of hitting something. There was no object inside the tire that had been fully penetrated, and as I stated before the hole was a perfect circle.

car image   Tire problem of the 2003 Ford Expedition 24
Failure Date: 09/21/2008

Driving along highway 50, outside sacramento at about 65mph in the early evening on 9/21/08 when I heard a loud popping sound and the back end of the truck began to swing out of control. I managed to remain in control and get to the edge of the freeway. When I looked at the tire, the tread from the back driver's side tire was totally gone, but the tire was still inflated. The tread had caused quite a bit of damage to my back panel and bumper assembly.

car image   Tire problem of the 2004 Ford Expedition 25
Failure Date: 09/15/2008

My Ford Expedition has 32k miles on it the tires have approximately 3/8" or more than half of their tread life left. The passengers side rear has a large crack about 1" from the rim. The remaining tires are all dry rotten near the tread. I feel these tires are unsafe and want to replace them immediately.

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