By 1FamilyMan on
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4dr SUV 4WD
This was the first Ford product I've
ever purchased. The perverbial crap hit
the fan soon after leaving the dealer.
I was told and have read how Ford
engineers had a winner with the
Expedition. Great pachage I admit.
But, when your wife and kids are stuck
in a broken down vehicle...blood
pressure boils! It's the call you
didn't expect after buying a "quality"
vehicle for the wife and family. Yes,
we were warned of the safety
trips...the problem was more severe.
After 1 week, the damn truck had to be
towed!!!! To the dealer it went for a
new alternator. Covered by warranty,
but not excusable for the money spent.
You want to buy a Ford...be warned!
Towing capability. Good driving in any
weather. Almost too good...remember
women, it's a truck. Respect that.
I'm an engineer and understand
reliability in design. So I chaulked
this one up to "Murphey's Law". Then
it happened again at 4 and 28 months.
Perhaps it's a lemon? Now I'm second
guessing whether to let the family
Please learn quality engineering.