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Absolute Garbage
1 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By Steve
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2004 Ford Expedition XLT 4WD 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 4A)


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This vehicle is a true Friday afternoon lemon. Both front calipers defective at 39,000 miles - out of warranty I have to replace. Exhaust system at 49,000 miles - i have to replace. Now, transmission gone at 58,000 miles - I have to fix. Nothing is covered under warranty, Gas mileage has never been better than 12.5 MPG. When addressed to Ford that a transmission under minimal use should not need to be replaced at 58,000 miles, Ford "regrets this, but unfortunately, can't help us." Junk car, junk company, worst vehicle I have ever owned. I would highly dissuade anyone from Ford product based on this vehicle and my experience with the company.


Best Features

None.


Worst Features

A transmission that goes more than 58,000 miles for starters. Or a warranty that is longer than 36,000 miles, when everything seems to start to fail.


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Bought Used...
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By JoAnn
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 4A)


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Purchased this used at 44K miles last year after having a 4 cyl Altima. First I would not go back to a car. Sitting this high is awesome. The truck itself is great and I have had no major problems. The tire monitoring system goes off when the car is cold but otherwise no major mechanical issues. DVD is great for my 3 kids and I added XM radio so this is like a home away from home. Owned the lemon Ford Tempo many years ago and vowed that I would never own a Ford again....maybe not a car but the SUVs are great. That is one thing that Ford is good at.


Best Features

Third Row Auto Fold down Rear Sensor DVD Agile on the road


Worst Features

Nicer tires! Had to add some on mine. 0 to 60 could be a little quicker


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Great for the whole Family
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By Maurice Frye
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 4A)


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This car has done it all for us, we have traveled many miles and experienced it all and this car just keeps on Trucking...Great car if it was not for the terrible gas prices..


Best Features

comfortable seats for the whole family and the automatic folding third row


Worst Features

Better fuel economy


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Road Trip Warrior
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By fourmonkeys
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer Rwd 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 4A)


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We've owned our EB for about 2 1/2 years now and it has never dissappointed. It was comfortable with 4 kids in car seats and stuffed to the brim with a week's supply of stuff on a 4000 mile roundtrip. It's a good to and from vehicle, especially with a bunch of kids, pop in a DVD and go. And you can tow a 5000 trailer with ease, barely noticeable with the power of the 5.4.  An interesting side note, the front clip of a Cadillac Catera will fit in the back, with the seats folded down of course. I'll sell it when the wheels fall off, great do-whatever-you-need-to-do truck.


Best Features

Roominess. Engine. Powerfold seats. 6 disc changer in the dash


Worst Features

Tweeters in the pillar, sound is kind of muddy, bass is great when no one's in the 3rd row. Everything else is pretty good.


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Good Truck ,Not reliable
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By Brandon
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer Rwd 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 4A)


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This is my second Expedition, my other was an 03. While I do greatly apppreciate the interior design and roominess, the seats are not very supportive at all. My transmission went out at 60k miles, and I just put a new alternator in it. Now I am being told that the rear climate system needs a new motor. It thumps whenever you turn it on. It is just problem after problem with these Ford's and I heavily reccomend you not buy one. I am going to trade in my Expedition for an 04 Chevrolet Tahoe LT. My Expedition is beautiful solid black with the chrome exhaust, but is certainly not beauiful for my pocket book! Go with the more reliable, cheaper to fix, better re-sale value GM Suvs. You will thank me


Best Features

Love the chrome exhaust, look of the two-tone leather seats, rear parking sensors, power 3rd row. Solid black with black trim.


Worst Features

Cheaper to fix, better on gas like the GM SUVs, more comfortable.


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