The new six-speed automatic is another plus; it never made a harsh shift during my weeklong test. The King Ranch trim level is new to the Expedition and features Chaparral leather seats and a standard power-folding third-row seat. To see what details are different this year, check out a of the two model years. However, the Expedition features independent rear suspension, chassis technology that improves driving precision, ride comfort, and rear-seat roominess. When it's equipped with four-wheel drive, the Expedition will also get you there whether the road is dry, wet, snowy, or even when there's hardly any road at all. You might look inside the vacuum hose that attaches to the existing regulator.
The King Ranch trim level offers the following options: the 3. Ford's new rear backup camera is less expensive, but less impressive, than most. This means you don't have to unbolt the passenger seats and leave them on the floor of your garage every time you're making a serious run to Home Depot. Surprisingly, the third-row seats receive some of the highest praise in reviews read by TheCarConnection. Built on a beefy body-on-frame platform, the Expedition excels at towing, hauling cargo, and carrying up to nine passengers.
If the roll rate sensor detects a significant roll angle, the system applies additional countermeasures — such as applying brakes to one or more wheels or reducing engine power — to help the driver maintain control. A keyless entry keypad, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated outside mirrors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, auxiliary air conditioning, a full overhead console, illuminated vanity mirrors, and second-row map lights are now standard on all Expedition models. This could be an annoyance. Recently I changed all spark plugs and the fuel filter and now the engine is not running smooth. While the Tahoe is more prone to bounding over bumps due to its heavy rear axle, the Expedition maintains a surprising calm ride considering its truck heritage.
Inside, the Expedition is comfortable and spacious and benefits from clean design and excellent materials. Packaging advantages afforded by the Expedition's independent rear suspension enable the third-row seat to deliver more comfort for adults compared to the accommodations provided by the Chevy Tahoe. Expedition comes standard with an audio input jack with plug-and-play iPod capability. The chassis features an independent front suspension, front frame section and modular front-end construction for ease of assembly and quality. And on Limited and King Ranch Expeditions, the following items are standard as well: power adjustable pedals, power rear-quarter windows, a universal garage door opener, and a reverse-sensing system. The high ride height also makes getting in and out a task for children.
So I think the fuel pressure might have something to do with my problems just do not know for sure what is supposed to be. The Expedition is meant for utility, not posing. You could either get a pro to hook up an ignition analyzer to your engine, or just replace all those parts and hope for the best. After a redesign for the 2007 model year, the 2008 Ford Expedition arrives in dealer lots sporting the same well-received styling. I had the fuel pressure checked and is 60 before start and 70 while idle.
They advised a tune up and try midgrate gas. For 2008, those seeking even more luxury might be interested in the King Ranch Expedition that comes with special leather seats and other handsome trim pieces. Did you put everything back correctly. Pkg Pkg Stability Control Std Std Tachometer Std Std Towing Cap, 9200-lb Max When Properly Equipped. The boots have a spring inside. The optional third-row seat is only available in vinyl.
Upon investigation, it was always caused by grit somehow getting into what is supposed to be the clean part i. Nevertheless, even with 20-inch wheels wearing 55-series Pirellis, the Expedition was unable to cheat… Ah, spring is in the air, and one of the surest signs the season of renewal is upon us is the opening of the annual New York Auto Show, the last major international extravaganza to bloom during first half of the year. There are several different wheel designs, including 20-inchers with a chrome finish. The second- and third-row seats fold flat to create a useful rear cargo area. The Expedition comes with running boards as standard equipment. But thanks to a six-speed automatic, 365 pound-feet of torque, and four-wheel vented disc brakes, the Ford hustles to 60 and back to zero.
Let me ask you this: When you changed the fuel filter, before taking the hoses off the old filter, did you carefully clean off those areas of grit and debris? In fact it happened almost every time. It is quite small, no more than three inches across. We noted some hesitation at throttle tip-in in some situations: Come to a stop sign at the top of a hill, stop, then accelerate, and there was a pause while the transmission engaged and forward momentum began. The interior is spacious, well designed, and comfortable for nine occupants. Expedition is tested to meet the same tough truck standards as the F-Series pickup, including being put through the same durability tests at extreme test facilities in Arizona and California. Now if only Ford could give the Expedition better brake pedal feel. Plus, the Ford offers a power-folding third-row option, and with that, the seat automatically folds flat into the floor.
Mounted in the rear liftgate, the rearview camera is activated when the vehicle is shifted into reverse, giving the driver a clear view behind the vehicle. Expedition uses environmentally responsible heated-gas hydrogen inflators for the passenger air bag. The result is an impression of reliable power. Build and materials quality are also on the rise at Ford, especially with the King Ranch trim of the Ford Expedition. The tube-through-tube frame construction adds additional frame stiffness to provide a solid foundation for improved driving dynamics. The Expedition makes an excellent tow vehicle.
In addition, Tthis review also compares the 2008 Expedition with other vehicles in its class to give you the best advice even when other reviews present conflicting opinions. If you like the feel of supple top-grain leather, you'll love the stuff that covers this interior. The image is shown in the rear-view mirror. The ride isn't as creamy as you might expect, and the sole engine choice can feel labored. Due to that size, however, the Expedition is prone to lean in turns and is not easy to maneuver in close quarters. In other words, somehow the act of changing the filter can allow dirt and grit to get into the fuel line which exits the fuel filter and goes to the injectors. Send Mike an Hide full review.