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2004 Ford Expedition Cuts Off randomly


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I have a 2004 Ford expedition, that idles and runs fine, almost all the time. Now suddenly, with no warning ...



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Old 09-03-2011, 10:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry 2004 Ford Expedition Cuts Off randomly

I have a 2004 Ford expedition, that idles and runs fine, almost all the time. Now suddenly, with no warning it is stalling out. No noise, no shutter, just shuts downs as I am driving down the road. Sometime I can put it neutral while I am rolling, other times I have to come to a complete halt and wait a few secodns and recrank. Again, it works perfect once it recranks. This does not occur during a rainstorm or after a car wash. Any help to figure out where to start.
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possibly a fuel issue... pump or filter?
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Default 2004 ford expedition randomly cuts off

My 2004 Ford expedition would randomly cut off while driving. No one could tell me the issue. The only response I got from the dealership was the computer did not dignose any codes; therefore, they could not tell me what was wrong. The car would cut off; however, after 1-5 mintues it would re-start. I tried replacing the fuel filter which did not help. I also tried changing my gas type, this did not help. After 8 months of dealing with the headache of no one being able to tell we what was wrong, I decided to take my car to a small local mechanic. The mechanic told me that the chip in my key went bad, which was causing the car computer not to be able to read it; therefore, the car would cut off. The solution to my problem was to have a new key cut and reprogrammed to my car computer. The car has not cut off since..

Cost- $67.00 to dignose
Locksmith- $100 to cut a new key and re-program the key

Also, my brother had a similar issue and replaced the EGR Sensor which solved his problem.

FYI- I checked everywhere and there is no recall on this issue with the Expeditions. I hope this helps anyone that is having this same issue.
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