2003 Ford Expedition stalling. I have this SUV and I just love it when it runs smooth. More or less times the coil goes bad, Ford said this shouldn't happen, but it do. You have 8 of them and there located/connect to the spark plugs. The trick is finding which one, if you have the time or money change all ($44-$55 for the coil & $2-$10 for the spark plug) if your a do it yourself person invest in the OBD reader, it will make life a little easier by displaying the code, that would lead you to the cylinder(misfire) and that's the one (or two) to repair. Better yet INVEST in the OBD2 reader it make life so much better...KNOWING is HALF the BATTLE......
I have finally fixed my stalling problem in my 2003 ford expedition and wanted to share the repair with you, first of all for the safety of our families, and the cost of everything the mechanics think is wrong (even most ford mechanics are not aware of this fix) I have been lucky and never did the coil packs, fuel pump and new throttle body and valve. I did waste money on the camshaft sensor and IAC control valve; I did keep the old one so I have a back up if I need it in the future. I didn't try the high octane fuel fix because I heard of this year throwing spark plugs which are big bucks to repair. Putting on this part and looking at the old one makes me think I didn't even need a new one, but didn't know what to expect when I bought it. The bracket connects the alternator to the positive terminal on your battery. If you start at the battery + terminal it has 2 red wires coming out of it. They are both usually red and about the same thickness. One of them goes into a long black rectangle clip that says "fusable Link" or something like that. Then comes out the other side and goes to the alternator. Past the fusable link box there will be 2 wires that split off of this wire. If you are in front of the truck one wire runs towards you and is pretty short. It plugs into another wire. The second wire is longer and it runs away from you THIS IS the wire you need to follow. It runs back towards the battery into a plug under it. Follow this wire from where it comes off of the big wire. You will find it resting on a silver/aluminum tube (its an AC pipe) Flip the wire over where it is touching this pipe, you will find the wire is rubbed down to the bare metal!!! It is randomly shorting out your engine and you will STALL. If I didn't by the part I would try to tape it up, tape the pipe it rests on as well or get some foam tubing for the pipe, if the wires are too worn, looks like you could always use a wire nut.
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They "reset" while driving at highway speeds.They "reset" while driving at highway speeds.
At highway speeds, YES!
I had a problem with stalling with a 2000 Impala, and it was the oxygen sensor.
A US highway is an all access highway, like a main road; it includes businesses, houses, and direct intersections. Top speeds on the average US highway are 55 mph. An interstate highway is a limited access highway that is meant for commute. It includes no property entrances, and interchanges at high speed. Speeds range from 65 to 75 mph (about 90 to 105 km/h).
If by this you mean only "hot heat" when drive at highway speeds likely thermostat bad and/or almost stuck and takes long time warm up from high engine RPM during highway driving.
Warrego Highway is open as of 14/1/11 from Toowoomba to Dinmore with reduced speeds on many sections.
I don't use mine until I reach highway speeds.
running out of gas??
The distance behind the car you are following
It will take about about 1.5 hours at highway speeds.
About an hour at highway speeds.
Hard to attain and maintain hwy speeds, stalling, runs ok at idle but not under load are common issues.
Yes, if you had to make a sudden move at highway speeds you may lose control.
Yes, it helps when driving at highway speeds.
To break the speed limit is to contravene the law which limit speeds on the highway .
When you're cruising along at highway speeds on level roads.
Cars are rated as to how efficient they are. The government gives them two ratings; Highway mileage and City mileage. City mileage is determined by driving the car at slower speeds and stopping and starting many times. This consumes a lot of fuel during the times the car is not moving or having to accelerate. Highway mileage is determined my driving the car long distances at highway speeds, usually 55 mph or more.
That completely depends on the speed, but at neighborhood road speeds, from 4-8 minutes. At highway speeds, more like 2 minutes.
Increases assist at highway speeds to increase maneuverability
More than 60%
Common cars can't do highway speeds (65 mph) in first gear and many have rev limiters.
There is no need for the fan to run while traveling at highway speed. There is plenty of air flowing through the radiator at high speeds to keep the system cool. The only time it will work at highway speeds is when the A/C is on.
The variable intake controls the amount of air pushed through the engine in order to keep it from stalling. The laws of physics that describe Air flow at speeds below Mach 1 (speed of sound) are different for air flow at supersonic speeds. So the size and shape of the engine inlet at low speeds are different that at high speeds.
It is possible, But not likly, If you have don't have any scratches you may have internal damage. Very difficult question to answer.
A car's engine will turn higher RPM (rotations per minute) on the highway due to the increased speed needed to travel at highway speeds. A car does not need to have it's engine spin at the same RPM level on the city street as it does on the highway.