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Unknown warning chime on 2000 Expedition

I have had a single warning chime sound in my Expedition four times in the last couple of days. There is not any sort of check engine light, etc. that appears on my dash panel when it occurs. This warning chime happens when I'm driving at different speeds, though not when I've been idling. Any ideas on what could cause something like this?
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  • lleur Jan 14, 2009

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  • mauricecoble Apr 14, 2009

    My 2003 ford expedition chime appears to come on when driving, but it does it in odd intervals and blinks from time to time. Its an irritating situation and I can't get rid of it even though I have lubricated all door hinges and connections. Please help!

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    warning chimes sounds 3 times every 5 minutes even when key is not in the ignition

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This is basically the door chime that stays on. I had the same problems in a couple Ford trucks. the only easy solution it to find where the chime speaker is on your expedition and disconnect it. It should be somewhere behind where your stereo is.

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