Question about 2000 Ford Expedition
The engine turns over but it will not start, its a diesel engine but there was petrol put into the tank about two months ago, the petrol was drained out and a new filter was fitted ever since the petrol was put into the tank it has been cutting out intermittently
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
put the ignition lights on and open the bonnet on the right hand side there is a silver casing put ur ear to it if there is not any noise coming from it then the engine is not getting any fuel u need to have it checked for a electrical current this is a main fault on the galaxy and ford should be able to fix it for you.
Posted on Jul 09, 2009
Hi, this could be one of two problems the first and cheapest option would be that one of the gear selector rods are worn and need replacing these run underneath the car from the gear shift and run two the gear box their are two of them and if one is worn you get this problem.
The second problem and more expensive would be that the clutch needs replacing if this hasnt been done before then this is more than likely the cause also getting the clutch done would mean that the garage can check if the gearbox itself is at fault.
Let me know if you need further assistance ok
Posted on Aug 11, 2009
HAVE YOU CHECKED THE FUEL LINES WHERE THE FUEL PRIMING PUMP IS CONNECTED FOR ANY CHAFFING THEY ARE COMMON FOR CHAFFING BESIDE THE FUEL FILTER WHICH WOULD EXPLAIN WHY FUEL IS RETURNING TO FUEL TANK.
Posted on Sep 11, 2009
1st of all when Ford started out with putting "EGR's" on those diesel engines, they rushed it and are nothing less than a pain in the ***! i recommend having an EGR cleaning service performed by your local Ford dealer, i know they charge up the wazoo, but they're the best people to perform the service period.this is a VERY common problem with those engines and that service is "supposed" to be performed every 30K I believe. i dont recommend attempting to remove and service it youself, this WILL only make it worse.
Posted on Mar 26, 2010
Testimonial: "Im relieved to here that someone else is thinking the same thing. Im still going to try it myself as i am somewhat skilled at this but Thanks a bunch!"
not difficult with the right equipment ,firstly you will need a special tool to lock the crankshaft in place ,then another special tool than aligns the tdc this goes through the cylinder block at the front right hand side by taking a bolt out in the block thats just in front of the bell housing .The special tools cost an arm and a leg trust me and then the pulley bolt has to be pulled up to 130lbs ,the bottom pulley does not have a keyway so without the right tools its very easy to let the engine turn and clout the valves which breaks the camshaft bearing caps with relative ease .the kit you need can be bought and its kit number AST4390 plus the locking pieces for the flywheel .This is not a weekend mechanic type job ,yes its easy with the right tools but even myself will slacken tensioner and remove the cam before i start so valves cannot catch when i turn engine over on starter with a big bar on the pulley nut ,then change the belt then with assistant holding a snap on heel bar in the flywheel ring gear whilst i hammer the bottom pulley bolt with the air wrench ,then use the 80cm knuckle bar and have a good grunch to make sure its really tight or it WILL TURN and the valves hit and break and imbed themselves in the pistons and smash the cam bearing caps .This is not a job for the faint hearted ,their is a timing mark on the flywheel looking from the top through a elongated hole and TDC is a longer tooth ,the inspection slot is about 3cms down from the crank sensor
Posted on Jul 30, 2010
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