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Scott W., Ford Technician
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Experience:  28 yrs. experience as Ford ASE Master Technician. Accolades include being a 2005 Ford PTS Regional Finalist and 2006 ASE Ford National Technician.
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Transmition act funny, engine is lazy loosing power, after

Customer Question

Transmition act funny, engine is lazy loosing power, after drive I smell something funny like burning oil, my expedition 2006.
JA: When was your last oil change?
Customer: 3 weeks ago, yesterday I take the car to fix, I spend over 500 and nothing change.
JA: Are you fixing your Expedition yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I paid for: oil filter adapter gasket, oil filter, oh your position switch extended life coolant coolant flush kit.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No I been at repair shop
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Scott W. replied 9 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** state transmission acts funny, please explain.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Transmition acting like is misfire, bad sparplugs. I bought the car with 70.000 and since then I spend over 20.000 on repairs, 3x transmition, and 8x sparplugs!!!!! Every time i change sparplugs, car is Shaking little on stop And after 20.000 Miles or so, there we go again, new sparplugs or coil
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I thing maby is catalytic converter bad?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I bought the car with 70.000 miles, now the car have 260.000 miles, after spending over $20.000 on repair. I guess: you drive there with Ford, back you need to take train!
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
also car have funny clicking sound
Expert:  Scott W. replied 9 months ago.

The clicking sound concerns me with 260,00 miles, it could be exhaust leak or maybe valve train noise. This clicking may also be the reason the engine misfires, with 260000 miles these engines don't last forever, you may want to look for a different engine or vehicle as the repairs will grow as the vehicle age and mileage increases. Sometimes it is cheaper to get a newer vehicle than keep fixing and repairing. However if you want to fix this one, I would have the noise inspected first, then check all the ignition coils as these are the most common for this vehicle to be bad. If you need specific repair information, let me know I can get this also.