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Thinking of purchasing a 2011 Expedition xlt ranch 120K

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Thinking of purchasing a 2011 Expedition xlt king ranch 120K mles . Should I be concerned about timing chain issues ?

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles on the car? How responsive has your car been lately?

And what is the cost to replace ? Recommendations in zip code 10590

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Expedition yourself? What have you tried so far?

No , thinking of purchase. A one owner vehicle , clean , accordng to car fax Ford maintained up to 70K miles, ran smoothly on test drive

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No, thank you , other than approx cost to replace if recommended

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Eric
Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
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HI,

The 2011 Expedition with 5.4 engine does have the cam phaser and timing chain issues of failure between 100K and 150K miles.

Repair costs parts and labor is around $2000 to $2200

I personally would stay away from any of the Fords with a 5.4 engine between the early 2000s and 2014.

As for repair shops to have this repair done at in your area if you decide to go ahead and purchase,

South Salem Auto Care

1 Old Oscaleta Rd
South Salem, NY 10590
Phone number(###) ###-####

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