expedition problem


Asked by Jan 03, 2016 at 03:18 AM about the 1997 Ford Expedition

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 1997 expedition starts to act up when it
rains below the driving wheel where the
fuse box is it starts to smoke and sounds
like something is burning then shuts down
somebody know what it is?

3 Answers


Sounds like you have a hole in the inner fender under the power distribution box, most likely it has already ruined the box, but you will have to get under there to find out for sure, make sure you disconnect the battery before starting this project or you could short out the whole electrical system and burn it to the ground. HTH

Guy Outland

That body style is known for the drivers lower windshield to leak at the corner, look at the ebrake housing at the pedal for signs of rust to indicate that it is leaking.

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