Why does Fuse # 2 & 18 keep blowing on 99 Ford Expedition

Asked by Jun 01, 2013 at 04:12 PM about the 1999 Ford Expedition 4 Dr XLT SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've changes out the Fuel Pump,  and installed new battery. I've looked at different forums and I know these fuses are connected to the Power Control Module, I've followed the wiring and can't find a loose, worn, or bad wire. Can some one help diagnose what can be the problem.

2 Answers

25,595

That's one that will require hands-on diagnostics. DO NOT put a larger capacity fuse in place of the blown ones - unless you want to walk (fire hazard). there's no cheap or quick fix for wiring problems. Look up the circuit diagrams, disconnect all components on the circuit, power the circuit. If the fuse blows with everything disconnected, it's a wiring problem in which you'll have to physically trace down the concern and replace or repair wiring. If the fuse doesn't blow, reconnect each component one by one until it does blow the fuse. My recommendation in this situation is to ask several people about their mechanic's reliability and seek that person out. BTW - electrical repairs are charged by the hour - you pay for how long it takes for them to figure it out and repair it.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
885

Tracy's right, fuses blow due to excessive current in a circuit, caused by a damaged component drawing too much power or a short circuit, (bad Wiring).

Your Answer

Ford Expedition Experts

  • #1
    T_S_T
    Reputation
    1,960
  • #2
    Larry Sturgis
    Reputation
    1,410
  • #3
    lightGear
    Reputation
    1,030
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Tahoe
653 Great Deals out of 39,640 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Explorer
854 Great Deals out of 64,022 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Suburban
350 Great Deals out of 21,943 listings starting at $1,999
Used Lincoln Navigator
86 Great Deals out of 4,537 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford F-150
2,317 Great Deals out of 184,576 listings starting at $699
Used GMC Yukon
414 Great Deals out of 21,571 listings starting at $1,495
Used GMC Yukon XL
248 Great Deals out of 13,749 listings starting at $1,495
Used Cadillac Escalade
222 Great Deals out of 11,244 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Excursion
9 Great Deals out of 799 listings starting at $4,185
Used Dodge Durango
291 Great Deals out of 21,536 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
362 Great Deals out of 44,820 listings starting at $1,799
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,109 Great Deals out of 167,058 listings starting at $1,900

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford Expedition For Sale
14 listings starting at $50,665
2017 Ford Expedition For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 10,215 listings starting at $29,480
2016 Ford Expedition For Sale
62 Great Deals out of 1,441 listings starting at $26,000
2015 Ford Expedition For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 596 listings starting at $19,995
2014 Ford Expedition For Sale
45 Great Deals out of 762 listings starting at $16,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.