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Someone made off with all the wiring under the hood of our 2000 Excursion. Finding it impossible to find replacement harnesses for AC. ANY HELP??
Hello Bravo12, I would use one of the major Ford Parts distributors in your area for assistance. Or you could use my supplier for many of my Ford parts -
You can do the search yourself for the wiring harness, or just give them a call and tell them what you need. I'm sure they'll be able to help you locate what you need.
1:: Always changed the oil at every 3,000 mile interval, 15*40 Dello.
2::Trans fluid changes at 40,000 intervals.
3:: Flushed all fluids, brake, radiator, power steering every 2 years.
Minor problems: Door actuators. rear door getting dirt in locking mechanism. fix was a bit of elbow grease fixing them. Then on to the bigger inconvenience front ROTORS. Ford screwed up. Trying to make the vehicle low enough to fit in garages. So they made a few changes that screwed up the front suspension system. Small rotors. warping, again and again. cutting back on leaf springs. Fixed problem after replacing 3 sets of rotors. Got tired of doing that. Got cryo powerstops and the problem went away.Finally a few things that had to be replaced as things do wear out.
1:: Alternator, 2 times. 160,000 mi. and 300,00 mi. it's expected, brushes do wear.
2:: Water pump, 200,000 mi.Took two 4 hr days to do. Was teaching my kid how to do water pumps. first day to mc giver it off and the next to get right part and put it on. Told my kid, "now that you have done this with me, no pump should be hard to take off:. He was 16 at the time. got himself a jeep. now he is auto savy learns everything along side of me. Like I said. taking care, lubricating everything, this BIG RIG is just great. Even when on a trip through the California REDWOODS. I lost my Brakes coming down an off-ramp. Kids thought I was Jacking around, when I said hold on just lost the brakes. We stopped finally. Jumped out and looked for the problem, brake fluid all over the right front wheel. Hell I thought I broke a brake line. Told the kid to step on the brake as I had my head under the wheel well. Face full of fluid,
I saw that the Bleeder zerk was leaking. I know I tightened it when I bleed the brakes before the trip. Call an auto parts store ( ON SUNDAY) , they told me that sometimes rust gets in there and you tighten them down, they work for a while and then wammo, rust blows out. They sent one of their younger emplyees out that was heading in our direction with new zerks and more fluid.1& 1/2 hour later we were on the road again. When we got home after that trip, I replaced all calipers 294,000 mi. they lasted long enough. Just last week i got a 1155 on scanner. ABS sensor is not working on right front wheel. no biggie, probably dirty. if not, it is time to rep out the front hubs. more learning adventures for the kid and me this time. All in all. no heartaches with this Excursion. We have great memories so far with where we have gone to. It has always been there for us. Will not ever sell it. will have it rebuilt when it is time . I feel that it will still be way down the road before that happens. Also on one more issue that I think is relevant, some don"t think it is. I change out the oil in the HPOP. I will not chance it when it comes to injectors getting worn out with dirty oil. They are very spendy. But that is about all I can say. GREAT RIDE.