The original Dorman motors fitted to 07-14 Ford Expedition retractable
running boards are prone to failure.
If you are having problems with yours, the fault could be with the motor itself or the swivel brackets that it's mounted on.
See our home page for more information on this.
If you try buying an original Ford motor, you will find that they
are very expensive, and come with the bracket.
They supply different motors for the Expedition EL, but this is only because the bracket is different.
Our motors come without the bracket and will fit the EL as well as the standard wheelbase truck.
Removing and refitting the bracket is simple.
See our Teardown page for details.
2014 onwards Version
During 2014, Ford changed the type of motor used.
This features a different harness connector.
If yours has this later type of connector, please select the 15-17 version
Versions from 2015 onwards
Original connector 2007-14
Order the correct side motor!
LEFT / RIGHT refers to - as viewed from inside the cab, facing
If your vehicle is intended to drive on the right hand side of the road, order a left motor for the drivers side, or a right for the passenger side.
Ford F series / Expedition
Hinge bracket bearing set
The nylon-on-steel bearings tend to get gummed-up and/or worn out.
Replacing the whole hinge bracket is expensive.
Take the economy route by just replacing the bearings.
We stock a full set of 16 small and 2 large bearings, enough for both hinges on one side.
Dismantling Old Hinges
In general the process is to set up a press or vice to push out the pins whilst
gently heating the surrounding metal.
The bearings will then pretty much just fall out
The bearings are slightly oversize as supplied
Prepare the bearings for correct fit by passing a Dremel grinding disc along the join.
The new bearings will then just push in.
Then refit the pins using a press or vice and heat as before.
Send us your email address after purchase and we'll send you a pdf of the full process in detail
Dispatch and Tracking
Motor delivery is via our US stockist, usually by USPS or Fedex and usually takes
5-7 days from date of order,
for customers in the US.
Customs Duty Free
We guarantee, for customers in the USA, you will not be surcharged for any type of import duty.
Running Board Solutions for your vehicle.
Click on one of the links
below for more information
on economical solutions.
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If a fault should develop at any time over the 12 month period, simply return for a free replacement or repair.
Faulty or incorrectly supplied goods may be returned within 30 days for a full refund including P&P.