really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
37,333 miles

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problem #3

Jan 092005

E-150 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 112,000 miles
1996 Ford F-150 2wd mileage 112,500 (well maintained) oss of steering resulting from something inside steering box disengaging. Causing no control from operator of vehicle. Vehicle pulled to right and hit parked car, once pass parked car vehecle continued to pull to right, over the lawn and hitting another parked car in drivway beforecoming to a stop ntire incident took 3 seconds. I was on I side street close to home doing about 30-35 mph, had it been a highway, people could have been killed. Lso air bag did not deploy why! please see if there are any other complaints like this!

- Selden, NY, USA

problem #2

Jul 251999


  • miles
On level asphalt, attempting turnaround, made sharp left turn, stopped, made sharp right turn, placed into reverse gear, heard loud pop, backed up, saw bolt lying on pavement, got out to investigate, picked up bolt, noticed bolt to have fresh break, looked under van not knwoing what to look for, saw nothing, got back in and proceeded to continue backing up - I had no steering - now stranded. Problem: All three (3) bolts (grade 8) had broken that have the steering gear assembly attached to van's frame. Had I been moving at any speed; this would have resulted in significant problems (I.e. major accident (possibly with fatalities)involving one or more vehicles. This vehicle is well maintained, has never been in an accident. Ford repair house commented that they never witnessed such a failure. Their investigation noted that two of the three bolts appeared to have been loose possibly from lack of sufficient locking compound being used at time of assembly.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #1

Dec 191996


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Of the three bolts that hold the gearbox to the frame of the vehicle two of them have come off and caused the vehicle to become unaligned.

- Avon Lake, OH, USA