really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,900 miles

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problem #4

Mar 122007

F-150 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2002 Ford F150. The contact stated that the garage parked vehicle spontaneously caught on fire under the hood. The vehicle was destroyed, but only the truck bed remained. The contact could obtain a fire report. Returned usps, 2nd attempt made 04/20/07 failed.

- Mccallen, TX, USA

problem #3

Aug 062006

F-150 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
: the contact stated the power windows, horn and turn signals failed intermittently. The fuses were replaced by the contact and the windows, horn and turn signals resumed proper function. When the ignition was engaged, smoke emitted from under the dash board and from under the hood. A service dealer inspected the vehicle. The manufacturer was not contacted.

- Atlanta, GA, USA

problem #2

Jun 012005

F-150 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,600 miles
In June while owner was sitting there was a honking noise. Owner was unaware if the honking was from other cars or from the alarm. Then, he heard a loud pop. He went outside and saw the truck engulfed in flames. The truck had been driven about 14.5 miles for 20 minutes before being parked. The vehicle was sitting for about 15 minutes in driveway. When owner saw the fire the truck was already engulfed in flames. The fire was coming from the hood. It burned for about 15 minutes. The fire department put out the fire, it took about 5 minutes for them to extinguish the fire. There was no warning lights on in the vehicle nor any other type of warning that there was a problem. There were no problems with the electrical system, and owner didn't really use the cruise control. There were no other major problems with the vehicle. The owner was unaware of any recalls on the vehicle. The vehicle was totaled.. part of the garage burned as well. The fire report stated that the brake deactivating switch within the master cylinder caused the fire. The fire report is available for investigators to view. The fire report stated the fire was mostly concentrated in the left rear compartment of engine. There was a police report.

- Macowan , TX, USA

problem #1

May 122005

F-150 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 136,000 miles
2002, F150, Ford pick-up truck. Vehicle caught fire which started under the hood, two firemen and a fire expert named bud stringer said that the fire started in the engine compartment on the front driver's side. Consumer stated they had no previous problem with the vehicle. It caught flames around 25 minutes after it had been parked. Fire caused smoke damage to inside and outside of consumer's home.

- Cheneyville, LA, USA