hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
101,380 miles

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problem #4

Dec 012010

F-150 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Ford F-150. The contact noticed that the gasoline tank strap was covered with rust. The contact did not inform the dealer or manufacturer of the failure. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic where they replaced the fuel tank straps. The current mileage was 97,000. The approximate failure mileage was 95,000. Updated 07/08/11 the driver side tie rod was also replaced. Updated 12/28/11

- Easton, PA, USA

problem #3

Sep 072007

F-150 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 83,718 miles
I was told during a routine oil change that my truck needed tie rod ends and ball joints (not just some of them but all of them) I checked the internet and it seems there have been multiple complaints about these. Is there any investigation going on or a possible recall for this problem.

- Amelia, OH, USA

problem #2

Oct 122006

F-150 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 145,000 miles
: the contact stated while attempting to park in a parking lot, all steering was lost. The vehicle was towed to the dealer who replaced the tie rod.

- Amherst, NY, USA

problem #1

Apr 022006

F-150 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 81,800 miles
While driving down the street, at a slow rate of speed, and making a slight turn to the left, the tie-rod end on the driver's side broke off and jammed into the wheel. The tie-rod gouged the inside of the aluminum and punctured through the wheel. I was able to bring the truck to a stop in the middle of the street. Both the inner and outer tie-rods on the drives side where replaced. The aluminum wheel also needs to be replaced as it is scored and will not hold air.

- North Reading, MA, USA