really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
77,212 miles

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problem #5

Oct 212004

F-150 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
There is a vibration from rear can be felt through out truck seat, /steering wheel /bed shakes when driven at highway speeds40-65

- Vermilion, OH, USA

problem #4

Oct 292004


  • 1,593 miles
The vehicle was parked when it began to roll across a parking lot. The driver managed to unlock the door, jump into the vehicle and put the brake on before it rolled onto a main street. Vehicle was only 20 days old and would not restart. The consumer had the vehicle towed to the dealership only to find from the service manager that the clip to bracket from the factory was missing. When the consumer called in to complain she was told by a sales representative that it's not their fault they did not build the truck. No loaner cars available. The consumers name was not put into the system for roadside assistance.

- Enfield, CT, USA

problem #3

Oct 162004

F-150 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50 miles
Vehicle has a shimmy (vibration) at or above 45 mph, increases when loaded and feels unsafe to drive.

- Mckinleyville, CA, USA

problem #2

Sep 202004

F-150 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100 miles
Have a 2004 FX4 supercrew 4X4. Have two problems. First, the speedo reads 4 to 5 mph fast, have had in shop twice still no fix, was told that was the best they could do. Second, when taking off from dead stop rear end makes 2 slipping clunks, was told from dealer it is the leaf springs so they greased them. Problem went away for a day maybe and is back louder then ever. Only 5000 miles on truck. Wish Ford would step up to the plate and take care of some of these "known" problems.

- Iron Mountain, MI, USA

problem #1

Sep 302004

F-150 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 850 miles
I purchased the truck less than 30 days ago. Vibration in the drive train started within the first 1000 miles. Dealer says that the vibration is "normal" operation for the vehicle. Vibration could represent a safety issue if not corrected.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA