really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
51,878 miles

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problem #7

Apr 202018


  • miles
Takata recall the brake lights in my dashboard is always lit up also the stablity lite is always on.I took it to the mechanic to have it check and was told is was a defect with the computer system and should bring it to the dealer or see if there any recalls for this problem.this occurs as soon as I turn on the engine both lights in motion, stationary, highway etc.

- Hallandale Beach, FL, USA

problem #6

Jan 112018


  • 220,000 miles
The throttle stuck on the truck and caused me to have an accident

- Tampa, FL, USA

problem #5

Dec 232017


  • 158 miles
In 2017 we had the transmission rebuilt do to loss off power on 12/23/17 while driving there was a loss of power then thunk wheels would barely more.city street making a right hand turn so now it's sit in the garage not moving to get it fix almost $1500 that I don't have

- California City, CA, USA

problem #4

Sep 292017


  • miles
Takata recall......I have a 2009 F-150 and all 3 of the 4 door handles open sometimes when you try open the door the 1st time 1 of the door handles you can only open the door from the outside the driver door has a burn mark around the lach of the door that was never there.......I called to see if there was a recall on that year of my truck and I was told no.....how can that be" do I have to wait until something happens that my family can't get out"

- Jourdanton, TX, USA

problem #3

Aug 022016


  • 112,390 miles
First the right rear door shows that the door is ajar so the interior lights stays on while driving for about ten miles before they go out and when you stop the vehicle and get out the lights stay on for about 20 minutes so it runs the battery down. Second thing is the drivers door handle don't return to the closed position it stays half way out and a piece of plastic fell out of door handle I contacted the Ford company about these problems and I was told that they were nothing they could do about the problems. I myself think that these problems are a safety problem and very aggravating

- Warrior, AL, USA

problem #2

Jan 072017


  • 30,000 miles
As I was backing the truck into the garage, with my foot on the brake because my driveway has an decline, the truck took off. In other words unintended accerlation. The engine rpms went very high and the truck went very fast in reverse hitting my garage wall and my father who unfortunately was in the way. Once the truck took off I desperately tried pushing on the brakes and slamming the truck into park but the truck didn't stop until it hit the garage wall. My father suffered a broken leg but was inches away from being killed. The tire tracks on the garage floor showed drag marks as if the front wheels had locked up as the back wheels sped up. This was a horrifying experience and needs to be looked into why Ford vehicles are doing this. There is no way my foot was on the acceleration, although this is what the manufacture is going to claim.

- Bloomer, WI, USA

problem #1

Jul 192009

F-150 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 600 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Ford F-150. During rainy conditions, the instrument panel lights fail to illuminate. The failure prevents the driver from viewing the speedometer. The contact also noticed that the instrument panel lights would only illuminate at a specific range of darkness outside. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and they stated that the sensor needed to be adjusted. The current and failure mileages were 600. Updated 08/28/09 the consumer stated there was a sensor on top of the dash, that didn't sense enough darkness to allow the headlights to come on. Updated 08/31/09.

- Westerville, OH, USA