really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,022 miles

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problem #9

Mar 012019


  • 200,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford F-350. While driving various speeds, the vehicle suddenly shut off. Also, while idling, the engine rpms remained very high and the vehicle would attempt to surge forward. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who replaced the icp sensor and injector control sensor, but the failures continued. The manufacturer and local dealer were not notified of the failures. The failure mileage was 200,000.

- Island Lake, IL, USA

problem #8

Apr 012010


  • 90,000 miles
Speed control does not disengage when hitting the brakes. You must slow the truck down by several miles per hour before the system will disengage. (push hard and long). The problem will go away for a period of time if you preform an emergency stop that causes the anti-lock brake system to activate. This will cure the issue for awhile. But with normal braking the problem will return with in several days.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #7

Mar 192017


  • 49,000 miles
We have had four separate incidents involving unintended acceleration with our 2004 Ford F350. When applying the brakes, the vehicle suddenly accelerates. It has happened twice going down our driveway, once when driving in city traffic, and once when we were parking at a rest stop. The vehicle was driving at low speeds in all of these instances. In the most recent incident, the vehicle suddenly accelerated, jumped the curb and struck a trash can at a rest stop. Thankfully no one was in front of our vehicle as they could have been killed. The vehicle also rear ended another vehicle in another incident. This has happened three times when my husband was driving and once when I was driving. After the most recent incident we googled this and found there are numerous class action lawsuits against Ford for this issue, and that our year vehicle (2004) has one of the highest incident rates.

- Cottage Grove, OR, USA

problem #6

Mar 022007

F-350 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 82,000 miles
The pickup truck keeps running very rough and lurching forward while in drive. The truck has almost completely died on me several times. Even when you have your foot on the brake it will lunge forward and has almost caused me to hit the car in front of me. I have taken it to the dealer 5 or 6 time over the past several months. They have done a upgrade on the computer and replaced several valves/parts. Every time this mystery problem keeps coming back. It seems to surface at its worst when the temperature outside gets warmer, above 50 degrees. Ford has basically been no help and seems to be stumped over the problem. I have spent at least $500 on a warranty item that has not been fixed. After reading other complaints, it seems as if I'm not the only one with this problem. This problem needs to be solved before it gets worse and causes accidents.

- Stephens City, VA, USA

problem #5

Aug 162006

F-350 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 19,700 miles
: the contact stated while the vehicle was at an idle or at various speeds, acceleration occurred on its own. The vehicle was taken to the dealership twice but was unable to locate the problem which persisted.

- Easton, PA, USA

problem #4

Apr 112005

F-350 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,000 miles
The consumer complained about sudden acceleration. While driving 35 mph the vehicle lunged forward with an increase in speed. The vehicle has been back to the dealers on 4 separate occasions. However, the problem recurred. The vehicle accelerates and lunges forward several times then dies. This is an intermittent problem. When the cruise control is set, the same thing occurs but only backwards when in reverse. The vehicle has been to the dealer six times and returned to the consumer un-fixed each time.

- Neosho, MO, USA

problem #3

Dec 242004

F-350 4WD 10-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3,500 miles
The consumer experienced sudden acceleration while the vehicle was in reverse causing the vehicle to crash into another vehicle.

- Evansville, IN, USA

problem #2

Oct 152004

F-350 6-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving, the vehicle stall. The driver tried to restart, but was able to do so. The consumer noticed that the vehicle started accelerated suddenly without warning. The driver applied the brakes and the vehicle continue to accelerating with speed. The driver was able to maintain control of the vehicle and drove it to the dealer for inspection. The mechanic informed the driver that this problem could not be duplicated. Please fill in additional information.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #1

Aug 112004

F-350 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Two incidents happened the same day while driving at 65 mph, vehicle stalled. This caused loss of steering and brakes. While waiting for stop light. Vehicle lunged or accelerated up to 3000 rpms.

- Fair Lawn, NJ, USA