10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,537 miles

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problem #24

Sep 182019

F-350

  • 26,000 miles
2017 vehicle with 26,000 miles. Outside drw wheels, both passenger and driver side have presented corrosion and are losing air pressure stationary and in motion due to incompatible metals on rim and valve stem. Recall needs to be enacted and rims need to be replaced.

- Poplar Grove, IL, USA

problem #23

Aug 012018

F-350

  • 5,165 miles
The truck experiences air leaking from all of the aluminum wheels at the valve stem. This vehicle has been to the dealer seven (7) times for tires losing air. It has required six (6) valve stem replacements. Some have bee replaced twice. My understanding is that the metal valve stems used on the 2017 Super Duty trucks with tire pressure monitoring system faulty where the stem meets the aluminum rim resulting in continual loss of air. The steel wheels (dually) on the inside rear do not leak air. Although there is a monitoring system, air may not be available resulting loss of air in the tires and driving under load (the truck is designed for towing heavy loads - we tow a 5th wheel trailer) with underinflated tires. Internet research shows this is a common unaddressed problem for 2017 and newer F350 dual wheel trucks using 17"X6.5" polished aluminum 8 lug 5 hole wheels. The problem started approximately 10 months after the truck was bought new at 5,000 miles and continued ever since.

- Bushnell, FL, USA

problem #22

Jun 182018

F-350

  • 1,000 miles
Wheels on this vehicle are aluminum alloy with steel valve stems. Because these are two different metals they are causing a corrosion problem which in turn is causing the tires to lose air pressure. If driving at highway speeds I believe that if the wheels and tires were to loose pressure quickly that this could lead to a catastrophic accident. I have read of multiple complaints of this same problem on the internet but Ford has done nothing to address the issue. Corrosion appears to be not only inside the valve stems but also on the wheels. Replacing the valve stem will do nothing to correct the problem as it will only occur again and again. I bought this vehicle in may of 2018 (new) and it has been occurring ever since. I continually have to fill them with air. Took it into Ford under warranty but the issue was not corrected.

- La Plata, MD, USA

problem #21

Jun 132019

F-350

  • 16,060 miles
Tire valve stems are leaking repeatedly, new valve stems will start leaking sometimes the next day. While the dealer is replacing the stems under warranty (bumper to bumper) this is causing a dangerous condition. 25% of air can be lossed overnight. It seems like the manufacturer is trying to run out the warranty and leave consumers with the price of the stems afterward. In 15,000 miles, one of the wheels on the truck has had 4 stems put in.

- Simsbury, CT, USA

problem #20

Apr 222019

F-350

  • 15,000 miles
Air leaking from tire valve stems. I have had to take the truck to the dealer several times for the same issue.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #19

Apr 102018

F-350

  • 10,000 miles
Cast aluminum wheels leaking air from area around steel valve stem where corrosion is occurring. All have been replaced once and one was replaced twice. Vehicle has 29K miles. The air loss has been both slow and quick. This is dangerous as I pull a 13,000 pound trailer. Dealers are aware of many cases. Ford will not replace wheels with a safe product and continues to replace with the same defective wheel and valve.

- Palatine, IL, USA

problem #18

Mar 242019

F-350

  • 26,000 miles
While traveling at approximately 65mph truck developed a high speed wobble. Wife was driving at the time and was barely able to get the truck stopped without losing control. The truck that has 26000 miles on it had no payload shook so hard that my wife was unable to hold on to the steering wheel and had to apply the brakes to get it stopped while trying to stay in her lane and on the road.

- Montesano, WA, USA

problem #17

Apr 062019

F-350

  • 11,500 miles
While driving on the highway about 50mph I passed over a small bump (roadway to overpass) in the road. The front end of my truck began to shake violently. I had to pull over to the side of the road and stop to get it to stop shaking. This has happened a few times in the past but the shaking has not been as violent and has stopped when letting off the throttle (not this time). This seems to be getting worse. My truck has 11,450 miles.

- Bushkill, PA, USA

problem #16

Apr 022019

F-350

  • miles
Hauling horse trailer with 4 horses, hit a bump in road and vehicle began shaking and almost lost control on a 5 lane highway thru slc ut. Also learned after the fact Ford death wobble.

- Kalispell, MT, USA

problem #15

Mar 182019

F-350

  • 22,500 miles
While driving at normal highway speeds (65) an ┐extreme┐ wobble developed in front steering and suspension. Steering wheel deflection was around 30 degrees side to side from top center. A fifth wheel travel trailer was being towed and the wobble resulted in departure from travel lane; however, no accident occurred. Speed was reduced to 20 mph before wobble ceased and trailer brakes we the only effective thing to straighten truck. Application of truck brakes seemed to worsen the wobble. Volumes of information exist on this issue labeled as ┐death wobble.┐ https://M.youtube.com/watch"V=4jv7L8bbo1Q https://M.youtube.com/watch"V=8euq6F8rgt4 vehicle is at purchasing dealer for repair. I am happy to speak with NHTSA if deemed appropriate.

- Murfreesboro, TN, USA

problem #14

Feb 152019

F-350

  • 38,000 miles
Problem # 1 vehicle shakes violently while in motion when it hits a small bump or pothole. It has happened few time in the last couple weeks, on 2/15/2019 while driving at about 60 mhm the vehicle hit a small bump and the vehicle from suspension started to shake so violently that I almost lost control of it. I had to apply brakes and reduce speed by 50% to stop the shaking. Problem 2. front air monitoring system failure. It all the sudden started to give wrong readings in both front tires.

- Beaverton, OR, USA

problem #13

Jan 012019

F-350

  • 27,000 miles
The contact owns a 2017 Ford F-350. The contact stated that the tires were losing air pressure and the low tire pressure indicator illuminated. The vehicle was taken to robinson brothers Ford (11455 airline hwy, baton rouge, la 70816, (855) 493-1385), where it was informed that the tire pressure monitor system was functioning as designed. The vehicle was not repaired however the contact believed that the system needed to be recalibrated. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure mileage was 27,000. The VIN was not available.

- Clinton, LA, USA

problem #12

Jan 142019

F-350

  • 10 miles
Truck shaking, was told tire inflation was not being maintained. All valve stems leaking since day I bought it. One tire had fix a flat in it when I bought it. It took Ford 6 months to replace valve stems correctly. After this truck still shakes on any rough road, if hit any real ruff truck violent shake have to stop to get it to stop. Now since tire pressure can be maintained since valove stems fixed. They tell me front tires need replaced from not maintaining tire pressures. That is why truck shakes. The truck has shakenough since the first month I owned it it March 2018, this has caused front tires to were on both outside edges. The truck shakes so bad, I have ran off 7 times, ran two other cars off road, and pulled over for suspected dui told officer what happened and if I didn't get it fixed he write me ticket defective equipment and deem vehicle unsafe to operate. Always in motion, any speed, any ruff road, even going across briggs anything that is not perfect smooth road

- Burlington, WV, USA

problem #11

Dec 182018

F-350

  • 12,000 miles
Two issues.: 1) I had a hard time keeping the tires inflated to the correct levels. After four or five trips back to the dealership, this issue may be corrected. It was so bad I had to purchase a pump to make sure I could pump the tires up when I was away from home -- rving. The dealership would have to have known about the issue when they sold me the vehicle. The truck could lose 30 pounds of tire pressure over a two week period. I purchased the truck in March 2018. 2) on four or five occasions the tailgate has fallen open. Once it did it while I was towing a trailer. On the other occasions it has fallen open without us knowing it. Today, my wife used the truck. She got home and parked the truck in the driveway. When she went out to check the mail, she found the tail gate open. We recently complained to fox Ford, the dealership that sold us the truck. When my wife took the truck in for an oil change, she complained about the tailgate issue. They claimed they "tightened it" according to my wife. Well, the problem has not been solved. I will complain again to them tomorrow.

- Cadillac, MI, USA

problem #10

Aug 062018

F-350

  • 10,000 miles
At 10,000 miles the tire pressure sensor valve stems began leaking while the truck was stationary or driving causing low tire pressure. I have had the truck in to have them replaced 11 times and the issue still persists. Ford responded saying the problem was a dealer issue not theirs.

- New Waverly, TX, USA

problem #9

Sep 242018

F-350

  • 34,000 miles
Right side rear outside dual rim will not hold air. Took vehicle to sakelaris Ford in camdenton, mo. First visit they replaced the valve stem with a new one. A week later the wheel was still leaking. Took vehicle back and they said they could not find anything wrong. Wheel continued to leak. Service manager failed to initiate a claim with Ford and has since quit the dealer. Now the dealer's general manager refused to submit a warranty claim for this problem. The slow leak is well documented on various Ford forums on the internet. Most have the same results; the dealers do not want to handle the situation. 2017 is the first model year that TPMS sensors were used on F350 Ford. There is a corrosion problem around the rim opening which leads to the slow leak. I have checked the tire pressure both stationary and while driving using the TPMS monitor.

- Sunrise Beach, MO, USA

problem #8

Oct 082018

F-350

  • 14,000 miles
Valve stem leakage problem on wheels. Corrosion between valve stem and wheel due to dissimilar metal of wheel and stem. Causes sudden loss of air pressure in tires.

- Greensboro, NC, USA

problem #7

Apr 022018

F-350

  • 8,000 miles
The tire valve stems leak. I have replaced 8 valve stems and I have owned my trust approximately 1 year. In some instances the leak rate was very significant, requiring frequent stops to re-inflate the tires. Ford has not addressed the problem - the company simply replaces the valve stems and leaks resume within 2-3 months. This was a major safety issue recently when we were towing a large load in the mountains of Colorado. Ford has refused to acknowledge the problem and have refused to correct the root cause. / the vale stems leak under all conditions - while driving, while towing a load, while parked.

- Bartlett, IL, USA

problem #6

Aug 102018

F-350

  • 21,000 miles
Sudden loss of tire pressure due to leaking TPMS valve stems. This is the sixth similar failure since the vehicle was new in 3/2017. The five previous occurrences resulted in warranty replacement of the TPMS/valve stem unit. There is a sudden loss of 20 to 30 pounds of tire pressure, followed by loss of 20 pounds per day. This has occurred both while driving, and while parked.

- Pewaukee, WI, USA

problem #5

Jul 092018

F-350

  • 81,000 miles
The contact owns a 2017 Ford F-350. While the vehicle was stationary, it experienced a series of slow leaks and corrosion between the alloy wheels and the valve stems. The contact took the vehicle to an independent tire facility where the failure was confirmed. The repair facility replaced the front passenger wheel and the rear outside driver side wheel. The contact stated that the failure later occurred with the rear outside passenger side wheel, which was replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failures. The failure mileage was approximately 81,000.

- Aspers, PA, USA

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