definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
27,177 miles

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problem #2

May 152010


  • 38,000 miles
Problem: Severe shimmy in steering wheel, possibly leading to loss of control. Conditions: Occurs whenever brakes are hot and vehicle speed is above 45 mph. Problem occurs when descending long & steep inclines. Problem does not occur when brakes are not hot from heavy use. Temporary abatement: Drive at speeds of 45 mph or less down inclines.

- Chantilly, VA, USA

problem #1

Sep 122003

E-150 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 16,354 miles
With less than 12,000 miles the left front brakes locked up...no warning lights came on... brake pads burnt to a crisp...warped rotors and calipers...had to get work done by other than Ford...2006..or could drive it !!!! Ford failed to pay under their warranty... have had howling in rear end "?" since new...Ford can't repair, they tried three times... then said they would have a district Ford rep look at it...failed to do so until after warranty ran out... unable to use the esp warranty anywhere but a Ford dealership... like I want to take it back to the same people that can't fix it !!!!

- Depew, NY, USA