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2010 Ford F-150 repairs by problem area

Engine (20%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (19%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (8%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (21%)

Other (3%)

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2010 Ford F-150 body repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (67%)

< $100 (22%)

Chart based on 9 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

36000 mi Also drivers window was lubricated to eliminate squeaking noise when putting down window. 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

24000 mi water leaking from back sliding window 
36500 mi 2 broken dash vents replaced under warranty 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

21700 mi

US $200
non-working bracket for d/s visor. fixed 
41700 mi After a heavy rain, I noticed the headliner in the cab was wet the whole width of the cab for about 2 inches forward from the rear window. Dealer says its the Upper Brake Light leaking, common problem. Not covered. Rear High Mount brakelight above the rear window leaked, dealer wouldnt cover repair under warranty. I called Ford, explained the situation and they decided to cover the repair. Replaced entire lens with new, updated unit. No issues since. 
68000 mi

US $50
Bubbles in the paint on the rocker panel below the rear door have developed. Showed to service adviser and manager at dealership. They are looking into getting this repaired/refinished under corrosion warranty. 
43000 mi Torsion bar in tail gate failed again. Replaced second time under warranty. 
45300 mi

US $5
Gas lid hinge worn. Drilled a hole in the bottom of the hinge pin and inserted a cotter pin to prevent hinge pin from falling out. Symptom was gas lid that wouldn't close. 
14000 mi Window track was loose within passenger door. Dealer tightened things up, rattle was repaired. 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

2900 mi Replace rear shocks due to clunking noise 
11000 mi Leaking satellite anteana during heavy rain. TSB for this. Loose foam strip between dash and wind shield 
7440 mi squeal when rolling window down. window channels lubed 
7440 mi Squeaking Passenger Side Window again after about a week-and-a-half. Fixed with lube. 
21080 mi foam lining where glass meets dash popped out, parts ordered 
35960 mi Water leak found from exterior brake/reverse light as well as satellite antenna -> Fixed under warranty 
41540 mi Front Passenger side window was making squeaky noise 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

23000 mi Third brake light water intrusion. 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

121700 mi

US $100
Sliding window seal had come loose; dealer reinstalled 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

24000 mi Water leak in back seat. Dealer replaced roof brake light housing to repair. The shiny coating on the sliding rear window gasket was deteriorating and left an area about two inches long showing rough rubber. After photographing it and sending it to Ford, they elected to replace the entire rear window. Installed new window. 
4000 mi Thin paint on left side. Both doors and bed repainted on drivers side 
67300 mi

US $18
Driver's side sun visor retention clip broke and needed to be replaced. 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

23000 mi I had no repairs, but one of the releases on the bottom of the rear seats broke just before I traded it in. This latch allowed the release that let the seats back down. 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

74000 mi Doors and tailgate paint is bubbling from beneath. 
32000 mi

US $10
the receiver end of sun visor broke so i had to purchase another one and luckily the part was in stock 
2700 mi Weatherstripping on rear doors was defective causing wind noise. Replaced under warranty. 
4500 mi Wind noise on highway. Dealer adjusted doors.  Front passenger seat squeaks over bum 
7000 mi Glass in front of speedometer was scratched. Dealer stated ford would not repair. They did admit that it should not scratch that easily. 
3000 mi Sun visor retaining clips distorted and would no longer keep visors in place. 
24700 mi

US $250
3rd brake light / cargo light leaks water down back window during heavy rains. 
14260 mi Strong wind noise on drivers side door since new. Ended up being a cracked rain gutter at top of door. Once identified, repair done and it's fine. 
1240 mi Split in seam of leather upholstery Split in seam of leather upholstery - incorrect part ordered 
1240 mi Split in seam of leather upholstery, part replaced 
11000 mi Minor water leak from roof mounted satellite antenna. Dealer followed TSB to repair leak using RTV silicone. 
9300 mi Latch on center console replaced as it would not latch. 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

49000 mi

US $450
third brake light leak, fomoco paid half out of warranty cost 

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2010 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

27000 mi Clip that retained the drivers side sun visor was not holding properly. It was replaced. 
48000 mi FORD emblem on the front grill was corroding and peeling. 
62000 mi

US $250
Noticed rust below the doors and behind the cab. It was fairly heavy rust and not light surface rust. Had body shop clean off the rust and spray Line-ex over the area. 
69000 mi

US $500
Premature rust in painted areas. Tailgate and wheel wells. 

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2010 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

248-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

38000 mi 3rd brake light leaked 

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