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2003 Ford F-150 Electrical Problems

90 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2003 Ford F-150. 13 of these members (14.4%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 20 electrical repairs to 2003 Ford F-150s--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2003 Ford F-150 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2003 Ford F-150 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 79 repairs.

2003 Ford F-150 electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 22 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2003 Ford F-150 repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2003 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

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

163680 mi C $1135 replaced clutch on compressor 

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2003 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

75000 mi US $600 Air conditioner was making a loud ticking noise. It was replaced with a re-manufactured unit in one afternoon. 
90000   A/C system was losing freon pressure. Replaced o-rings. Problem solved 
91000   Alternator failed 
95300   Replacement a/c compressor from September 2010 was defective, had dealer order oem. The new a/c compressor was installed, along with 2 Schrader valves (on the AC system) that were leaking.  

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2003 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

81000 mi US $125 Replaced battery 

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2003 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

61000 mi US $50 Electronic heating control panel failed. NO heat to the floor and temperature regulation was faulty. 
107000 US $1800 heating core vacuum system, system does not blow air to the floor 
114000   heating core vacuum system still not working when sold 
81700 US $400 Electric Windows did not work. 
85000   Power window was not working. 
100440 C $250 alternator broke and battery died shortly afterwards. 
86000 US $8 Vacuum Actuator for floor mode door in climate control failed. 
147000 US $475 Alternator failed. Blower speed resistor pack failed, blower would only operate on the top two (out of four) speeds. 
153000   Blend door actuator failed, would not respond to the temperature control knob and failed in the full hot air position. 

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2003 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

173300 mi US $150 Fixed air conditioning 

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