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Ford F-150 Engine Problems and Repair Histories

1545 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Ford F-150. 297 of these members (19.2%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 296 engine repairs to Ford F-150s--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Ford F-150 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Ford F-150 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Ford F-150 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Ford F-150 repairs by problem area

25% of the Ford F-150 repairs were to the engine, 15% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 13% to the suspension, 25% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 11% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 1199 repairs.

Ford F-150 engine repair cost distribution

Of the Ford F-150 engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 14% cost less than $100, 48% between $100 and $499, 21% between $500 and $999, 11% between $1000 and $2499, and 5% more than $2500.

Chart based on 196 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 Ford F-150 Engine problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

Ford F-150 in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 10000    
11000 0 hard shift from 1st gear to 2nd gear 
 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

Ford F-150 in Louisiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 22000    
24000 0 Engine tick. 
 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Ford F-150 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 103000    
104000 125 8 ignition coils replaced 
105000 0 Catalytic Converters Replaced under warranty from a recalled faulty fuel injector 
 
Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 50000    
82000 250 Coil replaced on cylinder 1 to fix miss and check engine light. Coil replaced, problem persists, will be replacing fuel injector soon myself in attempt to repair. 
210000  

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2004 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

Ford F-150 in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 30000    
55000 100 Replaced oil pan gasket 
 

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2004 Ford F-150 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

Ford in Oklahoma, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2008 120000    
125000 35 Replaced 8 spark plugs. 
 
Ford in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 46000    
47000 100 Thermostat not opening properly. 
 

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2002 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 58000    
58000 175 Mass air flow sensor and egr valve.  
 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Ford F-150 in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 130000    
140000 225 Throttle body and fuel injector clogged, cleaned out and replaced idle air control valve. 
175000 1500 Sensor in the emissions system failed and had to be replaced at a cost of $350. 
 

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