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Ford F-150 repairs by problem area

Engine (26%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (15%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 2228 repairs.
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Ford F-150 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (26%)

$100 - $499 (48%)

< $100 (9%)

Chart based on 607 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Ford F-150 problems by year

1996 - 2003 (25%)

2004 - 2008 (28%)

2009 - 2010 (18%)

2011 - 2012 (19%)

2013 - 2014 (7%)

2015 - present (3%)

Chart based on 2235 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Ford F-150

Ford F-150 Personal Experiences: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 310-horsepower 5.4L V8
6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
I owned 3 Ford trucks. Two with over 200,000 miles, one with 300,000 miles and no major repairs. All gas engine trucks. full 2010 Ford F-150 review
2010 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 310-horsepower 5.4L V8
6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
We had a 1993 Ford F-150 in the family for 15 years. It was a rolling legend. It became a part of the family, and we had many more good experiences with it then bad. Hopefully the 2010 will live up to the legacy of the 1993. full 2010 Ford F-150 review
2009 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed 248-horsepower 4.6L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
on my 8th ford truck and never been let down yet full 2009 Ford F-150 review
2008 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Every Ford I have owned has returned what you put into it. Keep up the routine maintenance and expect a vehicle that will take you down the road whenever you want to go. full 2008 Ford F-150 review
2007 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Build quality and reliability far better than Chevrolet and Dodge. full 2007 Ford F-150 review
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
Have always gotten a minimum of 350,000 miles on a truck. With the correct upkeep and maintence Ford has never given any mechanical problems. full 2004 Ford F-150 review
2003 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 231-horsepower 4.6L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
I owned a Ford Ranger immediately before this - that truck was bullet-proof, but we outgrew it. I expected and have gotten more of the same. full 2003 Ford F-150 review
Ford F-150 Personal Experiences: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2001 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 202-horsepower 4.2L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
To be done later full 2001 Ford F-150 review
 

Ford F-150 Problems and Repair Histories

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