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2009 Ford F-150 Problems and Repair Histories

144 TrueDelta members own a 2009 Ford F-150. 59 of these members (41%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 102 repairs to 2009 Ford F-150s--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2009 Ford F-150 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2009 Ford F-150 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2009 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 2009 Ford F-150 repairs by problem area

19% of the 2009 Ford F-150 repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 2% to the brakes, 16% to the suspension, 22% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 27% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 102 repairs.

2009 Ford F-150 repair cost distribution

Of the 2009 Ford F-150 repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 33% cost less than $100, 47% between $100 and $499, 13% between $500 and $999, and 7% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 15 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 2009 Ford F-150 problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Ford F-150

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Ford in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 0    
2000 0 Headliner falling down. Passenger seat trim coming off.  
 
Ford F-150 in Saskatchewan, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 1240    
6200 0 I started complaining about the way the truck shifted after the first week. The truck was repaired finally in October at my 10,000km maintenance and is fine now. I also had the Bluetooth speaker replaced, for the phone. Callers couldn't hear me when I was using the phone.  
 

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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 
25300 0 Battery loses charge after 3 days of no driving. They replaced the battery and it has not fixed the problem. Had to go back 5 days later for them to install the new radio and battery. 
33000 0 Battery goes dead after 3 days of no use. I don't know what they did. They said it was fixed and to date it is still having the problem. 
 

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2009 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

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

Ford F-150 in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 3000    
11000 0 A rear sensor connected to braking system failed, causing warning light. Sensor replaced. 
59000  

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

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

Ford F-150 in Arkansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 0    
5000 0 Bad paint in bed of truck. Made appt. week in advance. got there, no record of made appt. left truck for 10days. 
14000 0 drivers door handle broke 
27000 0 water coming into cab back seats from third brake light. replaced seal  
97000  
Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 2000    
3000 0 Seat trim was coming loose from the frame, repaired under a TSB Drivers seat backrest motor was making noise when being adjusted. Dealer replaced seat motor. 
10700 0 Driver door not unlocking properly all the time, problem was found to be the door latch assembly. Dealer replaced latch assembly Experiencing an occasional harsh shift from 1-2 when cold. Dealer performed a TSB to reflash the transmission control unit. Problem 
13500 0 Driver interior door handle broke. Took to shop and was advised that the door handle was a part of a recall. All 4 handles were replaced. 
14300 0 Water was leaking in through the third brake light. The dealer diagnosed as part of a service bulliten and replaced the seal around the lamp. This also required the replacement of the headliner and cleaning of the interior for water stains. 
 
Ford F-150 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 1000    
21000 0 Install new sun glass holder, the old one broke, the new one came in the wrong color had to wait another 2 weeks till completion 
29000 0 Valve Cover had a leak 
63000 86 Blower Resistor went out, heat would only operate on full. Plastic piece near the side step missing 
86000  

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2009 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 9000    
17000 0 Reported a positioning problem with the rear seat/shoulder belts to FMC. Said they could do nothing until I took it into the dealer. Problem is that the rear shoulder belts cut into my 5' tall wife's neck and my 5'2 mothers neck. Sent pictures, nada. 
 

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2009 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

Ford F-150 in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Paint problem, two different colors on the front and rear halves of the vehicle. Repainted vehicle 
0 Fabric failure on passenger headrest, both front seat covers detached from seat frame. 
11000 0 Since new, front seat covers would detach from seat frame. Been in 3 times. Covers replaced this trip 
13700 0 Headrest fabric failure. Front seat covers detached from frame. Covers replaced this visit. 
22000 0 Tail light bulb replaced 
45000 54 Annoying harmonic sound caused by worn/defective exhaust pipe hanger. Hanger replaced 
84000 340 Tailgate torsion bar and bushings wore out. 
92000 50 Vehicle lost significant amount of ATF. Unable to find leak 
120000  
Ford F-150 in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 3000    
6000 0 Hard upshifting Transmission gears 1-2 and downshifting 2-1 
 

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