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2009 Ford F-150 repairs by problem area

Engine (23%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

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

Other (4%)

Chart based on 184 repairs.

2009 Ford F-150 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (8%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (46%)

< $100 (15%)

Chart based on 39 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2009 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

Ford F-150 in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2015
Nov 2014

139000 mi

US $1400
Replaced compressor,condensor and orifice/expansion valve. Transmission bulk head connector started leaking two weeks after transmission fluid change. 
Mar 2015

140000 mi

US $1400
original plugs needed to be replaced and several coil packs were either weak or inop. Replaced all 8. 
Ford in Texas, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2010
May 2009

2000 mi
Headliner falling down. Passenger seat trim coming off.  
Ford F-150 in Saskatchewan, Canada
Mar 2009 - Jun 2011
Oct 2009

6200 mi
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 8ft bed

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

Ford F-150 in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2013 - Mar 2016
Aug 2013

24180 mi
Controls on driver side door cover came apart and new part was ordered and put in. 

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

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2015
Mar 2014

92000 mi
Control module for AC and and actuator motor. 
Ford F-150 in Wisconsin, United States
May 2013 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

105000 mi

US $200
Time for a brake job 

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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 Florida, United States
Mar 2009 - May 2011
Nov 2010

27000 mi
Leaking front shock 
Ford F-150 in Maine, United States
Mar 2009 - Mar 2016
Aug 2009

12000 mi

US $65
Flat tire. A prior flat repaired with a plug. Washboard road, gravel, plug blew out tearing tire. Tire was "replaced" with same size spare. "Take off" replaced spare...  
Nov 2010

27000 mi
Sat antenna leaking, known issue in 2009 F150s Bad wheel bearing 
Oct 2011

39000 mi

US $190
Pressure line was leaking on power steering. Flare appeared to be broken on inspection after replacement. 
Nov 2011

39500 mi
Tailgate emblem fell off... 
Jun 2014

63000 mi

US $625
Rear pinion seal, transmission pan gasket, front axle seals 
Nov 2014

71300 mi

US $50
Shocks (rear) and struts (front) and front end alignment 
Oct 2015

81300 mi

US $525
Block heater corroded, leaked antifreeze. Truck towed in. 
Feb 2016

83000 mi

US $2938
Lost gasket @ left timing chain cover. Timing solenoid lost oil pressure, exploded chain tensioner. New everything between cams and crankshaft. 
Ford F-150 in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2010 - Mar 2016
Jun 2014

38440 mi

C $450
I do not use my F 150 very much, sometimes it is parked for weeks at a time.As a result of nt moving and using the brakes I had damage done to the rotors by rust . They were bad on one whell so had new front brakes installed. 
Ford F-150 in Ohio, United States
Jun 2010 - Dec 2014
Jan 2010

14000 mi
Technician check transmission for issues, none found. 
Jul 2012

60000 mi
Truck started downshifting hard. Took to shop, they could not repeat the problem. 
Ford F-150 in Colorado, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Jun 2009

11000 mi
hard shift from 1st gear to 2nd gear 
Jul 2010

25300 mi
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. 
Apr 2011

33000 mi
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. 
Ford F-150 in New York, United States
Mar 2012 - Mar 2016
May 2012

26500 mi
Noticed water in rear roof liner and seat. dealer repaired leak near rear outside roof light.  Dealer also replaced power mirror switch. 
May 2013

46000 mi
connecting rod to latch that opens the rear door came off. opened inside door trim and reconnected 
Dec 2014

71000 mi

US $175
water leaking from sat. roof radio antenna. dealer ordered special sealant. Oil leaking from transmission by the solenoid connection 
Nov 2015

82000 mi

US $85
Rear differential seal replaced near the driveshaft 
Ford F-150 in Saskatchewan, Canada
Oct 2013 - Sep 2015
Jan 2015

51150 mi

C $620
Replaced bulk head pass through on the rear housing of transmission. 

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

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Ford F-150 in Florida, United States
Apr 2015 - Mar 2016
Aug 2015

62700 mi

US $20
Water pouring into cab through third brake light. Very common problem on that entire series of truck yet Ford has done nothing 
Ford F-150 in Washington, United States
Aug 2009 - Jan 2016
Jun 2011

23000 mi
Driveline "clunk" on stopping. Shop removed boot on slipjoint, installed different lube, replaced boot. Problem solved. When towing, downshift from 5th to fourth exceptionally hard and jarring. Shop could no replicate. Only apparent when towing 5K Lb. load. 
Jul 2014

60000 mi
Hard downshifts into first, and from 5 to 4. Dealer reflashed the controller, which took several tries. Excellent result! 
Aug 2014

60000 mi
Excessively hard downshifting from 5 to 4, and 2 to 1. Dealer reflashed controller, had to go through the process several times to get it to "take". Problem is now resolved. 

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

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

Ford F-150 in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2009 - Aug 2010
Jun 2010

20000 mi
Transmission shuddered on gear change, firmware updated, persistent "learning" memory cleared. Problem reduced but not eliminated. Pursuing further repair options. 
Ford F-150 in Manitoba, Canada
Feb 2010 - Dec 2011
Oct 2010

17360 mi
power steering hose leak. fixed under warranty. 
Ford F-150 in Indiana, United States
Sep 2009 - Dec 2011
May 2010

13000 mi
Had one defective tire pressure monitoring sensor 
Ford F-150 in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2009 - Mar 2016
Jun 2010

38000 mi
Tire Pressure Sensor Failure. Dealer had trouble identifying the failed sensor. Took a total of three trips plus several caal. 

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

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

Ford F-150 in Ohio, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

11000 mi
traction control light was on. Fairway ford in canfield ohio replaced passenger rear speed sensor under warranty in less than an hour after my arrival washed truck and notice water dripping into cab over rear seats. Dealer ordered the part and i had to return a week later, dealer replaced 3rd brake light for leaking 

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

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

Ford F-150 in California, United States
Mar 2010 - Mar 2016
Aug 2012

14700 mi
Sun roof track 
Ford F-150 in Illinois, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2016
Jun 2013

14000 mi

US $99
Engine unintentionally accelerated. 
Ford F-150 in Ohio, United States
Nov 2012 - Jul 2015
Jan 2013

90000 mi

US $106
low RPM sensor - ford dropped engine 
Sep 2014

125000 mi

US $450
Module that controls vent bi-pass and closure quit working for passenger side vents. When A/C was cooling my side it was heating passenger side. I have had several ventilation malfunctioning issues with this truck. 

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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
Mar 2009 - Mar 2016
Dec 2009

11000 mi
A rear sensor connected to braking system failed, causing warning light. Sensor replaced. 
Mar 2015

71000 mi

US $100
fluid leak, future repairs will be needed, part ordered 
Mar 2016

84000 mi

US $450
Malfunctioning sensor related to engine status Nonfunctioning bulbs within turn signal system 
Ford F-150 in Michigan, United States
Aug 2013 - Sep 2013
Sep 2013

48000 mi
Cam tensioner blew a gasket, replaced both, replaced cam solenoid. then replaced cam phasers. 

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

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Ford F-150 in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2012 - Oct 2015
Oct 2015

55000 mi
power steering lines and pump need replaced. have not fixed it yet. haven't been driving it. 
Ford F-150 in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2011 - Sep 2013
Jul 2012

47000 mi
replace tie rod end 
Feb 2013

56700 mi
Intermitant rough idle,, Cam sensor came up on scan. Replaced cam sensor under warranty 

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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 Alberta, Canada
Jan 2013 - Mar 2016
Apr 2013

76880 mi

C $400
power steering pressure hose leak. 
Dec 2015

110360 mi

C $8
Weeping pinion seal replaced. 
Ford F-150 in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

7440 mi
satellite antenna (leaking into cab) third brake light (leaking into cab) instrument cluster (transmission temperature gauge malfunction) 
Ford F-150 in New York, United States
Aug 2009 - Jan 2013
Dec 2011

33000 mi

US $200
Tire pressure sensor failure. 
Ford F-150 in Alberta, Canada
Oct 2014 - Mar 2016
Jan 2015

45260 mi
Transmission gasket developed a leak and had to be replaced. 
Jun 2015

47120 mi

C $700
Fault in the Airbag system was traced to a faulty seatbelt actuator. Actuator was replaced 
Dec 2015

49600 mi

C $1
Transmission Connector leaking transmission fluid 
Ford F-150 in California, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2015
Dec 2009

21000 mi
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 
Apr 2010

29000 mi
Valve Cover had a leak 
Jan 2012

63000 mi

US $86
Blower Resistor went out, heat would only operate on full. Plastic piece near the side step missing 
Jun 2015

99000 mi
Sometimes the window wouldn't go up. 
Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Feb 2013 - Jan 2016
Dec 2015

84000 mi
driver seat motorized lumbar broken 
Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Sep 2009 - Aug 2013
Nov 2009

3000 mi
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. 
Jan 2011

10700 mi
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 
Nov 2011

13500 mi
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. 
Apr 2012

14300 mi
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 Arkansas, United States
Jun 2009 - Sep 2015
Nov 2009

5000 mi
Bad paint in bed of truck. Made appt. week in advance. got there, no record of made appt. left truck for 10days. 
Jun 2010

14000 mi
drivers door handle broke 
Jun 2011

27000 mi
water coming into cab back seats from third brake light. replaced seal  

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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
Dec 2011 - Apr 2013
Aug 2012

24000 mi
power steering line leaking. 
Ford F-150 in Mississippi, United States
Dec 2013 - Mar 2016
Mar 2014

61000 mi

US $7300
Replaced Engine 
Jan 2015

81000 mi

US $800
Replaced head and camshaft. 
Sep 2015

76000 mi

US $100
Check Engine Light. OBD indicated drivers side oxygen sensor before catalytic converter was bad 
Ford F-150 in Mississippi, United States
Nov 2012 - Apr 2014
May 2013

61000 mi

US $100
Power Steering pressure hose had a small leak and was replaced. 
Jan 2014

69500 mi

US $100
Engine noise. Camshaft phasers were replaced 
Apr 2014

72500 mi
Dealer kept vehicle 4 days to replace the SVT Solenoids but never replaced them. I told them to put the valve cover back on and left and traded the vehicle in. 
Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2011
Nov 2009

17000 mi
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. 
Ford F-150 in Louisiana, United States
Oct 2009 - Dec 2015
Nov 2015

81300 mi

US $50
AC blend door actuator needed to be replaced 

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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 Manitoba, Canada
Nov 2009 - Dec 2015
Sep 2013

28520 mi

C $500
Seeping power steering hose 
Nov 2015

51300 mi

C $125
TPS on RR tire replaced 
Ford F-150 in New York, United States
Dec 2011 - Mar 2014
Dec 2013

40000 mi

US $420
Power steering hose leak transfer case leak 
Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Feb 2014 - Jul 2014
Mar 2014

91000 mi

US $120
Sunroof track broke and would not close. Would have been a very costly repair if the dealership did not cover the cost. Bad problem. Would advise having sunroof checked for problems as often as possible. Third brake light was leaking water into cabin on the back wall of the truck. Stained top of seats. Ford knew exactly what the problem was before I said more than 2 sentences. Needed new type of 3rd brake light assembly. 110$ plus gas. 
Ford F-150 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2012 - Dec 2013
Oct 2013

65500 mi

C $165
Clutch pack replacement. 
Dec 2013

66340 mi

C $388
Transmission rebuild. Full rebuild. Includes fresh u joint. 
Ford F-150 in Michigan, United States
Aug 2009 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

65000 mi

US $4000
Triple white paint seems to have trouble rusting. Back bumper and doors. Platinum has mechanical side steps. They stay in the down state even when driving. In the cold they will not return to up position. In the snow its impossible even with mechnical assistance. 
Ford F-150 in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2014 - Sep 2015
Feb 2015

99000 mi

US $820
MPG dropped from 16-18 to 9-11. Engine light on. Had to have the O2 sensor (Bank 1 sensor 1)replaced. Had the O2 sensor (Bank 2 sensor 1)replaced. 
Ford F-150 in Manitoba, Canada
Jul 2009 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

49600 mi

C $990
Complained of tire or bearing noise but dealer advised it was tires and was caused by loose Upper control arms. Mostly highway driven so not expecting this type of problem so early. 
Ford F-150 in Kansas, United States
Mar 2010 - Dec 2015
Sep 2015

85000 mi

US $150
Replaced front brake pads and rotors myself. 
Ford F-150 in Saskatchewan, Canada
Jul 2009 - Jun 2011
Feb 2010

17980 mi
Sync system stopped responding. No voice command, no bluetooth, no USB or Line in connection. Satellite, radio and CD continued to function. 
Ford F-150 in Washington, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

12000 mi
Third brake light leaking water 
Ford F-150 in Florida, United States
Sep 2009 - Mar 2016
Feb 2010

7500 mi
Transmission reprogramming due to harsh shifting, battery replaced, wife killed the battery enough times to ruin it (no fault of ford) 
Feb 2015

76000 mi

US $50
Heater blend door motor failed on the passenger side. This caused the dual zone AC/heat to fail in the "heat" position. Since I'm in South Florida, this is not good. 
Ford F-150 in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2015
May 2009

4295 mi
Paint problem, two different colors on the front and rear halves of the vehicle. Repainted vehicle 
Jul 2009

6500 mi
Fabric failure on passenger headrest, both front seat covers detached from seat frame. 
Sep 2009

11000 mi
Since new, front seat covers would detach from seat frame. Been in 3 times. Covers replaced this trip 
Oct 2009

10000 mi
Headrest fabric failure. Front seat covers detached from frame. Covers replaced this visit. 
Feb 2010

22000 mi
Tail light bulb replaced 
Mar 2011

45000 mi

US $54
Annoying harmonic sound caused by worn/defective exhaust pipe hanger. Hanger replaced 
Oct 2012

84000 mi

US $340
Tailgate torsion bar and bushings wore out. 
Mar 2013

92000 mi

US $50
Vehicle lost significant amount of ATF. Unable to find leak 
Dec 2014

138000 mi

US $1272
Rough run, low power. Replaced both variable timing actuators (variable valve timing system) 
Ford F-150 in Colorado, United States
May 2009 - Nov 2013
Aug 2009

6000 mi
Hard upshifting Transmission gears 1-2 and downshifting 2-1 
Ford F-150 in Georgia, United States
Feb 2010 - Jan 2011
Jun 2010

25000 mi
inside door handle broke 
Ford F-150 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2009 - Apr 2013
Sep 2010

23560 mi
hard shifting on downshift and high rev at acceleration TB - reset transmission memory 
Nov 2011

40040 mi
Harsh down shifting 3rd to 2nd, flashed computer - ok now 
Ford F-150 in Louisiana, United States
Aug 2011 - Oct 2015
Oct 2011

34523 mi
the sun visor clip was not tight causing a rattle. covered under warranty. 
May 2014

79700 mi

US $100
ac gate 
Mar 2015

86000 mi

US $100
Leaking power steering hose 
Aug 2015

95500 mi

US $100
Check engine light on, Code p0345. New sensor ordered. Not received or installed yet. 
Oct 2015

98000 mi

US $100
cam sensor 
Ford F-150 in Delaware, United States
Sep 2013 - Jul 2015
May 2015

49300 mi

US $350
Back sliding window and over rear light in cab had water leakage. Said it was a bad seal around third break light 
Ford F-150 in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Mar 2016
Sep 2011

63860 mi
short in fan blower motor made it so fan was either off or on full blast. 
Apr 2012

81000 mi

C $50
automatic deploying running board motor failure 
Feb 2013

110380 mi
Oil leak, seal replaced motor failure on deployable running board, drivers side 
Nov 2013

132116 mi

C $212
blower motor controller failed and needed to be replaced. 
Nov 2015

187860 mi

C $400
front caliper curb side was sticking. Had both front calipers replaced and brakes relined. 
Jan 2016

194720 mi

C $75
fuse melted that controls injectors, there is a service bulletin on this issue. 
Ford F-150 in Alberta, Canada
Nov 2009 - Mar 2016
Jan 2011

9300 mi
Drivers heated seat stopped working. Replaced heating element. 
Jun 2014

37200 mi
Replace rotors and brake pads 
Oct 2014

41280 mi

C $1200
Replace blend door actuator on driver side for heater 
Mar 2016

57040 mi

C $380
Transmission bulkhead seal leaking 
Ford F-150 in California, United States
Mar 2010 - Aug 2014
Jun 2010

18500 mi
The truck was incorrectly wired from the factory which caused the truck to die and not restart. Ford paided for the labor, parts, and tow. 
Ford F-150 in California, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2015
Apr 2013

98000 mi

US $50
Check Engine came on, it was a problem with the transmission computer. Ford flashed a new OS to the transmission computer and I was done. 
Aug 2013

103700 mi

US $1200
Four of eight ignition coils failed, taking the corresponding spark plugs with them. 

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

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Dec 2011 - Feb 2015
Jan 2012

31500 mi
The power steering was leaking and they had to order the part. Called me two months later telling me it was in. Drove in to have it installed and it was the wrong part. It has been 3 more weeks and still waiting on part. 
Feb 2012

33000 mi
The truck has died on me 3 times causing me to place the truck into park, start the engine, and place the transmission back into drive. Two times it died from taking off and the third time I was turning off of a busy road. There was a bump in the transmission when taking off. It ended up being the slip yolk not properly being lubricated from the manufacturer. 
Ford F-150 in California, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2013
Oct 2011

39000 mi

US $123
roof water leak. repaired with replacement of third brake light lens. 
Ford F-150 in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Oct 2009

1700 mi
Hard down shifting. Thunking sound from drivetrain. Dealer did TSB for downshifting problem and stated this should fix thunking sound. Thunking & hard down shifting still exists. 
Nov 2009

2200 mi
TCS light constantly on. Dealer diagnosed and replaced TCS module. 
Jan 2010

6200 mi
When accelerating after stop and then making a turn trucks RPM would go to approx. 5k rpm and then suddenly drop to around 2k rpm and would still be in 1st gear. Almost had a rear end accident due to the rapid drop and loss of speed. 
Jul 2010

19000 mi
Transmission shifting issues and slipping both reverse and trying to pass. Complained since the first 1,000 miles on truck and finally Field Service Engineer confirmed my issue. Transmission replaced not repaired as damage was extensive. 
Ford F-150 in Illinois, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2016
Dec 2012

45000 mi

US $167
6 bolt Front sealed bearing hub RWD Not trailer towing. $100 dollars cheaper at Rock auto than local parts supply. Developed slowly. Blower not working on 2 lower speeds. Replaced resistor card behind right kick panel. 
Jul 2015

67000 mi

US $148
Warped front rotors and pads close to needing replaced anyway. 
Dec 2015

70000 mi

US $70
Replace warped rear rotors. 
Jan 2016

70000 mi
Heat shield on right exhaust manifold was found rusty out and lying on frame. Dealer wanted $88 to replace. Should not have happened at such low millage. I think should be recalled and replacement made of stainless steel, 
Ford F-150 in California, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2012
Jan 2011

35700 mi
Right cylinder bank cam phaser. There was a deep ticking/knocking at low engine speeds when up to operating temp., made it sound like a sewing machine driving around parking lots! 

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

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

Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2014
Sep 2010

22000 mi
cab third brake light lens leaked, filled back seat with rain.Cleaned headliner and seat. 
Jan 2011

28000 mi
steering wheel started peeling 
May 2011

35000 mi
Chrome was peeling off grille, it was replaced. 
Apr 2013

67300 mi
cab brake lite leaked again. 
Ford F-150 in Manitoba, Canada
Dec 2014 - Apr 2015
Jan 2015

132500 mi

C $380
Replaced high and low pressure power steering hoses and transmission cooler lines. All weeping for past two years, now some leaking. 
Mar 2015

137020 mi

C $210
Power steering hose rupture. 
Ford F-150 in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2011 - Dec 2015
Dec 2013

38000 mi

US $10
Common, well-documented issue with water leak at third brake light. Ford will only replace entire unit at $100+ and same gasket. I fixed by removing light, adding silicone and reinstalling. 
Feb 2014

39500 mi

US $390
Another common issue with 2009 F150s. Lower power steering high pressure fluid hose leaking. Part retailed ~$140, labor and fluid was extra. I was out of warranty when it happened 
Jan 2015

54300 mi
Third brake light leaked again. Common issue with these trucks. I re-caulked it. 

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2009 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

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

Ford F-150 in Kansas, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2012
Apr 2011

25000 mi

US $26
turned rotor that was warped 
Jun 2011

28000 mi

US $26
replaced defective ash tray door replaced power steering hose that was seeping 
Dec 2012

47000 mi

US $462
replaced front pads,rear rotors and pads 

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2009 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

248-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Ford F-150 in California, United States
Apr 2012 - Mar 2013
Jun 2012

21815 mi
warranty repair to power steering. 

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2009 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

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

Ford F-150 in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2015 - Mar 2016
May 2015

92000 mi

US $2000
vct actuators 

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2009 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

248-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Ford F-150 in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2010 - Aug 2015
Sep 2010

16000 mi

US $464
Factory tow harness not completely installed. Trailer service shop installed new harness without my permission and charged an arm and a leg. Even though I bought the truck used Ford later came through and reimbursed me. 

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2009 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

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

Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Jan 2010 - Mar 2016
Aug 2011

10700 mi
Rear shock replaced, leaking 
Sep 2014

20000 mi

US $122
Shocks were leaking. Replaced both. 

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