9 1 8 7 3

Follow TrueDelta

TrueDelta at Facebook TrueDelta at Google+ TrueDelta at Twitter

2012 Ford F-150 Problems and Repair Histories

88 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Ford F-150. 33 of these members (37.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 63 repairs to 2012 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 2012 Ford F-150 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2012 Ford F-150 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2012 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 2012 Ford F-150 repairs by problem area

25% of the 2012 Ford F-150 repairs were to the engine, 14% to the transmission, 5% to the brakes, 8% to the suspension, 22% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 19% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 63 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2012 Ford F-150 problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2012 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 0    
4000 0 A warning message came on about the anti-skid system. The dealer reset something on the steering sensor angle. 
8000 0 Check engine light started flashing accompanied by loss of acceleration. Dealer complied with a TSB and returned the vehicle. 
22000  

Return to top

2012 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

360-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Ford F-150 in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2012 0    
1000 0 Sync system "disappeared". No voice control or USB/Aux in. Repaired by removing synch fuse for 3 min and reinstalling. Works fine now. 
11000  

Return to top

2012 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

411-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Ford F-150 in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2012 0    
9300 0 Engine had a small coolant leak at operating temp, dealer added missing hose clamp at thermostat housing coupling. 
27000 0 Coolant leak in same location as last time, replaced gasket on T-stat housing. Driver's side door misaligned from the factory, started making popping noises when opening and not closing correctly. Cab tail light LEDs were shorting out, entire unit was replaced. 

Return to top

2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

Ford F-150 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2012 0    
7440 0 Steering locks when doing a sweeping left hand turn 
24580 0 Firmware update due to hard shift from 2 to 3 Front driver speaker was not working 
32240  

Return to top

2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Ford F-150 in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 0    
0 Small rattle in front passenger door panel. Shop fixed issue in 5 minutes. Water leaking into exterior bed light lens. 
22000  

Return to top

2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Ford F-150 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 0    
8680 0 Steering rack and components defective from manufacturing 
13920 0 Drivers window switch stopped working 
19180 0 Shifting irregularities. TSB repair which reset the transmission shift points. Blown speaker. 
 
Ford F-150 in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2012 0    
0 The rear of the transmission oil pan was leaking. Dealer found a faulty gasket which was replaced. 
30000  

Return to top

2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

Ford F-150 in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2012 0    
2000 0 Transmission shifting poorly 
10000 0 Turbo intercooler needs to be replaced. Condensation building up causing the engine to stall. 
17000 0 The catalytic convertor had o be replaced. Related to inter cooler issue 
25000  

Return to top

2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

411-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Ford F-150 in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2012 0    
3700 0 electrical system goes into sleep mode /so the lights inside and keypad do not operate electrical module defective 
4000  

Return to top

2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

360-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Ford F-150 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 0    
4000 0 Parking brake release broke a spring so truck electronics was not sure parking brake was released.  Electric socket in rear passenger compartment broke off. 
9000 0 Squeak coming from Dashboard panel below gauge cluster. Unable to replicate noise, but had it for several hours. When I went to pick up the truck I was able to replicate the noise in 2 minutes. Have to return it again to be fixed. 
12000 0 Needed Oil Change and to repair unsuccessful repair to squeak in Dashboard. Repair took almost a day, Dealership provided rental car (paid for $30 of the $46 cost). Repair was successful for approximately 2 weeks. 
27000 0 Transmission was shifting rough and would only drive in 3rd and 6th. The repair took a few days because the transmission department was very busy. It took about a days worth of work to fix a sensor and they noticed abnormal wear on a gasket 
28000  

Return to top