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Ford F-150 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1803 repairs.

Ford F-150 suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 224 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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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

59000 mi Front wheel bearings started making noise. Replaced both sides 

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2004 Ford F-150 2-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

66000 mi

US $637
Ball joint repair. 

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2003 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

82500 mi

US $1100
New ball joints and idler arm. 
97000 mi

US $800
Needed a new steering box. 
61000 mi

US $50
Replaced 2 ball joints and 1 idler arm. 

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2003 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

82000 mi

US $250
Ball joints worn and caused excessive wear on brake rotors. Ball joints replaced and new rotors installed. 
142000 mi

US $500
Ball joints on both upper and lower on left and right.  Wheel bearings on both sides. 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

80000 mi

US $250
Needed new shocks. 

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2001 Ford F-150 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

109000 mi

US $475
Replaced all 4 ball joints due to one lower ball joint wearing out. 

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2001 Ford F-150 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

130000 mi

US $500
Upper ball joints worn and replaced. Camber/Caster kit added to adjust alignment. 

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1998 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

1240 mi

C $1000
front wheel hubs abs modulator replaced master brake cylinder 

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1998 Ford F-150

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

122760 mi

C $250
Power steering pressure hose replaced 

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Ford F-150 Suspension Problems

1918 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Ford F-150. 159 of these members (8.3%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 215 suspension repairs to Ford F-150s--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Ford F-150 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.