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2012 Ford F-150 Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

88 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Ford F-150. 10 of these members (11.4%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 9 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2012 Ford F-150s--an average of 0.1 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, 25% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 18% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 65 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2012 Ford F-150 Transmission and Drivetrain 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

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

Ford F-150 in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2012 0    
6000 0 Erratic shifting (intermittent). Adjustment. Problem apparently fixed. However, very disappointed with 14.2 mpg. 
15000  

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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    
24580 0 Firmware update due to hard shift from 2 to 3 
32240  

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

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

Ford F-150 in Idaho, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2013 64000    
65500 107 moaning/rubbing sound from front of truck when in 2x4, noise goes away when in AWD or 4x4 IWE (integrated wheel end) vacuum operated 4x4 actuators failed. I replaced both actuators since failure of one usually leads to failure of the other 
66000  

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

302-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

Ford F-150 in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2012 34000    
48000 0 Transmission would not shift out of neutral. Transmission was completely replaced with a new one. 
59000  

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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 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  
Ford F-150 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 0    
19180 0 Shifting irregularities. TSB repair which reset the transmission shift points. 
 
Ford F-150 in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2013 16120    
17540 0 weird noise from right front wheel, all wheel drive solenoid said to be broken and fixed......problem has returned since 
19220  

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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 
25000  

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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    
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  

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