2003 Ford F-150 Ford F-150 2003

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2003 Ford F-150 repairs by problem area

Engine (33%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (1%)

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2003 Ford F-150 brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (50%)

< $100 (38%)

Chart based on 8 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2003 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

47000 mi

US $50
release valve on right rear brake was clogged. 

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2003 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

93000 mi

US $800
hard brake line needed replacement due to rust 
192200 mi

C $300
Replaced pads and rotors 

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2003 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

189940 mi

US $2
Caliper bolt fail (missing). Driverside Front Brake bolt went missing. Slight damage on wheel. 

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

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

173000 mi

US $486
Break peddle was going to the floor. Replaced master cylinder labor 147.00 part 272.40 flush system 49.00 fluid 18.00. Peddle still goes to the floor I was told it needs a Hydraulic Brake Control Unit quoted $1,065 

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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

146940 mi

C $100
RR brake caliper slides seized 
85000 mi

US $350
ABS light was coming on. 
45420 mi

C $75
Brake line to rear of truck replaced. Leaking fluid pedal went down but still had brakes. 

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2003 Ford F-150 Brake Problems

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