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1997 Ford F-150 repairs by problem area

Engine (52%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

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1997 Ford F-150 engine repair cost distribution

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Chart based on 13 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2016 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

282-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

1000 mi crank sensor failure at 350 miles 

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2016 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

turbocharged 510hp 5.5L V12 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

8000 mi Went into "limp mode" service engine and other warning lights. Bad throttle body. New throttle body lasted 10 miles...same problem. Dealer then removed throttle body from a new truck on the lot and installed on my F150. Has been working. 
16500 mi Limp mode, check engine light. Electronic throttle body replaced. This is the fourth throttle body that this truck has had. Different dealer than the first time. 

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2015 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

35960 mi Rear axle housing gasket leaking-resealed. 
49600 mi

C $450
Cylinder head temperature sensor failed. Had to wait for the part to come from the US which made the service visit abnormally long 

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2015 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

282-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

19000 mi Engine light code triggered - P2450. R/R 2 pc drive shaft Lowered fuel tank and replaced EVAP blocking valve. Oil change and repair took approx 2 hours - expedited. There is a TSB for the repair. 

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2015 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

49000 mi

US $100
Replaced a coil in one of the cylinders. 
61000 mi

US $170
Replaced warped lug nuts on all 4 wheels 

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2015 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

turbocharged 510hp 5.5L V12 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

2000 mi Had to replace a sensor so the check engine light would stop coming on. 

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2015 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

2300 mi Trans had occasional hard shifting between 5th and 4th gear 
3000 mi Rear window defrost wasn't working. Front bumper was not straight. It tilted backwards and down 
15300 mi My check engine light came on. Code showed cam position sensor not synchronized. They replaced an actuator and it stayed off for a week. It came on again and they replaced cam phasers. It seems to be fixed now. 
5000 mi Leaking Oil, Found out the oil pan gasket needed to be replaced. 

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2015 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

282-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

14000 mi Right turbo oil pressure sensor came out of housing causing loss of around a quart of oil. 

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2015 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

282-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

3000 mi Check engine light. Fuel valve in tank failed. 
4000 mi engine oil leak. Oil sender unit was loose and re-torque. 
8000 mi Tail gate hinge bushing damaged from freezing. 
21000 mi Noticed oil leak under engine where I park. Dealer found oil pressure sensor was loose from factory. Tech resealed sensor. This seems to have corrected leak. I will continue to watch. 

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2015 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

201-horsepower 2.5L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

11000 mi Engine coolant all over the driveway.Towed it in to be safe. Found a leaky water pump, replaced that and power-washed the engine and undercarriage. This repair occurred in June 2015. A/C system had a burning smell, really strong after a burst of acceleration or while towing. Dealer checked for any leaks and found nothing wrong. Smell persists to this day on occasion. Reflash for driver alert/distronic cruise control. 
12000 mi Battery dies if siting for more than two days. Dealer replaced the battery. After repair both rear power windows would not work. Dealer replaced a body control module. 
14000 mi Truck had a noise from 25 mph that would go away at 60 plus. I thought it was electronic of nature. Turn out it was the transfer case!! Ford had these on back order as its a common issue. 
15000 mi Cooling seats would cool for about 5 minutes then start to get hot. Dealer replaced the control module. 
17700 mi Display for NAV/radio randomly going blank. Dealer reflashed system 
19000 mi Driver side headlamp accumulated moisture. Ford replaced the entire assembly under warranty. 
25000 mi Check engine light. 
26000 mi Water leak through sunroof 

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2014 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

4340 mi right side rear shock was squeaking 
5580 mi dash light would go out when driving , replaced another battery and updated computer setting for electrics. 
8680 mi Well it would not start, 3 batteries later multiple computer flashes , then would not shift, then the gas gauge would not read then the mass air flow sensor went, truck was towed to dealer, when we got it back 3 days later we traded in 

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2014 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

360-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

36000 mi Bad bearing on belt tensioner. 

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2014 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

30000 mi Bluetooth quit working. Dealer upgraded firmware. I am still having issues. Sometimes it will go a whole day without connecting and then I won't have a problem for a week. 
58000 mi Sync would not connect to my phone. I had to pull the battery cable to correct the problem. I had this issue about a year ago. A year ago they updated the firmware. This time they replaced the bluetooth module. 
60000 mi Water pump began leaking from the weep holes. Dealer replaced water pump. 

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2014 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

19000 mi Throttle body assembly needed replacing. Truck would lose all throttle control. 
25000 mi Front grill is bubbling 

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2014 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

201-horsepower 2.5L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

15000 mi Driveshaft noise and engagement issues. Replaced driveshaft, seems good. 
34000 mi Electronic throttle body replaced 
14000 mi Surge and loss of power while merging, followed by wrench light on dash. Pulled over and eventually cleared 

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2013 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

40700 mi Water pump Vehicle vibrates while towing. Vibration is severe with a load but slight with no load. Driveshaft replaced but problem still exists. 

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2013 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

59000 mi Water pump replaced under warranty. Slow coolant leak as well as a whining sound that increased in pitch with RPM. Dealer diagnosed water pump, ordered part and replaced with new belt warranty - no charge. 

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2013 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

6200 mi poor fuel mileage tonneau cover latch mechanism keeps letting go 
23800 mi fuel mileage dropped considerably after getting re programmed for hesitation when taking off- fuel mileage around 12-14 imp mpg 20% in town-80% highway at average 95-100kph 

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2013 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

62620 mi

C $5166
Leaking timing chain cover. Replaced timing chain and resealed cover, spark plugs, 2 serpentine belts and oil Replaced passenger side exhaust manifold due to leak. rear defrost no longer working. Replaced complete rear window. 
50000 mi CEL p0016 timing misalignment bank A. Dealer replaced timing chain and gears, cam phasers, tone ring, and more. 

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2013 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

360-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

30000 mi Maf replaced 
57000 mi

US $612
Replaced faulty clock spring in drivers abs 
14000 mi Key chime wouldn't work something with key in the ignition and doors open. The ignition switch wouldn't recognize a key in it at times. Ignition switch was replaced. 

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2013 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

41920 mi Water pump was leaking - reported at a routine oil change. Brought back for replacement under warranty. 

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2013 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

44000 mi

US $210
Throttle body getting stuck closed. Replaced throttle body. 
13000 mi Intake air sensor: due to a difference in ambient air temp and oil temperature from block heater, trans pad and oil pan heater. Ambient temperatures were below zero. 
16000 mi MAP sensor was clogged. Dealer replaced under warranty. 
18000 mi Returned to dealer for very small idle inconsistency. Vehicle would shake with a very subtle vibration. 
27000 mi Key was not recognized when placed in the ignition, but still started vehicle with no issue. Attempted repair, but only did software update. Ignition needs to be replaced or repaired. 
30000 mi Ring and pinion scheduled to be replaced under warranty due to manufacturer/party's defect. 
28000 mi rough idle and stutter under full throttle. reprogrammed computer and removed cover on intercooler. didn't help, truck still has both issues 
12000 mi Complete engine failure, put #6 rod through the block on both sides. Related to that repair I had the radiator replaced because of damage from the engine failure. Engine, turbos, intake and fuel system replaced 

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2013 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

201-horsepower 2.5L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

14000 mi MyFordTouch was slow to respond at times, glitchy. Dealer updated software and now works great. 
44300 mi Turbocharger oil return line had very slow leak. Dealer replaced rubber O-ring and fixed. Check engine light illuminated, truck drove fine. Air intake sensor replaced by dealer, problem solved. 
23500 mi Ecoboost has water condensation issue with CAC. Lost power during rain conditions and had dealer apply TSB 14-0017 (computer re-flash and removal of shield at CAC). I also drilled 1/16" hole at lowest point near outlet of CAC to drain water 

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

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

4000 mi A warning message came on about the anti-skid system. The dealer reset something on the steering sensor angle. 
8000 mi Check engine light started flashing accompanied by loss of acceleration. Dealer complied with a TSB and returned the vehicle. 

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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

11000 mi code P0446 canister vent solenoid wire corroded. Replaced . Replaced rusted lug nuts. 
24000 mi popping noise when opening the doors heated seats not working well 

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

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

3100 mi O2 Sensor replaced 
15960 mi Upgraded seat track passenger front seat. 
40300 mi Parking brake pedal sticking, replaced under warranty. 

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

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

7500 mi Engine kept cutting out on acceleration. Would start hesitating and shaking as if running on 2 or cylnders. Would not shift, or would shift to neutral and then engine would race to 6500 rpm or more. 
14000 mi TSB 13-3-3 Engine stumble and cut out in warm or humid weather. Vehicle would not drive properly. Getting 7 to 0 mpg and inability to pass another vehicle, because engine would cut out. 
22000 mi A rear shock absorber mount was broken. 
30000 mi Pinion Seal leaking. Covered by warranty. Parts and Labor. 
31000 mi APIM and BCM not communicating through DLC. ABS light keeps activating. Reprogramed ABS sensor. FORD Engineering is checking for further solution. 
32000 mi NOT resolved. Still ongoing problem. APIM AND BCM not communicating with each other. No way to down load or update. In hands of FORD Engineers. 
32000 mi APIM not working. No communications. 
32000 mi Engine Coolant overflow tank. Hose leaking at O-ring seal. Tank to heater hose. About 3 feet long. Special molded hose. Tank also leaking but has been repaired with sealant. 

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

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

9300 mi Engine had a small coolant leak at operating temp, dealer added missing hose clamp at thermostat housing coupling. 
27000 mi 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. 
36000 mi Coolant still leaking at thermostat housing. Rear differential cover weeping Rear window defroster stopped working 

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

360-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

58000 mi

US $5
coolant leak in 2 hoses, which ended up being replaced 

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

201-horsepower 2.5L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

14880 mi During wet weather driving, on highway speed acceleration, engine would lose power and almost shut off. A moisture deflector was installed over the turbo intake. 
27900 mi On cold start ups brake pedal would go hard and a lot of force would be needed to stop the truck. Antilock brakes would kick in. Deal found brake vacuum pump was faulty. 
35340 mi Cluncking in rear end at takeoff. Fixed under a TSB Brake booster pump was causing problems again 
36580 mi Both plate lights were gone. Harness had to be replaced on both sides 
71920 mi

C $2800
The timing chain needs to be replaced!!!!! 
7440 mi Steering locks when doing a sweeping left hand turn 
24580 mi Firmware update due to hard shift from 2 to 3 Front driver speaker was not working 
34720 mi

C $275
Harsh shifting from 2 to 4 
36620 mi Speaker shorting out Fan switch would not work on 1 or 2 
54340 mi Check engine light came on. truck was a bit sluggish 

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

360-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

15000 mi Mass Air Flow sensor went bad. Door locks and windows decide not to work randomly. Not a big issue as it corrects itself within a few minutes. 
22000 mi Bad cam sprocket, caused by two bad valves installed from factory. Dealer repaired under warranty. Still running a bit rough. 
24000 mi Engine problem wasn't completely fixed so traded. 

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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

35800 mi Oxygen sensor Noisy catalytic converter 
78080 mi

C $600
Leak in the cooling system, had this fixed. Also air conditioning compressor failed, I did not have this fixed rather removed the fuses for it AC compressor failed 
24300 mi Blown drivers side tweeter 
31000 mi Thermal expansion valve replaced. 
59000 mi

US $105
Bad MAF sensor 

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

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

58000 mi Exhaust leak reported. Dealer found left exhaust manifold warped (leaking) and left turbo bad. Manifold, turbo and turbo coolant line replaced. 
6820 mi paint lifting on door seams Paint was lifting on the bottom door edges. Truck was sent to body shop and doors cleaned up and resprayed. 
18600 mi problem with sensor, had to move block heater for some reason 

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

201-horsepower 2.5L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

14000 mi Intercooler, and broken coil 
17000 mi Turbo/ Intercooler issues with moisture. PCM reset, issues remain. NHTSB complaint filed. 
11300 mi

US $145
Replace CAC with new version. Regap plugs from .035 to .032 Update PCM software with 01-02-2013 version. 
25500 mi Wheel was sticking at positions around 11 O'clock on the wheel. dealer replaced the entire electrical steering system under warranty. Seat motor gears grinding. Seat tracks and motor replaced under waranty. Engine hesitates or misses at speed and low input on accelerator. Dealer states known issue with turbo intercooler. Parts on backorder over a month. 
26000 mi Intercooler repaired, didn't fix problem, sold truck. Never got close to EPA mpg. 
2000 mi Transmission shifting poorly 
10000 mi Turbo intercooler needs to be replaced. Condensation building up causing the engine to stall. 
17000 mi The catalytic convertor had o be replaced. Related to inter cooler issue 

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2011 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

40300 mi

C $35
Alternator was replaced but did not fix charging problem Charging problem reappeared. After 2 days in the shop, the truck was returned. After another 3 weeks, the problem reappeared. heater/ac blower resistor failed. It was easier to fix it myself than to take it to a shop. Its failure may have been caused by the over-voltage charging problem (up to 17 volts) 
41700 mi

C $300
A broken wire was discovered. This caused the alternator to overcharge. As a result of overcharging, the entire instrument panel including signal lights, speedometer etc, would intermittently shut down 
60760 mi

C $40
Replaced blower motor resistor, again 
9700 mi The wrench symbol came on indicating the truck needed repairs. No problems found at dealer. Sensor reset and has since come on again briefly. Also, truck has too many interior squeaks for a 1 year old vehicle costing 36K. 
14000 mi Still too many interior squeaks for a 1 year old vehicle costing 36K. 

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2011 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

64000 mi

US $580
Cooling system expansion tank and hose replaced 

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2011 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

8100 mi Preventive TSB for transmission pump. 
62620 mi

C $750
Repaired 2 wires that rubbed through the drive by wire system behind the dash, disabling it, $750. 
62620 mi Blown turbo lead to terminal failure and last straw regarding trade in for SRT Jeep Grand Cherokee. Would have cost about $3,000 to repair. 
13020 mi very hard shifts up and down as well as lack of power on hard acceleration 
33660 mi Rear camera guidelines had to be reset regularly. Both camera (parts) and software update were needed. It is a common problem on the 2011 model but many people don't use the rear guidelines so don't know that they disappear from time to time.  
50840 mi Rough shift at very slow speeds occasionally Rough idle when cold 
76880 mi

C $240
Coil packs for cyl 5 and 6, also put new spark plugs in 
81000 mi

US $50
Running ruff, replaced spark plugs. 
83000 mi

US $75
Caliper frozen 
104000 mi

US $3651
Stretched timing chain 
3500 mi *d Rough idle, lost 5mpg, shudder @ about 55mph in high gear on a slight uphill grade or into strong headwind, and truck will fall flat on its face - complete misfire after cruising low rpm and then going full throttle like to pass someone. 
4000 mi Rough idle, lost 5mpg, shudder @ about 55mph in high gear on a slight uphill grade or into strong headwind, and truck will fall flat on its face - complete misfire after cruising low rpm and then going full throttle like to pass someone. 
4000 mi Rough idle, lost 5mpg, shudder @ about 55mph in high gear on a slight uphill grade or into strong headwind, and truck will fall flat on its face - complete misfire after cruising low rpm and then going full throttle like to pass someone. Because of previous problems, and Ford's unwillingness to correct problems that are SERIOUS safety problems under the right or wrong circumstances I am forced to lemon law this truck. That's a shame because, working, it's a great truck. 
4000 mi Sold because of continuing problem with misfiring. Ford F150 Ecoboost are fine if they work. There are way too many like mine that do not. 
13700 mi Right door speaker buzzing 
22000 mi TPMS Sensor in Front Right wheel failed. 
26000 mi Engine loss of power / shuddering under load. 

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2011 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

15000 mi Check Engine Light was on with a P2610 code. Turned out to be a known service bulletin regarding esrly 2011 models of this truck. Reprogrammed computer. 

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2011 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

68000 mi

US $100
Ignition coil pack failed, causing truck to go into limp mode and CEL flashing. 
70000 mi

US $100
Had a slow coolant weep from the expansion tank where the heater hose connects. Replaced heater hose first and problem remained. Dealer ended up replacing the expansion tank, which has resolved the issue. 

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2011 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

10000 mi Long wheelbase F150s with Ecoboost engine shudder on take-off and at 55-60 mph. 
33700 mi CAC replaced. This stupid typing is why I don't participate. 
45000 mi

US $100
Rear window heating element contacts became dirty and could not be cleaned. Entire power-sliding rear window with heating element was replaced under premium care extended warrantee. $100 deductible was paid for by customer. 
catalytic converter went bad at roughly 800 miles 
20000 mi Poor design - Rear brakes have to come apart to adjust the parking brake 
25000 mi Outlets & 12v adapters are over charging/heating my personal electronics (phone, tablet, etc). I need to make the time to get to the dealer. 
27000 mi Never bothered with the repair of the interior charging system. 
13820 mi After updating the PCM with TSB 12-02-10, still having turbo pop-off issues and misfire at 50-60 mph. Lacks turbo power altogether. Dealer kept truck for 20 days, wanted to tow a heavy trailer in order to duplicate turbo issue. Ford came out with a new TSB and dealer replaced Turbocharger vacuum regulator selenoid. Working better since, more power. 
19680 mi Started to do turbo pop off again. Dealer said that Ford found the problem so they ordered parts. They changed an air deflector in theturbo plus a pin. January: Worked until now... pop off again plus hard on gas and idles really low. 
7300 mi Transmission leak. Deformed oil pan 
32860 mi

C $250
Advancetrac service light came on. The entire steering assemble needed to be replaced. 
52720 mi

C $1200
Timing chain was stretched. Back up camera required replacement. 
96700 mi Back up sensor was inoperable upon purchase and repair trip was to replace one of the sensors and get the system working correctly. Under body coating applied due to evidence of rust beginning to form. Mod agreed upon purchase of vehicle less than 1 month prior. 
114000 mi

US $470
Check Engine light came on and lost acceleration response significantly. Dealer diagnosed as faulty cam phaser and stretched timing chain. Extended warranty I purchased covered about $2,800 in addition to the 470 I had to pay. Back up camera was also replaced during same visit, it had quit sending signal to screen when in reverse. The tailgate Ford logo also had to be changed since it breaks in removal of the camera. 
27700 mi engine misfire on light acceleration after in 6th gear 
34000 mi Engine misfire 
1000 mi Dealer replace a defective windshield wiper relay. Factory defect. 
11000 mi Vehicle was bucking severely upon hard acceleration while entering freeway and CEL was flashing. The next day CEL was on steady. Error code was "catalyst efficiency below threshold bank 2". Dealer replaced the catalytic converter. 
13000 mi Vehicle would buck when climbing a moderate grade at 45mph. You could hear the turbo's wastegate opening and closing rapidly and feel the truck surge. Dealer re-flashed the PCM with a new firmware version. 
23000 mi Oil leak @ bell housing. Dealer investigated and found a TSB for the front pump on the tranny. Bad batch of pumps around the time my truck was built. Dealer replaced pump and tranny pan gasket. 
24000 mi After the pump replacement, there is a loud resonanting vibration/noise when the engine/transmission is cold and the RPM's about 850. This is especially noticeable when backing out of the garage first thing in the morning. Bolts tightened. 
30000 mi Ecoboost badges on both doors are corroding and look awful. Also the rubber cups on the door checks have rotted again. 
33300 mi Oil leak @ bell housing. Front pump leaking again. Replaced pump assembly and main transmission housing, seals, filter, etc. 
82000 mi

US $5
3 broken wires and 2 wires with exposed conductors in both rear door wiring bundles at door hinge area. Soldered new wires and coated damaged insulation on the other wires. Removed a hard plastic rod taped up in the bundle. 

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2011 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

20300 mi Truck began smoking. Transmission leak repaired under tsb 11-8-4. Pump and seal in bell housing area. Happened towing travel trailer in hilly area. 
30000 mi Recall on turbo intercooler. 
36000 mi

US $450
Coolant leak in turbo hose was what i was told. quoted 1000 dollars and I balked, so they said 400...out of warranty by 500 miles. 

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2011 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

83000 mi

US $261
Engine light diagnosis was camshaft positing sensor on bank 1 and major oil leak on turbo bank 1. Patch fix for now will require major surgery to fix. repair not successful. 
36000 mi Replaced termastatic control switch and relaxed front suspect 
41000 mi

US $1500
Replaced EPAS Tweaked transmission computer software adjustment 
72000 mi

US $800
Turn signal switch broken 
75000 mi

US $500
Miss firing engine in humid damp conditions. Replace plugs and wits and coils. Awful expensive tune up!!!!! Understand the Ecoboost may have issues with misfiring in humid damp conditions. Service bulletin is out. 
91700 mi

US $800
Coolant overflow tank broken and replaced 
95000 mi

US $1600
Rear bearings needed to be replaced 

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2011 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

411-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD

25420 mi

C $60
leaky power steering pressure hose (barely weeping) 
44640 mi

C $1000
Foxx shocks leaked and needed to be replaced. 
45260 mi

C $850
*d Fox shocks leaked out their gas 
50840 mi

C $205
No start. Towed. Fuse 27. Fuel relay system. 
55400 mi

C $100
broken cable 
60760 mi

C $800
cracked boot on front driveshaft leading to worn ujoint and vibration at slow speed 
86800 mi

C $1700
both front and rear pinion seal seat heater on driver side repaired 

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2011 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

360-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

148700 mi

US $600
Replaced ac clutch and compressor. Then changed blend door behind the nav screen. 
162000 mi

US $500
Oil pan gasket. 

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2011 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

21000 mi automatic air condition, blower quit working 
36000 mi Key switch would not go into off position, key would not come out of key slot 
16000 mi Truck stalled and would not run. Initially diagnosed a MAF failure, the truck again stalled and ultimately it was found that there was a bad check valve. Two visits, now seem fixed fingers crossed. 
16000 mi Truck stalled and failed a third time! This time diagnosed as an evaporative system failure. Was examine by Ford, computer reflash as well. 
20700 mi Weather stripping around the drivers side rear door came loose and fell off. Replaced under warranty. 

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2011 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

20000 mi Dealer discovered vct solenoid valve seal was leaking oil. Replaced solenoid valve and seal. 
28000 mi Sending unit in gas tank not reading correctly. Would not show a full tank of gas on gauge, Dealer had to replace both sending unit and gas pump. 
13000 mi Sync erratic, forgetful & unreliable. Reflash TSB 11-10-22 & 11-10-15 MPG better by 3.5 *dup Sync erratic. TSB 11-10-22 & 11-10-15. Problem has not appeared since. 
15000 mi Mileage went from 20-25mpg to 12-13mpg and continued to drop. Engine cut out on acceleration, no CEL. TSB 12-2-10 should have fixed it, but dealer service would not do it. Great truck, but was broken. Traded it. 
36000 mi

US $80
TSB for Intercooler condensation. Installed Intercooler deflector and flashed newest updates 
56000 mi

US $66
Intercooler TSB for condensation issue 
70000 mi

US $135
Pcv hose clamp failure. Limp home mode. 
20000 mi Sync voice commands unavailable when USB drives are attached. 
37700 mi Engine noise on startup. Dealer replaced high pressure fuel pump. 
48000 mi Loud mechanical noise on engine start. same symptoms as last summer. 
16000 mi Check engine light, required catalytic converter replacement. 
37000 mi Catalytic converter replaced 
35920 mi This problem was never repaired. It bogs out when you try and floor the vehicle. The struts needed repairing as well. The rear seal bearing needed repairing as water had entered it. 
46260 mi

C $150
We had issues with the struts again and we had issues with water getting into the rear axle again. We also had issues with the calipers sticking causing issues with the rotors, they replaced all the broken parts. 
58500 mi

C $800
The electric motors would not work and back door remains on child safety lock , when door is open making it impossible to close sensor not working for doors Motor shakes violently upon acceleration to 100km/hr 
59000 mi Cold start rattle, TSB indicates a timing chain issue. Dealer could not replicate. 
51000 mi

US $26
Bad plugs. Dealership wanted $400 to change them 
11160 mi Driver side power seat making squealing noise when adjust forward or backward. Seat track broken, replaced Driver door weatherstripping coming detached 
19840 mi Rust spots and paint bubbles on tailgate. Ford Canada refused warranty repair because vehicle over 20K km 
26660 mi Tailgate had rust spots showing through after less than 8 months ownership. Ford Canada denied warranty claim, but dealership had several similar complaints and petitioned Ford on behalf of several customers. Ford repainted tailgate. 
62340 mi

C $500
Rear defrost not working, problem diagnosed as defective electronics in rear window. Estimated cost to repair $2000.00 Owner will try and source a more cost effective repair option before proceeding with repair. Engine would stutter and loose power under hard acceleration. First trip dealer installed a deflector in front of turbo inter-cooler as per TSB. Second trip, all spark plugs and coils replaced. Second action successful. 
35000 mi

US $100
The engine light came on and started skipping when I floored it to accelerate into interstate traffic. Weather was cool and rainy and thought I had the intercooler problem which is prominently discussed on internet. Heavier duty plugs id 
43240 mi

C $165
Spark plugs needed to be replaced as cylinders weren't firing 
44420 mi

C $250
Heated Seat Broke 
61220 mi

C $785
Top of bed rusted. Confusing how this area rusted. No paint chips. 
75020 mi

C $2000
timing chain went 
31000 mi TSB was performed to update turbo software and reset transmission shift point. Much improved turbo response. 
70680 mi

C $25
Air deflector on underside of transmission continues to come loose on the driver's side front corner. I have had this repaired 2x at the dealer and once myself. I expect the hardware will break again. 
82000 mi

C $650
Vacuum boost pump failure required replacement. Pump would squeal loudly at startup. 
93000 mi

C $1700
Timing chain and idler replacement at 145,000 km. Truck also suffers from intermittent misfire, associated with the buildup of moisture in the inter cooler. 
99200 mi

C $450
Truck missfires on acceleration and while under load. Spark Plugs replaced - tests ok 
12800 mi replaced a coil pack #5 
79360 mi catalytic converter was clogged. 
69000 mi

US $200
Leaking radiator overflow tank. 
81700 mi Fixed leaking radiator overflow tank. The truck was out of warranty and the Ford repair estimate was absurdly high for a leaking radiator hose. My repair held until the truck was traded in last week. 
22000 mi Engine would go to limp mode and run rough after trying to briskly accelerate after driving at cruising speed for 2 hours or so. Required a restart. Ford installed an air diverter to the turbo air intake.  
33000 mi Engine would stumble and then go into limp mode. IE rpm would be limited to 45-50 mph. Engine light did not come on this time. New air intake prevents moisture build up (which reduces air flow). Still happens after driving the truck for over 3-5 hours.  
38000 mi Engine would stumble and limit power when attempting to accelerate rapidly. Another intake diverter was added to the engine. This appears to have solved this issue. I have not been able to repeat this issue since the truck went in for repa. 

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2010 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

92000 mi

US $100
Door sensor stopped working, wouldn't autolock doors. 
128000 mi

US $10500
Rocker arm broke and shot the piston through the engine block. Repair cost was higher than value so decided to not repair the truck. Very disappointing. 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

52000 mi Slip joint clunking. Repaired under warranty per Ford bulletin. 
70000 mi

US $600
Vapor canister failure followed shortly after by fuel gauge sender failure. Researched problem on the net and traded the garbage in on a new vehicle before it cost me any more money. 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

4000 mi Replace rear shocks due to clunking noise 
17000 mi Truck was having a slight miss under load. Dealer replaced throttle body. 
51000 mi Fluid leak from a transfer tube, per the work order. 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

41700 mi After a heavy rain, I noticed the headliner in the cab was wet the whole width of the cab for about 2 inches forward from the rear window. Dealer says its the Upper Brake Light leaking, common problem. Not covered. Rear High Mount brakelight above the rear window leaked, dealer wouldnt cover repair under warranty. I called Ford, explained the situation and they decided to cover the repair. Replaced entire lens with new, updated unit. No issues since. 
61000 mi Passenger side portion of rear slider window randomly shattered. No evidence of any kind of impact causing the damage. Suspect it may be from the extreme cold this winter along with use of the rear defroster frequently. Insurance covered. 
63000 mi A heat sheild covering the driver side exhaust manifold wobbled loose and now makes a horrible vibrating noise while driving at low RPM. I put a clamp around it but it didnt hold because its so awkward and diffucult to get to this shield it 
68000 mi

US $50
Brought the truck in to have the dealer remedy the heat shield rattle, they replicated it and they were able to get two clamps around the loose shield and it did stop the rattle. Bubbles in the paint on the rocker panel below the rear door have developed. Showed to service adviser and manager at dealership. They are looking into getting this repaired/refinished under corrosion warranty. 
68700 mi

US $40
I had replaced the original serpentine belt (Motorcraft) with a new Dayco belt at 61,525 miles. It was purely preventative. The replacement belt however failed on me within 8k miles. It was a manufacturing defect. 
9000 mi A dirty sensor in the transmission made the truck go into fail safe mode took it to the dealer it was a quick easy fix and under the warranty. 
27000 mi Tranny shifted hard 1-2 gear.common problem improved by updated program but not erased. 
36000 mi Also drivers window was lubricated to eliminate squeaking noise when putting down window. 
7300 mi Transmission vibration between gear shifts (automatic trans) Wanted TSB For SNYC microphone taken care of. They refused to repair 
89000 mi Passenger side rearmost exhaust hanger broke. Was replaced free of charge by the shop who did the exhaust work. 
96000 mi Passenger side rearmost exhaust hanger broke....AGAIN. Was replaced free of charge by the shop who did the exhaust work...shop relocated the hanger and installed a new one. 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

9000 mi Fuel pump failure, Vehicle stalled on incline with 1/4 tank of gas 
21000 mi Power running board motor was seized - dealer replaced motor under warranty. 
37000 mi

US $100
Passenger side climate control blew out hot air regardless of temperature setting - AC blend controller and blend door motor on passenger side were both replaced 
65000 mi

US $100
Motor for driver's side power mirror malfunctioned - replaced mirror assembly 
102000 mi

US $100
Climate control blender motor was replaced. 
124000 mi

US $1200
High pressure line to power steering pump leaking Power running boards not retracting fully Oil pan was rusting thru, oil was weeping out of the bottom. Since this was rust perforation, extended warranty didn't cover replacement. 
49600 mi Vibration between 80-120 kph. Driveshaft was observed to be vibrating. Driveshaft replaced under warranty. Vibration solved. 
59680 mi Broken exhaust manifold studs due to warped manifold. Dealer replaced passenger-side manifold & studs under warranty. 
63220 mi Exhaust noise under load. Broken exhaust manifold studs on driver side. Dealer changed driver-side manifold and studs. 
4000 mi Check engine light came on at mileage 3665. Was checked at dealer and code P2096 00.68 was given. This code does not exist. Was told there was a bulletin on this problem. Computer was reset per ford's recomendation. 
21400 mi Check engine light came on again. Code was ran and was told that I needed to replace an o2 sensor. O2 sensor was ordered. Also had an oil change and tires rotated at this appt. O2 sensor replaced. Codes in computer were p02270. H025 connector was also found to be out of spec and was repaired. 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

8300 mi Check A/C - Doesn't cool good, never has. I sweat in the Ford for 15 or 20 minutes before it cools enough to be comfortable. Ford says it's working fine. My Chevy much better, has to have blower reduced by the end of my 2 mile road or you will freeze. Low Fuel Mileage, down to a steady 16mpg from 19. 
59000 mi Heater vent controls stopped working. Only blowing cold air 
85000 mi REPLACED THERMOSTAT AND CLEARED ERROR CODE 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

41000 mi

US $305
The purge valve on the evaportative canister was replaced as related to TSB 11-1-5. Truck had rough idle, stalled twice while driving, and hard start condition after fueling. 
83700 mi

US $4500
Transmission failed. Lost 5th gear and metal throughout. Took to dealer hoping Ford would help with the cost of the repair. After 12 days, Ford said no help. Now at trans shop waiting for re-manufactured transmission to be installed. 
1000 mi Ticking fuel injectors, all like that. Not fixed. 
30000 mi Left speakers occasionally did not work. 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

38700 mi Rear O2 Sensor Repaced 
42500 mi Torque Converter Shutter 
14000 mi Transmission shifting problem corrected with ECU reflash per TSB. Phone calls through Sync System are not heard very well by receiving party. Dealer could not duplicate. 
54560 mi

C $2500
Warped exhaust headers Air compressor failed 
11000 mi Minor water leak from roof mounted satellite antenna. Dealer followed TSB to repair leak using RTV silicone. 
39700 mi

US $140
Service noticed unusual wear on ujoint at previous oil/filter service. U-Joint wearing abnromally and needed to be replaced. 
52000 mi

US $96
Heat shield clamp broke causing a harmonic vibration under cab at idle and at 37 mph. 
33000 mi Actuator failed - front passenger side blew hot air regardless of climate setting 
74000 mi Doors and tailgate paint is bubbling from beneath. 
88000 mi power deployable running board motor failed 
108000 mi

US $500
Intermittent check engine light leaking front strut 
2700 mi Weatherstripping on rear doors was defective causing wind noise. Replaced under warranty. When key is removed from ignition the chime would still ding like the key was still in the ignition and easy exit feature did not work. Problem was intermittent. Dealer could not replicate. Dealer lubricated key slot. 
4500 mi Transmission was shifting hard. Dealer reprogrammed computer.  Wind noise on highway. Dealer adjusted doors.  Front passenger seat squeaks over bum 
7000 mi Glass in front of speedometer was scratched. Dealer stated ford would not repair. They did admit that it should not scratch that easily. 
119040 mi

C $2500
Both exhaust manifolds warped and leaking, replaced. Back up camera failed, replaced. 
84000 mi

US $800
Replaced left exhaust manifold 
139000 mi

US $374
Replaced leaking radiator 
20660 mi Alternator bearings scream when cold. Dealer states no problem, they all do it. Corrosion in the wheels mounting area on three wheels. Dealer acknowledged problem due to manufacturing error with no finish in area of corrosion. Ford Mo Co blamed owner and denied claim. Dealer had wheels refinished on their tab. 
20860 mi Door speakers cutting out. They have already been repaired/replaced on three other occasions. Dealer said unable to replicate. 
22940 mi Best fuel mileage able to achieve was 15L/100 Klm. Dealer said had to document over 2 full tanks of fuel but didn't think they could do anything. This is no where near figures from Ford for this vehicle. 
23740 mi Front struts are leaking. Rear shocks have already been replaced under warranty for same problem. 
3000 mi hard dowshift from 2-1, shop did a reflash of transmission module 
6000 mi Reflashed the transmission control module memory. 
22000 mi Oil leaking at output shaft seal for rear driveshaft. Remove driveshaft and install new seal 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

127000 mi

US $54
Replaced canister purge valve silenoid. 
5000 mi Harsh shift from 2nd to 1st when coming to stop at slow speed. Reflashed PCM/TCM to correct the issue. 
43000 mi

US $300
Dealer could not duplicate; test drove truck with diagnostic computer, no concerns noted; downloaded/installed latest PCM calibration. Would have cost $300 if didn't have maintenance contract. 
49000 mi Same as last reported issue. While decelerating from freeway speeds, engine would run very rough and then die when truck came to complete stop. Dealer replaced throttle body, flashed the ECM, and replaced the torque converter (for same problem). 
71000 mi Poor gas mileage. MPG down to 15mpg vs 17mpg over the previous 5 years 
83000 mi

US $550
Transmission pan gasket was leaking and was replaced. Transmission bulb head connector was leaking and gasket was replaced. 

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2010 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

turbocharged 510hp 5.5L V12 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

23560 mi Technician discovered leaking left-rear shock absorber during an oil change. Shock absorber replaced under warranty. 
52260 mi Heat-shield loose, causing a rattling noise. Mechanic replaced fasteners. 
112000 mi

US $165
Ignition coil replaced 
113000 mi

US $150
*d Bad ignition coil 
124300 mi

US $1500
New ignition coils Front caliper stuck, new rotors and pads for front 

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2010 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

55180 mi

C $50
cataletic oxygen sensor. Dealer did not have in stock and ordered it and then replaced it the next day. Excellent service 

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2009 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

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.  My windshield was also replaced at that time, as it was broken during the speaker replacement somehow. 
139000 mi

US $1400
Replaced compressor,condensor and orifice/expansion valve. Transmission bulk head connector started leaking two weeks after transmission fluid change. 
140000 mi

US $1400
original plugs needed to be replaced and several coil packs were either weak or inop. Replaced all 8. 

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

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

20000 mi Transmission shuddered on gear change, firmware updated, persistent "learning" memory cleared. Problem reduced but not eliminated. Pursuing further repair options. 

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

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

11000 mi hard shift from 1st gear to 2nd gear 
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. 
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. 
26500 mi Noticed water in rear roof liner and seat. dealer repaired leak near rear outside roof light.  Dealer also replaced power mirror switch. 
46000 mi connecting rod to latch that opens the rear door came off. opened inside door trim and reconnected 
71000 mi

US $175
water leaking from sat. roof radio antenna. dealer ordered special sealant. Oil leaking from transmission by the solenoid connection 
82000 mi

US $85
Rear differential seal replaced near the driveshaft 
100000 mi

US $200
Both oxygen sensors in the exhaust system replaced 
101000 mi

US $75
EVAP PURGE PUMP REPLACED. CLEARED SES LIGHT 
27000 mi Sat antenna leaking, known issue in 2009 F150s Bad wheel bearing 
39000 mi

US $190
Pressure line was leaking on power steering. Flare appeared to be broken on inspection after replacement. 
39500 mi Tailgate emblem fell off... 
63000 mi

US $625
Rear pinion seal, transmission pan gasket, front axle seals 
71300 mi

US $125
Shocks (rear) and struts (front) and front end alignment *d Shocks, struts. front end alignment 
81300 mi

US $525
Block heater corroded, leaked antifreeze. Truck towed in. 
83000 mi

US $2938
Lost gasket @ left timing chain cover. Timing solenoid lost oil pressure, exploded chain tensioner. New everything between cams and crankshaft. 

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

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

11000 mi A rear sensor connected to braking system failed, causing warning light. Sensor replaced. 
71000 mi

US $100
fluid leak, future repairs will be needed, part ordered 
84000 mi

US $450
Malfunctioning sensor related to engine status Nonfunctioning bulbs within turn signal system 
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 Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

14000 mi

US $99
Engine unintentionally accelerated. 
90000 mi

US $106
low RPM sensor - ford dropped engine 
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 Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

47000 mi replace tie rod end 
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

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

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. 
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 
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. 
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. 
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 
29000 mi Valve Cover had a leak 
63000 mi

US $87
Blower Resistor went out, heat would only operate on full. Plastic piece near the side step missing 
99000 mi Sometimes the window wouldn't go up. 

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

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

61000 mi

US $100
Power Steering pressure hose had a small leak and was replaced. 
69500 mi

US $100
Engine noise. Camshaft phasers were replaced 
72000 mi Dealer was supposed to replace the VCT Solenoids but they didn't. 
57000 mi

US $7340
Dealer replaced the engine. Not under warranty. Claimed something failed internally to engine. 
64300 mi

US $800
Replaced head and camshaft. Ford told me that the bolts holding the camshaft in place were not properly tightened on the new engine that was put in the truck. The bolts were loose when they removed the camshaft and head. The PCM (computer) had to be replaced first at a cost of $8xx.xx because Fords troubleshooting pointed to the PCM being replaced before they could go any further with identifying why the check engine light was on. 
76000 mi

US $100
Check Engine Light. OBD indicated drivers side oxygen sensor before catalytic converter was bad 

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

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

23560 mi hard shifting on downshift and high rev at acceleration TB - reset transmission memory 
40040 mi Harsh down shifting 3rd to 2nd, flashed computer - ok now 
6000 mi Hard upshifting Transmission gears 1-2 and downshifting 2-1 
11000 mi Since new, front seat covers would detach from seat frame. Been in 3 times. Covers replaced this trip 
22000 mi Tail light bulb replaced 
45000 mi

US $54
Annoying harmonic sound caused by worn/defective exhaust pipe hanger. Hanger replaced 
84000 mi

US $340
Tailgate torsion bar and bushings wore out. 
92000 mi

US $50
Vehicle lost significant amount of ATF. Unable to find leak 
138000 mi

US $1272
Rough run, low power. Replaced both variable timing actuators (variable valve timing system) 
7500 mi Transmission reprogramming due to harsh shifting, battery replaced, wife killed the battery enough times to ruin it (no fault of ford) 
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. 
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. 
103700 mi

US $1200
Four of eight ignition coils failed, taking the corresponding spark plugs with them. 
99000 mi

US $410
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. 
91700 mi

US $50
Check engine light 
63860 mi short in fan blower motor made it so fan was either off or on full blast. 
81000 mi

C $50
automatic deploying running board motor failure 
110380 mi Oil leak, seal replaced motor failure on deployable running board, drivers side 
134300 mi

C $212
blower motor controller failed and needed to be replaced. 
187860 mi

C $400
front caliper curb side was sticking. Had both front calipers replaced and brakes relined. 
194720 mi

C $75
fuse melted that controls injectors, there is a service bulletin on this issue. 
36000 mi the sun visor clip was not tight causing a rattle. covered under warranty. 
79700 mi

US $100
ac gate 
86000 mi

US $100
Leaking power steering hose 
95500 mi

US $100
Check engine light on, Code p0345. New sensor ordered. Not received or installed yet. 
98000 mi

US $100
cam sensor 

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

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

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! 
45000 mi

US $21
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. 
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, 
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. 
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. 

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

302-horsepower 5.0L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

92000 mi

US $2000
vct actuators 

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2008 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

77000 mi

US $102
Had to check electrical system. Replaced left blinker and left backup light. 
96000 mi

US $1500
Replaced valve cover gaskets due to oil leak. Sudden failure of 2 cylinders. Had to replace spark plugs, coils and wiring. Happened at 95k. Plugs were supposed to last 100k 

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2008 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

supercharged 510hp 5.4L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

90000 mi A sensor went out and had to be replaced 

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2008 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

26040 mi

C $125
Air filter improperly installed at quick lube shop, caused rough idle and dirty maf sensor - fixed but not under warranty because of air filter. 
52700 mi

C $150
blower fan lost first 3 speeds only works on 4. 
68200 mi Ongoing problem with 4x4 hubs ,solenoid switch was replaced but front left wheel grinds, there is a problem in vacuum system to engage in 4 wheel when not needed or on. tries to switch in 4 wheel and grinds,still diagnosing... battery light coming on,rebuilt alternator brushes. 
205220 mi

C $480
Replaced transmission with rebuilt one. 
206220 mi

C $1980
Rebuilt timing chain components including new phasers, timing chains, guides, VCT solenoids, etc. 
215760 mi

C $500
Replaced broken driver's side leaf spring. Added wheel spacers to vehicle Added 2" Leveling Kit to the front 

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2008 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic RWD

25000 mi Dealer replaced blend valve. This part allowed AC and or Heat to be adjusted in small amounts. Before repair either to hot or to cold. 
28000 mi Transmission appeared to slip during downshift in slow speed. Had called this in after initial 36 month warrantee expired. Dealer said computer may need new program from ford. I indicated should be under warrantee. They fixed. No charge. 

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2008 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

63240 mi

C $625
Horn Assembly stopped working Rough shifting in 2nd gear when soft accelerating at 40kms/hr 
71340 mi

C $1350
Exhaust leak in engine manifold 
98960 mi

C $2120
Fuel Pump Module failure, fuel filter and fuel pump. Went just like that - no notice. 

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2008 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

supercharged 510hp 5.4L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

133300 mi

US $200
I had never replaced the antifreeze. The radiator sprang a leak, and after seeing the condition of the fluid I decided to replace everything but the heater core and lower radiator hose. 

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2008 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic RWD

38000 mi

US $988
TPMS fault and lite. Truck w/22" wheels, dlr replaced w/2010-17" wheels. No joy. Owner replaced tires, stem sensors in place, but unable to correct problem. 2008 model requires band sensors. Repair cost too much for the inconvenience now. RH mirror defroster inop. Replaced mirror glass. LH W/S cowling popped loose. Due to cold weather,and possibility of breaking the cowling, a temporary fix of drilling a hole and inserting a screw to attach to RH cowling was done. Will complete repair after spring gets here. Dlr installed 17" wheels with load rating 'E' tires causing truck to ride extremely stiff. Owner replaced with the correct load rating tires. 
52500 mi

US $1200
replaced front and rear shocks. Ride starting to get a little harsh. Decided to replace while brakes were being done at the same time. 
63000 mi

US $1250
Replaced serpentine belt. A/C not working. Replaced compressor, switch & relay. Serviced & road tested. 

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2008 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic AWD

56420 mi

C $900
Radiator Faulty, lost coolant, towed to dealership. Dealer installed new rad, but did not properly reattach tranmission cooler lines, lost some coolant, fixed and topped up, no issues since 

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2008 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

66000 mi

US $175
replaced Right exhaust manifold, 1 broken stud at manifold. replaced manifold 
110700 mi

US $450
Leaking Exhaust Manifold Gasket 
74000 mi

US $100
Truck would make a growling sound - only when hot - dealer said pulleys were bad. Replaced both pulleys and the belt tensioner, along with new serpentine belt. 
80000 mi

US $63
Engine howled when started -- intermittent -- then would stop. Dealer diagnosed bad alternator bearing, but wanted $560 for replacement. Performed repair myself -- howl is still there. 
88000 mi Took the truck to three different mechanics for the howl. They said it was because of how the air box was designed. Only did it below 40 degrees. 

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2007.5 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

171740 mi

﷼2
reduced engine power 
122000 mi

US $40
Replaced the oil dipstick and tube 

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2007 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

29760 mi

C $300
4x4 solenoid failed 
17000 mi Rough engine idle and low AC output. Both were addressed with TSB's and were resolved by dealer. 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 5-speed manual RWD

28000 mi Oil leaking from gasket on oil pan. Dealer found oil leaking from front crank seal and found severely grooved harmonic balancer. Seal and balancer were replace, leak fixed. 
67000 mi Second wheel bearing replaced on drivers front in a year. Both upper ball joints worn at 60k miles. Stock suspension, never off road. I replaced UCA's myself with Moog greaseable. 
98000 mi

US $1089
Truck started making a horn like sound with ac on. Bearing went out in ac compressor. Compressor, clutch and serp belt replaced. Ac system evacuated. 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

54560 mi Replaced upper balljoints and wheel bearing, missed on safety 
105400 mi

C $150
Replace serpentine belt, belt tensioner and idler pulleys 
110360 mi

C $600
Upper control arms, ball joints on both sides 
122140 mi

C $250
Replace broken left rear center spring 
79000 mi

US $165
Fuel pump control module above spare tire. Known problem with case corroding and exposing electronic board inside. Exhibited cranking after key was released while starting. Computer evidently over rides the ignition switch. No start cond. 
44000 mi Throttle Body and Fuel Rails Cracked and with defective seals, likely exacerbated by ice. 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

65100 mi

C $510
replaced both tie rod ends and upper ball joints 
70360 mi

C $540
r/h side exhaust manyfold broken due to water splashing on it and poor protection. Common problem on all F-150, part too thin compared to l/h side witch never breaks All connections and wires badly corroded due to lack of protection for this unit underneat the vehicule. Cost $180 for starter but no time charged because starter had to be removed to relace broken studs on manyfold. 
73160 mi

C $205
Had to replace 2 hoses badly corroded and leaking. parts $205 and almost 2 hours for replacement and bleeding the power steering system 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic RWD

193700 mi

US $292
EGR Valve 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

supercharged 510hp 5.4L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

134000 mi Engine was experiencing an issue where it was losing power and knocking loudly. Mechanic said it was a failure within the engine. Recommendation was to replace engine. Truck was immediately traded in. :-) 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

161820 mi

C $500
4x4 does not engage fully creating a racheting sound. Replaced 4x4hub and vacuum switch. Noise still occours occasionally. 
163680 mi

C $1750
crankshaft sensors and crankshaft phasers 
168020 mi

C $126
replace solenoid valve on the 4x4 vaccum system .this part only 1 year old 
176700 mi truck will not stay running.diagnostics show no problem when its running .when it stops they can get no readings,. 
176900 mi Truck would just stop running, and then not respond to turning the key. After sitting it would start and maybe run for a few days and then you would get in and it would not start. The fuel sending unit was fine. Replaced main brain with used one. 
53320 mi

C $555
stiff steering - had to replace intermediate steering shaft because it was seizing (rust?). Mechanic sourced used shaft for $150.00. 
55480 mi

C $766
power steering pump started leaking - hose connection rusted out.Extra labour needed because of rusty bolts. 
68500 mi

C $625
replaced both upper control arms replaced noisy idler pulley and belt tensioner 
88500 mi Discovered truck has blown shocks. Indicator was tire cupping and vibration at highway speeds. 
90000 mi Ticking sound, bogging and dying at idle. Mechanic said the engine needed to be rebuilt or replaced because of damage due to lack of lubrication. 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

turbocharged 510hp 5.5L V12 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

315000 mi

US $300
intake manifold cracked (actually March 2011) earlier intake manifold replacement had to be removed and replaced due to gasket failure. together with thermostat and water pump replacement (in October 2010) this finally fixed long list of cooling problems. 
400000 mi

US $300
*duplicate one of long list of cooling problems finally seems to have setled down after thermostat and water pump and intake manifold replacements, 
400000 mi vehicle has had a vibration since day one have been to Ford alignment shops rebuilt driveline replaced wheels, wheel bearings, U-joints, tires, rebalanced tires (often two or three times per set of tires). going to try replacing harmonic balancer next 
95000 mi

US $700
Intake manifold replaced. 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

supercharged 510hp 5.4L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

94000 mi

US $700
replaced two coil packs and all plugs. Had weak fire on one cylinder and no fire on another. 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

77000 mi

US $115
Battery did not hold charge. At end of life. 
103300 mi

US $460
Engine idling rough, slight miss once in a while. Decided that I should change plugs. 2 spark plugs broke off and needed to get extracted This occurred at 103,000 miles 
104000 mi

US $250
Engine still missing and running roughly when idling. When pulling a full rated load (9600 lbs) at highway speeds the truck shudders slightly as though it is missing. Decided to change my coil packs. 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic RWD

18300 mi Front "Ford" emblem peeled away and wiper shroud popping up. Dealer ordered replacement parts 
19000 mi Replaced front emblem and wiper shoud. 
68300 mi Rear calibers were frozen and HAD to replace. 
69700 mi

US $22
Had to replace the fan motor variable resistor 
130000 mi

US $650
I have a 5.4 engine that was sluggish on hills was told need tuneup. Seems like flaw in these engines sparkplugs break off and have to be drilled out. This is normal for 5.4 engine Should be a recall from Ford but isn't. Power steering hose leaking 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

66700 mi

US $300
Replaced rf tie rod again 
84700 mi

US $160
Upper right ball joint 
95000 mi

US $250
Alternator 
96000 mi

US $150
Spark plug change. 3 broken plugs. 
100000 mi

US $310
Fuel pump driver module. 
111000 mi

US $100
Steering shaft replacement. 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

turbocharged 510hp 5.5L V12 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

133000 mi Started running rough, and intermittently VERY rough with CEL lit. It was narrowed down to the #8 cylinder, but checked both the coil pack and plug to be okay. Might have been a wiring issue. 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic RWD

52000 mi Very slow to switch modes when selecting different vents, and system makes a groaning sound while switching modes Accessory 12V outlet not functional when we took delivery, submitted for free repair during first 30 days from Carmax. Switching on AC causes unsteady idle with noticeable vibration. Dealer (Carmax, not Ford) claims this is normal, will take to Ford dealer for 2nd opinion. 
52000 mi New blend door actuator installed after part arrived. 
52000 mi

US $200
Excessive vibration when AC was on. Called normal by Carmax, completely eliminated by compressor replacement by Ford dealer, repair covered by Maxcare. 
74000 mi

US $200
Rear bearing and bushing failed, brass found throughout transmission. Replaced with rebuilt unit. 
94700 mi

US $200
Cracked exhaust manifold 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic FWD

39000 mi

US $300
Broken wire on camshaft sensor 

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2007 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

43400 mi

C $200
After market exhaust replaced. 
59000 mi

US $250
had to have the transmission software updated 
24000 mi Engine tick. 
67000 mi

US $35
Blend door actuator replaced 
84000 mi

US $100
Rough Idle - Dealer replaced cam phasers, and timing chain tensioners. Noise from front of vehicle on decel, dealer found left front wheel bearing bad, replaced noise is gone Reverse sensors not working - dealer replaced sensor and now working 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

40000 mi

US $105
Check engine light diagnostic reported a problem with a connector under the spare tire. Dealer wanted $460 to lower the tire and replace the connector, $50. I refused their service and repaired the connector myself at home. 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

64000 mi

US $100
passenger up, down switch would not move window down. Diagnosied as faulty window switch and replaced under extended warranty dash cupholder / ashtray would not pop out after being pushed in. 
66000 mi returned to dealer and window switch fixed with parts ordered under extended warranty. 
97000 mi

US $26
Replaced spark plugs with oem motorcraft sp-413 plugs 
105000 mi I had my truck detailed and the tech broke the sunglass holder door. I found a new one online from Ford and the detail co. bought it and I installed it. 
125000 mi Low idle/engine dying when the AC compressor engaged. The problem was solved by cleaning throttle body. 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 5-speed manual RWD

95700 mi

US $68
Diagnosed misfire and replaced coil pack. 
118000 mi

US $200
Alternator seized, breaking serpentine belt. Replaced alternator and belt. Left front brake caliper seized and was replaced. *d Alternator seized, breaking serpentine belt. *d Left front brake caliper seized. 
118700 mi

US $100
Coolant sensor failed 
120000 mi

US $60
Replaced noisy idler pulleys and tensioner pulley (bad bearings). 
124000 mi

US $90
Replaced front brake rotor to repair broken ABS trigger wheel 
124000 mi

US $120
Fuel pump control module 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

97800 mi

C $3100
felt a strong thud while backing up like I ran into something, checked nothing, continued backing up.Little did I know reverse band broke however, used truck for several weeks and the odd time backing up the truck hesitated until it no long 
100120 mi

C $1650
hanger bearing failed requiring new driveshaft, hanger bearing and driveshaft come as one unit only from Ford. Having long wheelbase ext cab and 8ft box Ford has used a hanger bearing where some shorter wheelbases don't. Expensive last 3 mon 
104160 mi

C $310
control F2 ( fuel pump drivers module ) located above spare tire, case cracked tech surprised it was still operating usually vehicle towed to him 
112840 mi 1 tie rod 1 exhaust manifold 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

170000 mi

US $160
Transmission cooler in Radiator leaking Replaced Radiator and Thermostat. 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic RWD

112000 mi

US $520
evap system problem (code P0442). Shop replaced a purge valve on gas tank. 
122000 mi

US $100
Replaced 5.5 year old battery 
57500 mi

US $1600
driveline yoke needed grease/repacked and differential clutches need rebuilding heater hose to heater core burst while driving 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

52000 mi

US $150
Repair wiring on coil pack 
74000 mi No. 8 cylinder ignition coil Front four wheel drive hub stripped 
84000 mi

US $295
No heat, one of the control modules for the climate control was replaced under Ford extended warranty, flush transmission 
98300 mi

US $300
Exhaust leak, part ordered 
181000 mi

US $600
vacuum leak in 4 wheel drive system. replace left front hub 
197000 mi

US $3200
Rebuild transmission 
203000 mi Catalytic converter Transmission replaced under warranty 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic RWD

52000 mi

US $194
Front left and right power window regulators making noise. Replaced. Had to wait for parts. Interior blower motor not working on speed 1. Replaced resistor pack. Had to order part. Engine made clacking sound on cold start after sitting for multiple days. Could not duplicate issue. Will monitor. At least it's documented. Replaced orginal OEM battery. 
60000 mi

US $289
Misfire #6 cylinder. Repalced #6 injector. 
77000 mi

US $725
Replaced front struts and rear shocks. front end alignment. 
80000 mi

US $160
Rubber bushings on front sway bar needed to be replaced. 
95700 mi

US $34
Gas filler return spring boss broke. Replaced gas filler door mounting assembly 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

48000 mi

US $735
Frozen brake caliper left front wheel, had to replace both calipers,roters & pads. 
49000 mi

US $500
Had to replace Throttle Body at a cost of $500.00 
49700 mi My 4 wheel drive has failed, on my 2006 F 150, but I don't want to spend $1,000 plus to repair it , so I will just go on with 2 wheel drive. 
53000 mi

US $650
My front Wheel drive went out last winter, was going to let the next owner worry about it, but decided to fix it, Hd to have the hubs replaced. 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

79360 mi

$10
change the lock actuator of passenger door. 
81000 mi Change the fuel pump 
96100 mi

$50
Wheel Bearing, front, passenger side 515 pesos = 34 dlls for the bearing 250 pesos ? 15 dlls labor 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic RWD

119000 mi

US $1500
The intake valve broke on Cylinder #3. 
125000 mi

US $5000
Intake valve broke and punctured a hole in the piston. 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

66700 mi

US $1500
One injector got stuck open and was flooding the cylinder. Repair means replacing the faulty injector and includes removing all injectors in the bank require replacing seals. While in shop having breaks done also. 
97720 mi

C $250
Loose spark plug 
125000 mi

US $450
Changed spark plugs 
164000 mi

US $385
Replaced three spark plugs and three coils 
172000 mi

US $500
Plugs 
63860 mi

C $180
Large leak under front drivers side cowling allowed water to come down inside by e brake, soaking carpet. required bodyshop to remove fender to access where water was penetrating. One of the fuel temp sensors bcame partially disengaged, causing the engine light to go on. They clean it and re attached securely and all good 
67300 mi

C $600
The fuel pump driver module failed. Basically Ford in its wisdom mounts this electrical module above the spare tire where it eventually corrodes and fails. Totally disgusted in Ford, this is a design flaw. 
70060 mi

C $900
Complete replacement of brakes, rotors, ball joints and control arms required at 112,000 kms 
101000 mi

US $460
Missing during acceleration. Most offten when going up hills. Replaced Spark plugs. Durring extraction two plugs broke (known problem on 3 valve 5.4l V8). Replaced two piece plugs with one piece plugs from champion. 
80000 mi

US $110
Replaced siezed rear differential pinion bearing 
86000 mi

US $80
Engine would shut off while driving and indicate it was in fail-safe mode. Engine could then be re-started and would operate normally. Problem diagnosed to throttle position sensor on throttle body. Throttle body replaced. 
113000 mi

US $28
Passenger door window regulator failed 
116000 mi 4WD would not engage when a trailer was hooked up using the 7-pin connector. Later could not replicate. 
42500 mi engines misses, check engine lite comes on, dealer could not replicate, yet again. no fix to problem 
44300 mi

US $240
random miss/dead cylinder. dlr could not fix. replaced the last 6 coils on a v8. miss is gone. 
47000 mi both catalytic converters had to be replaced. truck would not run. threw a p030 code - random miss 
47000 mi

US $325
ford front 4x4 axle. POS!! typical problem would not engage then not disengage the axles. 
47000 mi dealer once again could not fix the front axle problem. ford would not respond to me. i own 5 fords right now. 
52000 mi

US $4
outside mirrors would not move. orange wire in door opening broke in half. 
54000 mi again, a front axle IWE failure caused by water in the line and freezing. dealer is clueless as to the source of the water. dealer is inept 
136400 mi

C $300
Bad misfire on cylinder 5- replaced injector. problem solved.  
146940 mi

C $200
Battery kept dying for no reason. Could not pinpoint the cause. Problem disappeared while diagnosing 
163700 mi

C $450
Replaced hub assembly complete with bearing 
179180 mi

C $700
Random misfires. Replaced coils 
204600 mi

C $300
Cracked exhaust manifold 
215140 mi

C $1500
Power steering fluid leaking, line was rusted through U joints in drive shaft replaced. Pinion seal and axle seals replaced Drivers side exhaust manifold was cracked 
221340 mi

C $250
Fitting on transmission cooler broke 

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2005 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

148800 mi

$450
INJECTORS WERE BAD, INTAKE WAS LEAKING, PULLEY HAVE SOME PLAY. 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

135000 mi

US $3300
Injector failed open on #7. Hydrolocked. Engine destroyed. Replaced with used engine (new injectors). 
145300 mi 4WD stopped working. No repaired yet. 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

51000 mi

US $30
30K PVC replaced 
80000 mi

US $75
Had to replace rear axle seals and change diff fluid. Understand this is a common problem after 75K 
82000 mi

US $30
Return power steering line developed leak. Replaced line 
82000 mi

US $300
Started out with misfire. Changing plugs and COP (all 8) noticed anti-freeze in 8-7-6 plug hole. Had to replace upper and lower intake manifold gasket to complete repair properly 
66000 mi

US $850
Cracked front spring 
77000 mi

US $380
Front ball joints replaced 
82000 mi

US $930
remove and replace intake manifold gasket, spark plugs, coil boots and fuel rail assembly 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

48000 mi

US $390
Rough idle. Diagnosed but not fix. Was told 'all of them do it' 
137000 mi

US $250
Replaced passenger side 4wd actuator, then the other side a few weeks later. Actually in April. 
148000 mi

US $60
One of the dual pistons on the passenger side caliper froze while extended. 
161000 mi

US $110
Fuel pump driver module. Apparently it is a 2005 problem according to Ford. They placed it on the steel frame behind the spare. Caused it to erode over time. 
165000 mi

US $1426
Lost all forward gears. No symptoms prior. Here clutches were burnt. Full rebuild was needed. 
170000 mi

US $215
The alternator went. I replaced it. Took about 45 minutes. 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

107000 mi

US $1200
When the throttle is pushed more than 1/3 of the way, the truck bucks and surges and nearly dies. Replaced computer, TPS, MAF, Throttle body, fuel filter, 
108500 mi

US $1897
The computer went out. The first shop changed part after part trying to figure out what the problem was. Took it to another shop and they finally figured it out. 
77000 mi Lost oil pressure and oil to the top end scorced the cams and valves were damaged. 
77000 mi Noise in engine under low rpm and idle. high pitch "spooling" sound under load. Exhaust leak at manifold, Excessive vibration under load from 1000-2000 rpm. Dealer replaced cam phaser and told me the rest was normal. Sound was still-did not fix After complaining they finally found the exhaust manifolds cracked and ordered parts Resistor replaced on heater control because #3 fan switch inop 
78000 mi

US $100
Cyl 8 misfire. Mysteriously since I lost a cylinder the "spooling" noise that they said was normal is gone. going to replace coil with manifolds. Cyl 8 had 0lbs of comp. due to valves not seating. Dealer replaced complete engine Truck would not move in any forward gear only reverse. Dealer replaced transmission. 
95000 mi

US $2000
Cam phasers, replaced front end. However integrated oil pump still causing an issue 
130000 mi

US $1100
Catalytic converter failed 
150300 mi

US $600
Replaced spark plugs and coils 
150700 mi

US $50
Rear pinion seal 
156000 mi

US $2500
Failure of the main clutch pack, due to overheating, caused all of the clutches to fuse together. Transmission rebuilt. 
157000 mi First gear not staying engaged, until transmission warms up. Transmission re-rebuilt. 500 miles later, problem reappeared. Transmission rebuilt again. 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic RWD

74000 mi

US $400
Window cable snapped - window fell down in track 
99000 mi

US $400
Ball Joint 
115000 mi

US $300
Replace spark plugs 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic RWD

65000 mi

US $366
One of the engine's eight ignition coils had an intermittent short causing a misfire at times CEL came on. Faulty ignition coil (number eight cylinder) and spark plug were replced by dealer. I paid for repair in whole as the truck is out of warranty. 
82000 mi

US $250
Coil replaced on cylinder 1 to fix miss and check engine light. Coil replaced, problem persists, will be replacing fuel injector soon myself in attempt to repair. 
140000 mi

US $300
Brake lights and cruise control stopped working. Dealer parts man printed diagram and suggested switch behind brake pedal faulty. Purchased part, replaced myself, problem solved. Lower ball joints worn (originals from factory). Replaced by local tire store. Work completed in 2 hours. 
154000 mi

US $990
A/C compressor making fast ticking noise beginning in May/June, got louder as our Texas summer progressed. By end of August, local mechanic decided A/C compressor failing. Performance within spec, replaced compressor, dryer anyway. 
163000 mi

US $315
Alternator began failing on way home from hunting trip. Battery light illuminated occasionally. Made it home, checked alternator output, not within specs-voltage regulator bad. Replaced alternator with Motorcraft Part-all OK now. 
205300 mi

US $600
Replaced front struts due to an annoying squeak. Bushings on original struts were worn.....to be expected at this mileage. 
216000 mi

US $300
Alternator went bad. Truck was stopped, new battery placed in truck, this managed to get us home as we were only 19 miles from our house. 
226000 mi

US $306
too much fuel was getting in to the engine and causing it to smoke through the exhaust. So, when this happens, it is likely that the extra gas gets into the oil and that had to be changed. We did not have to replace the catalitic converter. Runs Great! 
104000 mi

US $125
8 ignition coils replaced 
105000 mi Catalytic Converters Replaced under warranty from a recalled faulty fuel injector 
71000 mi

US $150
Power window regulator cable broke and window was stuck down. Took door apart and replaced with an OEM power window regulator unit. 
82000 mi

US $150
Power window regulator cable snapped on the driver's door(lasted 10K miles longer than the passenger side I guess). Window was stuck down. Repaired myself with a replacement part purchased from the dealer. 
84000 mi

US $5
All 4 power windows stopped working. Replaced master switch, but problem persisted. Ultimately tracked it down to a broken ground wire in the wire bundle that runs between the door and the truck. Repaired with crimp connectors. 
134300 mi

US $60
Driver side rear window regulator broke. Ordered a new one and replaced myself. I have plenty of experience doing this repair by now... 
135000 mi

US $1080
Truck was hesitating and surging. Shop replaced all 8 spark plugs and boots. Problem fixed. Starter was making a grinding/screeching noise every so often. Starter failed testing and was replaced. 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

-horsepower 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

82700 mi

US $700
Replaced a dead catalytic converter. 
85500 mi

US $400
Replaced all 4 shocks; two (1 front, 1 rear) had blown out. 
90000 mi

US $400
Replaced spark plugs. All 8 plugs broke on extraction. 
92300 mi

US $240
2 coil-on-plug packs on one side failed. Replaced entire bank. 
110700 mi

US $400
Replaced failing coil-on-plug packs. 
114700 mi

US $100
rear driver side power window motor broke. bought a new one and replaced it myself 
116700 mi

US $400
Check Engine Light One with P0430 code 
119000 mi

US $2
water leak via 3rd brake light. applied gasket seal around housing 
106000 mi

US $150
Replaced vct solenoids and gasket along with fuel filter. The vct solenoids were redesigned by Ford and the oil port was reduced in size to provide greater hot idle oil pressure to the cam phaser. Largely reduced a tick in the motor. 
107000 mi

US $180
Slight miss at idel. Replaced all 8 spark plugs and coils. Made no difference. Miss is caused by bad cam phaser which will be next on the repair list when I can afford it. 
114000 mi Slight miss at idle, needed a cam phaser. Part of the reason I sold the truck. I could have had it repaired for 1200 dollars but I felt like putting that towards a new truck instead. 

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2005 Ford F-150 2-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

98000 mi

US $400
Spark plugs replaced. Idler replaced 
110000 mi

US $1200
Replaced head gasket bolts on one side 

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2004 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

35960 mi ABS SENSOR FAILED; update: later fixed by braking hard on icy roads. 
45880 mi told airbag impact sensor was corroded and not functioning. update July 2013: never fixed, always wear seatbelt 
60320 mi

C $60
idler pulley 
63240 mi

C $275
Starter replaced 
64480 mi

C $210
replaced: another idler pulley serpentine belt clamp around air filter assembly 
66340 mi

C $170
Rear Brake line. Driver side. 
70060 mi

C $55
rear pinion seal replaced 
72540 mi

C $250
leaking fuel injector 

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2004 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

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

47000 mi

US $539
2 Exhaust manifold bolts were broken and caused manifold to warp. Replaced bolts and manifold. 

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2004 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

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

24000 mi

US $200
Spark plug blew out of head taking most of the threads with it. Mechanic said it actually happens alot. I was told earlier they are actually hard to remove and break. Lucky me. mechanic had to ream out plug hole and put in new insert. So fad 

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2004 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

84000 mi

US $800
check engine light came on. replace spark plugs and boots. then one injector coil. 
115000 mi

US $280
Lash adjusters were seized and excessive play on a few roller rockers. Symptoms were ticking/tapping sounds. 
122000 mi

US $30
Fog lamp housing leak. 
123000 mi

US $1800
Transmission slipping bad. When In for a rebuild. 
140000 mi

US $23
Drivers side rear door not opening. Repaired latch cable with ebay repair kit. 
147000 mi

US $30
Rear door would not open. Replaced rubber cable boots with aftermarket aluminum parts. 
163000 mi

US $20
Thermostat stuck open 

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2004 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

93300 mi

US $135
I had to replace the suction hoses that go to the A/C compressor. The shop I called quoted me $284.00 to fix. It is a VERY hard job getting the hoses off/on, as the compressor is at the bottom of the engine, and you can't get to it easily. 
101000 mi

US $36
The passenger side sway bar end link started clunking. Replaced both sides while I was doing the passenger side. 
101500 mi

US $48
Passenger side downstream oxygen sensor went bad. Threw a check engine light and had to be replaced. Codes thrown were: P0054 & P2270. 
72000 mi Parking brake would not hold. Found leaking axle seal in rear that damaged brake shoes. Dismantled, cleaned, replaced necessary parts. 
134000 mi

US $300
Front passenger window regulator failed. Engine misfire - diagnosed as bad plug (2nd bad plug after replacing at 115k miles). 
55000 mi

US $100
Replaced oil pan gasket 
54000 mi

US $236
Module that controls fuel flow to fuel pump became inoperable. Module is exposed to elements. New modules on back order; dealer found used one. 
69000 mi

US $303
controls, including heated seat option, for the cushion on driver's captain chair were inoperative. Took over 3 hours to trace electric malfunction to wire in dash. Replaced section of wire. 
71000 mi

US $41
reattached tonneau cover 
72000 mi

US $1104
Ball joint replacement, new rotors and pads 
72000 mi

US $100
Battery died - replaced with new unit 
83000 mi

US $80
Fuel door became unhinged 
83000 mi

US $683
Rear seal 
93000 mi

US $838
Ti rod, stabilizer, shock Replaced 4x4 vacuum system 
99000 mi

US $1614
Replaced Sway Bar Broken Spring 

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2004 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

229400 mi

US $76
ignition coil failed in cylinder no.1 , replaced it Changed all spark plugs also had to can of throttle body cleaner. 
235000 mi

US $19
Dorman Blower motor resistor. Allows the blower to have different speeds. Without it, the blower would only work on high. 
117000 mi

US $123
I finally decided to replace the original battery I was not hung out to dry it wasn't completely dead but I had to get rid of it. 
118300 mi

US $333
Muffler baffles shifted inside the muffler assembly. Repeat replaced tailpipe and muffler 
128000 mi

US $20
Emergency brake light engage will not go out replace the switch on the emergency brake pedal, worked well and then came back on inter-mitten lady 
132000 mi

US $135
Cruise control quit working instrument panel brake light was still illuminated. Removed instrument panel and soldered resoldered all the cold solder joints reinstalled panel cruise control fixed brake light fixed 
137000 mi

US $100
Rust came through left rear quarter Installed wheel arch flairs, after treating corrosion Soft spongy breaks, quart of fluid was bled through the system disks resurfaced pads scuffed but not replaced 

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2004 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

134000 mi

US $380
Front passenger window regulator replaced. Throttle body cleaned. 
141000 mi PCV valve changed. Replaced passenger airbag sensor. 
142000 mi

US $150
Driver front window would not roll up. Switch was broken. Replaced switch. 
163000 mi As soon as the truck hit 150,000 miles it was all down hill...3rd brake light allowed flood like waters in the cab. Tranny started slipping AC Blower Fan died Radio died Interior was falling apart, Was getting 10-12 MPG, Traded truck in 

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2004 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

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

51000 mi

US $170
Replace worn, aging serpentine belt. 
55000 mi

US $1700
Replace front struts, rear shocks, rear brake pads, resurface disks. 
133300 mi

C $3041
*Left front wheel bearing worn beyond limits. Replaced January 2012. *Transmission failed January 2012. Required replacement!! 
133920 mi

C $1538
Replaced rt frt wheel bearing, rt lower ball joint, rt frt hub sleeve, rt frt drive axle. 
138260 mi

C $42
Front rotors and pads shot, springs heavily corroded, broke when removed, adjustment mechanism seized. Hell-of-a-time getting the rotors off. Bought drum brake kit from local Ford dealer. Springs alone were $62, but the entire kit was $42 - go figure! 
147900 mi

C $495
Truck dead suddenly in a friends driveway. Had to be towed to local mechanic shop. Fuel pump module replaced. 
156860 mi

C $150
Check engine light on. OBDII code P0171. Running through recommended diagnostics,still not cleared. Rough idle and stalls. 
176080 mi

C $1800
Front End work, Lower Tie Rods,  (1) CV shft, Front U-Joints, Rear Drive shaft (Non replaceable U-Joints) 
189100 mi

C $2500
Installed new cam phasors/timing chain and guides. 

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2004 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

60000 mi

US $89
Updated PCM per TSB 17261 for Ambient Temp and Climate Control fix. 
72000 mi

US $1963
Misfires Replaced the left and right cam phasers and solenoids 
73000 mi

US $2
Hose clamp not tight enough, power steering fluid leaking from hose/cooler. Replaced the hose clamp and topped off power steering fluid. 

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2004 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

173300 mi

US $337
Truck would not start. Thought it was battery. Problem diagnosed as alternator. Replaced alternator...truck starts fine and battery is good. 
178000 mi

US $119
Replaced worn Inner Tie-Rod Ends before installing new tires. 
197000 mi

US $165
Replaced Thermostat 
134700 mi

US $180
check engine light on changed spark plug coils and plugs still needs fuel filter done and exhaust system done 
139700 mi

US $175
battery died and took out the starter. it went dead trying to start the truck. frame rust problem at gusset points on the front behind wheels front coil spring broken off at end 
141000 mi

US $600
power stearing lines rusted out and rack and pinion was leaking with bad tierod ends had to replace all parts 
141000 mi

US $200
transmission lines rusted out causing lose of fluid all lines had to be removed and replaced transmission cooler had to be removed do to rust 
143000 mi both rear cab conners have rusted through and will need extensive repair work 
143700 mi

US $250
front coil spring broken on both sides. both back shocks rusted and no longer working correctly 
145000 mi

US $351
quick change struts and rear shocks 
146000 mi cars running very poorly at this point 
148700 mi

US $150
alternator died needed to replaced with a new one bought on e bay 
151000 mi

US $1649
took truck to mt holly transmission for rebuilt transmishion and trans oil lines the job was not done right the truck broke down a second time was at the shop for 4 weeks and was returned still broken and not fixed so I,m out the money 
121300 mi

US $30
Replaced Thermostat - failed open. Diagnosed with a scanguage. 
135000 mi

US $160
Replaced Fuel Pressure Driver Module (FPDM) due to corrosion. 
142000 mi

US $41
Replaced blower motor resistor. Had lost fan speeds 1 and 2. Smooth Idler Pulleys replaced. Bearings were shot in both. 
147000 mi

US $1115
Bad upper and lower ball joints, driver side. Bad Sway Bar links, both sides. All replaced, with lifetime alignment. Transmission also serviced. 
152000 mi

US $315
Passenger front wheel unit bearing failed. Replaced with Timken unit. 
153300 mi

US $575
Broken Drivers Front Coil Spring. Replaced with Quick Strut Units, both sides and realigned. 
154700 mi

US $315
Drivers window regulator failed. Replaced at local glass shop. 
164000 mi

US $75
Coil pack #6 failed and replaced. 
168000 mi

US $220
Intermediate steering shaft u-joints (lower one in particular) were binding resulting in stiff steering. Regreasing bought a few months, but a replacement was the only permanent fix (non-serviceable u-joints - must replace whole unit). 
169000 mi Headlamp Assembly cracked and was leaking water into the unit. Replaced with new unit. 
175000 mi

US $30
Thermostat was sticking open. Replaced with another Motorcraft unit. 
177700 mi

US $30
4x4 Control Solenoid failed. Replaced with unit with doghouse to prevent water from entering the unit. Drivers Window regulator failed. Replaced unit. 
179000 mi

US $45
Coil Pack Cylinder #2 Failed (causing misfires). Replaced. 
160000 mi

US $4800
Intake valve fell into a cylinder, engine was replaced. 
71000 mi

US $380
Electronic 4x4 transfer went out 
92000 mi leaking exhaust manifold cam phasers going out, spark plugs impossible to remove from heads 

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2004 Ford F-150 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

47000 mi

US $100
Thermostat not opening properly. 

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2003 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

150000 mi

US $1400
both front & rear seal were leaking 

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2003 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

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

163680 mi

C $1135
replaced clutch on compressor rear seals on axle tune-up and 1 coil on spark plug. 
165900 mi

C $260
3 coils on spark plugs. 
194300 mi

C $1900
front brakes ball joints upper&lower tie rods inner&outer gas tank rear shocks 

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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

131300 mi

US $8400
Replaced engine. Had blown head gasket, water pump leaking and the Ford "death rattle."  Ball joints, idler arm, pittman arm. 
144000 mi

US $45
Fuel Filter replaced 
145000 mi

US $600
New alternator and battery 
152000 mi

US $789
Replaced starter and all battery cables. Got stuck in a small town so did not have a lot of choices to get the best deal. 

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

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 5-speed manual RWD

80000 mi

US $700
EFI - replacement of gaskets - Upper & Lower 
186300 mi

US $400
Front Passenger- side Wheel-Bearing 
138000 mi

US $550
P0420 obdII code. Have replaced O2 sensors, gas cap, egr valve, dpfe sensor, spark plugs, new pcv valve w/ fittings, wires, ignition coil pack and done the intake plenum and spacer gaskets and isolator bolt replacement. So far no success 

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

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

112000 mi

US $400
engine lite on for several weeks.Took it to my mechanic. Intake manifold gaskets needed replaced. Last yrar had the same problem. Paid out $400.00 each time to fix. 
121000 mi

US $320
had camshaft synchronizer replaced 
73000 mi

US $1100
Check engine light on, engine running lean, Manifold gasket, plenum bolts needed to be replaced 

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

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

108300 mi

US $195
Replaced power door lock switch 
113000 mi

US $1200
Replaced injectors Also full tuneup not included in cat above 
113500 mi

US $750
Replaced mass air flow controller 
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 Check engine light was on as well, Replace Vacuum Harness & P.C.V. Valve Oe/ Vacuum Harness w/P.C.V. Valve Labor 98.00 Part 88.75 
280000 mi

US $286
spark plugs, cylinder #1 misfire 

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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

45720 mi

C $10
Brake line to rear of truck replaced. Leaking fluid pedal went down but still had brakes. truck would not start sometimes , start and stall possibly 3 or 4 times push the gas a little truck started right up. Bought CRC air intake throttle body cleaning, removed and cleaned chemically and with wire brush. 
52880 mi

C $600
tie rod, idler arm, wheel spindle left front. I also put rotors and brakes on front myself cost $200. 
143220 mi

C $300
Timing chain rattle at startup. Passenger side tensioner gasket failed. 
146940 mi

C $100
RR brake caliper slides seized 
118000 mi

US $600
Problems were - dry rotted hoses, spark plugs, all fluids changed. Bought from dealer who said the car was perfect but was far from it. EGR pressure sensor and MAF sensor replaced. Replaced egr valve.  
83000 mi

US $900
Truck had a miss in the engine. Needed new plugs anyway. 
143300 mi

US $4500
Replaced coil packs. 
147000 mi

US $25
Alternator failed. Blower speed resistor pack failed, blower would only operate on the top two (out of four) speeds. 
153000 mi

US $50
Blend door actuator failed, would not respond to the temperature control knob and failed in the full hot air position. Coil on plug pack failed. 

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

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

131000 mi

US $3500
Leaking head gasket having motor rebuilt. 
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. 
152000 mi

US $400
Fuel pump replaced due to hard starting 
154000 mi

US $300
Alternator replaced due to being dysfunctional. 
161300 mi

US $250
2 Coil on Plugs needed to be replaced; spark plugs replaced 
180700 mi

US $400
Fuel pump 

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2003 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 5-speed manual RWD

300000 mi

US $400
Eratic rough surging idle similar to bad idle air control valve.Replaced lower intake gaskets new middle intake .O2 sensors. Valve cover gaskets. Linkage rod bushings back of lower intake. PVC tube connectors.new thermostat and belt. 

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2003 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

supercharged 380hp 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

52000 mi

US $8
PVC valve 
60300 mi

US $80
New headlight switch.... took 5 min to install no tools. 
75000 mi

US $400
Starter switch, intermit no-start, but crank. Replace multiple relays, start switch, Key cylinder, EVAP purge 

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2002 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

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

141000 mi

US $790
O2 sensor was reading too lean. Problem was intake manifold gasket leak. 
143000 mi

US $276
Coil went bad. Replaced #8 Spark plug and #8 coil. 
155000 mi

US $350
replaced coil pack, wire and plug 

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2002 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

83700 mi

US $760
Number 4 Electronic coil went out 
133000 mi

US $875
Fuel pump failed, no pressure in line to start engine. Towed to shop where did start after sitting 30 minutes, but because about to go on extended holiday drive (plus hesitated on start 2 days prior) opted to replace pump rather than risk issue on road. 
159000 mi

US $530
Replaced major hose which sprung a leak, and recharged the system. 
177300 mi

US $155
Simple replacement of alternator. Purchased part at Autozone, took an hour to swap out. 
183000 mi

US $5
Rear extended cab door on driver's side stopped opening. Checked youtube for similar issues, pulled door panel - plastic tensioner on latch cable broke. Fashioned my own with a couple wire ties and replaced panels. 
145000 mi

US $1800
Slipping noticed in rear end. Required replacement of gears in rear differential. 

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2002 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

125000 mi Universal joints. 
129000 mi Transmission lines. Starter died. Control arms, tie rod ends, sway bar end links. Fuel tank rotted out, fuel pump, lines. 
137020 mi

C $122
Exhaust repairs 
149000 mi Engine check engine light was one - used code scanner to obtain code. The code was for low coolant temperature, which usually means it's time to replacement thermostat. 
150700 mi

US $15
Replaced the thermostat and o-ring gasket. DIY repaired, cause it's quicker than taking it to a mechanic 
152700 mi Passenger swaybar link broke - replaced. 
156000 mi DTC P0171 and P0174 - System too lean. 
166300 mi Truck is throwing codes P0171 and P0174 - lean on bank 0 and bank 1 - couldn't find anything leaks - so it might be a dirty MAF sensor. 
172000 mi

US $113
A/C system is leaking - service tech installed some dye to help to find the leak. 
150700 mi

US $65
replaced rear axle seals and bearings replaced IAC module because of inconsistent/ erratic idle. 
155000 mi

US $18
Air filter failure...glue on end cap failed and a chunk of filter media lodged on the MAF sensor causing it to shut the truck off going down the road 
157000 mi

US $240
replaced all 4 shocks with Rancho 5000 series. the rear shocks were leaking oil 
157000 mi After months of getting the run a round Fram finally paid for some diagnostic service ( see air filter failure in Sept), compression test done, all registered 180psi except #6  down to 150psi. new spark plugs went in at this time. 
163000 mi

US $280
Replaced front wheel bearings with moog units 
182000 mi

US $30
replace a leaking transmission cooler line 
183000 mi

US $13
a little plastic block that holds and allows for the gear selector indicator to adjust ...so that when you are in "park" then the gear indicator matches the correct position 
184000 mi

US $26
Replaced transmission cooler line (again, 1st was a Dorman, This time it was replaced with a Motorcraft). It leaked in the same location as the original, the fittings around or near the flex rubber line area. 
187300 mi

US $194
replaced alternator ( it was the original) and tensioner and belt 
191000 mi

US $260
I developed a coolant leak in the cross-over which led to replacing the whole intake. during this repair we noticed that there was a damaged COP and it was replaced as well along with new thermostat and coolant 
191000 mi

US $375
the upper transmission line developed a buldge. replaced aux trans cooler as well as the upper trans cooler line was warrantied replacement replaced radiator and upper & lower hoses & water pump 
68000 mi

US $430
Rear end pinion seal leak. 
69000 mi

US $100
in dash cup holder broke. 
71000 mi

US $275
New shocks. Also bled the brakes. 
79000 mi

US $40
radiator was overheating so I replaced thermostat and coolant. 

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2002 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

220-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

57040 mi

C $188
leaking transmission cooler lines 
58680 mi

C $566
replaced leaking gas tank replaced leaking brake line 
61160 mi Cruise Control sensor on top of brake resevoir began leaking. Need it replaced. rear axle seals leaking The axle seals began leaking again after a few days. Returned and had seals replaced again. Checked back two weeks later and leaking was stopped. Was either faulty seals or relocating the seals worked (minor pitting on axle). 
65900 mi

C $90
driver door lock actuator - replacement 
74400 mi

C $478
replaced A/C clutch,idler pulley, tensioner due to noises from engine *dup A/C clutch, pulley, tensioner 
78120 mi

C $600
Passenger-side exhaust manifold rusted through. 
83080 mi

C $190
replace front and rear u-joints replace low heat setting resistor 
88040 mi

C $225
leaf spring repair body mount rotten on truck body 
89900 mi

C $338
replace starter 
90100 mi

C $105
R&R starter relay 
98580 mi

C $300
R&R alternator 

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2002 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 5-speed manual RWD

80000 mi

US $700
Clutch slave cylinder failed. 
82000 mi

US $300
Replaced slave cylinder and clutch assembly. 
85000 mi

US $110
Replaced Alternator 
128000 mi

US $100
Rough running engine. Replaced ignition coil pack. 
128300 mi

US $75
Check engine light with code PO171 and PO174. Lean burn both banks. Replaced isolator bolts and intake gaskets. 

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2002 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

123000 mi

US $884
fuel pump replaced 
127700 mi

US $200
No start that seemed to be fuel system related.After misdiagnosis it was a bad connection in under hood fuse box. I hot wired the wires to the relay 
137000 mi

US $100
Replaced tie rods on both fronts 

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2002 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

166000 mi

US $300
Brake pads on all 4 wheels, rebuilt front calipers. First time since new. Gas tank strap rusted through, factory recall. Not repaired. Transmission cooler line rusted and leaking. Right rear door electric window and power lock stopped working. Not repaired. Left front door speaker stopped working. Not repaired. Limited slip axel problems not repaired. Spare tire winch failure to lower spare tire to the ground not repaired. 

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2002 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

58000 mi

US $175
Mass air flow sensor and egr valve.  
131000 mi

US $420
replace alternator and battery 
156000 mi

US $750
I had a blown out spark plug in cylinder #7. Shop installed an insert and all new plugs. 
145000 mi

US $77
Blower motor resistor failed & was replaced 
154000 mi

US $990
Replaced upper & lower ball joints & front brakes, rotors & pads. 
163700 mi

US $200
Check engine light came on & engine was misfiring. The coil for #8 spark plug failed. Replaced it & the motor runs correctly now *dup The coil for #8 spark plug failed. Replaced it & the motor runs correctly now 
167000 mi

US $650
Motor stalled unexpectedly, seemed to be out of gas, gauge read 1/4 or more in tank. Poured 5 additional gal. in & it started right up. Had our mechanic inspect & he found a weak segment in the fuel pump motor Previous owner installed own aftermarket trailer hitch wiring & for some reason avoided factory supplied harness, connectors used were poor quality & they eventually allowed corrosion causing turn & stop light fuse to blow. 
169000 mi

US $400
during repair of spark plug failure, coolent was found to be leaking by intake manifold gasket 
169000 mi

US $350
A 2nd. plug blew out, back cylinder on passenger side. had to install new threads in head & replace spark plug & coil 
172000 mi

US $190
Muffler rusted out. replaced muffler only, rest of the system was all reusable 
150240 mi

C $389
Timing belt changed 
154380 mi

C $650
ABS sensor in the front driver side wheel crapped out. Replaced hub and sensor (integrated unit). 
178700 mi

US $700
Intake manifold warped and leaking coolant into spark plug wells causing multiple misfires 

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2002 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

163000 mi

US $20
The PCV elbow at the back of the throttle body was cracked and leaking causing un-metered air to enter the engine. Check engine light was thrown when long term fuel trims exceeded limits. 
167000 mi

US $54
Failed coil on the number 4 spark plug. 
168000 mi

US $75
Replaced rusted egr tube. 
171000 mi

US $402
Broken Exhaust Manifold Stud, causing exhaust leak between manifold and head. 
116000 mi Exhaust replaced and windshield replaced 
118000 mi

US $500
Replace neutral sensor. Tighten shifting lever linkage I don't remember 

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2002 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

130000 mi

US $2000
Intake manifold cracked allowing water to leak out. So it ran hot. Had to repalace intake and related hardware. This is the second time this has happened 

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2002 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

76000 mi

US $250
Faulty EGR Pressure Sensor/DPFE, Scan code P0402. 

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2002 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

100000 mi

US $50
Body throttle sensor had to be replaced and the car was under warantee. 
102000 mi

US $50
speed control small part 

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2001 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

128000 mi

US $750
upper and lower intake manifold gaskets replaced to get lean code to go away. 
143000 mi

US $300
Replace idle solenoid 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

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

113500 mi replaced warped exhaust manifold 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

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

130000 mi replaced ac compresser 
130000 mi

US $100
replaced fuel pump 
133300 mi

US $55
replaced egr valve, the tube comming off the exhaust, egr pressure sensor, and egr position sensor and still the 401 code comes up. 
145000 mi

US $60
Had another spark plug blow out.had to tape out and install a thread repaire insert. 
147300 mi

US $985
Truck would not idle and check engine light was on. egr ports clogged and a bad pcv tube. Installed new muffler and oil change. 
150000 mi

US $2091
Replaced upper and lower ball joints left an right side tie rod ends both sides. new shocks front an rear.  new rotors both sides. new calipers both sides. new brake. pads front an rear. 
156000 mi

US $5900
Bent rod had to replace motor 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

159000 mi

US $120
Heater core began leaking, replaced myself. 
152000 mi

US $250
The slider bar that connects the igniton tumbler to the ignition switch broke with thw switch in the on postition and the PATs was activated. 
97960 mi

C $600
Changed left hand side exhaust manifold and exhaust pipe. 
140000 mi

US $225
Throttle body and fuel injector clogged, cleaned out and replaced idle air control valve. 
175000 mi

US $1500
Alternator failed. Alternator, battery and belt had to be eplaced. Sensor in the emissions system failed and had to be replaced at a cost of $350. Replaced lower ball joints, which were in really bad shape. 
111000 mi

US $300
replaced failed coil pack and spark plugs. 
105000 mi

US $260
rear window seal failed. 
124300 mi

US $180
Bad alternator. Replaced the alternator and belt. 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

137000 mi

US $398
Fuel Pump replacement 
58000 mi

US $800
Had to replace the AC Lines and Compressor! 
63500 mi

US $150
leaking brake line. Replaced 2 brake lines, hose assy for right rear caliper 
66000 mi

US $150
Leaking transmission fluid. R&R trans cooler lines (3), trans. bypass line, oil pan, filter 
69000 mi

US $75
Engine misfiring, check engine light on, code was P0303. 
71000 mi

US $410
Replace muffler/exhaust pipe/tail pipe which had fallen off. 
79700 mi

US $900
New brake pads and rotors all 4 wheelsrnNew parking brake shoes & hardware, 1 new parking brake cable Replace bad tie rod end found during NY State Insp. (yearly) 
87000 mi

US $400
ABS light coming on R&R hub/wheel bearing (left front) R&R Left lower ball joint (broken) 
89700 mi

US $50
Parking brake out of adjustment. Actuators binding, cable on one side disconnected. Free up actuators, hook cable back up, adj., ok. 
94300 mi

US $100
Power steering leaking. Replaced 3 hoses, also lower radiator hose and serpentine belt. Hoses were in need of replacement but leak is from steering box at pitman arm end 
95000 mi

US $110
Leaking fluid. Leak coming from the only hose not replaced. Replaced that and still leaking. Repl. PS pump & fixed prob. 
95700 mi

US $170
Loud exhaust system broken at catalytic converter replace system from converter end to tailpipe. 
97300 mi

US $100
Truck would not start. Diagnosed prob to broken connector, cable that goes from starter solenoid to starter. Replaced cable. Note: This is part of a cable set that has + & - cables for battery, fuse links, and wires from solenoid to battery. 
153700 mi Fuel tank strap recall. Both straps broke. 
161000 mi

US $500
Upper & lower ball joints both sides. Inner & outer tie-rod ends both sides.  CV front axle drivers side. 
168000 mi

US $50
Both u-joints were bad on rear drive shaft 
182000 mi

US $1400
Replaced cracked intake manifold 
111000 mi

US $350
Bad fuel pump. Car could not be cranked due to no fuel being delivered 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

220-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

169880 mi

C $80
engine low on power and misfiring no codes coil gone bad it was an Accel SuperCoil only 12,000km on it. 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

220-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual 4WD, part-time w/low range

112500 mi

US $1300
Clutch slave cylinder was leaking. Shop replaced slave cylinder and clutch kit. Driver side exhaust manifold leaking. Shop replaced manifold and EGR tube that attaches to the manifold. 
115000 mi

US $25
Airbag OFF indicator light stopped working. Replaced LED in airbag switch module. 
116700 mi

US $180
Starter failed to work; R&R starter. 
117000 mi

US $50
Driver side front caliper seized. R&R caliper 
117000 mi

US $30
Engine wouldn't come up to operating temperature. Replace thermostat and fill with new coolant. 
118000 mi

US $50
Right rear spring shackle failed (rusted out). Spring shackle replaced. 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

220-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

126000 mi

US $40
Foghorn "hooting" noise coming from intake air control (IAC) valve. Cleaned IAC valve, didn't change. Then replaced IAC valve ($50 part) and problem went away. Burning smell coming from vents. Also noticed intermittently the lower air speeds (1-3) would not work. Found melted connector to blower motor resistor. Had to replace resistor ($20, autozone) and wire harness ($20, scrapyard). 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

54000 mi

US $320
Sticking calipers front. Nearly new pads and rotors and brake hardware fried. 
54000 mi

US $2400
R&R sparkplugs, COPs 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 5-speed manual RWD

129700 mi

US $546
Had a high level noise coming from motor. Diagnosis was faulty camshaft synchronizer. Replaced the camshaft synchronizer. A/C went out. They found a leak so had to replace A/C manifold, evac and recharge. 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

129700 mi

US $750
Rear axle seal and bearing failed. Parts were replaced. 
133000 mi

US $500
Another ball joint was replaced this time on the right side. 
140000 mi

US $800
Idler pulley failed. Pulley and serpentine belt replaced 

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2001 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

147000 mi

US $100
coil pack replaced 

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

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

119000 mi

US $700
low beam out on drivers side. Cost $50+ to replace. What a ripoff. Was trying to get out of town for a trip next day but would have done it myself if I had known they were going to charge me $50 for a $10 repair. 
122000 mi

US $308
catastrophic failure of 2 sensors while driving in driving rainstorm in rush hour traffic 50 mph. lost all power and odometer displayed dashes ------ Truck would crank, but not start. First time problem. Glad I was not in the desert! 
129000 mi

US $650
Leaking front Rear Diff Seal. I've had a hum in the rear from 35-55MPH. Concerned about when I saw this leak, took it in. They found right rear seal also needed to be replaced. Replaced ALL 4 seals (front, L and R axles and R) Hum still exists. 
77700 mi

US $350
Coil for cylinder 8 failed, so the engine was misfiring causing bad vibrations. 
91000 mi

US $1500
1. Fuel Pump failure. Replace in fuel tank. 2. Belt tensioner and belt. 
107700 mi

US $1100
Transmission filler tube bracket had broken. Repaired and re-attached to the exhaust manifold bolt. Differential seal on passenger side was leaking, affecting brake system. Replaced seal. Ball joints worn, causing alignment issues. Replaced ball joints, control arms, and re-aligned. Caused uneven tire wear on front tires. 

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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

165540 mi

C $1200
Replaced bearing, tie rod ends resealed differential 
178540 mi

C $275
Replaced driver side window actuator/motor 
186400 mi

C $700
Fuel pump failed 
195280 mi

C $330
Spark plug blew out of the head. Coil replaced and parts to repair head. 
208940 mi

C $400
Idle control motor replaced 
212040 mi

C $1800
Spark plug blew out again. Replaced rottors, pads, front calipers. 
158000 mi

US $750
# 7 cyclinder coil pack failure 
151000 mi

US $800
Initially replaced idler arm and lower ball joints (which had play), causing alignment & tire issues, but it's worse now, may need tie rod ends and/or upper ball joints. 
153000 mi Greased idler arm to fix squeak on install of new one. 
182000 mi

US $1000
Bad ignition coil 
187000 mi

US $700
Compressor had multiple leaks requiring parts replacement but not of the whole compressor unit. 
256300 mi

US $500
Cylinders misfiring, took a while to diagnose, ended up replacing all firing coils and spark plugs which seemed to solve the issue 
262700 mi

US $750
hesitates / stutters under load / between 3rd & 4th gear; Multiple diagnosis n attempts to fix including replacing starting coils, fuel injector, spark plug. Issue narrowed down to ECM, repair not yet complete. 
263300 mi

US $50
Driver window was stuck in the up position, constantly trying to close window, nearly burned out battery. Mechanic diagnosed issue and I did self-repair by cleaning out control pad. Works fine now. Squeaky belt, especially on cold start-up. Replaced idler pulley, squeak got worse but A/C got colder. 
269000 mi Replaced suspected starting coil before replacing whole computer and issue is 99% fixed! 
270000 mi

US $300
Both differential components had either polluted or no lubrication. Failed seals is diagnosis. Thorough cleaning, Seal restorer and new fluid added. 
283000 mi

US $2000
Complete Rear carriage replaced, rear differential made grinding noise on turns especially under load 
167000 mi

US $1400
Remove and replace F control arms upper and lower, left and right & ball joints, wheel align 
190000 mi

US $500
Truck would not start. Replaced original fuel pump. 
202000 mi

US $509
replaced alternator after electrical system shutdown 

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

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

70000 mi Brake light switch failure Power mirrors inoperative 
72000 mi Ordered part replaced.  
81000 mi

US $300
rheostat conroller failed 
101300 mi

US $600
bushings failed oil pressure sensor failed 
104000 mi

US $700
Injectors and diode replaced x2 

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2001 Ford F-150 4-door

8-cylinder hybrid automatic 4WD

165000 mi

US $145
Starter would not turn over so replaced the starter 
173000 mi

US $60
Coil Pack 

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2001 Ford F-150 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

109000 mi

US $10
Replaced all 4 ball joints due to one lower ball joint wearing out. *Preventitive Maint - Replaced fuel filter. No trouble. 

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2001 Ford F-150 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

125000 mi

US $35
Replaced 8 spark plugs. 

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2001 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

supercharged 380hp 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

118700 mi

US $10
Vacuum leak at intake manifold. Resulted from a deteriorating rubber elbow. 

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2001 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 5-speed manual RWD

156240 mi

$500
The inner left tie rod end was completly worn. All four of them where replaced. Also had to install eccentric bolts for the control arms so that the truck could get aligment 
169240 mi

$200
I was hearing a clunk sound coming from near the gas pedal every time i hit a speed bump. Same for the passenger side. Took out the carpet and the metal floor was cracked in the driver and passenger side. Had to weld it back together. 
177940 mi

$300
Evaporator clogged inside and out. Decided to replace it, clean the system and recharge it 
180400 mi

$200
Intake leak in under the plenum in the intake manifold. Codes p0174 and p0171 where present. If you have this codes and have a 6 cylinder f150 follow this fix https://sites.google.com/site/fordf150p0171p0174fix/P0171P0174-Fix 
182900 mi

$100
Had to replace the fuel pump and fuel regulator. The truck would starve for gas randomly when warm and under WOT (wide open trhottle). Pinpointed the problem using a fuel pressure gauge wile driving. I should had cleaned the injectors also. 

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2001 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

108300 mi

US $3000
Leaking oil 

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2000 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

84000 mi

US $750
Rusted and leaking exhaust manifold. Truck made a ticking noise before the repair 

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2000 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

276520 mi

C $3500
Tie rods, suspension, and a few other repairs were done at this time.  Drivetrain as well had some minor repairs 
328600 mi

C $2500
Rear axle was changed, as well as seals and gaskets 
378200 mi

C $800
02 sensor wire wrapped around the drive train or transmission. 
390600 mi

C $2200
Various repairs. Tie rod ends, both sides, lower ball joints. Brakes rotors calipers 
130000 mi

US $250
Replaced cat back exhaust 
113000 mi

US $100
Rough idle and loss of power. Sounded like it was missing. Car shook especially on acceleration. OBD reported #4 cylinder misfire. Replaced #4 coil assembly on spark plug to resolve. 
190000 mi

US $350
Ignition coil 4 went out followed by #6, #7, #8, & #2. 

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2000 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

220-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

190300 mi

US $1500
fuel pump 

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2000 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

76260 mi needed EGR valve or pressure sensor 

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2000 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

205-horsepower 4.2L V6 5-speed manual RWD

119700 mi

US $65
replaced slip rings and brush holders in alternator 
123000 mi

US $344
Fuel pump failure 
131000 mi

US $125
System not cooling. Had system evacuated and a fresh recharge done. 
145000 mi

US $100
Replaced 2 door lock actuators, power mirror switch. Repaired temp/compass module. 

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2000 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

268000 mi

US $200
replace inner tie rod ends,idler arm,pitman arm. 
270000 mi

US $68
Replaced fuel pump. 
272000 mi

US $68
Replaced heater core hoses. 
283300 mi

US $40
idler arm had to be replaced again after cheap replacement broke. 

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2000 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

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

97000 mi

US $60
exhaust pipe after muffler was completly rotted away. I'm not sure if this was original exguast or not. 
99500 mi

US $150
replaced rear wheel bearings/seals and changed differential fluid. 
100000 mi

US $80
leak in transmission line caused by rust. The line was replaced. 
166160 mi

C $500
Needed a new ignition coil x3 
174840 mi

C $500
Needed new ignition coils again, x3 

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2000 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

220-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

66000 mi seat belt light flashes code 27. this means the air bag has been disabled. i have chosen not to worry about it. 
67000 mi seatbelt air bag light was flashing. told air bags would not deploy if in accident. have not had repair done. 
71000 mi

US $233
air bag on/off switch light did not work. air bags were disabled. replaced switch. also replaced fuel filter. 
80000 mi check engine light came on. code said to replace egr valve position sensor. on the way home from replacing the egr valve pos. sensor, the warning light came on again. i took the truck back to the same repair shop thinking it was a faulty part. this time it was one of the o2 sensors. did not repair. light is off now 
90000 mi

US $514
replaced coolant. while replacing the coolant, the overflow tank started leaking. the dealer replaced the tank at no charge to me. 
92000 mi

US $353
driver's seat latch release broke. dealer had to order the part and said it would be 2-3 days to get the part. 
92500 mi

US $965
truck wouldn't start. replaced the fuel pump, fuel filter, and cleaned out the fuel system. 
98000 mi took truck to dealer. the codes said either/and a faulty fuel injector or a bad egr valve. dealer said nothing was actually wrong with the truck and erased the codes. I have driven about 500 miles and the light has not come back on. 
102000 mi

US $398
service engine light on. replaced oxygen sensor. nail in tire, patched tire. 

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2000 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

220-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed manual RWD

188700 mi

US $124
Blinker relay went bad. Removed dash and replaced. Throttle position sensor failed and was replaced. 

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1999 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

107300 mi

US $800
EGR sensor failure Rear wheel speed sensor caused ABS light to come on and ABS to fail. 
172000 mi

US $75
Throttle body clogged throwing a P0401 Code. Cleared EGR Ports. 401 gone. DPFE was causing a P0300 (Random misfire) code. Replaced DPFE, all codes cleared and 300 miles on truck. No codes have returned. 
172000 mi

US $110
Tie rod ends, Idler arm, control arms, ball joints, Sway bar links and a complete front end alignment. Front end was wore out, but previous owner had not maintained well at all. Heater core and temperature blend door replacement. Fuel Sending unit failed. Replaced pump and sending unit at the same time due to age of vehicle. 

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1999 Ford F-150 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

169000 mi

US $2800
Blown head gasket 
172000 mi

US $100
Blew out spark plug 
268300 mi

US $450
replaced worn water pump. 
275000 mi

US $450
Front RT Wheel Bearing. Needed to be replaced, but still noise present 
278000 mi

US $300
RT Front Brake line separated causing catastrophic failure of brakes. Replaced hoses, warped rotors, calipers and brake pads. Should have been notified by Ford dealer when they worked on this wheel this month. 
284300 mi

US $2000
replace transmission 
285700 mi flush heater core 
294700 mi

US $5000
Jasper Engine and new Radiator due some kind of leak between the exhaust and radiator. Fought issue for several years before engine replacement required. Ball Joints Upper and Lower Replaced Heater Core due to slight leak in cab. 
308000 mi

US $600
Noisy tire rod 
310700 mi Hot water pipe to heater core blew out causing coolant loss. Truck parked pending repairs. Bought New Ford 
311300 mi

US $9
rear brake cylinder seal bad. Replaced cylinder cheaper than the seal was. 

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1999 Ford F-150 2-door

8-cylinder manual 4WD

162300 mi

US $600
replaced lower ball joint, which had failed 
170000 mi block cracked, junked it 

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1999 Ford F-150 2-door

8-cylinder manual 2WD

43000 mi Driver's window would not open. Replaced worn out motor. Following replacement of power window motor, driver's door lock did not operate correctly. Corrected by dealer, who had done window repair. Driver door lock could not be unlocked following motor replacement. Shop corrected the problem. 
46000 mi

US $630
Hard starting. Check valve in fuel pump had failed. Dealer's shop quoted a $630 pump replacement price, suggested a work-around as an alternate: if I was willing to turn the ignition on for about 3 seconds, 3 times, the truck would start right away. . 

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1999 Ford F-150

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

71000 mi temp sensing sender replaced 
74000 mi

US $100
electronic emission component causing fault code. 
78000 mi Bad caliper replaced, caliper manufacturer waranteed 

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1998 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

123700 mi

US $53
Spark plug ignition coil failure 
181700 mi

US $250
Tuneup, fuel filter, coils and spark plugs replacement. 
181000 mi high fuel consumption 
123000 mi

US $808
Spark plug got wet somehow. Replaced wiring. Sway bar replaced. 

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1998 Ford F-150 2-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

103000 mi Thumping noise when truck was put into 4x4 mode. Everything trans. related was checked. Found cat. converter shield was loose, hitting front drive shaft. Converter shield bent up to fix problem! The fix worked for me! No noise, go figure! 

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1998 Ford F-150 2-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

101000 mi

US $30
PO401 - DPFE Sensor, front universal joint 2WD . . 

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1998 Ford F-150

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

143000 mi

US $400
replaced flex plate 
145000 mi

US $80
Ignition coil replacemnt 
150000 mi Blew passenger-side head gasket. Quoted $2,600 for dealership repair ($400 parts, $2,200 labor), recommended engine swap ($4,800). Going to fix it myself. 

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1998 Ford F-150

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

219700 mi

US $15
Noticed front wheels leaning in. Worn out Upper A Frames both Left and Right. Replaced Both. Wheels now straight and true. Noticed Instrument Cluster Illumination Bulbs weak. Replaced all bulbs and problem solved. 
224000 mi

US $5
After Replacing Spark Plugs and Wires due to a cylinder misfire the #4 spark plug blew out of the cylinder head and had to be re-threaded and replaced. 
229000 mi

US $50
Both Driver and Passenger catalytic converters clogged and not working correctly causing loss of power and rattling along with Engine Code 430. Removed and replaced with piece of pipe. Problem Solved *dup Quoted $1400 to replace catalytic converters so I replaced them with a piece of pipe. 
231000 mi

US $65
Noticed Heater Core Leaking and Heat Not Working. Replaced Heater Core. Problem Solved 
233000 mi

US $10
Noticed brakes were spongy and bleeding off. Left Rear brake line leaking. Replaced line and refilled with fluid. Problem Solved 
242000 mi

US $75
Starter Failed Had to rebuild starter, problem solved. Heater Core Leaking AGAIN. Replaced under Oreilly warranty. AC stopped working. Had checked and recharged problem solved. 
245000 mi

US $1000
Transmission slipping had to have transmission rebuilt 

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1998 Ford F-150

6-cylinder manual 2WD

205000 mi

US $230
radiator died 

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1997 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

119000 mi

US $438
Oil lines to remote oil filter mount leaking at point rubber line is crimped into aluminum line fittings. Replaced line set. 
124000 mi

US $720
Worn right side upper and lower ball joints discovered during state required yearly safety and emissions inspection.  
128700 mi

US $350
Broken exhaust mainfold stud. Replaced left side manifold studs securing exhaust pipe to manifold. 
140700 mi

US $15
left headlight out 
148000 mi

US $337
Rusted brake line in the area of the fuel tank ruptured. 
167400 mi

C $450
Upper and lower intake manifold gasket replacement and rocker cover gasket. 

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1997 Ford F-150 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

160700 mi

US $180
Radiator had a leak. Replaced radiator. 

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1997 Ford F-150 2-door

6-cylinder automatic 4WD

190000 mi

US $50
Check engine light on. Fault code was the Cam Shaft Sensor. Replaced sensor and the light is still on. Additional trouble shooting found no elect power going to the sensor. Engine runs but not perfect. Truck is old and not worth much. 

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1997 Ford F-150

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

184000 mi

US $110
Engine misfire cylinder #4. replaced all plugs and coil #4 
191700 mi

US $300
had to replace cops. two failed, would not throw code so just replaced them all. 
144000 mi

US $500
Alternator replaced 
146000 mi

US $50
Ignition coil broken, the spark plug unscrewed from the socket. 
147000 mi

US $600
Starter burned out. 
112000 mi

US $110
Serpentine belt (RPM Related) noise. Replaced Water Pump and Idler Pulleys. 
145000 mi

US $230
Replaced Radiator 

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1997 Ford F-150

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

366000 mi

US $20
Replaced rear transmission seal and front u-joint 
366000 mi

US $40
Speedometer replaced needle broke at 366,555.00 miles. Installed new gauge cluster now have a 0 miles vehicle. 
366000 mi Speedometer reads exactly double your actual speed. You drive 30 mph speedo reads 60 mph. Hits rpm limiter at 99 mph indicated and shuts down fuel system when you are actually doing about 48 mph. 
366000 mi

US $2300
transmission broke. replaced with ford factory crate unit. 3year unlimited milage warranty 
450000 mi

US $95
replaced egr pipe, egr valve and egr control module. Needed it after 450,000 miles. 
465000 mi

US $120
EGR valve housing cracked. Broken plastic tube to pcv valve. Replaced egr valve, and cast housing for egr valve mount and throttle valve mount. Also had to replce hose/tube to pcv valve due to Ford upgrade/change. 
500500 mi

US $135
Replaced A/C compressor, evaporator, condenser and related parts due to blown compressor. 

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1997 Ford F-150

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

78740 mi

C $50
Vacuum leaks on PCV system. Replace leaking rubber elbows. PCV valve and tubing also replaced as preventative measure. 
79980 mi

C $5
Wire at brake on/off switch broken, noticed when vehicle would not shift out of park when key in "run" position. Also noticed that brake lights were not working. Loose wire shorted out and also blew fuse, requiring replacement. 
83700 mi

C $100
Broken sway bar link. Excessive play on lower ball joint (passenger side) 

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