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Ford F-150 repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (16%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (5%)

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Ford F-150 transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (15%)

$500 - $999 (14%)

$100 - $499 (24%)

< $100 (43%)

Chart based on 293 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2017 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

turbocharged 375hp 3.5L V6 10-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

1240 mi New 10 speed transmission failed (skipping gears, going to neutral randomly, jerky changes). Since it's first year, dealer had trouble finding solution. Ford Canada agreed to terminate lease contract. 

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2016 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

5200 mi Driveline vibration dealer road force balanced tires. Advised to put 500 lbs in the bed. Due to heavy tow package on the truck. It solved the problem. They could have shimmed the rear differential but advised under load vibration. 

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2016 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

8500 mi front differential failed Front diff pinion failed and thus entire diff and bearings had to be replaced. 

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2016 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

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

16500 mi

US $354
Rear end needed to be resealed 

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

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

35960 mi Rear axle housing gasket leaking-resealed. 

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

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

15000 mi Also had an update done to the automatic transmission system to fix hard shifting from 5th to 4th gears etc. 

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

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

21600 mi Hard down shift 5-4, tsb 

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

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

8060 mi Replace driveshaft and replace ring and pinion gear set in differential. Problem persists.... but is driveable 

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

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

7020 mi Vibration at 80 to 90km/hr on slight acceleration, uphill or maintaining speed. Dealership reports that all vehicles have this vibration. Test Drove another f150 ecoboost & a 5.0l. Vibration is present in all vehicles. 
69440 mi Vibration felt in cabin, replaced rear end gears. 
8680 mi Vibration in steering wheel returned after five weeks. Replaced whole rear end (housing, gears etc) 

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

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

7000 mi Vacuum wasn't engaging the left front axle correctly. 
6000 mi flash transmission software 
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. 
23900 mi Check engine light. 
5000 mi shifts hard when starting out 
16000 mi Shifting hard "Clunking" 
11000 mi Downshift and Upshifts from 4-5 were violent and long. They reflashed the ecu and said it was related to a tsb. Didn't do anything though. Will bring it back in. 

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

turbocharged 325hp 2.7L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

32000 mi Replace auxillary transmission pump 

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

turbocharged 325hp 2.7L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

3700 mi Faulty auxiliary transmission fluid pump solenoid 

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

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

10200 mi Transmission was occasionaly shifting down with a "bump". Computer was reflashed per a TSB. Problem corrected. 

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

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

7000 mi occasional hard downshift at low speed. Dealer updated transmission software per TSB. 
2700 mi Trans had occasional hard shifting between 5th and 4th gear 

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

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

39527 mi Front hubs would not always disengage in when operating in 2 wheel drive resulting in noise and rolling resistance. LF and RF IWES part 7L1Z-3C247-B (Actuato) 

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

282-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

33000 mi Heavy clunk on downshift when coasting. Software flash seemed to fix issue. 
45000 mi Replaced valve bodies for intermittent hard shifting when hot. 

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

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

7700 mi TSB performed for groaning transmission. Required overnight since parts not in stock. Satisfactory. 

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

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

15000 mi Driveshaft noise and engagement issues. Replaced driveshaft, seems good. 
67000 mi

US $250
Front Driveshaft CV Joint failure. Bearing rebuild 

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2014 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

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

3000 mi Had TSB performed for groaning noise shifting from Park to Drive or Reverse after transmission was warmed up. Replaced separator plate per TSB. 

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2014 Ford F-150 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

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

9000 mi Experiencing severe grinding when transferring to both 4WD High and 4WD Low ranges, driver information screen reporting a 4WD fault, see dealer. Diagnosed that transfer case shift motor was not delivering the specified torque. Motor replaced, and problem remedied at this point. 

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2013 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

13640 mi Clicking in reverse or gear 
40000 mi 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

67000 mi

US $300
Excessive drivetrain slack / bumping during downshifts. Dealer re-greased driveshaft splines and reflashed the PCM to stop late downshifts when coming to a stop. 

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

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

17000 mi Rear differential leaking fluid 
19000 mi

US $89
Four wheel drive was partially engaging on driver's side. Bad actuator and 2 bad selonoids. Actuator was warranty. Selonoids were not. Did not pay labor costs 

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

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

30340 mi vibration when accelerating from stop or stopping completely. they greased the yoke. 

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

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

20000 mi Leaking pinion seal on rear axle 

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

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

30000 mi Ring and pinion scheduled to be replaced under warranty due to manufacturer/party's defect. 
96000 mi

US $200
Speed sensor failed 
18000 mi Solenoid 3 and 4 replaced 
32800 mi Rear pinion seal leaking. External seal, easy fix. 
45900 mi 4wd hub actuators. Replaced both sides. Extended warranty w/$100 ded. But ded. was refunded. 
49000 mi CV axle joint broke. Replaced under warranty. (after a fight with the service manager) LF cv axle joint BROKE. Big fat argument with an over-confident tech. Supervisor insisted he replace. Biggest fight with a dealer I've ever had; over a $200 part. I had to school dealer/techs how to properly torque-to-specs on front end components. 
15500 mi Pinion nut adjustment at driveshaft/rear-differential to correct snapping noise when shifting into reverse and/or drive. Fixed under warranty and existing TSB. 
65000 mi

US $1100
Also found rear axle seal leaking. 

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

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

8000 mi Transmission fluid leak. Transmission case was replaced. Dealer said there was a TSB on this, and that the factory had a period of production when cases were defective causing a leak in an unusual pattern. A new gasket not enough per Ford 
4700 mi transmission groan fixed with new valve body plate. 
10620 mi Clicking/ratcheting noise in rear differential, when going into reverse. Dealer replaced oil slinger and adjusted pinion 
30000 mi

US $175
Occasional slippage and hard shifting. Would slam between 3rd and 5th gears, then enter limp-home mode. Repairs included replacing electronic components in transmission. Rear axle pinion seal failed, causing leak. Seal replaced. 
9000 mi Noise in transmission. New separator plate installed in transmission. 

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

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

13000 mi Replace rear pinion seal due to oil leak 
20300 mi Replace rear differential pinion seal 
41540 mi Differential shim rebuild under TSB 
41540 mi Fault n driveline undetermined, no formal forensic analysis, no fix undertaken. Vehicle bought by dealer. 
15000 mi Leak at u joint on pumpkin 

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

302-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

59000 mi Humming from rear of truck at road speed. Dealer found rear differential bearings failing. Repaired under warranty. 

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

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

29960 mi Rear end Failure, Rebuild Required 
30000 mi Pinion Seal leaking. Covered by warranty. Parts and Labor. 

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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

6000 mi Erratic shifting (intermittent). Adjustment. Problem apparently fixed. However, very disappointed with 14.2 mpg. 

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

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

26740 mi Power loss in third gear. Rpms drop as much as 1000 but no drop in speed. Tech cannot find the cause. 

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

302-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

33000 mi Transmission whine. TSB concerning this problem. Torque converter replaced. 
54100 mi Felt like being bumped from behind when stopping or starting. Slip joint needed to be lubricated. 

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

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

35500 mi Rear differential cover weeping 

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

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

35340 mi Cluncking in rear end at takeoff. Fixed under a TSB 
24380 mi Firmware update due to hard shift from 2 to 3 
34720 mi

C $275
Harsh shifting from 2 to 4 

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

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

65700 mi

US $107
moaning/rubbing sound from front of truck when in 2x4, noise goes away when in AWD or 4x4 IWE (integrated wheel end) vacuum operated 4x4 actuators failed. I replaced both actuators since failure of one usually leads to failure of the other 

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

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

15180 mi pinion seal leaking... dealer didn't have part... still waiting over 2 weeks now... but will be done under warranty. 
21080 mi Transmission had to have it's memory reset as it started hesitating. 
25400 mi I have a long box crew cab...drive shaft slip joint was rattling needed to be re filled with grease 

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

302-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

47300 mi Transmission would not shift out of neutral. Transmission was completely replaced with a new one. 

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

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

18320 mi weird noise from right front wheel, all wheel drive solenoid said to be broken and fixed......problem has returned since 
20460 mi Noise from front IEW replaced (4 wheel drive system) 
39760 mi Iwe (part of the 4 wheel drive system) bearings had to be replaced 
The rear of the transmission oil pan was leaking. Dealer found a faulty gasket which was replaced. 
18380 mi Shifting irregularities. TSB repair which reset the transmission shift points. 

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

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

48000 mi

US $120
Only Diagnosed a front differential issue so far. The dealer is going to look at it on October 18, 2017. The Dealer changed out the seals on the front differential back in 2015. Truck is drive-able but the front differential has a roar. Appointment has been made for a fix. 
52640 mi Rear axle cv joints needed to be greased 
2000 mi Transmission shifting poorly 
23000 mi Broken front 4WD differential 

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

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

14000 mi electrical sensor for 4 wd 

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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

26800 mi Transmission was shifting rough and would only drive in 3rd and 6th. The repair took a few days because the transmission department was very busy. It took about a days worth of work to fix a sensor and they noticed abnormal wear on a gasket 

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

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

54000 mi Real axle seals failed. Required complete rebuild. Covered under Powertrain warranty 
44300 mi Front differential bearings and Left IWE replaced 

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

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

7100 mi Preventive TSB for transmission pump. 
36000 mi Rear end limited slip locked both wheels causing noise when turning. It was as if rear wheels were locked in 4x4. 
49000 mi Engine was unable to find a consistant RPM, TC appeared to unlock and relock constantly on downhill grades with T/H or Cruise engaged. PCM was reflashed, issue appears to be resolved 
9920 mi Hard 1-2 up shift. 
13020 mi very hard shifts up and down as well as lack of power on hard acceleration 
50840 mi Rough shift at very slow speeds occasionally 

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

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

26040 mi LSD clutch pack replaced 
41540 mi LSD clutch pack replaced (2nd time) 
57660 mi

C $15
Vacuum check valve failed in 4x4 system, causing partial engagement of left side IWE (vacuum hub. Replaced vacuum check valve (Motorcraft YG-429) 

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

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

123000 mi Trans temp reached between Yellow & Red when climbing long steep winding highway grade. No load in truck. Happens on the same section of highway every time. Mechanic could not duplicate in a 2 mile drive in town. NOTHING DONE! Once when passing another car stepped hard on gas to downshift and pass, trans when to a "neutral" position, rpms when to about 5000 before I backed out, once rpms dropped trans when back to high gear. Mechanic could not duplicate it on 2 mile drive. NOTHING DONE! 

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

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

22700 mi Improper shifting since day one. Hard slamming shift in all gears eventually before they finally replaced the whole thing. 

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

302-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

16500 mi On accel from a stop, clunk felt in drive train. Cleaned and lubed splines of drive shaft slip yolk per TSB 12-7-13. Repair drive shaft boot. When slowing to a stop at about 2 or 3 mph feels like transmission will not disengage. Vehicle jerks then slows normally to a stop. Advise 110812A Reprogram PCM and TCM, perform adaptive strategy learn. 

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

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

7500 mi Bad batch of transmissions from 4/11/11 to 6/8/11 caused transmission pump leaks. Fixed under TSB.  
20800 mi Harsh shift. Fixed by lubing slip joint and reprogramming transmission. 
24000 mi Transmission not shifting. Transmission pump replaced. 
18500 mi Transmission leak. 
22800 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. 
32700 mi Oil leak @ bell housing. Front pump leaking again. Replaced pump assembly and main transmission housing, seals, filter, etc. 
46900 mi Rough 1-2 and 2-1 shifts at lower throttle. 

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

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

29140 mi Transfer case or front hubs grinding when 4x4 engaged while driving. Only happens at Temps below -20C 

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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

19500 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. 

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

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

24000 mi Had to grease the spline and replace the boot. Also did a update to transmission program 
12300 mi Drive would slip and bump when starting from a stop. 
30400 mi Slippage and jerk from a stop and sometimes when accelerating from a cruise speed. 
41000 mi

US $1500
Tweaked transmission computer software adjustment 
101000 mi

US $350
Rear end seal leaks again and had to repaired 
22300 mi CV joint dry causing rough shifts and shuddering while braking. Dealer used a Ford kit to repack joint. 
39000 mi Rough shifting problem returned. Dealer removed and greased the U-joint. 

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

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

42000 mi Rear differential TSB for clicking 
3000 mi Transmission was experiencing a rough 2-1 downshift. Service repair bulletin existed for known problem with limited number of 6R80 transmissions - friction plate replacement done. 
36000 mi Transmission bangs when shifting from 1st to 2nd about 5% of the time. 
37000 mi Truck would lurch forward after a full stop. 1-2 SHIFT VALVE STICKING IN BORE CLEANED AND RECONDITIONED MAIN CONTROL. REINSTALLED REFILLED AND ROAD TEST VEHICLE RESET KAM AND REFLASHED TO LATEST CALIBRATION. 
33000 mi transmission replacement 
35320 mi The rear seal bearing needed repairing as water had entered it. 
15000 mi Rear end was clunking when going into gear. They replaced the left axle, shimmed the driveshaft, adjusted back lash, replaced ring and pinion. 
27000 mi

US $210
the drive train still clunks, pop, bangs and rattles 

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

411-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

24000 mi Perform TSB 12-7-13 for Rear Driveshaft Slip/Bump. 

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

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

60760 mi

C $800
cracked boot on front driveshaft leading to worn ujoint and vibration at slow speed 
83080 mi

C $1700
both front and rear pinion seal 
88660 mi

C $1300
and cv boot 
93000 mi

US $520
Grinding noise from front end when turning at low speed. 4WD system inspected. All diff & PTU fluids replaced. 

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

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

18000 mi leak at bell housing pump and seal replaced 
27000 mi drive line pop on hard acceleration 

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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

10000 mi Transmission leak and shuttering while driving. Dealer replaced pump and seal as per TSB 11-8-4. 
14000 mi Hard shifting and shuddering. 4 tranny solenoids need to be replaced per TSB 11-11-11, parts on national back order. Truck still at dealer going on 3 weeks. Hard shifting and shuddering. 4 tranny solenoids need to be replaced per TSB 11-11-11, parts on national back order. Truck still at dealer going on 3 weeks. 
31300 mi Ring and pinion seal leaking. Repaired under drive train warranty. 
Transmission Leak - Pump, seals and tranny bolts replaced 

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

360-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

26000 mi Driveshaft slip joint needed to be lubed 
57000 mi drive shaft needed to be lubricated 

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

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

79000 mi

US $563
Transmission fluid flush and reprogramming; kept slipping going into third gear 

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

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

22000 mi

US $780
Transmission seals repaired 

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2010 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

210000 mi

US $398
Replaced both front hubs and passenger hub actuator. 

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

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

24000 mi hard downshifting 
56400 mi leaking transmission fluid from rear sensor, repair at no cost due to TSB from Ford regarding this issue. 
52000 mi Slip joint clunking. Repaired under warranty per Ford bulletin. 

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

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

123400 mi

US $600
Need to flush transmission fluid. But the plug had dipstick broken off, and the connection was leaking. 
35500 mi

US $150
solenoid for engaging/disengaging 4wd failed 
43400 mi

US $700
leaking gasket 
53000 mi

US $120
fluid leak-2nd repair in 3 months. not successful. will return to shop 
44300 mi

US $300
Bulkhead connector o-ring failure. This was the source of the trans leak that the repair shop misdiagnosed. I looked-up the symptoms on the web and this seemed the most likely problem. It has fixed the problem. 

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

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

51000 mi Fluid leak from a transfer tube, per the work order. 
65300 mi

US $40
Limited slip differential continues to cause vibration when accelerating from a turn. Replaced the fluid and added friction modifier per previous recommendation from dealer. Unfortunately problem persists. 

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

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

96000 mi

US $50
Solenoid replaced 
48000 mi driver and passenger cv leaking. dealer replaced driver side under warranty but manufacturer would not approve passenger side repair. two weeks later the passenger side failed and was then replaced under warranty 

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

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

5580 mi Reflash transmission and replaced mechatronic 
42700 mi Tsb performed to lube the two piece driveshaft slip joints to eliminate clunk on takeoff. 
16520 mi Shifting from 1st to 2nd (and 2nd to 1st)is hard. Was due to lack of grease in the universal joint between the two parts of driving shaft. 
31200 mi

US $1000
Bad bearing in driveshaft. Replaced the driveshaft. Broken vacuum harness that controls the automatic locking hubs for the 4wd. Replaced harnesses and hubs. It appears that the vacuum harnesses was broken by an oil change shop when they were checking the fluid in the front differential. 
78400 mi cv boot replaced on the front driver side. 
79980 mi A rubbing sound from the passenger side occurred after having a cv boot replaced on the front driver side. The intermittent sound went back to the shop twice. Originally I thought the sound had come from repair on the cv boot but the shop thought otherwise. They change the bearing but the sound returned. The sound appeared to disappear when you engaged the four wheel drive. In the end it was determined that when the shop did the cv boot they inadvertently broke the seal on the four wheel drive system on the passenger side. No cost to me to fix the seal as it was their error. 
18600 mi Replaced rear differential clutch pack due to excessive grab when cornering. 
49600 mi Vibration between 80-120 kph. Driveshaft was observed to be vibrating. Driveshaft replaced under warranty. Vibration solved. 

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

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

5000 mi Vibration at highway speed. Differential was re aligned 
130000 mi truck went to limp mode while driving and got engine check light. shut truck down, after 5 minutes limp mode cleared. read code for check light , had issue with transmission solenoid. cleared code has not re lit believe it was a short. 
18000 mi Lubricated CV 
74000 mi replaced center driveshaft boot and regreased spline 

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

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

39300 mi

US $140
Service noticed unusual wear on ujoint at previous oil/filter service. U-Joint wearing abnromally and needed to be replaced. 
63000 mi Transmission shifting hard around 40mph, fixed per Ford TSB. Software update, no charge. 
67000 mi Transmission fluid Leak 
9000 mi Transmission 1-2 upshift harshness fixed with reflash.  
82000 mi

US $380
A "bulkhead" connector developed a leak necessitating removal of the pan, to access the offending part. Parts included connector, pan gasket, replacement transmission fluid. 
42300 mi Torque Converter Shutter 
22000 mi Oil leaking at output shaft seal for rear driveshaft. Remove driveshaft and install new seal 
18000 mi Took truck in to the dealer for oil change and tire rotation. Mechanic discovered a slight leak at the pinion seal. Scheduled a time for repair the following week. Pinion seal was replaced. 

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

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

49000 mi and replaced the torque converter (for same problem). 
83000 mi

US $550
Transmission pan gasket was leaking and was replaced. Transmission bulb head connector was leaking and gasket was replaced. 
49000 mi

US $26
Regrease yolk joint to prevent binding. Sometimes needs replacement of the yoke with a chrome one (in the spline area). Dealer quoted $295. 
8000 mi Two piece driveshaft free play causing clunk on downshifts and "slipping feeling" on takeoff from stop. Dealer lubed connecting shafts and put 2 clamps on the shafts. Fix may or may not hold up over time 
24000 mi Install shim kit to correct driveshaft angle. All warranty work. Also the slip yoke was again lubed with heavy grease to eliminate the "slip-bump" on take off. 
68000 mi

US $30
Driveshaft acting like it had slack in it 
81000 mi Again driveshaft acting like it had slack in it and it was lubed again 
68000 mi Again the drive shaft ia acting like it has slack in it. I'm sure they will say it needs to be lubed with a special lube that onkly Ford has. This seems to be a problem in the 2010-2011's 

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

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

82800 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. 

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

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

46000 mi

US $26
After backing down a long driveway (1/8 mile) the Check Engine light came on. The dealer found a code that said "turbine shaft speed discrepancy" caused the light. I had them cancel the code and it has not happened again. 

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

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

9300 mi shudder on 321 downshifts 
12400 mi shudder on 321 downshift. TSB called for overhaul of Main control valve. 
32740 mi

C $300
Driveshaft slip joint service 

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2009 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

65300 mi

C $165
Clutch pack replacement. 
66340 mi

C $388
Transmission rebuild. Full rebuild. Includes fresh u joint. 
139200 mi

US $1400
Transmission bulk head connector started leaking two weeks after transmission fluid change. 
68000 mi

US $1500
Transmission slips at the top of 4th gear and into OD. Truck has 72K miles with no towing or racing. Fords suck. 

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

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

48340 mi

C $620
Bulkhead pass through leaking transmission fluid 
71000 mi

US $175
Oil leaking from transmission by the solenoid connection 
81700 mi

US $85
Rear differential seal replaced near the driveshaft 
63000 mi

US $625
Rear pinion seal, transmission pan gasket, front axle seals 
14000 mi Technician check transmission for issues, none found. 
60000 mi Truck started downshifting hard. Took to shop, they could not repeat the problem. 

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

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

23000 mi Driveline "clunk" on stopping. Shop removed boot on slipjoint, installed different lube, replaced boot. Problem solved. When towing, downshift from 5th to fourth exceptionally hard and jarring. Shop could no replicate. Only apparent when towing 5K Lb. load. 
60300 mi Hard downshifts into first, and from 5 to 4. Dealer reflashed the controller, which took several tries. Excellent result! 
60000 mi Excessively hard downshifting from 5 to 4, and 2 to 1. Dealer reflashed controller, had to go through the process several times to get it to "take". Problem is now resolved. 

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

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

71000 mi

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

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

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

44940 mi Transmission gasket developed a leak and had to be replaced. 
49600 mi

C $1
Transmission Connector leaking transmission fluid 

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

310-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

92000 mi

US $50
Vehicle lost significant amount of ATF. Unable to find leak 
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. 
264000 mi

US $50
trans cooling lines failed and needed to be replaced 
57040 mi

C $380
Transmission bulkhead seal leaking 
40000 mi

US $420
transfer case leak 

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

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

8000 mi Thunking sound when shifting. Dealer removed drive shaft, cleaned out old grease and replaced with a teflon based grease per Ford. Issue resolved! 
19000 mi Transmission shifting issues and slipping both reverse and trying to pass. Complained since the first 1,000 miles on truck and finally Field Service Engineer confirmed my issue. Transmission replaced not repaired as damage was extensive. 
33000 mi 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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2008 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 8ft bed

248-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

102000 mi

US $335
Oil leaking from rear axle. Pinion seal replaced by dealer without incident. Satisfactory repair. 102,000 miles, first repair. 

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

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

84000 mi Driveshaft yoke wear, causing clunking during takeoff. Adjusted driveshaft yoke and regreased. Solved the problem. 

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

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

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... 
205220 mi

C $480
Replaced transmission with rebuilt one. 

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

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

63240 mi

C $625
Rough shifting in 2nd gear when soft accelerating at 40kms/hr 

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

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

38000 mi

US $988
Dlr installed 17" wheels with load rating 'E' tires causing truck to ride extremely stiff. Owner replaced with the correct load rating tires. 

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

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

107700 mi

US $380
BAD VIBRATIONS AND NOISE, axle 

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

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

64300 mi

US $350
Small problem servicing took care of. 
161920 mi

C $500
4x4 does not engage fully creating a racheting sound. Replaced 4x4hub and vacuum switch. Noise still occours occasionally. 
168020 mi

C $126
replace solenoid valve on the 4x4 vaccum system .this part only 1 year old 

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

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

93000 mi

US $700
Replaced universal joints 
50840 mi

C $700
auto locking hubs not working....replaced 1 hub, hose, solenoid for system 

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

248-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

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 
198700 mi

US $4000
Transmission went out completely 
125000 mi

US $896
Output housing failed. 

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

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

132000 mi

US $350
Transmission lines needed to be replaced 

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

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

122700 mi

US $225
Pinion seal in rear end was leaking and had to be replaced. 

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

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

74000 mi

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

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

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

202000 mi

US $73
Replaced driver side cv axle. 
227000 mi

US $179
replaced both rear u-joints. 

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2006 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

87000 mi

US $150
Worn leaking rubber hoses to 4x4 acutators 

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

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

140000 mi

US $1200
Forward gears were all out. 

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

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

103120 mi

C $640
Hanger bearing on rear drive shaft failed Drive shaft carrier bearing failed, replaced complete drive shaft. Both sections 
97300 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 
100520 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 

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

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

55800 mi

US $1600
driveline yoke needed grease/repacked and differential clutches need rebuilding 
33480 mi Clutch plates worn on limited slip differential 

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

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

74000 mi Front four wheel drive hub stripped 
181000 mi

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

US $3200
Rebuild transmission 
74000 mi Transmission replaced under warranty 
93000 mi

US $1843
Had a occasional hard knock in what was thought to be an overdrive spring. It happened when shifting and accelerating into overdrive. After finding out it was not the spring and they had to drop the tranny I elected to have it overhauled. 
129492 mi

US $206
replace shifter cable 
21000 mi Pinion seal was rubbing and squeaking. 4WD was not engaging. Fixed under 30 day dealer warranty. Pinion seal was rubbing and squeaking. 4WD was not engaging. Fixed under 30 day dealer warranty. 

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

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

99000 mi

US $536
Rear axle seals, left and right, leaking. Changed seals. 

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

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

49600 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. 
53200 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 6.5ft bed

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

69000 mi

US $110
Leaky seal in transmission replaced 
69500 mi Had to replace torque converter 

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

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

58900 mi

C $1800
Four wheel drive would partially engage while driving due to solenoid failure. Repaired but i believe there may have been some minor damage caused to the hubs notyet repaired. 
42500 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. 
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 
80000 mi

US $110
Replaced siezed rear differential pinion bearing 
104000 mi 4WD would not engage when a trailer was hooked up using the 7-pin connector. Later could not replicate. 
215140 mi

C $1500
U joints in drive shaft replaced. Pinion seal and axle seals replaced 
221340 mi

C $250
Fitting on transmission cooler broke 
48900 mi

US $1000
Replaced drive front CV-joint 

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

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

144800 mi 4WD stopped working. No repaired yet. 

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

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

181700 mi

US $1165
out of balance drive shaft 

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

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

187000 mi

US $50
Remove and replace IWE solenoid. 

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

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

39000 mi

US $545
u joint causing vib in veh. complete new drive shaft from ford ready to install .repair completed . 

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

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

76000 mi

US $175
Rear differential pinion shaft leaking lube. My 42 year old F100 doesn't leak. 
205000 mi

US $13
The slip yoke on the drive shaft was greased to alleviate a "clunk" on acceleration from a stop. 

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

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

102000 mi

US $40
Front differential gasket leak where the drive shaft enters the back of the differential. 
150900 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. 
78000 mi

US $100
Truck would not move in any forward gear only reverse. Dealer replaced transmission. 
74400 mi

US $1200
Trans noise when shifting. 

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

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

80000 mi

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

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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

137000 mi

US $250
Replaced passenger side 4wd actuator, then the other side a few weeks later. Actually in April. 
165000 mi

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

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

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

75000 mi

US $1600
Seal between transmission and transfer case failed allowing all the transmission fluid into the transfer case. 

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

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

115300 mi

US $2679
Transmission was slipping. I had it checked out and it needed a transmission rebuild. 
92441 mi

US $510
Replaced r/h IWE and IWE solenoid due to water ingress. 
192727 mi

¤5800
Clutch started sliping in 1st gear. 

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

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

70060 mi

C $55
rear pinion seal replaced 
73780 mi

C $450
transmission tail piece 

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

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

8000 mi Entire rear axle assembly replaced under warranty to eliminate whine and vibration problem. 
58000 mi

US $56
4-wheel drive inoperative. Replaced defective switch in transfer case. 
58000 mi

US $380
Driveline vibration caused by damaged rear driveshaft. There was no physical damage detected, but the shaft was very unbalanced and could not be rebalanced. Never in an accident. Replaced driveshaft. 
60000 mi

US $485
Driveshaft that was replaced approximately one year ago developed a vibration. I had a new driveshaft custom built with serviceable u-joints to replace the OEM type disposable shaft and non-serviceable joints. Vibration eliminated. 

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

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

109900 mi

US $500
Front differential seal replaced and fluid topped back off. Diagnosed engine miss fire. Reset PCM for transmission shifting and engine RPM 

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

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

122700 mi

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

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

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

83000 mi

US $683
Rear seal 
93000 mi

US $838
Replaced 4x4 vacuum system 
137500 mi

US $2400
Overdrive not working. Transmission went into neutral when shifting to overdrive. 
67000 mi

US $120
4wd vacuum solenoid replaced because the integrated wheel ends would occasionally try to engage by itself. 
16500 mi Replaced pinion gears under warranty. 
72000 mi Parking brake would not hold. Found leaking axle seal in rear that damaged brake shoes. Dismantled, cleaned, replaced necessary parts. 
142000 mi

US $600
Covers for front and rear differentials were replaced and painted. Differentials were cleaned and greased. New running boards were also installed as the OEM nerf bars were falling off the truck. A standard oil change and tire rotation were performed at the same time. The running boards cost about $400 in addition to this repair. 

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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

163000 mi Tranny started slipping 
103000 mi

US $195
Rear axle seal leak on passenger side. 8.8" Rear differential. 

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

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

98000 mi

US $334
BRANDON FORD tried to charge me $1,300.00 to change the spark plugs because their TECH broke off the plugs AFTER I was quoted $308.00! Differential was replaced using 3rd party Extended Service Contract.IS IT ANY WONDER CAR MFG ARE GOING OUT OF BUSINESS? 

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

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

132680 mi

C $1100
Replaced drive shaft (just needed ujoints but are a unit) 
176080 mi

C $1800
(1) CV shft, Front U-Joints, Rear Drive shaft (Non replaceable U-Joints) 
75000 mi

US $2200
Rebuild transmission. 
119040 mi

C $3041
Transmission suffered catastrophic failure. Required replacement with used transmission. 
133579 mi

C $1835
rt frt drive axle. Replaced rt frt wheel bearing, rt frt drive axle, rt lower ball joint, rt frt hub sleeve. 

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

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

153000 mi

US $505
One of the rear axle seals went bad. So I had both replaced. 

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

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

21000 mi Rear end would shudder when turning. 
78740 mi

C $1100
Replace spark plugs, fuel rail cleaning, replace IWE solenoid (4x4). 
97340 mi

C $1064
Vacuum actuator and left front hub failed (4x4 in -30 celcius weather). Actuator and hub replaced, tires rotated and balanced. 
85000 mi

US $3142
O/D band slipping. Rebuild tranny. 
54000 mi rear end chatter on turns special friction additive put in 
63000 mi

US $30
truck was making transmission type noises when wet. A friend of mine had similar problem and told me about it. The valve that regulates 2/4 wheel drive had to be replaced with an updated one. The sound I heard was the front hubs engaging 
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 
151000 mi

US $1649
took truck to mt holly transmission for rebuilt transmission 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. we have had to tow the truck home and go out and buy another suv a 2014 ford escape. 
176100 mi

US $30
4x4 Control Solenoid failed. Replaced with unit with doghouse to prevent water from entering the unit. 
71000 mi

US $380
Electronic 4x4 transfer went out 

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

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

88000 mi

US $80
Replaced 4x4 Integrated Wheel end, vacuum reservoir and vacuum solenoid. Water in the vacuum solenoid seemed to be the source of the problem. Replacement had a hood over it so water from the firewall doesn't pollute the system. 

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2004 Ford F-150 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

60760 mi When I test drove the truck in December I was noticing a shutter running through the vehicle when I started turning out of a stop. Apparently the wrong fluid had been put in the diff, they sent it to a Ford dealership to have it drained and replaced. 
67580 mi Oil change guy noticed that fluid was spewing out of the rear diff. Brought it back to the dealer who had it fixed immediately because it was about the seize up and cause more damage. 
29000 mi

US $1200
Trans Fault warning came on and trans starting acting funny. Had metal shavings in the pan and a new reman trans is being installed. 

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2004 Ford F-150 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

35000 mi

US $940
Clutches in rear end causing shudder when turning. 

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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
rear seals on axle 

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

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

121000 mi

US $100
replace U joints 

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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

108400 mi

US $800
four wheel drive would bot engage 
183000 mi

US $135
A banging noise was heard in the drive shaft, found dry and loose front & rear; replaced both u-joints on the drive shaft with after market U-joints with Zerk fittings. 
61000 mi

US $50
Transmission seal replaced. 
106800 mi

US $1000
4x4 transfer case has gearing failure; rebuild or purchase used as the only choices offered, new part not available - no warranty available for either choice 
112000 mi transfer case still not working when sold 

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

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

170000 mi

US $500
Fixed rear drive shaft and U-joint and wheel bearings. 
180000 mi

US $500
Replaced pinion and carrier bearings as well as brake pads and rotors. 

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

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

59000 mi

US $480
slave cylinder, clutch kit, seals and having the flywheel resurfaced. 

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

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

25000 mi

US $150
Transmission lines replaced - rusted through. 

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

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

128000 mi

US $800
Transmission fluid hose ruptured 

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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

150300 mi

US $170
replaced rear axle seals and bearings 
164000 mi replaced front wheel bearings prior to a trip...more preventative, then acknowledged symptom. but after the repair I noticed the radio antenna lost its wiggle when going down the road. 
182000 mi

US $30
replace a leaking transmission cooler line 
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. 
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 
68000 mi

US $430
Rear end pinion seal leak. 
125000 mi Universal joints. 
129000 mi

US $4000
Transmission lines. 
118000 mi

US $655
Replaced rear differential yoke seal and differential cover. New u-joints front and rear driveshafts. Replaced fluids in both differentials, transmission and transfer case 
124000 mi

US $4200
Transmission torque converter failed leading to no 3rd gear or overdrive. Total transmission rebuild. 

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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 
60960 mi 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). 
83080 mi

C $190
replace front and rear u-joints 

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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. 

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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
Transmission cooler line rusted and leaking. Limited slip axel problems not repaired. 

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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

118000 mi

US $500
Replace neutral sensor. Tighten shifting lever linkage 
118000 mi

US $800
replace leaking transmission lines 

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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

161000 mi

US $500
CV front axle drivers side. 
168000 mi

US $50
Both u-joints were bad on rear drive shaft 
65500 mi

US $150
Leaking transmission fluid. R&R trans cooler lines (3), trans. bypass line, oil pan, filter 
158700 mi

US $1900
Overdrive went out in the transmission and transmission needed to be replaced. 

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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

112200 mi

US $1300
Clutch slave cylinder was leaking. Shop replaced slave cylinder and clutch kit. 

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

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 5-speed manual RWD

148000 mi

US $325
Replace clutch slave cylinder 
149000 mi

US $325
leaking clutch slave cylinder 

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

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

117000 mi

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

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

260-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

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. 
107300 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. 

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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

123800 mi

US $120
Rear U-joint replaced, differential checked and filled with synethic per factory 
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 
165540 mi

C $1200
resealed differential 

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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

107000 mi

US $90
4wd drive vacuum hub system leaking and repaired 

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2000 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed

205-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

113000 mi

US $2500
The transmission would not go into reverse, kept falling out of gear. Finally died, towed to AAMCO, and repaired. 

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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
Drivetrain as well had some minor repairs 

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

205-horsepower 4.2L V6 4-speed automatic RWD

184500 mi

US $1100
transmission went out and was replaced they failed the first time with valve body and had to relick their chops but running fine now 

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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

99200 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. 

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1999 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

86000 mi

US $2200
Blown transmission 
111000 mi

US $450
Clutch replaced, replaced slave cylinder and master cylinder. Transmission fluid changed. Repair due to soft pedal indicating from advisors it could be the slave cylinder leaking. Though it was wise to replace the worn clutch etc as well. 

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1999 Ford F-150 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

283800 mi

US $2000
replace transmission 

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1998 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

143000 mi

US $800
Axle seals are always going out on this thing. One axle was bent. 

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1998 Ford F-150 2-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

87000 mi

US $750
Transmission solenoid for shifting. 

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1998 Ford F-150

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

126480 mi

C $40
Rear driveshaft u-joints replaced 
143000 mi

US $400
replaced flex plate 

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1998 Ford F-150

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

245000 mi

US $1000
Transmission slipping had to have transmission rebuilt 

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1998 Ford F-150

6-cylinder manual 2WD

96000 mi

US $150
Rear differential cover leaking. 

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1997 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

110300 mi

US $40
The transmission shift cable broke, I got a new one and installed it. Thank G-d for youtube. 

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

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Ford F-150 Transmission Problems

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