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1997 Ford F-150 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Ford F-150

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Ford F-150 is between $434 and $531 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1997 Ford F-150
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$482
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Oil leaks from the right-side cylinder head gasket are common.  Oil from this type of leak will commonly drip onto the starter. The solution to addressing this issue is to install updated head...
The Ford F-150 has known issues with the V8 engine ejecting spark plugs. This will make a tapping or knocking noise, plus the engine will begin to misfire at all speeds. The check engine light will...
Intermittent rough idle may be caused by the EGR sensor sticking, causing the EGR valve to stay slightly open. The valve and sensor must be replaced together to correct this concern.
Trouble with rpm sticking. If I take off slow its runs great. If I have to push pedal fast or har...
location OF THE FUEL FILTER
My question is,will this catalytic converter leak cause the engine to knock/click? There is no co...
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN 1997 THROUGH 2003 MODEL YEAR FORD F-150, 2004 MODEL YEAR FORD F-150 HER...
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTRO...
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, IF THE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT YOKE SEPARATES FRO...
Overall (11 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
December 29, 2011
1997 Ford F-150
Bought my 1997 Ford F150 XLT 4x4 (Regular cab) new, off the lot, have babied it, kept it waxed and clean inside and out. Body and interior look like new, BUT the entire underneath is rusted out, f...
August 17, 2011
1997 Ford F-150
My lariet has 297,000 miles i have had to replace the coils,brakes and rear seal overall it has been a great truck with routine matainence it keeps going and going and going
February 21, 2011
1997 Ford F-150
I HAD TO REPLACE HEAD GASKETS INTAKE GASKETS 1,250 DOLLARS WIPER PROBLEMS NOW MODULE PROBLEMS GETS GOOD GAS MILLAGE 26 MPG OTHER THEN THIS I LIKE MY TRUCK