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1996 Ford F-150 Problems

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Most Common 1996 Ford F-150 Problems

If a noise from the rear end is heard when going around turns or after driving at highway speed for an extended period, there is an updated differential clutch kit available.
The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.
Spark plugs in the Ford F-150 can be very difficult to remove. Ford has issued a service bulletin (08-7-6) to address this issue, which includes a recommended procedure on how to remove the plu...
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0 Known 1996 Ford F-150 Brakes Problems

2 Known 1996 Ford F-150 Drive Train Problems

If a noise from the rear end is heard when going around turns or after driving at highway speed for an extended period, there is an updated differential clutch kit available.
If there is a vibration or noise at highway speed, it could be from the frontdrive shaft and may require replacement of the double cardan joint. A double cardan joint is a type of driveshaft joint ...

0 Known 1996 Ford F-150 Electrical & Lights Problems

6 Known 1996 Ford F-150 Engine Problems

The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.
Spark plugs in the Ford F-150 can be very difficult to remove. Ford has issued a service bulletin (08-7-6) to address this issue, which includes a recommended procedure on how to remove the plu...

1 Known 1996 Ford F-150 Exhaust & Emissions Problem

Tubes for the EGR system (exhaust gas recirculation) can break, causing an exhaust leak and noise under the hood.

0 Known 1996 Ford F-150 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1996 Ford F-150 Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1996 Ford F-150 Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1996 Ford F-150 Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1996 Ford F-150 Problems & Complaints

The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.
Spark plugs in the Ford F-150 can be very difficult to remove. Ford has issued a service bulletin (08-7-6) to address this issue, which includes a recommended procedure on how to remove the plu...
The gears for the timing chain can strip, causing the engine to crank but not start.
If a noise from the rear end is heard when going around turns or after driving at highway speed for an extended period, there is an updated differential clutch kit available.
The 1996-2001 Ford F-150 with the 100% plastic intake manifold is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of the manifold. This will often trigger the ...
The Ford F-150, with the optional 5.0L/302ci V8, may develop misfires, rough running, and loss of power, accompanied by the check engine light illuminating. Ignition wires can rest on the exhaust ...
Tubes for the EGR system (exhaust gas recirculation) can break, causing an exhaust leak and noise under the hood.
If there is a vibration or noise at highway speed, it could be from the frontdrive shaft and may require replacement of the double cardan joint. A double cardan joint is a type of driveshaft joint ...
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