Ford F-150 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Ford F-150

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Ford F-150 Problems

Ignition Coil Failure Due to Excessive Spark Plug Gap

An illuminated Check Engine Light could indicate that one or more of the ignition coils has failed due to excessive spark plug gap. To fix this problem, the ignition coils that have failed, the spark plugs, and all coil boots should be replaced.

little or no heat in cabin

Turned on heater and got cold air. set it to 90 and the the temp guage got to half and only got a small amount of heat. vehicle started to have windows fog had to turn on A/C to clear them. It was working fine just two days ago last time used.

Engine Oil Leak from Right Head Gasket

An oil leak may develop from the the right side head gasket.  Oil from this type of leak will commonly drip onto the starter. Our technician tell us an updated head gasket is available to correct this concern.

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Ford F-150 Questions

Hey guys, I have a 4.2 v6 and it's at exactly 130,000 and it won't go over 45. (1 answer)

The last time I drove the truck was a 52 mile trip and when I put it in park before I turned it off the rims shot up like I tapped the gas but I didn't and I shut it off. It started fine so I did my thing and cam back I started it to drive home and I was entering the freeway and around 45 mph...

Can I take plastic plates off behind door handle without special trim tool (1 answer)

What replacement tool

The truck rattles and shakes when letting foot off the gas. (2 answers)

When running at 30mph then let off gas the truck shakes and makes a loud rattle. I have an expedition that does same thing but not has bad.

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Ford F-150 Recalls

Seat Back Frame Not Welded Sufficiently

The manual reclining driver's side front seat may have a seat back frame that is not welded sufficiently. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the seat back frame free of charge to resolve the concern.

Brake Fluid Leaks From Master Cylinder

Brake fluid may leak from the brake master cylinder into the brake booster assembly, resulting in a possible reduction or loss of braking. Dealers will replace the brake master cylinder and if necessary the brake booster free of charge to resolve the concern.

Automatic Transmission Shifts To First Gear Unexpectedly

The vehicle's automatic transmission may shift unexpectedly and suddenly into first gear while driving, which can result in a loss of vehicle control, sudden slowing of the vehicle and possible transmission damage. Dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module with updated software free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Ford F-150 Reviews

I bought this truck from the original owner with 140 thousand miles on it. Now, has 240,000 miles on it. And just never let me down basic maintenance replace the battery and alternator brake pads normal stuff love this truck woudnt trade it for anything.
I bought this truck almost 9 years ago. I don't abuse it but made it work hard. T-boned a GMC SUV with it (totaled it) I had to buy a new bumper $135. When they say Ford tough they are not kidding. I have the V6 and pulled a 30 ft RV across 2 mountain ranges and it still runs good. Had to replace an axle assembly at 220,000 miles. and the ABS pump is gone but I would and do trust it with m...
I have a 1998 f150 Lariat 5.4 auto trans I was planing on buying a wrecked 2002-04 with a 5.4 and trade out the motor and trans would I have to change anything else like on board computer and so on. Thanks

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