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Ford F-150 Repair and Maintenance Costs

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

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

Ford Repair Estimates
Car
Service
Price
2003 Ford F-150 Engine: V8
Spark Plug Replacement
$236 - $320
1997 Ford F-150
Ball Joint Replacement - Lower
$235 - $295
1990 Ford F-150 Service Detail: 5.8L V8, Both Sides
Head Gasket Replacement
$1390 - $1729
1990 Ford F-150
Exhaust Manifold Replacement
$468 - $686
2002 Ford F-150 Location: Front
Brake Pad Replacement
$148 - $181

Ford F-150 Problems

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.

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.

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

why does my #2 spark plug have oil all over it (1 answer)

I got an engine code 302 and pulled the coil and plug and there is oil all over it

How many times should my steering wheel rotate before it hits the stop? (2 answers)

I'm attempting to diagnose a loose steering issue and I'm not finding any play, my wife drives a 97 and while I know they are way different her wheel only turns just over 1.5 times and mine is turning almost 2.5 times. Is this normal or do I have a issue?

outside cargo light is not working put new led lights in it tried old lights not (1 answer)

working can you help me lights was working

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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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