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

Exhaust Manifolds Can Crack and Cause Leak

A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a warped exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.

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.

Oil May Leak Onto Starter From Passenger-Side 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

What would cause a vibration/ rubbing noise when turning the vehicle? (1 answer)

The sound only occurs when there is body lean for the vehicle. If the truck body stays level, no sound. any ideas?

Why would overdrive light on shifter blink on and off constantly? (1 answer)

What might cause the overdrive light blink off and on constantly?

What controls the engine idle speed when a/c cycles on and off. (1 answer)

After driving about 15 minutes when stopping with a/c on the oil pressure drops and rpm drop. When a/c cycles off, rpm goes up and oil pressure returns to normal on gauge. what controls the idle speed as a/c cycles on and off>

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Ford F-150 Recalls

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.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Does Not Deploy In A Crash

The occupant classification system that detects the presence of a passenger in the passenger front seat may not operate properly, and as a result suppress the deployment of the passenger frontal air bag in the event of a collision. Dealers will widen the gap between the seat frame and seat track assembly and re-calibrate the seat occupant classification system free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Ford F-150 Reviews

Bought my truck from a family member who owned it for 15 years. As soon as I bought it, it had a few problems, but I put about $700 or so into it and it's been running great ever since. Love my truck and I'm super glad I bought it.
I purchased my F150 Supercrew XLT 5.4,with tow package new on Easter Sunday 2004, it has been a good truck,used extensively for towing a toy hauler fully loaded to the desert for years,used for projects around the house ,hauling heavy loads of landscape/building materials,etc! I have not abused the truck,but I have put it to the test as it was built to do and it has not let me down. I have alwa...
Not just the 2010 but all F-150s are amazing only getting better. The 2010 is the best lookig running and braking truck in its class. The ideas and thoughts just in the inside ofbthe cab. Says it all than one the best drivetrains. Just an amazing truck.

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