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Ford F-150 Lightning Problems

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Most Common Ford F-150 Lightning Problems

Oil leaks can develop around the intake manifold gaskets and valve cover gaskets.
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 spa...
The Ford Lightning is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, the strong smell of coolant from the engine, and illumination of the low engine coolant warn...
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0 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Brakes Problems

0 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Drive Train Problems

0 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Electrical & Lights Problems

4 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Engine Problems

Oil leaks can develop around the intake manifold gaskets and valve cover gaskets.
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 spa...
The Ford Lightning is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, the strong smell of coolant from the engine, and illumination of the low engine coolant warn...

1 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Exhaust & Emissions Problem

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

1 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

The Ford F-150 SVT Lightning with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. Most commonly the fan will only run on the hi...

0 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Maintenance Problems

0 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Miscellaneous Problems

1 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Suspension & Steering Problem

Failure to change the power steering fluid can cause the fluid to become gray with metal particles. The contaminated fluid can damage the power steering pump resulting in a growling noise when the ...

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Known Ford F-150 Lightning Problems & Complaints

Oil leaks can develop around the intake manifold gaskets and valve cover gaskets.
The Ford F-150 SVT Lightning with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. Most commonly the fan will only run on the hi...
The Ford Lightning is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, the strong smell of coolant from the engine, and illumination of the low engine coolant warn...
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 spa...
Spark plugs in the Ford Lightning 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...
Failure to change the power steering fluid can cause the fluid to become gray with metal particles. The contaminated fluid can damage the power steering pump resulting in a growling noise when the ...
Tubes for the EGR system (exhaust gas recirculation) can break, causing an exhaust leak and noise under the hood.
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