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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.
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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4 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Engine Problems

1 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Exhaust & Emissions Problem

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

1 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Suspension & Steering Problem

7 Known Ford F-150 Lightning Problems

Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Ford F-150 Lightning years 1993, 2000, and 2004 are the most likely to experience problems.

1993 Ford F-150 Lightning
2000 Ford F-150 Lightning
2004 Ford F-150 Lightning
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