1997 Ford F-150 Electrical System Wiring Front Underhood problems & defects.

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If you are driving a 1997 Ford F-150, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Electrical System Wiring Front Underhood problems and defects. Total reports: 40.

Vehicle Was Parked In Drive With Engine Turned Off When Fire Started. Fire Started Approx. 30 Minutes After Parking. Fire Dept. Said Fire Started From Wiring Harness. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX18W6VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in HOUSTON, TX. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

June 02, 1997

Vehicle Caught On Fire Underneath And Between The Bed And Cab Of Truck. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1724VR. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in LAQUINTA, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

June 30, 1997

A Fire Started Under The Hood Near The Right Front Wheel Well. Just Prior I Thought I Heard The Starter But Looked Outside And Saw No One In The Truck. Shortly After The Fire Started. The Truck Had Not Been Used For 24 Hours.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1720VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in SOUTH CHINA, ME. Vehicle was purchased on 19980201. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Jan 31, 1999

This Piece Cause Stall Outs Very Poor Gas Milage,enigine Too Over Heat 5 Times Aday While Driving ,makes Rough Idle And Has No Power When Needed Could Cause Serious Reck If You Get In A Bind On Road ,stall Outs When Taking Off From Red Lights ,personel Safety Of Me And My Family Is At Risk

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF172XVK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in SULPHUR, LA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980701. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Oct 18, 1999

Truck Was Parked In The Parking Lot Of My Place Of Business For About 2 Hours, Then Caught On Fire. It Appeared That The Fire Started In The Fuse Box Under The Hood. It Melted Everything On The Left Side Of The Engine. The Plastic Brake Fluid Reservoir Melted Adding Brake Fluid To The Fire. The Short Caused The Battery To Get So Hot That The Plastic Casing Melted. There Was No Indication Of A Problem While Driving The Vehicle To Work.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF18W1VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in LA VERGNE, TN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960401. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Oct 16, 2000

For Additional Information Contact John A. Reutter From Superior Investigations For Photos And The Wiring Harness. The Above Phone Number And Email Are Superior’s Information And Not The Owner.*ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX17L1VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in ORANGE PARK, FL. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Dec 31, 2000

Trailer Wiring Harness Plug Shorted, The Vehicle Was Within 3 Year Warranty But Dealer Refused To Fix It Because Consumer Did Not Purchase It At That Location. Nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF17W2VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in ONEONTA, AL. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

July 01, 1999

The Wiring Harness On The Driver’s Side Under The Hood Failed Resulting In Fire. Nlm

Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX176XVA. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in DALLAS, TX. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

June 03, 2001

Vehicle Was Parked At Appox. 11pm On May 9th, At Approx. 12:30 Am I Was Awakened By The Sound Of A Horn Blowing , I Looked Out The Window And I Seen That My Truck Was On Fire, A Nieghbor Lady Had Driven By And Noticed It And Went Home To Call The Fire Department. She Said That It Was Burning On The Drivers Side By The Tire, That Is Why I Think It Might Have Been An electrical Short, For That Is Where All The Main electrical Fuse Blocks Are Located.*ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1765VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in ALBUQUERQUE, NM. Vehicle was purchased on 20010701. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Apr 10, 2002

On Nov. 5th I Parked My 1997 F150 Truck At Work At 7:00am. Between 10:30 And 11:00 I Get A Call That The Fire Department Is Putting A Fire Out Under Neath My Trucks Hood. It Took 4 Hours After The Truck Was Parked To Start A Fire. If It Wasn’t For Me Parking Close To A Guards Station It Would Of Been Worse. My Concern Is That This Could Of Happened After I Parked In My Garage At Home Which Would Of Put Me And My Family In Danger. After This Fire I Called The ford Headquarters And Made A Complaint. I Also Did Some Research On The Internet Under 1997 Brake Master Cllinder Fires Because Thats Where The Fire Fighters Said It Started And I Was Surprised To Find Numerous Articles About The Same Problem.*ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 92000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):?. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in MADISON, CT. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 20020201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph. DEALER’S NAME: PRIVATE PARTY .

Nov 05, 2003

My 19’97 ford f-150 Had An electrical Fire Yesterday. It Had Been Parked For Over Thirty Minutes When Someone Told Me It Was On Fire. After I Put The Fire Out And The Fire Department Came. They Said The Fire Started Around The Fuse Box Area. I Have Read That Others Have Had The Same Fire I Have Had.*ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 125000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1765VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in COOKEVILLE, TN. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 20020511. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph. DEALER’S NAME: RIGGINS AUTOMOTIVE . DEALER’S CITY: HUNTSVILLE . DEALER’S STATE CODE: AL.

Apr 22, 2004

Picked Up 1 Yard Of Mulch And Was Unloading, Smelled Burning Rubber, And Saw Flames In Wheel Well. Put Out Fire With Fire Extinguisher And Called Fire Department. Opened Hood, And Saw Fender Burned, Plastic Brake Near Master Cylinder Burned, And Fuse Box And Wiring Burned. Fire Department Said It Was Bad Wiring. Mechanic Felt It Involved The Brakes. Also, Cruise Control Had Not Worked For Nearly Six Months Before Fire.*ak

Vehicle was on fire. Mileage was 100000 miles. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in MEMPHIS, TN. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Mar 25, 2004

While Driving 50 Mph, The Consumer Noticed Smoke Coming From Underneath The Hood. The Consumer Was Able To Maintain Control Of The Vehicle, And Pulled Over. Then, Vehicle Caught On Fire. Consumer Extinguished The Fire With A Fire Extinguisher. *ak The Part That Was On Fire Was The Deactach Switch On The Master Cylinder For The Cruse Control. *sc *eh

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 50 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1767VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in PORT ORANGE, FL. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 50 mph.

Nov 20, 2004

Consumer Shut The Vehicle Off And Exited The Vehicle. Later, Consumer Entered The Vehicle. Turned The Ignition On, And Vehicle Started But Would Not Go Into Gear. Then, Consumer Exited The Vehicle , Opened The Hood, And Noticed There Was A Fire Inside The Hood. The Defect Was The Cruise Control Relay. The Fire Was Extinguished By The Consumer.*ak

Vehicle was on fire. Mileage was 12000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX17L3VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in MOUNT DORA, FL. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Mar 30, 2004

While Vehicle Was Parked A Fire Started Under The Hood. The Fire Was Put Out. Dealership Was Notified, But Did Not Resolve The Problem. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. Mileage was 18000 miles. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in CONROE, TX. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Dec 13, 2004

Vehicle Caught On Fire 15 Minutes After Being Parked In The Parking . Local Fire Department Arrived To Extinguish The Fire. How The Fire Got Started Was Not Determined At This Time. Dealer Was Notified, And The Consumer Left A Voice Mail To The Manufacturer.*ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 1 person(s) died. Mileage was 178000 miles. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in FORT WORTH, TX. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Mar 09, 2005

Vehicle Caught On Fire While Parked In The Parking Lot At Work. The Vehicle Was Parked Approximately One Hour And Half To One Hour And Forty-five Minutes Before The Fire Started. The Local Fire Department Arrived To Extinguish The Fire. The Cause Of The Fire Was Not Determined. Dealer And The Manufacturer Were Notified.*ak *bf *nm

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 145000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX18W6VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in DODDRIDGE, AR. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970901. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. DEALER’S NAME: PERFORMANCE FORD . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 903-796-2848 . DEALER’S CITY: ATLANTA . DEALER’S STATE CODE: TX. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 75551 .

Mar 22, 2005

While The Vehicle Was Parked For 1 Hour A Fire Started Under The Hood. The Dealership Was Notified, But Did Not Offer Assistance. *ak *jb

Vehicle was on fire. Mileage was 40000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF17W6VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in HULL, GA. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. DEALER’S NAME: RON CARTER FORD . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 281-331-3111 . DEALER’S CITY: ALVIN . DEALER’S STATE CODE: TX.

Dec 10, 2003

While Vehicle Was Parked For 9 Hours A Fire Started Under A The Hood. Vehicle Was Totaled. *ak Updated 2/28/2006 – The Cruise Control Was Not Working At The Time Of The Fire. The Consumer Noticed That It Had Stopped Working On 2-18-05. *nm

Vehicle was on fire. Mileage was 69000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX18L1VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in HOLLAND, OH. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 20020624. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. DEALER’S NAME: CARRICKS . DEALER’S CITY: HOLLAND . DEALER’S STATE CODE: OH. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 43528 .

Feb 27, 2005

While Vehicle Was Parked For 1 Hour A Fire Started Under The Hood. Vehicle Was Totaled. Dealership Was Notified, But Did Not Resolve The Problem. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. Mileage was 140000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX18L4VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in HOUSTON, TX. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Mar 25, 2005

My F150 Caught On Fire While At Work, Approxamately 1 1/2 Hrs After Returning From Lunch. The Fire Deptartment Extinguished The Truck. They Did File A Report. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 145000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX18W6VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in DODDRIDGE, AR. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 19970901. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. DEALER’S NAME: PERFORMANCE FORD . DEALER’S CITY: ATLANTA . DEALER’S STATE CODE: TX.

Mar 22, 2005

Underhood Fire On 1997 f-150 Possible Cruise Control Switch. Vehicle Was Sitting Wit The Kdy Off And Caught Fire.*ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 0 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1760VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in CALABASAS, CA. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960314. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph. DEALER’S NAME: FRIEDLY FORD . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 702 870 7221 . DEALER’S CITY: LAS VEGAS . DEALER’S STATE CODE: 00. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 89107 .

Apr 01, 2003

Parked f-150 In Garage. About An Hour Later Got A Call Truck Was On Fire. Fire Report Said Underhood Fire. Truck Was A Total Loss.*ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 100000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX0863VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in TAMPA, FL. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN . VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Jan 29, 2005

Contact States: Spark Plug Popped Out Of Head While Driving, Was Going Slow But Caused A Jerking Of The Vehicle-no Accident. This Was The First Time This Had Ever Happened. No Repair Work Or Replacement Of Parts.*ak

Mileage was 100500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX18L7VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in HENDERSON, NV. Vehicle was purchased on 20030429. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 30 mph. DEALER’S NAME: FORD COUNTRY . DEALER’S CITY: HENDERSON . DEALER’S STATE CODE: NE. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 89014 .

Apr 14, 2005

Under Hood Fire On A 1997 ford F150 Pickup. The Fire Occured On March 29, 2005 At Approximately 6:30am When A Neighbor Came To Our House To Report That Our Truck Was On Fire And They Had Called The Fire Department. Flames Were Already Through The Hood On The Drivers Side And Coming Out The Front Left Wheel Well. Mr. Carnes Was Able To Extinguish The Fire Before The Fire Department Arrived However, The Bulk Of The Damage Had Already Been Done. Mr. Carnes Simply Prevented Any Further Property Damage To Anything Nearby. Our Insurance Company Has Totaled The Vehicle. Their Fire Iinvestigator Has Determined That The Fire Was Caused By The Speed Control Deactivation Switch. We Contacted ford The Same Day And Were Told That Their Legal Department Would Contact Us In 2 Business Days. Today Is 5/5/05 And We Have Still Not Heard From ford. We Don’t Know What Else To Do From Here, But I Hope That This Will Prevent Anyone Else From Have To Endure This Trauma. Our Insurance Company Will Not Pay The Claim Until They Hear From ford. We Wait In Limbo.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 45000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX17L7VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in NEWPORT NEWS, VA. Vehicle was purchased on 20041007. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Mar 29, 2005

Under Hood Fire On A 1997 ford F150 Pickup. The Fire Occured On April 29, 2005 At Approximately 6:30am When A Neighbor Came To Our House To Report That Our Truck Was On Fire And They Had Called The Fire Department. Flames Were Already Through The Hood On The Drivers Side And Coming Out The Front Left Wheel Well. Mr. Carnes Was Able To Extinguish The Fire Before The Fire Department Arrived However, The Bulk Of The Damage Had Already Been Done. Mr. Carnes Simply Prevented Any Further Property Damage To Anything Nearby. Our Insurance Company Has Totaled The Vehicle. Their Fire Iinvestigator Has Determined That The Fire Was Caused By The Speed Control Deactivation Switch. We Contacted ford The Same Day And Were Told That Their Legal Department Would Contact Us In 2 Business Days. Today Is 5/5/05 And We Have Still Not Heard From ford. We Don’t Know What Else To Do From Here, But I Hope That This Will Prevent Anyone Else From Have To Endure This Trauma. Our Insurance Company Will Not Pay The Claim Until They Hear From ford. We Wait In Limbo.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 45000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX17L7VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in NEWPORT NEWS, VA. Vehicle was purchased on 20041007. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Apr 29, 2005

Our 1997 ford f-150 Pickup Was Sitting In The Driveway. It Had Been Parked There Since Yesterday Evening, About 6:30 P.m. At Approximately 3:30 P.m. The Next Day, Our Doorbell Rang, It Was The Mail Lady. My Husband Answered The Door,and She Asked Him If He Knew His Truck Was On Fire? It Took A Couple Of Seconds For It To Register, And He Said What? She Repeated It. My Husband Hollered At Me To Call The Fire Department, The Truck’s On Fire. I Grabbed The Cordless And Headed Towards The Front Door. Just As I Was Coming Out The Front Door, My Husband Said Turn The Water On. He Already Had The Garden Hose In His Hand, Pulling It Towards The Truck. He Was Able To Put The Fire Out Before The Fire Department Got There, By Spraying On Top Of The Hood, Under The Hood, Under The Front Wheel Well, And Inside The Cab Underneath The Dash On The Driver’s Side. Had This Fire Occured Five Minutes Later, My Husband Would Have Been In It, On The Highway. Thank The Lord, He Wasn’t! There Is Still Quite A Bit Of Damage Done To Old Blue, So We’re Waiting On Our Insurance Adjuster And An Investigator From ford To Come Out And Take A Look At It. We Only Found Out This Morning About All Of The Complaints About Engine Fires On f-150‘s.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 85000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1762VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in INDEPENDENCE, MO. Vehicle was purchased on 19971117. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph. DEALER’S NAME: METRO FORD .

May 25, 2005

Dt: Without Warning Consumer Saw A Spark And Some Smoke And While Consumer Was After A Fire Extinguisher The Truck Burst Into Flames And Exploded And Was Totaled. Dealer Gave Consumer A Number To Contact Manufacturer. Manufacturer Said They Will Get Back With Consumer Through A Representative. *tt

Vehicle was on fire. Mileage was 10000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX18W8VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in WILMINGTON, NC. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 20040203. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. DEALER’S NAME: CHRIS CLEMMONS .

June 01, 2005

Dt: While Driving Vehicle Felt Temperature In Cabin Go Up, Pulled Off Road, Opened Hood To Find Large Fire. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1761VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in SAINT CLOUD, FL. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS.

Nov 28, 2003

At 3:15 Am On June 1, My 1997 ford f-150 Caught Fire And Burned. Horn Honking Woke My Daughter Who First Observed A Fire From A Bedroom Window. She Woke My Wife And I Up Thinking My Detached Shop Was On Fire. We Ran Outside And Found The Fire To Be A Truck Engine Compartment Fire. The Truck Was Driven Last At 7:30 Pm And Parked On My Driveway Next To A Horse Trailer. I Called 911 And Began Spraying Water On The Truck And Trailer. I Could Not Control The Fire And Focused On Keeping The Trailer Cool. When The Fire Truck Finally Arrived It Took About 30 Minutes To Put The Fire Totally Out. At That Point The Fire Had Burned Through The Cab To Rear Seats. Based On How The Truck Burned, I Believe It Was Attributed To A Cruise Control Switch Fire.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 118000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1762VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in ORANGE, TX. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 19990616. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

June 01, 2005

Dt: Consumer States That At 4 Pm Tparked The Vehicle And The Next Day At 1 Am The Vehicle Caught On Fire. It Burned The Hood, Windshield, Wiring And Everything Underneath The Hood. The Fire Department Stated That It Was An electrical Problem. There Was A Fire Department Report.*ak

Vehicle was on fire. Mileage was 160000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1721VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in TULSA, OK. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on 20031104. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. DEALER’S NAME: CALLAHAM AUTOPLEX . DEALER’S CITY: WITCHITA FALLS . DEALER’S STATE CODE: TX.

May 02, 2005

Dt: A 1997 ford F150 Pickup. The Vehicle Was Parked 3

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