1997 Ford F-150 Power Train 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 Power Train problems and defects. Total reports: 7.

Odometer Is Not Working. Yh

FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in BLUE SPRIN, MO. Vehicle was purchased on 19981118. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Apr 21, 1999

Hood Began Coming Up Around June Of 1999, Releases 2 To 3 Times A Week. Does Not Release Second Latch To Fly All The Way Up. The Speedometer Gauges Started Working Improperly Late February Of 2000, The Mileage Counter Stops, Then After 3-4 Hundred Miles Starts Working Again. This Has Happened 3 Times Since.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX08W1VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in KODAK, TN. Vehicle was purchased on 19990301. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Speedometer Sticks And Misreads How Fast Vehicle Is Going. Dealer And Manufacturer Have Been Notified.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDS1728VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in COLUMBUS, GA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Gem Module Failure At High Speed. Caused 4×4 To Engage At High Speed Causing Loss Of Control Of Vehicle. Also, During Turns, Causes Loss Of Control Of Steering. Did Some Research Of Several ford F150 Web Sites And Found Several Complaints For Similar Or The Same Problems. Took The Vehicle To The ford Dealer For Repair And Was Told The Gem Module Was The Culprit And That There Was Significant Corrosion In The Adjacent Fuse Junction Panel. The Service Department Confessed That They Have Had Several Complaints For These Kinds Of Conditions And Have Had To Replace Many Of These Gem Modules And Fuse Panels Because Of Leaks In The Windshield Or Hood Cowling. They Further Told Me That Unless I Replaced These Components And Any Other Electrical Component, At My Expense, They Would Not Warranty Any Repairs. After A Repair Bill Of $1000.00, ford Refused To Help Claiming It Was Not A Design Or Component Part Problem. My Concern Is The Possibility Of Electrical Failures In The Future Or Even Damage To The Drive Train Components.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 148200 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX08W0VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in OOLTEWAH, TN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

Oct 29, 2010

The Contact Owns 1997 ford f-150. The Contact Stated That After Receiving Notification Of Nhtsa Campaign I.d. 11v385000 (fuel System, Gasoline: Storage: Tank Assembly: Mounting) The Contact Took The Vehicle To The Dealer. The Dealer Stated That The Fuel Straps Were Corroded. The Dealer Was Unable To Perform The Recall Remedy Due To The Severity Of The Corrosion On The Fuel Tank Straps. The Contact Called The Manufacturer Regarding The Recall Repair And Was Advised That The Manufacturer The Fuel Tank Mount Would Have To Be Repaired At The Contact’s Expense. The Vehicle Was Not Repaired. The Failure Mileage Was 150,000. The Consumer Stated The Frame Bracket Had Rotted And The Recall Could Not Be Performed. The Consumer Stated The Vehicle Has A Slight Hesitation, There Was A Noise When The Gear Was In Drive, The Brakes Felt Spongy, The Brake Line Had To Be Replaced, As Well As The Brakes, Calipers And Hoses. Updated 04/17/12 Updated 04/25/12*lj Updated 05/02/12 *jb

Mileage was 150000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTDX1725VC. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in COVENTRY, RI. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 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: WEST SHORE COLLISION . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 401-738-0144 . DEALER’S CITY: WARWICK . DEALER’S STATE CODE: RI. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 02889 .

Sept 29, 2011

The Contact Owns A 1997 ford f-150. The Contact Stated That The Vehicle Was Parked And Turned Off When It Rolled Away Down A Hill And Crashed Into A Neighbor’s Home. The Emergency Brake Was Engaged At The Time Of The Failure. The Police Arrived On The Scene And Filed A Report Of The Incident. The Contact’s Insurance Company Inspected The Vehicle And Advised That There Was An Issue With The Steering Column. The Vehicle Had Not Been Inspected By An Authorized Dealer. The Manufacturer Was Not Contacted. The Failure Mileage Was 107,076. *tr

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 107076 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTDX176XVC. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in MCKEESPORT, PA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Mar 19, 2013

The Contact Owns A 1997 ford f-150. The Contact Stated That The Gear Lever Failed To Shift From Drive Into Park. The Vehicle Was Towed To An Authorized Dealer Where The Shift Cable And Steering Column Bracket Were Replaced. The Contact Referenced Two Recalls Under Nhtsa Campaign Id Numbers 97v171000 (power Train) And 97v147000 (power Train). The Manufacturer Was Notified And They Informed The Contact That The Vin Was Not Included In Either Of The Two Recalls. The Approximate Failure Mileage Was 150,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 150000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX17W3VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in MELBOURNE, FL. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Aug 16, 2013

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