1997 Ford F-150 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc 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 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc problems and defects. Total reports: 10.

Truck Will Clunk When Braking. ford Has Issued A service Bulletin On This Problem. Area Dealership Greased The Front But This Didn’t Change Condition. Please Describe Details.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX176XVK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in BILLERICA, MA. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Aug 13, 1996

The Front Brakes Are Locking Up On Wet Pavements. Dealer Contacted The Manufacturer To Ask How To Repair Vehicle. Manufacturer Has Not Contacted The Dealer. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1766VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in TALLAHOMA, TN. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

July 02, 1997

Whenever Brakes Are Applied, Damp, Rainy Or Cold Weather, The Brakes Would Make Noise & Lock Up. An Intermittent Problem. Took Vehicle To Dealership & Mechanic Checked It. Had Replaced Pads & Drums On Brakes. Had The Brakes Inpspected & Told Brakes Were Okay, But Still Have Problem. Was Told By Mechanic To Come Once A Month To Have It Checked. Manufacturer Knows Of Problem. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTBF1829VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in AUBURN, MA. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 40 mph.

Mar 15, 1997

Premature Treadwear. All Four Tires Replaced. Tires Maintained And Rotated Per Manufacturer Recommendation.( Dot Number: Tire Size: 23570r16 )

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX17L5VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in ROSWELL, GA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970301. 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 07, 1998

While Driving At 15 Mph And Going Around A Corner Noticed Some Type Of Loud Noise Coming From The Brake Caliper Brake Caliper Snapped In Half Which Damaged The Front Rotors. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1725VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in TOM RIVER, NJ. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

June 01, 1999

No Summary Listed For Above Vehicle. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX18L1VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. Vehicle was purchased on 19991101. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 40 mph.

July 12, 2000

The Original Rear Sliding Glass Window Leaked And Was Replaced Under Warranty (less Than 36000 Mi.). The Replacement Window Eventually Leaked Too, So It Was Defective Also. The Front Brake Pads Wore Out And Scored The Rotors. The Repair Shop Indicated That They Could Not Turn/repair The Rotors Because They Were Under Specification. Further Investigation Indicated That The Replacement Rotors For This Vehicle Have A Different Thickness Specification. The Original Rotors Are Either Not The Correct Thickness Or Have An Incorrect Specification. The Brakes Have Never Seemed To Perform Properly. Brakes Must Be Applied Very Hard And Even Then The Vehicle Does Not Stop Very Quickly.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX18L8VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in PLOVER, WI. Vehicle was purchased on 19990301. 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.

Aug 30, 2000

The Brakes Wore Out Prematurely And The Repair Shop Said That The Original Equipment Rotor Discs Were Already Under (less Than) Specification When Manufactured (ie. The Incorrect Spec. Was Installed). Also, The Rear Anti-lock Brakes Do Not Work. Independently Or Combined, These Conditions Have Resulted In Poor Braking Resulting In Numerous Running Of Stop Signs And Near Rear End Collisions With Vehicles Or Collisions With Curbs, Signs, Etc.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX18L8VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in PLOVER, WI. Vehicle was purchased on 19990401. 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: 45 mph.

June 30, 2000

Brake Pads Have Been Changed Twice. This Was Caused By Rusted Rotors Which Went Bad, Causing Loose Rear Brakes. Dealer Has Been Aware Of Problem.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEF17WOVN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in FOREST LAKE, MN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Sept 01, 2002

Dt: Contact Stated The Rear Brakes Locked On Cold Starts. The Dealer Attempted To Repair The Brakes, But The Problem Reccured. The Manufacturer Offered No Free Remedy. *ak

Mileage was 29000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF0726VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in BELLBAWR, NJ. Vehicle was purchased on 20010210. Vehicle was 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: MAN . DEALER’S NAME: ECHELON FORD . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 856-627-8400 . DEALER’S CITY: STRAFFORD . DEALER’S STATE CODE: NJ. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 08084 .

July 15, 2005

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