1997 Ford F-150 Service Brakes, Hydraulic 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 problems and defects. Total reports: 11.

While Driving And Brakes Were Applied, Vehicle Pulled To Right And Brakes Starting Squeaking. The Dealership Indicated That The This Was Caused By The Equipment That Holds The Brake Calipers Breaking, Which Left The Caliper Not Mounted. Ts

Mileage was 10000 miles. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in ANGOLA, IN. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Jan 17, 2003

The Consumer Applied The Brakes The Brake Pedal Went To The Floor Which Caused Extended Stopping Distance. Dealer Notified. *nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):PLEASE PROV. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in VERONA, KY. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Mar 12, 2003

When Accelerating To 40 Mph, There Was A Severe Vibration In The Front End Which Caused The Steering To Vibrate. *ak New Rotors And Brake Shoes Had Been Installed. The Tires Were Changed. The Vibration Continued Between 40 And 50 Mph. The service Dealer Was Unable To Turn The Rotors, But Repacked The Bearings. *scc *jb *jb

Mileage was 47000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF17W9VL. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in KENOVA, WV. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19961216. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 50 mph. DEALER’S NAME: BOYD COUNTY FORD . DEALER’S CITY: ASHLAND . DEALER’S STATE CODE: KY.

Sept 01, 2003

Breaks . *nm

Mileage was 40000 miles. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in OMAHA, NE. Vehicle was purchased on 20000304. 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.

Sept 01, 2003

1997 F150 Brakes Locking Up And Engine Coolant Leak Into Motor. *tr

FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in VERONA, KY. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Feb 05, 2010

Left Front Brake Line Failed Catastrophically Causing A Complete Loss Of Hydraulic Braking. Vehicle Was Stopped Using Emergency Brake. Brake Line Had Corroded Through About 2-3 Inches From Left Front Brake Caliper. Line Was Replaced But Old Line Was Not Retained. *tr

Mileage was 165000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX17L4VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in CATAWISSA, MO. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 5 mph.

Feb 01, 2010

I Last Drove My Truck On 06/20/2011. When I Woke Up To Feed My Animals I Heard A Sound Like A Bird Caught Under My Truck. I Looked Under The Drivers Side Fender And Saw Flames. I Popped The Hood And Saw The Master Cylinder Was On Fire. I Grabbed My Fire Extinguisher From My Barn And Put The Fire Out.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 197690 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF18W0VL. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in MILACA, MN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

June 25, 2011

The Contact Owns A 1997 ford f-150. The Contact Stated The Brakes Would Squeak And The Vehicle Would Experience An Increased Stopping Distance When They Were Applied At Low Speeds. The Failure Occurred On An Intermittent Basis. The Contact Replaced All Of The Brake Components, But The Failure Continued To Occur. The Vehicle Was Taken To An Authorized Dealer, But They Could Not Duplicate The Failure. The Manufacturer Was Made Aware Of The Failure And Offered No Assistance. The Failure Mileage Was 32,000.

Mileage was 32000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTDX18W5VC. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in CANDOR, NC. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 5 mph.

Nov 01, 2000

The Contact Owns A 1997 ford f-150. The Contact Was Driving 60 Mph When He Tried To Engage The Brakes And The Pedal Was Depressed Abnormally Into The Floorboard. The Contact Mentioned That He Had To Shift Into Neutral To Engage The Emergency Brakes In Order To Stop The Vehicle. The Vehicle Was Taken To A Local Mechanic Who Diagnosed That The Brake Lines Ruptured As A Result Of Corrosion. The Manufacturer Was Not Made Aware Of The Failure. The Vehicle Was Repaired. The Failure Mileage Was 85,000 And The Current Mileage Was 86,500.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 85000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX18L9VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in LAREDO, TX. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 60 mph.

Aug 10, 2011

The Contact Owns A 1997 ford f-150. The Contact Stated That The Spare Tire Cable, Exhaust System Manifold, Fuel Tank Strap, Brake Line, Bolts, Erg Valve, And The Frame Were Rusted. The Vehicle Was Not Repaired. The Manufacturer Was Made Aware Of The Failure And Denied To Buy The Vehicle Back Or Provide Any Assistance. The Failure Mileage Was 220,000 And The Current Mileage Was 322,000.

Mileage was 220000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTDX18W9BC. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in WALKER, WV. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Sept 01, 2009

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

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