1997 Ford F-150 Steering Gear Box Shaft Sector 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 Steering Gear Box Shaft Sector problems and defects. Total reports: 11.

Light Rattling In Steering Sector.

0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1861VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in RIDGELEY, WV. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960327. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Pitman Arm Broke Between The Steering Shaft And Gear, Causing Drive To Lose Control Of The Vehicle, Resulting In A Crash. Dealer Was Not Willing To Inspect The Defective Part . Also, Left Ball Joint Were Bad, Causing Tires To Wear Out.

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX18W6VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in HARRISBURG, PA. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 35 mph.

Dec 01, 1999

Consumer Was On Road Traveling And Steering Felt Like It Was Loose. Steering Wheel Normally Felt Tight And Sturdy, And It Was Starting To Have Too Much Play. Dealer Ordered A Lower Column Shaft Possibly Because Of Wear And Tear. Vehicle Was Also Re-aligned And Went Back To Normal.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1869VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in WETMORE, MI. Original Owner. 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. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

June 29, 2001

Steering Column Failed At Steering Shaft Gear Input…. Could Spin The Wheel Like A Frisby After Going Off The Road. No Sound, No Noise, No Warning..and, Thank God, No Body Around.

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1860VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in HAZELHURST, WI. Vehicle was purchased on 20000401. 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: 30 mph.

Aug 21, 2002

The Vehicle Loss Steering And Total Control Of The Vehicle While Making A Slight Turn. The Dealer Stated The Steering Shaft Separated. The Consumer Found A Recall But Was Told That Her Vehicle Was Not Included. Recall# 03v196000 *ak *scc

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Mileage was 145000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1860VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in DISCOVERY BAY, CA. Vehicle was purchased on 19980401. 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. VEHICLE SPEED: 35 mph. DEALER’S NAME: STAN M. FORD . DEALER’S CITY: TRACY . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA.

May 11, 2003

The Vehicle Was Taken To The Dealer For Recall # 03v196000, However After The Mechanic Started To Work On The Vehicle, He Informed The Consumer That All The Parts Were Not Available, And To Take The Car And They Would Call Consumer When The Parts Arrived, The Consumer Felt Unsafe Driving The Vehicle, And Therefore The Vehicle Was At The Shop For 4 Days. *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FPDF1724VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in KINGSLAND, TX. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. DEALER’S NAME: JOHNSONS SWELL FORD LINCOLN MERCURY . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 8306935577 . DEALER’S CITY: MARBLE FALLS . DEALER’S STATE CODE: TX. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 78654 .

Problems With Steering On 1997ford F150. *mr The Consumer’s Vehicle Wasn’t Included In Recall # 03v196000. The Problem Was Intermittent In The Consumer’s Vehicle And Continued. The Consumer Was Concerned For Her Families Safety And The Possible Side Affect Which May Occur. *scc *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):9999. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in SELKIRK, NY. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Upon Reversing Out Of An Alley At 5 Miles Intermediate Steering Shaft Separated From The Steering Gear. This Resulted In Loss Of Steering. As A Result, Consumer Lost Control Of The Vehicle And Went Onto The Sidewalk.*ak

Mileage was 95000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX186XVN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in COCHRANTON, PA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 5 mph.

While Driving At 30 Mph Vehicle Started Shifting To The Left. Steering Wheel Kept Turning Into Circles. There Was No Way To Steer The Vehicle. Mechanic Determined That Steering Shaft Was Defective.*ak

Mileage was 166000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1728VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in FREEHOLD, NJ. Original Owner. 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: MAN . VEHICLE SPEED: 30 mph.

Aug 10, 2004

The Contact Owns A 1997fordf-150. The Contact Stated That While Driving Approximately 10 Mph, The Steering Wheel Detached From The Vehicle. The Contact Was Able To Stop The Vehicle Safely. While Inspecting The Vehicle, The Contact Noticed That The Intermediate Steering Shaft Was Not Properly Secured On The Steering Box. The Manufacturer Was Notified And The Contact Was Informed That The Vehicle Was Not Included In The Recall Associated With Nhtsa Campaign Id Number 03v196000 (steering:gear Box:shaft Sector). The Vehicle Was Not Repaired. The Failure And Current Mileages Were Approximately 106,000. Updated 09/27/11 *bf The Vehicle Was Repaired At The Owner’s Expense.

Mileage was 106000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX186XVK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in BRINNON, WA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 10 mph. DEALER’S NAME: GILLIS FORD . DEALER’S CITY: SHELTON . DEALER’S STATE CODE: WA.

Aug 04, 2011

The Contact Owns A 1997fordf-150. While Driving Approximately 4 Mph, The Contact Lost Control Of The Steering. The Contact Inspected The Vehicle And Noticed That The Steering Shaft Was Separated From The Steering Box. The Contact Replaced The Bolt That Held The Steering Shaft In Place. The Contact Referenced Nhtsa Campaign Id Number: 03v196000 (steering:gear Box:shaft Sector) But Was Advised By The Manufacturer That The Vin Was Not Included In The Recall. The Vehicle Was Repaired. The Approximate Failure Mileage Was 200,000. Updated 02/22/12 *bf Updated 03/01/12

Mileage was 200000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1861VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in BARTO, PA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 4 mph.

Feb 08, 2011

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