1997 Ford F-150 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint 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 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint problems and defects. Total reports: 9.

During Inspection A Broken Coil Spring Was Repaired, The Lower Ball Joints Were Loose And Were Replaced. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1728VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in CORTLAND, NY. Original Owner. 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.

Nov 01, 2000

While Driving Vehicle Began To Vibrate, Consumer Got Out Of The Vehicle But Could Not See Anything, Consumer Then Proceeded To Drive About 5mph When The Vehicle Began To Vibrate Again, Plus There Was A Squeaking Noise, Vehicle Was Taken Into A Mechanic, And Consumer Was Informed That The Lower Ball Joint Was Loose.*jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTDX1769VC. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in ST LEOLIN N.B., CD. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 80 mph.

While Driving Vehicle Began To Vibrate, Consumer Got Out Of The Vehicle But Could Not See Anything, Consumer Then Proceeded To Drive About 5mph When The Vehicle Began To Vibrate Again, Plus There Was A Squeaking Noise, Vehicle Was Taken Into A Mechanic, And Consumer Was Informed That The Lower Ball Joint Was Loose.*jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTDX1769VC. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in ST LEOLIN N.B., CD. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 80 mph.

Lower Ball Joints Went Out While Consumer Was Driving And Could Not Control Vehicle. Contacted Dealer, And Dealer Was Not Willing To Do Anything.*ak Contacted ford And They Said Since There Was No Recall, They Coudl Not Help. *mj

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDXO864VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in OAK CLAIRE, MI. Original Owner. 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. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 40 mph.

May 31, 2002

Lower Ball Joints Needed To Be Replaced For The Second Time. Stabilizer Bar Fell Off For The Second Time

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTDX18WXVC. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in MILLBURY, MA. Vehicle was purchased on 20971001. 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.

Aug 01, 2002

The Lower Ball Joints Failed. *tt *nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1828VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in NORTH ANSON, ME. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970703. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN . DEALER’S NAME: AUGUSTA FORD . DEALER’S CITY: AUGUSTA . DEALER’S STATE CODE: ME.

1997 ford Pickup Dlerarm,pittman Arm, Tie Rod End Replacement-frozen-creaking: Lower Ball Joints Worn; We Already Replaced Brakes,the Pistons Froze Cause Brake Failure All Rotors And Brake Pad And Pistons Had To Be Replaced. *ak Why Did This Happen With Only 34,152 Miles On This Vehicle. Is ford Using Poor Quality Products. Something Is Wrong With This Vehicle, We Should Not Have To Have This Expense At This Low Mileage.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1720VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in BRECKSVILLE, OH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19971007. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not 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. DEALER’S NAME: MONTROSE FORD . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 18008603366 . DEALER’S CITY: AKRON . DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 44333 .

Oct 29, 2003

During An Oil Change Mechanic Informed The Consumer That Lower Ball Joints Were Severely Worn. Dealer Was Aware Of The Problem. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 53400 miles. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in HASTINGS, MN. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dec 12, 2003

Ball Joints. *jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 59000 miles. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in BUTLER, PA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970312. 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: KENNY ROSS FORD . DEALER’S CITY: IRWIN . DEALER’S STATE CODE: PA.

Feb 13, 2001

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