1997 Ford F-150 Visibility Windshield Wiper, Washer 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 Visibility Windshield Wiper, Washer problems and defects. Total reports: 40.

Vehicle Rolled Away While In Park On Slight Incline; Also Vehicle Veers To The Left And Windshield Wipers Skip Cycles While On Delay. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX172XVK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in ADA, MI. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19961125. 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. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Jan 29, 1997

The Windshield Washer Jet Does Not Reach The Windshield Above 40mph. Had Jet Replaced And The Same Thing Happened Again. *ak *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX17W3VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in REFUGIO, TX. 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. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 50 mph.

Jan 20, 1997

In Weather Temperatures Below 20 Degrees The Windshield Wipers’ Rubber Blades Do Not Touch Windsheild, Causing Visibility Problems. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):FILL IN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in MINNETONKA, MN. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

The Windshield Makes A Noise Like It’s Going To Explode And Then It Cracks, Also The Windshield Wipers Lift Off Of The Vehicle At A Speed Of 55mph Or Greater. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1768VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in LAMBERTVILLE, MI. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Sept 17, 1997

While Driving Over 50 Mph The Windshield Wipers Lose Contact With Windshield, Causing Reduced Driver Visibility. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FPDX1868VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in YOUNGSTOWN, OH. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

The Windshield Washer Fluid Pump Will Engage Without Notice,blocking Drivers View.dealer Was Notified,turn Signal And Wiper Assembly Replaced At Cost To Original Owner.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1761VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in PORTSMOUTH, OH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960701. 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.

While Driving Windshield Wipers Malfunctioned, Causing The Wipers To Operate Unexpectedly Which May Cause An Accident. Also, Problem With The Oil Stick. It Seems To Be Cracking Or Falling Apart, Which May Cause By Some Type Of Metal Rubbing Against The Oil Stick. Causes Unknown. *ak

FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in GADSDEN, AL. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN .

Sept 01, 1998

Windshield Wipers And Washers Comes On By Themselves. Manufacturer/ Dealer Stated Not Common To Have A Short In System. Problem Has Not Been Corrected. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1720VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in LAS CRUSES, NM. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN . VEHICLE SPEED: 70 mph.

Sept 09, 1998

Windshield Wiper Fluid Switch Does Not Work. Dealer Tried To Fix It, And No There Was No Solution. *ak

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

Windshield Wipers – Intermittent Wipers Erratic Or Not Active. Unable To Use Washer Fluid. Replacement Part Has Same Problem As Orginal Equipment.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1861VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in WOODBINE, MD. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960301. 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 05, 1997

The Winshield Wipers Will Come On Intermittently Even When Off. Also, The Last Time It Happened (i Have A Witness), The Washer Was Also Continously Spraying Fluid Even Though Everything Was Off.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1729VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in MONTGOMERY, AL. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19961201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Aug 13, 1999

Windshield Wiper Arm Would Not Retain Blade. Yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX17W8VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in ANAHEIM, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19961115. 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. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

I Recently Saw Were The Nhtsa Was Looking At ford‘s Windsheild Wiper Control As A Possible Problem For The Explorer & Another Vehicle. I Can Vouch That The F150 Also Needs To Be Looked At. My 1997 F150’s Turn Signal/windsheild Wiper Control Will Come On At Any Time & After Using It Will Stay On.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTDF1729VC. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in LOUISVILLE, KY. Vehicle was purchased on 19990201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

June 01, 1999

On Several Occasions Windshield Wipers Will Commence Operating Without Any Action By The Driver. *yc

FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in SALT LAKE CITY, UT. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Aug 21, 1999

Windshield Wiper/washer Would Operate Intermittently While In Off Mode, Causing Poor Visibility Which Could Lead To A Vehicle Collision . Nhtsa Needs To Look Into This Matter. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX17W0VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in HARTVILLE, OH. 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. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Aug 01, 1999

Windshield Wipers Turns On And Off On Its Own. Yh

FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in HOUSTON, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970205. 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. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Windshield Wipers Turns On And Off On Its Own. Yh

FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in HOUSTON, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970205. 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. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Windshield Wipers Turns On And Off On Its Own. Yh

FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in HOUSTON, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970205. 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. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

My Instrumental Panel Just Stop Working. No Gas Guage, Speedometer, Odometer, Oil Pressure, Temp Gauge, Charge Gauge, Etc. Checked Fuse But Ok. But Like No Power Dealer Knows Of No Such Defect. Also Wipers Come On At All Different Times Without Activation By Driver . Beat Several Times At Very High Speed Then Stop. This Has Happened Over 20 Times Over The Last Several Months

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1720VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in FRANKLIN, MA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960901. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Oct 02, 1999

I Have Experienced The 3 Defects Listed…..first, The Powertrain, When Four-wheel Drive Is Engaged At A Stop And An Engagement Time Of At Least 30sec. To 1min. Is Given, When I Release My Brake To Proceed The Powertrain Makes A Loud Thump, This Happens About 75% Of The Time….second The Washer Sprayers On The Hood Do Not Spray The Windsheild. One Sprays Way Off And The Other Sprays Nothing. And Third The High Beam Low Beam Switch Is Defected. When Engaged In High Beam And Driving A Short Accures And The Lights Will Flicker From High To Low And Completely Off With No Head Lights At All……if You Have Any Questions About Any Of These Defects Please Contact Shane E. Mass At My Home Number ((712)-322-5233) …. Thank You.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1865VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA. Vehicle was purchased on 19981201. 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.

Oct 01, 1999

I Was Told That I Would Have To Pay A Deductable To Have This Fixed. It Is A Hazard Because My Windshield Wipers Do Not Work Half The Time,and When They Do Not Work, The Windows Will Not Roll Down So Therefore I Can Not See When It Rains. There Was Something Wrong With It When I Bought It And I Feel I Should Not Have To Pay The Deductable.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1769VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in WARD, AR. Vehicle was purchased on 19990801. 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.

Aug 24, 1999

Windshield Wipers Come On Unexpectedly While Switch Is In Off Position. This Is A Safety Problem Because In The Case Of My Father’s Ranger, The Washer Fluid Would Spray Unexpectedly As Well, Thereby Smearing The Windshield And Causing Loss Of Visibility. Both Our Trucks Were Diagnosed With Faulty Multifunction Switches. A Recall For This Part Should Be Issued As There Is A High Number Of The Same Complaints Listed On This Site For Various ford Vehicles Containing The Same Part. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1725VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in COOKEVILLE, TN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970401. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 50 mph.

Jan 01, 1998

While Making A Turn Windshield Wipers Will Come On And Washer Fluid Sprays All Over The Windshield When It Is Not Raining. This Is Unsafe On A Curvy Road. On A Raining Day And Making A Turn, Windshield Wipers Will Stop. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF172XVK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in COOS BAY, OR. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 10 mph.

Jan 02, 2000

Going Down The Road While It Was Raining Windshield Wipers Would Not Work. Then, All At Once Windshield Wipers Came On By Themselves. Also, While Standing Outside Of The Truck Horn Started To Blow On Its On. Then, While On The Road, Horn Once Again Started To Blow On Its Own. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1724VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in JACKSONVILLE, NC. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Dec 24, 1999

Anti-lock Brakes Don’t Work,they Lockup And Skid.wiper Arms And Wipers Lift Off Windshield At 55 Mph. Or Faster. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1864VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in EL DORADO SPRINGS, MO. Vehicle was purchased on 19990801. 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: 55 mph.

Aug 30, 1999

Windshield Wipers Come On Randomly And Has Become More Frequent. Also, The Wiper Fluid Is Projected Onto Windshield By Itself. Latest Incident Of This Severely Affected By Vision Of The Roadway And Traffic During Heavy Rush Hour Interstate Traffic. From What I Have Been Able To See On Some Of The Internet New Groups This Is A Not Uncommon Problem With ford Trucks. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1722VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in CANTON, GA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960601. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

May 05, 2000

Windshield Wipers Come On Randomly And Has Become More Frequent. Also, The Wiper Fluid Is Projected Onto Windshield By Itself. Latest Incident Of This Severely Affected By Vision Of The Roadway And Traffic During Heavy Rush Hour Interstate Traffic. From What I Have Been Able To See On Some Of The Internet New Groups This Is A Not Uncommon Problem With ford Trucks. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1722VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in CANTON, GA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960601. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

May 05, 2000

Windshield Wiper Comes On By Itself While Driving.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX172XVN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in LANGHORNE, PA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960301. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 20 mph.

Mar 01, 1997

Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement ($260.07 To Dealer)did Not Solve Problem; Returned To Dealer 12/9/99-response; Unable To Duplicate Problem-

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1760VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in BEAUMONT, TX. Vehicle was purchased on 19970901. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 60 mph.

Nov 21, 1999

Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement ($260.07 To Dealer)did Not Solve Problem; Returned To Dealer 12/9/99-response; Unable To Duplicate Problem-

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1760VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in BEAUMONT, TX. Vehicle was purchased on 19970901. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 60 mph.

Nov 21, 1999

When Driving Under Normal Conditions Windshield Wipers Will Activate On Their Own. Also, They Will Shut Off When It Is Raining . Dealer Has Been Contacted.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1728VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in CORYDON, IA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19960301. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN .

Windshield Wipers Will Come On By Themselves Without Touching Controls, Causing Poor Visibility. Defect Occurs Intermittenly. Dealer Cannot Determine Cause.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF0726VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in SALEM, IN. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Windshield Wipers Would Activate By Themselves, And Then Squirt Water On Windshield. This Would Cause A Visibility Problem For Driver. Its Unexpected And Very Distracting.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1728VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in COLUMBIA, MO. Vehicle was purchased on 19990809. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1997 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN .

I Had An Electrical Short Under The Dash Caused By Moister In The Fuse Box , Which Was Caused By Water Leaking Around The Windshield. I Was Not To Concerned Until I Took It To The Shop And Found Out That There Is 13 Pages Of Service Bulletin About Moisture Get Into The Fuse Box. It Does Thing As Wiper Not Working While In Drive Or Reverse But Will Work Any Other Time. Radio Not Turning Off, Blower Motor Not Shutting Off. Trying To Engage The Starter While The Vehicle Is Running.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1724VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in NEWTON, KS. Vehicle was purchased on 20000701. Vehicle was not 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.

Sept 20, 2000

Fuel Line Leak Caused Gasoline To Spill Onto The Pavement; A Definite Safety Hazard. Defect Was Covered By A Safety Recall, But I Had Previously Taken Vehicle In For Inspection And Given A Clean Bill Of Health. How Can A Part Covered Under A Recall Fail After I Took It In? ford Is Unwilling To Cover Any Expenses Except The Repair Costs, While I Incurred Addtional Costs. The Windshield Washer Quit Working. ford Is Unwilling To Cover The Cost Of Repairs.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX17W5VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in MACON, NC. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19961001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1997 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

June 07, 2001

Winshield Wipers Rarely Work On Intermittent Setting And If They Do They Are Not Consistant In Timing. About 30% Of The Time The Wippers Will Not Come On At All. Washers Work Only 20-25% Of The Time.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1866VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in ROCK SPRINGS, WY. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20960501. 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: 25 mph.

June 26, 1997

I Am Sending In A Full Letter To Explain The “failures”. It Centers Around Tsb 99b29 And Lack Of Owner Notification Of A Bad Front Cover Design That Can Lead To Engine Failure, Which Occurred In This Case. Additionally, I Had A Tie Rod Failure That Was Not Addressed Under Warranty, But Later Broke While Driving. Also, My Crank Shaft Pulley / Dampener Assembly Fell Off While Highway Driving (70 Mph). There Are Other Issues Including Door Lock / Key Sticking.*ak Campaign Id Number : 03v196000 Component: Steering:gear Box:shaft Sector. The Engine Cover Gasket Failed. *tc The Serpentine Failed, The Transmission Had An Akward Shift, The Wipers Operated Periodically By Themselves On High Speed, There Was Little Heat Coming From The Vents Through The Floor. *jb

Mileage was 71000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1724VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in WALKER, MI. Vehicle was purchased on 19990120. Vehicle was 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. VEHICLE SPEED: 70 mph. DEALER’S NAME: BORGMAN FORD . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 616-534-7651 . DEALER’S CITY: GRANDVILLE . DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 49468 .

Apr 01, 2002

1997 ford f-150, Wipers Quit While Using Them In Rain, Head Gasket Leaks Oil On Exhaust Which Intern Smokes And Could Possibly Cause Fire. *tr

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1868VK. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in SWEETWATER, TN. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS.

June 18, 2005

Windshield Wipers Failed During Rain, Managed To Pull Off Road Safely. (other Electrical Devices Failed As Well) Wipers No Longer Work. Vehicle Is Out Of Service Until Repaired. ford Is Aware Of Problems. See ford Technical Service Bulletin 98-9-13 And ford Special Message #15773 . *tr

Mileage was 106750 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1722VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in BENTON, AR. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 35 mph.

Nov 23, 2008

The Contact Owns A 1997 ford f-150. While Driving 65 Mph In A Rainstorm, The Windshield Wipers Stopped Working. The Contact Pulled The Vehicle Over To The Side Of The Road. He Was Able To Drive The Vehicle After The Rain Stopped. A Mechanic Stated That The Gem Module Was Defective And Reinstalled The Gem Module, As Well As Installed A New Ignition Switch. The Wipers Failed Again While Driving In Normal Conditions. The Mechanic Stated That The Gem Module He Installed From ford Was Defective. After The Repair, The Warning Lights Illuminated, Including The Air Bag Light. The Mechanic Cannot Diagnose The Cause Of The Failure And Determine If The Air Bags Work. Prior To The Gem Module Failure, Several Components Were Replaced On The Vehicle. At 30,000 Miles, The Engine Was Rebuilt. The Current And Failure Mileages Were 125,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 125000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1721VN. FORD F-150 1997 problem was reported in ROCKLEDGE, PA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

May 07, 2009

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