1998 Ford F-150 Fuel System, Gasoline Storage Tank Assembly problems & defects.

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If you are driving a 1998 Ford F-150, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Fuel System, Gasoline Storage Tank Assembly problems and defects. Total reports: 10.

1998 ford f-150 fuel Tank Failure. Consumer States That The fuel Tank Fell From Beneath The Vehicle While Backing Out Of His Garage. He Stated That Both The Struts Holding The fuel Tank In Place Broke. *kb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX17WXWN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in EATON, OH. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Jan 01, 1901

The Contact Owns A 1998 ford f-150. While Driving 40 Mph, The Contact Suddenly Heard A Loud Noise As If Something Was Scraping Across The Road. When He Pulled The Vehicle Over, He Realized That The Gasoline Storage Tank Fell And Was Dragging Across The Road. He Towed The Vehicle To The Dealer, Where It Currently Remains. ford Stated That Nothing Could Be Done. The Current And Failure Mileages Were 74,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 74000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTZF1729WC. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in HEWLATT, NY. Vehicle was purchased on 20000901. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1998 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 40 mph. DEALER’S NAME: CROWN FORD .

Dec 01, 2007

Normal Driving, Low Speed Through A Neighborhood Subdivision, Gas Tank Straps Rusted Completely Through Causing Gas Tank To Be Dragged On The Ground Creating A Hole In Tank. Vehicle Was Stopped Within A Half Of A Block Following Dragging Of Tank. Fire And Police Were Called To The Scene. Tank Was Repaired New Straps Were Installed. *tr Updated 08/12/10 *bf Updated Ivoq. 08/17/10

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 90353 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX1725WK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in SPRINGFIELD, IL. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980919. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1998 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph. DEALER’S NAME: JIM XAMIS FORD . DEALER’S CITY: LINCOLN . DEALER’S STATE CODE: IL.

Mar 14, 2008

The Contact Called About A 1998 ford F150. The Driver Filled The Vehicle With fuel And, The Next Morning While Driving, The Front Of The Gas Tank Fell Onto The Road. The Consumer Hit A Bump In The Road And The Gas Tank Came Loose And Caused Gas To Spill Over The Road. A Police Report Was Filed. The Vehicle Was Inspected By The Tow Truck Driver, Who Discovered That The Strap Holding The fuel Tank Was Rusted. The Vehicle Was Towed To A Repair Shop And The Mechanic Stated That A New fuel Tank And Strap Were Needed. The Vehicle Was Being Repaired At The Time Of The Complaint. The Manufacturer Has Not Been Notified. The Speed Was Unknown. The Current And Failure Mileages Were Approximately 93,000. Updated 08/12/10 *bf The Consumer Stated There Was No Fire. Updated 08/17/10*jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 93000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX18W6WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MN. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Feb 06, 2009

The Contact Owns A 1998 ford f-150. While Driving Between 25-30 Mph On Normal Road Conditions, The Contact Heard An Excessively Loud Noise Coming From Outside The Vehicle. The Noise Sounded As If Metal Was Dragging Across The Road. Immediately, The Vehicle Was Pulled Over To The Side Of The Road And Inspected. The Driver Observed That The fuel Tank Brackets And fuel Tank Were Detached; However, The fuel Tank Was Not Damaged. The Vehicle Was Temporarily Repaired. The Following Day, The Contact Performed A Permanent Repair On The Vehicle. The Defective Parts From The Vehicle Are Available Upon Request. The Failure And Current Mileages Were 132,000. Updated 071009.*lj The Consumer Stated He Heard Two Loud Bangs 5 Minutes Apart As If Something Had Falling Off The Bed Of The Truck. Then He Heard A Dragging Noise Outside The Truck. Updated 07/10/09.*jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 132000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZF1725WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in WATERFORD, MI. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph.

May 28, 2009

The Contact Owns A 1998 ford f-150. While Driving Approximately 25 Mph On Normal Road Conditions, There Was A Loud Noise Outside Of The Vehicle. The Noise Sounded As Though An Object Was Being Pulled On The Ground. The Driver Shut The Engine Off, Looked Underneath The Vehicle And Observed That The fuel Tank Was Disengaged. The Vehicle Was Towed To An Independent Mechanic For Inspection. The Failure Was Contributed To The fuel Tank Support Straps. The Technician Replaced The fuel Tank And The fuel Tank Straps. The Contact Has Concerns Of The Safety Risk Involved. The Failure And Current Mileages Were 140,000. Updated 10/21/09. *lj The Tank Support Strap Was Replaced. Updated 10/21/09

Mileage was 140000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTZX17W3WC. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in DEEP WATER, MO. Vehicle was purchased on 20030828. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph. DEALER’S NAME: GREG SMITH FORD . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 660-885-5505 . DEALER’S CITY: CLINTON . DEALER’S STATE CODE: MO. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 64735 .

Sept 09, 2009

The Contact Owns A 1998 ford F150. While Driving 45 Mph The Straps That Secure The fuel Tank Had Fractured, And Then Fell Onto The Pavement. The Failure Was Caused By Corrosion. The Manufacturer Was Notified, But Because The Warranty Expired No Assistance Was Provided. The Failure Mileage Was 210,000. The Vehicle Identification Number Was Unavailable.

Mileage was 210000 miles. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in SPRINGFIELD, IL. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 45 mph.

June 16, 2009

The Contact Owns A 1998 ford f-150. The Contact Stated That While Driving At Unknown Speeds, Two Of The Three fuel Tank Straps Fractured And Caused The fuel Tank To Completely Fracture From The Vehicle. The Vehicle Was Towed To The Dealer Where The Failure Was Confirmed. The Vehicle Was Not Repaired. The Vin Was Unavailable. The Failure And Current Mileage Was 170,000.

Mileage was 170000 miles. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in WESTERVILLE, OH. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Feb 02, 2011

fuel Tank Straps Rusted Out. The Tank Fell To Ground While I Was Driving. No Fire Had To Have Truck Towed I Replaced fuel Tank,fuel Sensor,gas Hoses, And Straps, Total Cost Was $642.00. Updated 08/04/11 *bf The Consumer Stated Both Straps Broke In The Middle. Updated 08/15/11 *tr

Mileage was 61000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZF1765WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in WELLINGTON, OH. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1998 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

May 01, 2011

1998 ford f-150, Both fuel Straps Broke Just As I Entered A Parking Lot At Work. I Had 24 Gallons Of Gas In The Tank At The Time. No Leaks Or Injuries But I Had Just Exited State Route 21 Moments Before. Could Have Been A Serious Incident, Just Saw The Investigation Update Today. Updated 08/05/11 *bf The Consumer Stated Both Straps On The Drivers Side Broke And The Vehicle Had A Considerable Amount Of Rust. Updated 08/15/11 *tr

Mileage was 186000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX1722WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in UNIONTOWN, OH. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1998 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 15 mph.

May 04, 2011

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