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 Parking Brake problems and defects. Total reports: 2.
Dt: Speed Control Deactivation Switch Caught On Fire. White Smoke Was Coming Out Of Grill . Consumer Got Out Of Car And Put Fire Out. That Morning Brake Warning Light Came On, And He Had To Pull The Emergency Brake A Few Times, And It Went Off. Took Vehicle To Repair Shop, And Had It Repaired. Has Not Called Manufacturer.*ak
Vehicle was on fire. Mileage was 90000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTRX18L9WK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in SAN JOSE, CA. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980805. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1998 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. DEALER’S NAME: CAPITAL FORD . DEALER’S CITY: SAN JOSE . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA.
May 24, 2005
Dt: The Contact Stated The Emergency Brake Cable Is Stretched Out And Will Not Hold The Vehicle In Place. The Emergency parking Brake Was Engaged And The Vehicle Rolled Off Of A Jack While A Tire Was Being Changed. There Were No Injuries. Also, The Emergency parking Brake Gets Stuck And Will Not Release, And The Indicator Light Stays On. The Dealer Was Contacted, And There Have Been No Repairs.*ak Updated 3/9/2006 – *nm
Mileage was 183000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZF1727WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in KEMPNER, TX. Vehicle was purchased on 20030101. 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: MAN . VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph. DEALER’S NAME: MARAL AUTO . DEALER’S CITY: PARIS . DEALER’S STATE CODE: TX. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 75460 .
Jan 02, 2006