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 Steering Gear Box Shaft Sector problems and defects. Total reports: 2.
After Starting Vehicle Consumer Turned Steering Wheel And Heard Something Fall, Steering Wheel Spun In Circles. Dealer Determined That Lower Steering Shaft Broke And Fell Off.*ak
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTZX18W2WC. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in NAPLES, NY. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.
Aug 07, 2002
Dt*: The Contact Stated That The Steering On The Vehicle Became Erratic. The Problem Worsened Rapidly. The Vehicle Was Taken To A Service Dealer, Where It Was Determined That The Shaft Had Detached From The Gear Box. There Is A Nhtsa Recall # 03v196000 On The 1997 Model Year Of The Same Vehicle.
Mileage was 149300 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX1723WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in BATON ROUGE, LA. 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. DEALER’S NAME: PRIVATE .
June 01, 2006