1998 Ford F-150 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint 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 Suspension Front Control Arm Lower Ball Joint problems and defects. Total reports: 5.

Premature Wear Of Lower Ball Joint. Dealer Will Be Notified. *ak Consumer Adds Ball Joints Failed And Found Other Model Years Have The Same Problem. *tt

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZF1722WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in POCASSET, MA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980707. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

July 01, 2002

Consumer Stated While Driving, The Vehicle Developed A Steering Problem, When He Realized That He Could Not Steer, He Let The Wheel Go And The Vehicle Coasted To A Stop, Consumer Got Out Of The Vehicle And Noticed The Tire Was Flat On The Left Front Wheel And The Tie Rod Was Jammed In The Wheel Rim And Shredded, The Inside Of The Rim Deflated The Tire, The Tie Rod Had Separated From The Ball Joint, The Dealer Replaced Both Outer Tie Rods And Both Lower Ball Joints.*jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTZ1722WCA. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in LASALLE ONTARIO, CD. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph.

Jan 20, 2002

While Driving At Normal Speed Lower Ball Joint On Driver’s Side Fell Off. Dealer Stated No Recall, And Called Nhtsa.*ak

FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in MONTGOMERY, AL. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Oct 02, 2003

While Driving At 25 Mph And When Making A Left Turn Consumer Heard A Loud Popping Sound. Then, Left Side Of The Vehicle Dropped Down. Vehicle Was Towed To Consumer’s Home. The Tow Truck Driver Explained That The Upper Ball Joints Were Worn Out, And The Axle Broke.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 125000 miles. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in KUNKLETOWN, PA. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph.

Mar 09, 2004

While Driving Vehicle Jerked And Vibrated Uncontrollably. Consumer Was Able To Maintain Control Of Vehicle And Drove It To The Dealer For Inspection. Mechanic Informed Consumer That Upper And Lower Ball Joints Were Corroded And Needed To Be Replaced. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in NEW WINDSOR, IL. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Aug 04, 2003

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