1998 Ford F-150 Suspension Front 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 problems and defects. Total reports: 16.

While Drivng Vehicle At 63-68 Mph There Is Vibration In Engine Compartment. Dealer Stated New Vehicles With Tryton Engine Have These Problems. Cause Has Not Been Corrected. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTRX17L8WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in KETY, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Vehicle Is Continually Out Of Alignment Resulting In Premature Wear Of The Tires.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX1725WK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in KING, NC. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980610. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

June 10, 1998

Front End Vibrates/shakes At Speeds Up To 60 Mph. Also, Replaced Steering Shaft.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX1728WK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in OAK POINT, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980618. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Oct 01, 1998

No Summary

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTRX08L8WC. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in BUDD LAKE, NJ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980401. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1998 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Jan 15, 1999

No Summary Listed On This Vehicle. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX18W8WK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in PORTAGE, IN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19971001. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1998 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 30 mph.

Jan 21, 1999

Dealer Is Reporting That Broken Torsion Bars On New fords (f-150 And Similar Suv’s) Is A Major Problem. If They Snap At High Speed A Serious Loss Of Control Can Result.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in MANSFIELD, MA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Jan 29, 1999

No Summary Listed For Above Vehicle. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in NEW HARTFORD, CT. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Jan 25, 1999

Front Suspension Failed, Causing Vibration. *yc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX176XWK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in PISMO BEAC, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19971027. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

Oct 27, 1997

While Driving At Highway Speeds Vehicle Will Begin To Sway, Making It Difficult To Control. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZF1729WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in NEEDHAM, MA. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Front Right Wheels Bounce At Speeds Of 60-70 Mph. Yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX1723WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in FALLBROOK, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19971201. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

Dec 01, 1997

Although There Was Not An Injury During This Incident, We Were Very Lucky. If We Had Been On The Highway It Could Have Been A Much Different Situation. I Have Noticed On Different Web Sites That I Am Not Alone With This Problem. I Wonder If Something Is Being Done About It. No Safety Defec Tmentioned. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX1866WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in CINCINNATI, OH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980301. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 5 mph.

Feb 05, 2001

No Summary Listed For Above Vehicle. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTRX18L1WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in LENOXVILLE, PA. Vehicle was purchased on 20000101. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:FWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

July 26, 2002

Left Front Tie Rod Broke Off While The Consumer Was Driving, Causing The Tire To Go Sideways. Contacted The Dealer, And The Dealer Was Not Willing To Do Anything. *ak Consumer Stated That The The Front End Needed Replacing Plus Tires The Estimate Is $983.45. *scc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX17WXWN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in DELIVAN, WI. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980807. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Aug 28, 2002

The Tie Rod Assembly Failed. *jb. Also, Vehicle Needs An Alignment. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTRX18L2WC. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in LAWRENCEVILLE, PA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 20 mph. DEALER’S NAME: SIMMONS ROCKWELL . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 607-796-5555 . DEALER’S CITY: ELMIRA . DEALER’S STATE CODE: NY. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 14903 .

Mar 17, 2003

Consumer Replaced Tires Five Times Before It Was Discovered There Were Two Pieces Missing From The Sway Bar. Consumer Stated That Dealer For Vehicle Could Not Find The Defects. However , The Dodge Dealer Found The Defect.*ak *tc

Mileage was 80000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX18W7WK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in THOMPSON, 00. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980302. 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: THOMPSON FORD SALES . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 204-778-6386 . DEALER’S CITY: THOMPSON .

May 11, 2004

The Contact Owns A 1998 ford F150. While Driving The Contact Heard A Noise At The Vehicle Front End. When He Examined The Vehicle He Noticed The Front Suspension Sway Bar Was Missing Eight Bushings. The Contact Repaired The Vehicle. The Failure And The Current Mileage Were 42,000.

Mileage was 42000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX1767WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in LAKE CITY, FL. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 10 mph.

Sept 08, 2010

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