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 Rear Springs Coil Springs problems and defects. Total reports: 2.
I Was Lucky It Was Parked. This Could Be Very Dangerous On The Freeway.ihave Heard That This Has Happend To Other People.i Feel That This Truck Has Very Unsafe Springs And Torsion Bars That Could Break At Any Time.which Could Cause Loss Of Control.
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTZX18W8WC. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in RICHFIELD, OH. Original Owner. Vehicle was 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.
Feb 26, 1999
The Consumer Stated That While She Was Driving The Rear End Of The Vehicle Burst Into Flames. There Was No Prior Warning That Something Was Wrong. A Gentleman Followed Her And Told Her That There Were Flames Shooting Out Of The Back Of Her Vehicle. The Consumer Indicated That The Vehicle Drove Perfectly, With No Sign Of Trouble. The Fire Dept Was Called And The Fire Was Put Out. The Consumer Was Taking Her Husband, Who Is Confined To A Wheelchair, On An Errand. She Believes If It Were Not For The Kind Gentleman Who Helped Her, That Her Husband Could Have Burned To Death. *nm
Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FDRE142WHB. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in SAINT ANN, MO. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
Jan 15, 2004