1998 Ford F-150 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly 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 Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly problems and defects. Total reports: 9.

Consumer Heard Noise Coming From Transmission When Shifting Gear. Also, One Of The Rear Springs Had Moved From Original Position, Vehicle Has Leaf Springs. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX176XWN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in ELIZABETH, NJ. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

June 18, 1998

Leaf Spring Not Stable And Moving Out Of Alignment And Needs Replacement.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTZX1722WC. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in WINDSOR, ONTARIO, CD. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970111. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD F-150 1998 drive type:RWD.

Recall Repair Work On The Rear Leaf Springs Can Not Be Completed Due To Lack Of Parts.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTRX18L4WK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in CHICAGO, IL. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dec 21, 1998

Lower Rear Leaf Spring Moving Out Of Postion. This Was A Recall On fords 4 Wheel Drive Pickup But Not On The Standard 2 Wheel Drive. The Spring Was Fixed The First Time Buy It Being Knocked Back In Place With A Hammer. I Have Yet Had It Fixed A Secound Time. The First Time The Spring Moved Out Of Place About 3

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX1766WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in PROSPECT PARK, PA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19971101. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Leaf Springs Became Misaligned Without Any Heavy Duty Towing Or Off Roading. Recall Said They Could Fail Under Heavy Work. Before Recall Clip Was Installed, The Springs Became Misaligned. Took To Dealer, Installed Clip And Said Found No Problem With Springs. Left Them In Misaligned Position. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX186XWK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in MAPLE GROVE, MN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19971001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 15 mph.

May 15, 1999

Rear Leaf Spring Snapped Under Normal Use, Frame Came Down On The Axle Due To Failure. Mjs

FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in UNK, UN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

While Driving 30 Mph Rear Leaf Spring Broke. Dealer Notified. Feel Free To Provide Any Further Information.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTZZX1765W. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in OAKVILLE / ONTARIO, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

May 14, 2001

Consumer Heard Noise From Back End Of Vehicle. Dealer Determined That Rear Leaf Springs Were Broken And Had To Be Replaced. In March Of 2002,rear Leaf Springs Broke Again.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX18W5WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in DUNMORE, WV. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Oct 01, 2001

1st Complaint – A Leaf Spring In The Leaf Spring Assembly Was Found To Be Broken By My Mechanic During Routine Maintenance, No Further Damage Found; Leaf Spring Was Replaced W/ Factory Replacement 2nd Complaint – Lugs/nuts/bolts Loosened Up While Driving, Wheel Came Off, Rotor Landed On Inside Of Wheel Rim, Ruined Wheel And Rotor, Both Replaced Along W/ Lugs/nuts/bolts W/ Factory Replacement. *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX08W1WK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in REDONDO BEACH, CA. 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. VEHICLE SPEED: 55 mph. DEALER’S NAME: CERRITOS FORD . DEALER’S CITY: CERRITOS . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA.

June 26, 2003

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