1998 Ford F-150 Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal 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 Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal problems and defects. Total reports: 15.

The Accelerator Pedal Got Stuck On Theforward Edge Of The Floor Mat, Causing The Engine To Stay At High Rpm. Driver Put Car In Neutral And Pulled To The Side Of The Road To Avoid Crash. The Dealer Has Been Notified. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX1768WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in FRISCO, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19971028. 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. VEHICLE SPEED: 55 mph.

Jan 14, 1998

Accelerator Pedal Design Contains Metal Piece On The Bottom Which Gets Stuck On The Floor Mat When It Slides Forward.

FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in REDDING, CA. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 35 mph.

Accelerator Pedal Has A Knob That Wears Into The Floor Mat, Causing The Pedal To Sometimes Stick To The Floor. Dealer Has Replaced Floor Mat And Problem Still Exists. *ak

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

When Applying The Accelerator, The Pedal Stuck And Caused The Driver To Run Into A Fence. Dealer Could Find No Cause For Failure. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in ROCKFORD, IL. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Accelerator Pedal Is Too Sensitive. Dealer Contacted And Repair Work Done, Problem Still Exists. Accident Occurred, Resulting In A Defect. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZF1766WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in COVINGTON, LA. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dec 17, 1997

Accelerator Pedal Stuck To Floor And Would Not Release While Entering Freeway @ 40mph. Put Both Feet On Brake Pedal @ 70mph Before Pedal Released And Was Able To Regain Control. Cruise Control Was Not Engaged At Time Of Incident. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX18WXWN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in BALDWINSVILLE, NY. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19970901. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:4WD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 40 mph.

May 04, 1999

Accelerator Pedal Does Not Disengage When Turning Off Cruise Control. Dealer Is Aware Of Problem. The Problem Has Not Been Corrected. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX18WXWK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in HIGH RIDGE, MO. Vehicle was purchased on 19980801. 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. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 60 mph.

Jan 01, 1999

On A Number Of Occasions Throttle Sticks After Acceleration. Accelerator Pedal Feels Like It Pulls Away From Drivers Foot, Accelerating More On It’s Own. ford Has Been Contacted. *ak *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX18W9WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in JONESBOROUGH, TN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19971101. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

While Driving On Road Consumer Stepped On Gas And Pedal Got Stuck. Consumer Could Not Press On Brake To Slow vehicle Down. So Consumer Put vehicle In Nuetral, And Finally Stopped vehicle. Contacted Dealer, And Dealer Replaced Throttle Body. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTRX17LXWN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in GRAHAM, NC. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Apr 01, 2001

Accelerator Pedal Sticks Intermittently. Consumer Has To Kick Pedal To Get It To Release. Not Taken To Dealer Yet. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTZX08W1CA. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in TIVERTON, RI. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Nov 01, 1998

Gas Pedal Trapped Under Floormat During Acceleration. Almost Casued Mulitple Car Accident. Third Incident.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTZX18W8WC. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in YPSILANTI, MI. 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: 45 mph.

June 07, 2001

Gas Pedal Jammed Under Floor Mat, Hit Front Porch Of House,could Not Stop vehicle With Both Feet Feet On Brake Pedal. Same Thing Happened Many Times On The Freeway, But Could Always Pull Floor Mat Back With My Feet, This Time Happened In My Driveway, And My Grandson Was Standing In Front Of The Porch. Thank God He Took Off Running, I Panicked Or I Would Have Put The vehicle In Neutral. I Feel That Is A Design Defect, There Should Be A Hook To Hold The Mat In Place, Apparently ford Thinks So Too, The New Trucks Have The Hooks. My Truck Has A Little Plastic Screw That Is Supposed To Burrow Into The Carpet, It Does Not Work. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTZX076XWC. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in LIVONIA, MI. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19971001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 1998 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

I Am The Original Owner Of A 1998 ford F150 Pickup. There Have Been Occasions When Using My Right Foot To Apply Pressure To The Brake Pedal. The Space Between The Brake And Gas Pedals Is Spanned By My Foot Causing Acceleration At The Same Time The Brake Is Being Applied. I Have Discussed This With ford Service Personnel On More Than One Occasion And Was, Told That It Was The First They Had Heard It, And That It Must Be Unique To My Driving. I Have Subsequently Learned That ford Taurus And Mercury Sable vehicles With Adjustable Brake/gas Pedals Have Been Recalled Due To This Problem. I Have Also Learned That Other f-150 Drivers Have Experienced This Problem. I Believe This Is An Engineering Defect Which Is Extremely Dangerous And Should Be Corrected By The Manufacturer. This Apparent Brake/gas Pedal Problem With ford f-150 Pickups Being Investigated And/or Addressed For Correction. Dt

0 person(s) were injured. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in SAN FRANCISCO, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20971001. 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.

Accelerator Does Not Return To Idle On Very Cold Days. In Neutrall The Engine Revs At About 4000 Rpm. I Have Had Close Calls While Aproaching Intersections. I Really Needed To Lay On The Brakes. My vehicle Is 1998 ford F150 With A 5.4 Engine. I No There Is A Saftey Recall (98v007) For The Same vehicle With A 4.2 L Engine But My Truck Truck Has The Exact Same Problem. The Dealer Told Me Their Was A Kit Available To Fix The Problem And That I Would Have To Pay For It. I Also Suspect That The Kit Is For The 4.2 Liter Engine . *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 90000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTRX18L6WN. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in RICHBORO, PA. Vehicle was purchased on 20011201. 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: 35 mph. DEALER’S NAME: C & C FORD .

Jan 05, 2005

Dt: The Contact Stated While Putting vehicle In Four Wheel Drive It Accelerated Unexpectedly. The Accelerator Pedal Went All The Way To The Floor On Its Own. The vehicle Would Not Shut Off. The Contact Had Both Feet On The Brakes, Shifted Into Low, And Attempted To Shut Off The Engine. The vehicle Went Over A Pedestrian, A Ramp, And Knocked The Trailer Through The Tailgate. There Was Damage To The Ramp And The vehicle. The Pedestrian Received Only Minor Injuries, Mostly Bruises To Her Side. Because The Incident Occurred On Private Property No Police Report Was Taken.*ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX08W6WK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in RED BLUFF, CA. Vehicle was purchased on 20020531. 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.

Nov 04, 2005

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