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 Wheels problems and defects. Total reports: 3.
Rear Wheel And Tire Fell Off Of Vehicle Resulting In Vehicle Rollover Accident.
1 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX18W7WK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in QUEEN CREE, AZ. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980826. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
Oct 16, 1998
1. Purchased And Installed A Replacement Front Left Brake Rotor Including Wheel Studs For A 1998 ford f-150 2 Wh Drive Truck V6. Purchased From Advanced Auto Parts, Part Name Wearever Brake Rotoryh145240, 41801 00563 6. Included Studs On Rotor Are Identified On Head W726, They Are 12 Millimeter Threads And Approximately 2.25″ Long. 2. Failure, While Installing Wheel Two Studs Snapped And Broke In Two At Just 60 Foot Pounds Torque. Nuts Were Tightened With A Torque Whench In Proper Sequence. Observed Both Studs Broke At Approximately 1.1″ From Top Of Head Of Stud And There Appears To Be A Cavity (void) Of About 75% Of The Steel From The Center Out With Only The Rim (near Threads) With Solid Metal. 3. Removed And Replaced Broken Studs With The Original Equipment Studs From The Old Rotor. The Defective Studs Are Secured And Available. *tr
FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in O FALLON, MO. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS.
July 05, 2009
The Contact Owns A 1998 ford f-150. The Contact Took The Vehicle To A Local Mechanic To Have The Tires Replaced However, The Contact Was Advised That Three Of The Four Rims Were Fractured. The Dealer Was Notified Of The Failure, But Denied Any Assistance With Repair To The Failure. The Manufacturer Was Not Contacted And The Vehicle Was Not Repaired. The Failure Mileage Was 190,000 And The Current Mileage Was 195,000.
Mileage was 190000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZF18W6WK. FORD F-150 1998 problem was reported in CLAIRA CITY, MN. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
Dec 18, 2011