If you are driving a 2001 Ford F-150, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Power Train Axle Assembly Axle Shaft problems and defects. Total reports: 1.
A Scraping Sound From The Right Rear Was Noticed At 31,000 Miles. Informed Dealer Of Noise, Sounded Like Brakes Scrapping. Dealer Said Brakes Were Fine. 51,000 Miles Noise Turned Into A Wining Sound. Dealer Said It Was A Non-related Sound. ford Refused To Honor Warranty For Mis-diagnois During Warranty Period. Dealer Did Not Give Any Further Advise Nor Recommendations At 31,000 Miles. ford Said A Wheel Bearing Check Was Not Done At 30,000 Miles. Dealer Tech Said Axel Was Out Of Factory Tollerance Was Cause. Repair Cost Was $3,500.00. I Did Not Know What Made The Noise , I Was Describing The Noise As Possible Brakes, But Now ford Says That Is What I Asked Them Only To Look At. That Is Not True, I Said It Is Making A Noise , Sounds Like The Brakes, They Should Have Drove It Rather Than Just Looking At The Brakes. They Said It Was Fine Then, Now They Say I Should Have Brought It Back If The Noise Was Still There. I Did Not As They Said It Was Ok. When It Started Grinding , I Then Brought It Back. I Was Lucky It Did Not Lock Up And Cause An Accident.*ak
0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTZX17291N. FORD F-150 2001 problem was reported in BENICIA, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20010301. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 2001 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 40 mph.
June 12, 2002