2001 Ford F-150 Visibility Windshield problems & defects.

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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 Visibility Windshield problems and defects. Total reports: 5.

Windshield Has Film On Outside Of Glass When Wiper Blades Are Turned On When It Is Raining. Windshield Has Been Cleaned , Replaced, Cleaned Again. Wiper Blades Have Been Replaced. Has Been Taken Back To Dealer Several Times . Problem Still Is Not Solved. ford Rep Looked At This Truck And 5 More On The Dealer Lot . All Trucks Had The Same Problem. Please Contact Us And We Can Dicuss This In Further Detail. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTRW07L71K. FORD F-150 2001 problem was reported in WATKINSVILLE, GA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20000701. 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.

Aug 15, 2000

Side Window Lock Sticks Out So Far That It Is Causing Passenger To Hit Head And Other Parts Of Face.*ak Consumer States That The Side Window Locks Are In The Back Seat Area And The Length And Shape Of The Locks Make Them Dangerous. *slc

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTRX17L41N. FORD F-150 2001 problem was reported in ROCKPORT, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20001001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD F-150 2001 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Winshield Has Some Sort Of Oil Etc On It, Casuing A Smearing On Rainy Nights, Seriously Obscuring Vision.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTZF07301C. FORD F-150 2001 problem was reported in SEA GIRT, NJ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20010801. 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.

We (abra Auto Body And Glass–apple Valley Location) Are Replacing The Windshield In A 2001 F150 That Was Cracked In An Accident. We Found That The Clear Coat Isn’t Sticking To The Base Coat, Where The Urethane Is. There Is Adhesion Between The Clear Coat And Urethane, But Not Clear Coat And Base Coat. It Is Peeling Off In Chunks, Creating A Windshield Adhesion Problem Which Can Potentially Cause The Windshield To Come Out Of The Vehicle In A Severe Crash Or A Roll Over Accident. This Is A Potential For A Deadly Situation If This Were To Happen. This Could Possibly Be A Problem For Many Trucks Out There. Is There Still A Problem With Adhesion Between Base And Clear Coats In Silver Colors??? This Problem Should Be Addressed Immediately For The Safety Of Your Vehicle Drivers. I Contacted The ford Hotline (800-392-3673) And Spoke With Arial (employee Number 2141) And He Told Me That Because We Are Not A ford Dealer, There Is Nothing That He Could Do To Look Into This Problem. The Customer Would Need To Bring The Vehicle To A ford Dealer To Have Inspected. I Let Him Know That The Windshield Was Out Of The Vehicle And The Vehicle Isn’t Driveable Because Of This. I Also Let Him Know That We Couldn’t Install The Windshield With This Problem Still There. He Told Me That The Customer Would Need To Have The Vehicle Towed To A Dealer Then To Have It Inspected. I Verified That He Wants Me To Have The Customer Pay To Have The Vehicle Towed To A ford Dealer To Check Out The Windshield Adhesion Problem?? He Said “yes”. I Thanked Him For His Time And Contacted Randy Kaiser At Apple Valley ford In Apple Valley Minnesota For Further Advise Into This Issue. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTRX18L21N. FORD F-150 2001 problem was reported in APPLE VALLEY, MN. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 CYLINDERS. FORD F-150 2001 drive type:4WD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. FORD F-150 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

July 08, 2002

2001 ford f-150 Supercrew Windshield Leaked With No Sign Of This Happening. Shorted Out Computer, Fuse Box. Engine Shutdown While Traveling In Left Lane Of A Highway. No Crash But Very Close To Causing One. Was Able To Get Into Median. No Previous Accident With Truck,original Windshield With No Cracks Or Blemishes. Maintained Well And Typically Garaged. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 107000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTRW08L51K. FORD F-150 2001 problem was reported in NORTHFORD, CT. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 60 mph.

June 27, 2008

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