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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Ford Econoline brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Ford Econoline Owner Comments

problem #1

May 281998

Econoline

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

When stepping on the brake pedal the front wheels locked up and back wheels kept going. Also, the electrical system shorted, causing the entire system to fail. Dealer claimed the problem was caused by the radio, which was removed. Consumer contacted dealer and manufacturer. Problems still exist.

- Forked River, NJ, USA

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