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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$350.00
Average Mileage:
140,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace wires with aftermarket wires (1 reports)
1997 Ford F-150 engine problems

engine problem

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1997 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 122011

F-150 Lariat V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 140,000 miles

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

Spark plug wires need replacing. This is a VERY common problem and if you replace with Ford OEM spark plug wires, you will need to replace every 18months. FORD makes nice trucks, but they dont last more than 8-10yrs, and after 5-7yrs you find yourself repairing/replacing something every 3-6 months.

Recommendation: Buy Toyota. Not as nice as Ford, but much more reliable and long lasting.

- , Marriottsville, MD, USA

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