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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
86,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. get body and paint work done (2 reports)
1998 Ford F-150 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1998 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 022012

F-150 5.4L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles


The paint on the roof of my truck bubbled up and eventually erupted and the paint has flaked off in huge (2") pieces. It now leaks during heavy rain storms. I've had it professionally repainted twice and they say they've never seen anything do this before. I can't afford to keep having it professionally done so now I do it myself. Sand, rust prohibitor, bondo, primer, and paint. It lasts about 9 months to a year then repeat the process. Starting to see signs of the same thing on the door and hood.

- , Plano, TX, USA

problem #1

May 132005

F-150 XLT 4.6L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,000 miles

Right where the rear bumper forms to the bed of the truck there are rust holes that form. They spread and eventually eat the truck bed alive.

- , Newport, MI, USA

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