1.2

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
153,425 miles

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1998 Ford F-150 brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 062011

F-150 4WD 8-cyl

  • 153,425 miles

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

While braking to turn, the brake pedal went to the floor and I was unable to stop. Luckily I was already slowing for the turn and was able to downshift to slow enough for the turn. Mechanic said the brake line was rusted through. With the recent recall of rusted gas tank straps on this vehicle, believe a recall on rusted brake lines is also warranted. This could have been a fatal accident under different circumstances, I.e., trying to stop at a train track, pulling a trailer, or going faster.

- Albers, IL, USA

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