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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Ford F-150 steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #7

Apr 222002

F-150

  • miles

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

Ea 02 001/steering column: Steering wheel locked up while making a left turn. The steering column was replaced.the old parts are available for analysis. The dealer and the manufacturer were not notified. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #6

Jan 232001

(reported on)

F-150 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Intermittently when making a turn steering wheel becomes irratic and drifts. Dealer has inspected and repaired vehicle several times, but problem still exists. Steering gear and pitman arm were replaced for steering wheel problem.

- Hornick, IA, USA

problem #5

Sep 072000

F-150 4WD

  • miles
Steering wheel became completely useless when the steering shaft separated, causing the vehicle to jump the curb narrowly missing a large tree and bridge abutment.

- Calabasas, CA, USA

problem #4

Jan 151999

F-150 4WD

  • miles

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

Please contact me so I can go into this farther

- Britton, MI, USA

problem #3

Oct 011998

F-150

  • miles
Front end vibrates/shakes at speeds up to 60 mph. Also, replaced steering shaft.

- Oak Point, TX, USA

problem #2

Jul 181998

F-150

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When turning steering wheel there is a clunck that one can feel in steering wheel, seems loose. Dealer contacted four times, states nothing is wrong. Dealer cannot duplicate the problem.

- Beaufort, SC, USA

problem #1

May 191998

F-150

  • miles
Steering shaft failure. Also, power door locks failed/ABS brakes malfunctioned, causing brakes to vibrate upon braking.

- Ladson, SC, USA

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