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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,263 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 F-150 suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Ford F-150 Owner Comments (Page 4 of 4)

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problem #4

Jan 201999

F-150 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Front torsion bar broke, causing the front cab on driver side to fall which could result in accident. Part is on back order.

- Michigamme, MI, USA

problem #3

Jan 141998


  • miles
The driver side front torsion bar broke while driving, causing the front end to fall, and almost caused an accident. Dealer stated there is a national back order on the torsion bar.

- Wantage, NJ, USA

problem #2

Jan 201999

(reported on)


  • miles
Front torsion bar broke, causing the front end to drop to the frame of the vehicle.

- Camby, IN, USA

problem #1

Jan 131999

(reported on)


  • miles
While driving front end of the vehicle just dropped because the torsion bar broke in half. The bar needs to be replaced due to the cold weather.

- Ash Grove, MO, USA

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