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2.0

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
81,333 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.

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1998 Ford F-150 wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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1998 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 122005

F-150 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 1998 Ford F150 ld. While driving 55 mph, the rear passenger side aluminum rim began to separate. The wheel lip rim detached and caused a blow out. The contact stated that there were two more rims that were experiencing the same failure. The dealer has been notified and stated that the cause of failure was due to corrosion. The current mileage was 150,000 and failure mileage was 100,000.

- Venango, PA, USA

problem #2

Oct 012003

F-150

  • 75,000 miles
The rims leaked air. Consumer placed the wheels in a container of water, and watched as bubbles seeped from the weld spots. Dealer and the manufacturer have been informed.

- Chilliwack, 00, USA

problem #1

Jan 172003

F-150

  • 69,000 miles
Wheels: Rim is cracking straight into the bead. Dealer notified.

- Lake City, MI, USA

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