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1.9

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
83,667 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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2001 Ford F-150 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2001 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 152012

F-150 6-cyl

  • 56,000 miles

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

The frame is starting to rust out on my 2001 F150. Why is their not a recall. I know that I can, T be the only one with this problem. Toyota is replacing some of their frame that are rusting out.

- Telford, PA, USA

problem #2

Aug 312012

F-150

  • 85,000 miles
Its not what happened its what may happen soon the rust is so bad in the rear I cant even put a trailer hitch on and the rear shackles that hold the leaf springs on are about to break off theres so much rust im very concerned.

- Parsippany, NJ, USA

problem #1

Sep 162011

F-150 8-cyl

  • 110,000 miles
I strongly feel that the frame and cross members rust and rot issues of the 2001 Ford F150's needs to be addressed. This is a major safety issue. I am really upset and with my 2001 F150 frame and other underbody parts. A frame that is 11 years old should not be so rusted out. I have done some research on the internet and have seen alot of issues of other owners with this complaint. I have had older trucks and cars and have never seen a frame in this kind of rust and rot condition at all. I would like to know what can be done with this issue before someone's 2001 Ford F150 literally breaks in half while driving down the interstate/highway or even in a school zone. I strongly feel that the last component to fall apart on any vehicle or to be a safety issue is the frame. Trucks are meant to pull campers and trailers which are heavy loads and the last thing you want to have happen is the frame on that vehicle to break away and kill the driver or other drivers on the road. I feel that it take someone to die before any action is taken on vehicle safety issues, thus im trying to prevent. I am willing to take my 2001 F150 to be inspected on this issue to a NHTSA site or a member can come to me. Please help with this Ford F150 issue and create a recall before its to late and someone is seriously injured or killed. Please respond back to me as soon as possible. Thanks

- Washington, IL, USA

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