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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$2,833.00
Average Mileage:
50,069 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. replace arr wiring harness's $3500 (1 reports)
  3. replaced rear window & vsm (1 reports)
2004 Ford F-150 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 122009

F-150 XLT 5.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 93,206 miles

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

I use the f150 as a courier and am in and out of the truck about 50 times a day. Normally not a problem until winter. The snow from my boots melts ,sloshes over the floor mat and seeps into the harness located directly under the driver's feet resulting in a massive short that made ALL the gauges and warning lights rock back and forth[ min to max ] at the same time. PERFECT!!! The design team of MORONS at Ford have NO idea how to design a truck properly . I can hardly wait for the next problem caused by PISS POOR design to crop up.

- , Edmonton, Alta, Canada

problem #2

Apr 062007

F-150 Lariat 5.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,000 miles

Water leaks in 2004 F150, rear window fails. If you are having electrical problems, make sure to have the dealership check the rear window.

- , Burien, WA, USA

problem #1

Nov 042007

F-150 Larriat 5.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 22,000 miles

This problem was going on for a extended time, but not discovered until after warranty was expired on time, only 22k miles. Rubber grommet leaking [fords fault] into wiring harness's

- , Oil City, PA, USA

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