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2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,000 miles

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2006 Ford F-150 steering problems

steering problem

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2006 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #2

May 022014

F-150

  • 58,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 Ford F-150. The contact stated while driving approximately 55 mph, the power steering suddenly malfunctioned making the steering wheel difficult to turn and causing the vehicle to lose control and drive into on coming traffic nearly causing a crash. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and diagnosed that a lower joint in the steering column shaft seized. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the defect. The failure mileage was 58,000.

- Newark Valley, NY, USA

problem #1

Jul 152011

F-150 4WD 8-cyl

  • 62,000 miles
Power steering failure, steering became hard at 10 and 2, replaced the ps pump, problem still exists but at 9 and 3 now, steering so hard while turning that it could cause a wreck. After reading online thinking now that it is in the steering shaft. Many people have had the same trouble and says they lubricated the part and it got better. I just don't want to wreck while driving with my 4 children. Would take it to Ford but afraid they will say things are wrong that are not...don't want it to turn into a money gimmick. Extremely hard to turn from dead stop. Still trying to figure the problem out one part at a time....62,000 approx.

- Jonben, WV, USA

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