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2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,339 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2007 Ford F-150 miscellaneous problems

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2007 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #7

Jun 012013

F-150

  • 43,000 miles

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

While driving at 35mph or less the driver side front hub assembly may emit an intermitent grinding noise as if the hub is trying to lock into four wheel drive. Grinding noise stops when vehicle is slowed to 15mph or less. Sometimes full stop is needed to cease grinding noise. When noise stop a jerk can be felt as if the hub locks back into its place. Took vehicle to Ford dealership and they recommended bringing vehicle in when grinding noise was present. That is not possible because the noise will stop when I slow down. Dealership could not recommend any way to diagnose it without paying to have it inspected. Problem has not been diagnosed and manufacturer has not been notified. Vehicle was bought 3 years ago at 43K miles and has approx. 80K current miles. Noise is intermittent with occaisional long periods between occurences. Can happen within 5 miles of driving or after 500 miles of driving.

- Oglesby, IL, USA

problem #6

Jul 012016

F-150

  • 77,000 miles
Accelerates without notice when braking shifting etc. Very dangerous and frustratring.

- Shorewood, WI, USA

problem #5

Nov 052015

F-150

  • 68,852 miles
Shifter won't come out of parking. I have researched and many people have reported the same issue with Ford F150. Service manager said shifter sensor was not working.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #4

Sep 012015

F-150

  • 100,000 miles

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

The failures stem from bad oil flow to the top end of the engine due to a flaw in design. Specifically my camshaft, cam phaser, timing components and lifters rollers have failed. The problem first showed up at 42256 miles and has since resurfaced twice even after expensive repairs. The worrisome part is that the web is filled with thousands upon thousands of similar complaints about this engine which is also in Expedition and crown victorias and probably other Ford vehicles.

- Kenner, LA, USA

problem #3

Jun 172014

F-150 8-cyl

  • 40,000 miles
This truck was never driven much and driven 24 miles round trip a day. Dont understand why something so major could happen without warning. Will never buy a Ford. The truck dont stand up to preformance.

- Frisco City, AL, USA

problem #2

May 142011

F-150 8-cyl

  • 80,200 miles
3 out of 8 spark plugs broke during a routine spark plug change incurring hundreds of dollars in repairs.

- Melvindale, MI, USA

problem #1

Oct 182008

F-150

  • 20,320 miles
Blowout of tire with 20,000 miles on vehicle and tire. Started researching why a perfectly good tire would blow out and found an ongoing investigation concerning faulty valve stems. I had all my valve stems checked when getting the new tire installed and found a faulty valve stem on another tire. I spoke with 3 different people at Ford who all said they were unaware of any faulty valve stems. I had to purchase a new tire and valve stems to correct the problem.

- Wells, TX, USA

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