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8.5

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,467 miles

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2016 Ford F-150 fuel system problems

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2016 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #11

Aug 032016

F-150

  • 3,928 miles

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

2016 Ford F-150 2.7L ecoboost model with only 3,928 miles. This is the third time engine has cut off on me while driving/accelerating! was taking a left turn from side road onto main road. While accelerating in the turn, engine started stuttering a few times (rpms would dip) and then it stalled out. Luckily I was able to complete my left hand turn without getting hitting by oncoming traffic and was able to pull over immediately. This time around the engine would not restart. Had to call Ford's roadside assistance to get towed to nearest dealership. The last two instances the dealer could not pull a code or diagnose what was wrong so nothing was done. This time the dealership has a dead truck on arrival so they can't tell me that there is nothing wrong with it (service and diagnostics has yet to be completed at the time of this writing). I have been in touch with Ford regional rep regarding my cases and I am told they cannot do anything until the dealer can diagnose what the root cause is. Obviously something is wrong. There are dozens of other complaints of engine stalling while driving.

- Sterling, VA, USA

problem #10

Jul 202016

F-150

  • 4,798 miles
Truck was running normal no check engine lights, making rt. Hand turn onto highway truck started to accelerate then the accelerator pedal quite working lots of dash warning lights came on and truck would only idle, used hazards to idle off highway, shut off ignition and restarted truck still would not accelerate, let truck idle in gear to get off highway, let truck sit over night and tried to drive next morning started to accelerate then quite idle only called to have towed to dealer for repair, dealer replaced throttle body.

- Brownstown Twp, MI, USA

problem #9

Jul 182016

F-150

  • 5,899 miles
Engine at normal operating temp, from a stop accelerated onto highway but before reaching 50 mph truck quite accelerating and went to idle check engine and other warning lights came on the accelerator pedal went dead would not do any thing when pushed.semi truck and traffic coming from behind had to do evasive driving to avoid crashing into truck, truck idle with hazards on to safe area to pull off highway. Called tow truck to tow to dealership, dealer replaced throttle body to repair.

- Brownstown Twp, MI, USA

problem #8

Jul 132016

F-150

  • 5,939 miles

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

Engine at normal operating temp. Driving at 45- 50 mph lost accelerator pedal several dash warning lights all came on and and truck only would idle.pushing on the accelerator did nothing, had to put on hazard flashers and idle to safe place to pull off highway. Called tow truck to tow to dealer for repair. Dealer replaced throttle body.

- Brownstown, MI, USA

problem #7

Jun 272016

F-150

  • 5,308 miles
Driving at 45 mph lost throttle only would idle lots of dash warning lights came on had to idle across train tracks to get shoulder of road had to have towed to dealer for repair, replaced throttle body.

- Brownstown Twp, MI, USA

problem #6

Jul 052016

F-150

  • 3,586 miles
Second time engine stalled while driving in less than 2 weeks!!! 2016 Ford F-150 XLT 2.7L eco-boost model. This is the second time the engine has stalled and shut off during driving! not even 3,600 miles on it yet. Typical stop and go traffic during rush hour. Went to accelerate after rolling along with traffic (<10 mph) and nothing happens. Tachometer stays at around 500 RPM and does not go anywhere. Since this was the second time this has happen within the last 2 weeks so I wasn't too surprised this time around. I put it in neutral and shut off ignition and try cranking it. Rpms would barely stutter around 400-500 RPM and would not stay on. Tried a few more attempts while still rolling in neutral. I had to brake to a stop, put it in park, and had attempted to crank it several more times until it finally started up and was idling correctly around 800-900 RPM. This is definitely a safety issue and should be investigated immediately. Dealer says oem has known issue with throttle body causing Ford vehicles to stall while driving. Unfortunately, dealer says my VIN is not part of vehicle models affected by this issue. Obviously it is happening to the 2016 F150S. Both of my incidents did not throw a code so there seems to be nothing dealer can do to fix the problem for the moment. I do not want to keep driving this vehicle with this defective part and unsafe condition, especially with my infant son in the rear cab.

- Sterling, VA, USA

problem #5

Jun 152016

F-150

  • 8,674 miles

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

Ford throttle body issue - vehicle has less than 9000 miles. While traveling on highway (65-70mph) in a remote area, the vehicle suddenly loss acceleration and begun to shudder. No response when pressing gas pedal. We coasted to the roadside and attempted to restart the car. Vehicle dash warnings for descent assistance and collision avoidance appeared. Third attempt to restart vehicle worked. The issue occurred on 4 other occasions including stalling in a busy intersection shortly after accelerating from a stop. Each time restarting the car results in shuddering and error messages on the dash. Dealership says its a known issue and parts will take up to 3 weeks plus repair time. Manufacturer offered only to check on parts and update us 4 days later. They did not offered loan vehicle. Internet research points to defective throttle body for similar vehicles. Vehicle also has a defective sensor for tailgate ajar that has been unresolved in two attempts to repair. Vehicle is unsafe to drive.

- San Marcos, TX, USA

problem #4

May 032016

F-150

  • miles
Throttle body failure

- Ardmore, PA, USA

problem #3

May 032016

F-150

  • miles
Throttle body failure

- Ardmore, PA, USA

problem #2

Apr 082016

F-150

  • miles
Throttle body failure

- Ardmore, PA, USA

problem #1

May 052016

F-150

  • miles
Throttle body failure

- Ardmore, PA, USA

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