Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
82,332 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Ford F-350 engine problems

engine problem

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1998 Ford F-350 Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 012007

F-350 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles


Vehicle caught fire after engine was turned off.

- Marrero, LA, USA

problem #1

May 302005

F-350 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 84,664 miles
I was towing an ultra light camping trailer with the cruise control engaged when I smelled what appeared to be an electrical fire then the engine immediately failed. I replaced the entire engine at a cost of $ $4000 and have had at least 10 more instances where the cruise control stopped working on the interstate.

- Stonewood, WV, USA

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