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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,600 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.

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2001 Ford F-350 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Ford F-350 Owner Comments

problem #14

Apr 102001

F-350 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100 miles

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

The vehicle had no brakes. Front and rear wheels spun. Dealer found no defects.

- Tyrone, PA, USA

problem #13

Sep 162004

F-350 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 73,000 miles
When applying the brakes vehicle pulled to the left and vibrated. Consumer contacted the dealer, and vehicle had work done on the brakes on 9 occasions, but problem recurred. Dealership was saying that they will do nothing else. Vehicle was still under warranty.

- Street, MD, USA

problem #12

Aug 122004

F-350 4WD 10-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While applying the brake, the pedal went to the floor and the vehicle pulled to the right. The consumer was unable to maintain control of the vehicle and hit a motorcycle. No injuries. The driver wa able to drive the vehicle to the dealer for inspection. The mechanic could not duplicated the problem. Please fill in additional information.

- Reno, NV, USA

problem #11

Aug 042004

F-350

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,300 miles

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

When the consumer attempted to apply the brakes, they did not perform as designed, as a result the brakes seized up and the vehicle came to a halt and the brake piston shattered causing brake fluid to leak. Brake pads were the root cause the pads from the bracking plate and the calipers resulting in the caliper pistons to grind into the rotor.

- Shirland, IL, USA

problem #10

May 062004

F-350

  • 22,000 miles
While braking pedal went to the floor. This caused extended stopping distance. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.

- Wilmington, VT, USA

problem #9

Apr 072004

F-350 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving at low speed and applying the brakes steering wheel locked, and could not turn to the right or left. Dealer admitted there was manufacturer's defect. Steering locked also at high speed.

- Pittsburg, TX, USA

problem #8

Jul 042003

F-350 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles

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

Left front wheel siezed up while driving on freeway just after ABS light came on, truck pulled to left, vehicle could have rolled over killing us. Destroyed tire and calliper and seal material caught fire.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #7

Oct 152001

F-350

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying brakes hard at any speed steering locks up, even at stand still. Dealer stated vehicle was designed that way, and there was nothing he could do.

- Accord, NY, USA

problem #6

Nov 102001

F-350

  • miles
Ongoing problem when brakes are applied in a sudden stop, it causes vehicle to pullto the left. Vehicle been to dealer on 6 occasions, and problem has reoccurred. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Fayetteville, NC, USA

problem #5

Apr 022002

(reported on)

F-350

  • miles
Rotors warp after one thousand miles, have to continuously replace them. More brakes were applied the less stopping power consumer had. Also, doors make a rattling sound. Took vehicle to dealer.

- Vernon, CT, USA

problem #4

Jan 022002

F-350

  • miles

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

Steering become hard when applying brakes. Also, vehicle would not stop properly while applying brakes and making a full turn. Vehicle been to dealer on two occasions, and problem still occurring. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Newtown, CT, USA

problem #3

Dec 012001

F-350

  • miles
When applying the brakes or when going at slow speeds vehicle will become harder to control. Also will become difficult to steer.

- West Nottinglam, NH, USA

problem #2

Aug 152001

F-350 4WD Diesel

  • miles
Vehicle initially pulled to the right upon moderate braking. The problem was "fixed" and now the vehicle pulls to the left on moderate braking.

- Humboldt, TN, USA

problem #1

Jan 152001

F-350

  • miles
Intermittently when applying brakes, left off and reapplied them again, causing ABS to lock on and off, resulting in severe shaking of vehicle. Vehicle been in / out of dealer shop on three occasions, and unable to locate cause. Please feel free to provide any further details on this matter.

- Yuba City, CA, USA

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