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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,300 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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2003 Ford F-350 engine problems

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2003 Ford F-350 Owner Comments

problem #10

Apr 032012

F-350

  • 98,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Ford F-350. The contact stated that while driving 65 mph, he lost control of the vehicle as the vehicle independently decelerated to a complete stop. The vehicle was towed to the dealer for diagnosis. The dealer stated that the air blockers failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was contacted and acknowledged the failure but provided no assistance. The failure and the current mileage was 98,000.

- Colchester, CT, USA

problem #9

Apr 012003

F-350

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Ford F350. The contact stated that the vehicle slowly gained speed during acceleration. The vehicle has been to the dealer on several occasions for this issue and was informed that it was a normal characteristic for the vehicle. The contact feels that the issue was a safety risk because a crash could occur while crossing an intersection. The current mileage was 92,000 and the failure mileage was unknown.

- Amber, PA, USA

problem #8

Aug 152005

F-350 Diesel

  • miles
2005 Ford F350 hesitated during acceleration.

- Carencro, LA, USA

problem #7

Aug 122005

(reported on)

F-350 Diesel

  • miles

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

2003 Ford F350 developed problems with the accelerator pedal.** answer required***. when the gas pedal was pressed the vehicle would not move. Each time the vehicle was taken to a dealer but they were unable to permanently rectify the problem. Various components were replaced/repaired but the problem recurred.

- Casco, ME, USA

problem #6

Oct 012004

F-350 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying the brakes pedal went to the floor. Vehicle continued to accelerate with speed. Consumer was able to drive it to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic could not duplicate the problem.

- Alexandria, LA, USA

problem #5

Sep 272004

F-350 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When driving at any speed and accelerator was pressed hard to pass or to enter a highway vehicle did not accelerate. Dealership inspected vehicle 10 times at several Ford dealerships, and could not duplicate or correct the problem.

- Broadalbin, NY, USA

problem #4

Sep 152003

F-350

  • miles

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

Without prior warning while in traffic vehicle surged forward while pressing the brake pedal, causing a collision with a tree. There were minor injuries. Both driver and passenger were transported by ambulance.

- Mason, OH, USA

problem #3

Sep 012003

F-350

  • 25,000 miles
When accelerating to 55 mph engine stalled without warning.

- Franklinton, LA, USA

problem #2

May 122003

F-350

  • miles
Consumer states that the vehicle would accelerate without warning. Dealer notified.

- Benicia, CA, USA

problem #1

Feb 152003

F-350

  • miles
While stopping at a light vehicle would acclerate without warning. Dealer notified.

- Laredo, TX, USA

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