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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
19,889 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.

2002 Ford F-450 engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Ford F-450 Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 202003

F-450 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 19,889 miles


Cruise control was on as we proceeded up a hill. When driver tried to disengage the cruise control it would not disengage. Engine continued to excel, going faster. It reached speeds of almost 80 mph. Hitting brakes would not stop cruise control, nor slow the vehicle.

- Frankfort, IN, USA

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