pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
62,333 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace/reseal front window (2 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
2002 Ford F-150 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 032010

F-150 V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles


This is my second time experiencing this electrical problem. The first time all the connections were rusty so the solution was to clean them. This time I'm not sure, it's in a parking lot and will be towed today.

- , Endicott, NY, USA

problem #2

Nov 262008

F-150 XLT 4.6L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 52,000 miles

This is the SECOND time water has found its way into the fuse box / GEM module in my '02 F-150. A very common problem in various Ford model vehicles, it has now happened to me not once, but twice. This time, the dealership claims it was not the window that leaked, but a small hole in my firewall. I can't help but get the feeling I am being screwed and water was leaking through the firewall in the first place. At $800 plus a pop, this repair isnt cheap. Such a disgraceful problem should've been recognized and corrected by Ford a long time ago. I am as of right now looking into legal action to take. Never will I buy another Ford.

- , Bethel Park, PA, USA

problem #1

Apr 302007

F-150 XTR 4.6L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles

Ford built the F150 with the front window not properly sealed. This leaked over time and caused the blower, power windows, 2 fuse boxes, a module to short and burn out over time. Parts replaced but owner not told of leaky window until about $4000 in repairs over the space of a year were done. A glass shop took out window, found it had not been sealed and then replaced and sealed. No problems since. Over 10 complaints with the U.S. Department of Transport. Many vehicles replacing fried electronics and not knowing about the window. Ford will not issue notice.

- , Oakville, Ontario, Canada

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