hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,820 miles

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2005 Ford F-150 cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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2005 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 202010


  • 74,000 miles


Ford Motor Company-there was a service bulletin put out show there was a problem with the cam phasers and cam chain tensioner causing the engine to make noises and then engine failure there has been lots of complaintsto Ford with nothing being done if you where driving onthe road and the engine blew couldcause a accident I contact Ford and they have all most admitted to it that they new there was a problem I have found that there has been 1092 complaints over this problem and nothing done. I contacted Ford and that's how I found out about you they keep saying there sending the complaint to another dept..but this is aproblem that could have been correct before the engine was ruined.

- Oelwein, IA, USA

problem #1

Nov 192009


  • 47,640 miles
2005 Ford F150 5.4L engine twice the fail safe came on while my wife driving and the engine shut down. Once in October,2009( on the interstate, speed 65) and 11/19/09. This could have resulted in a serious accident she was able to get off the road. After a couple of minutes, engine started ok. With no check engine on Ford dealer replaced throttle body and motor; reprogrammed PCM at a cost of $510.

- Columbus, OH, USA

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