fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,783 miles

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2005 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #4

Feb 012007

F-150 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 24,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Ford F-150. The vehicle has general ameri-trac, size 255/70/R17 tires. The contact stated that the tread separated on all of the tires on three different occasions. When the tires developed knots, the vehicle vibrated roughly and would only drive 40 mph. The dealer replaced two of the tires during the last failure and the contact is currently waiting on the third replacement. The dealer will only use the same brand of tires as replacements. The dealer could not explain the cause of the failures. The manufacturer has not been notified. The current mileage was 28,600 and vehicle and tire failure mileages were 24,000. Updated 02/14/08.

- New Milton, WV, USA

problem #3

Aug 062007

F-150 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 23,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford F150. The vehicle has ameritrac SUV, size P265/70R16 tires. The contact noticed that portions of the rear driver side and front passenger side tires were missing. The tire dealer stated that the tires needed to be replaced, however, no replacements have been made. The dot number was unknown. The current mileage was 27,000 and failure mileage was 23,000.

- Akron, OH, USA

problem #2

May 092006

F-150 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75 miles
: the contact stated there is a vibration while driving at speeds above 65 mph. The vehicle was taken to the dealership and the driver side front and rear tires were replaced which corrected the problem for a short period of time. The vibration recurred therefore, the vehicle was returned to the dealership and the tires were aligned. However, the problem persisted resulting in the contact not exceeding 60 mph while driving. The tire manufacturer is bf goodrich rugged trail (ta). The tire line is P275/65R18. The dot number is apu9au610905. Updated 07/05/06.

- Canonsburg, PA, USA

problem #1

Apr 042005

F-150 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 56 miles
Contact had a problem with the tires on new 2005 Ford F150. He has had to have the tires rebalanced every 100-200 miles.the dealer replaced 3 of the tires because they could not get them to balance within the limits. The first tire was replaced at 56 miles. Now the left front tire has a hunk of tread out of the tire. They were saying vehicle hit something to cause this, but vehicle has not hit anything, and that the tire was a road hazard. Also, it was not covered under the warranty. There was vibration in steering wheel while driving 50-60 mph. They put a stabilizer on the left rear in the frame to try and correct the problem, but the tires still were unbalanced.

- Port Charlotte, FL, USA

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