One of Ford's "solutions" to excessive oil concerns in the F-150 was to install new dipsticks with lowered minimum fill level markings. No wonder they're getting sued. A proposed class-action lawsuit says Ford needs to properly address oil consumption issues in the 5.0-liter Coyote engine.
Ford has recalled over 874,000 F-Series trucks with engine block heaters that can start a fire when plugged into the wall. The automaker believes a low and unshielded mounting position is allowing road salt to corrode the heater cable’s splice connector, causing at least three known fires.
Leaky master cylinders are causing a sudden loss of pressure in the F-150’s braking system. Brakes really thrive under pressure, it’s what pushes the pads against the rotors and keeps your brake pedal from falling to the floor. You know, little stuff like that. In a twist, it’s Ford that finds themselves under pressure from a California lawsuit looking for an expansion of a previous master cylinder recall.
Anyone out there having trouble slowing their truck down? There’s a lawsuit that says a change to the F-150’s master cylinder design is creating a dangerous braking situation.
Of all the things that can start a fire in your truck, I’m guessing you were never really worried about the seat belts. Well, guess what? Following a lengthy investigation into the seat belt pretensioner system in the 2015-2018 F-150, Ford has decided to recall 2 million trucks that are catching on fire after a crash.
Ford owners sure do love their trucks and they just can't seem to stop talking about them. It also turns out some of them just can't stop thanks to widespread brake issues.
Federal safety regulators are investigating 2015-2016 Ford F-150 trucks after reports of brake pedals going to the floorboards, a complete loss of brakes and dealerships diagnosing the problems as caused by faulty master cylinders.
Ford is bringing back some 2016 F-150s and Explorers because the driver's seat could pop off in a crash.
The automaker says the seatback may not have been properly welded and could fail to hold the driver in a crash.