11th Gen (2004 – 2008) Ford F-150 Problems

The 11th generation of the F-150 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 52.19. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? You should avoid this generation like the plague that it is.

Owners of the 2004–2008 F-150 model years have sent in 2352 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the windows (40%) followed by the engine (29%) and the transmission (9%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Ford model years.

Watch out for the 2005 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2008 155
2007 189
2006 221
2005 644
2004 1140

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