In addition, the contact stated that the vehicle would not restart when prompted. Well I bought new tires and most of the vibration went away. Just look how the cab is crushed in video. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed with a cam phaser issue. .
It seemed like a brilliant idea, combining fuel efficiency with twin-turbo power. It was not the first time. The reason is simple: reliability. General Comments: I'm very happy with this truck. Yes Review Date: 27th February, 2009 Model year 2005 Year of manufacture 2005 First year of ownership 2005 Most recent year of ownership 2009 Engine and transmission 5. Yes Review Date: 19th July, 2009 Model year 2005 Year of manufacture 2005 First year of ownership 2005 Most recent year of ownership 2009 Engine and transmission 5.
Spark plugs get stuck in engine or propel them selves through the truck hood. New for the 2005 Ford F150 was the Ford F150 King Ranch with Castano leather interior, a 4. I have a '08 F150 V6 and it too has a rough idle to it, comes and goes. Well about a month ago, I had a whine develop and the vibration got a lot worse. There were no warning indicators illuminated. At 161000 miles the engine died. The vehicle was not repaired.
Just an anecdote, if that doesn't concern you and you don't mind the dated interior, they're solid trucks. I have kept up with the maintanance since have been the only owner of the truck. For example, I've read that the 2003 had aluminum where the spark plugs go and there were a lot of reports of the aluminum stripping and the spark plugs shooting out mid drive. Every bunch is going to have its stinkers. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who initially diagnosed a fuel leak from the exhaust. Ford checked it out and told me the vibration was mostly from the tires.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling 198 problems. The events leading to my breakdown on a busy acceleration ramp are as follows: My vehicle lost almost all power on an acceleration ramp, slowing me down to a crawl. It enjoyed a production run in various configurations from 1996 through 2010, which might be some kind of record at Ford. I drove the truck with almost no power to the mechanic. Accessory drive on the engine is noisy. As I later went online I found many people complaining about the same thing with Ford 5.
For more information, refer to this page:. It towed a maximum of 9,900 pounds and had a maximum payload capacity of 3,000 pounds. The contact owns a 2005 Ford F-150. Beautiful truck, but don't try to do work with it, it will not have the power for the job. Stereo failure at 1 year old. Is good on gas compared to other trucks of this class.
Emission testing was never performed of this vehicle. Find out which generation of F-150 has the best engine! So now I have the transmission override jammed so I can get out of gear. Model year 2005 Year of manufacture 2005 First year of ownership 2005 Most recent year of ownership 2011 Engine and transmission 5. I can't speak for everyone, but I'm getting excellent gas mileage from this truck, especially considering that it's V8. Only a few minor issues in over 10 years. Common problems of the 2005 Ford F-150 1,144 problems have been reported for the 2005 Ford F-150.
While driving various speeds, the vehicle lost power and misfired, and smoke could be seen coming from the rear of the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired. It is a pretty truck, but if you need a truck to do some work, look for something else. Looking on line it is a common problem with this vehicle. I took it to my mechanic. Last summer, I saw a F-150 from this generation on the back of a flatbed that looked exactly how the truck in the video looked. Still had slight vibration, but I figured it is a truck, they always ride a little rough.
After 5000 miles the loud ticking that these trucks are known for became louder. The failure mileage was approximately 76,000. When we bought the truck the chain guide was broke and eating through the case. Who we aren't: We are not a concierge service or a promotional platform. General Comments: The truck runs and tows strong. I can be assumed that emission testing would have failed while the vehicle was still under the 07M08 coverage. For more information, visit our.
Ford is aware of the problem, but no recall was issued. Also, when the engine was started, a ticking type noise was heard under the hood on the passenger side. General Comments: Not surprisingly, having owned several Fords in the past, I am extremely pleased with this one as well. I the single provider of my family and don't have money to be throwing away on new vechical. I've done some independent research and have personally had this issue fixed once. The failure mileage was 130,600.