Oh yeah, the crap factory tires were shot at 23k miles, and yes, I maintain my truck and rotate tires! Great pickup, no serious problems. I have always babied this truck, but it's a bit ridiculous. Took it to the dealership, and they left a lot of dirt and crap on the door armrests and center armrest. There is no oil on the floor or smoke out the exhaust. General Comments: From day one, the truck has gone through 3 quarts of oil every 5000 miles. Rear differential cover is rusting through.
No Review Date: 18th November, 2008 Model year 2006 Year of manufacture 2006 First year of ownership 2006 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 5. This is one of the few bad reviews on this site, actually. Faults: Fuel injector stuck open at 150 miles. Starter went out at 40,000. Model year 2006 Year of manufacture 2005 First year of ownership 2005 Most recent year of ownership 2009 Engine and transmission 5. General Comments: Fantastic pickup, feels like luxury compared to other vehicles I've had. Window switch went out at 50,000.
I got it for a great deal and got a good trade in on my other F150. Their slogan is built Ford tough, but we will never purchase another Ford product again. Yes Review Date: 1st February, 2010 Faults: The transmission went out at 36,000 miles. Faults: Upper and lower ball joints, both sides replaced. This is not a work truck, just light around town truck. Wind and engine noises valve lifters are higher than reasonably expected. General Comments: Acceleration lag and shifting delay are poor to the point of nuisance.
I track my exact fuel mileage every fillup - it's about 13 in city and 15 on the highway. The bed is very deep, it can be tough to reach stuff over the side. Heating air handling system will not switch to defrost until engine warms up when below 40 degrees. . It's important to realize just because one vehicle is very poor, that you should swear off of a certain maker.
It doesn't even mean you shouldn't turn around and buy the same model; depending upon the situation and circumstances. Yes Review Date: 12th August, 2008. Seats are extremely comfortable once adjusted correctly - I probably average 100+ miles per day. I love the look of my truck and the size, just poor power train. Model year 2006 Year of manufacture 2006 First year of ownership 2009 Most recent year of ownership 2010 Engine and transmission 5.
The extra deep bed is more of a nuisance than useful, since you cannot reach over the side to place or retrieve objects. Braking and handling characteristics are superior. After running no less than 10 oil consumption tests with the dealership, the factory and dealership said it was within factory specs to go through that much oil. Howling whistling from fuel system when air is 35 degrees or colder. .
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