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FORD F-150 Problems with Vehicle Speed Control

 
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2008 FORD F-150 Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2008 FORD F-150. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2008 FORD F-150 by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (313 Complaints)
Date reported Mar 19, 2009
Location TOMS RIVER, NJ
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2008 FORD F-150
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 3
Crash involved Y
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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TL CONTACT OWNS A 2008 FORD F-150. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 50 MPH WITH THE CRUISE CONTROL ENGAGED, THE ENGINE BEGAN TO REV AT FULL THROTTLE AND THE VEHICLE ACCELERATED UNEXPECTEDLY. THERE WERE NO WARNING INDICATORS ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. IMMEDIATELY, THE CRUISE CONTROL WAS DISENGAGED TO SLOW THE VEHICLE DOWN. THE FAILURE OCCURRED SPORADICALLY. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR DIAGNOSTIC TESTING, BUT THEY COULD NOT DUPLICATE THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE RECURRED ON TWO SEPARATE OCCASIONS, IN WHICH THE MOST RECENT FAILURE CONTRIBUTED TO THE VEHICLE LUNGING FORWARD UNEXPECTEDLY INTO THE PRECEDING VEHICLE. THERE WERE NO PERSONAL INJURIES AND BOTH VEHICLES SUSTAINED MINOR DAMAGE. THE POLICE WAS CALLED TO THE SCENE AND FILED A REPORT. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO THE AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR DIAGNOSTIC TESTING AND REPAIR. THE CONTACT IS WAITING ON A RESPONSE AS TO WHAT CAUSED THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 18,000 AND CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 23,000. UPDATED 12/8/09 UPDATED 12/09/09

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