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FORD F-150 Problems with Electrical System

 
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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 Jan 03, 2011
Location AMITY, AR
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2008 FORD F-150
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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Complaint - Electrical System

THE CONTACT OWNED A 2008 FORD F150. THE CONTACT WAS DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 35 MPH WHEN SPARKS BEGAN SHOOTING FORM THE AUXILIARY CIGARETTE LIGHTER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT HIS CELLULAR PHONE WAS PLUGGED INTO THE LIGHTER AT THE TIME OF THE FAILURE AND THE SPARKS WERE FALLING INTO A TRASH BAG INSIDE THE VEHICLE. THE CONTACT EXITED THE VEHICLE AND CONTACTED THE FIRE DEPARTMENT. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT ARRIVED FORTY-FIVE MINUTES LATER AND WAS ABLE TO EXTINGUISH THE FIRE WITHIN ONE AND A HALF HOURS. THE VEHICLE WAS DESTROYED. THE VIN WAS UNAVAILABLE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 43,000.

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