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FORD F-150 Problems with Power Train

 
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2009 FORD F-150 Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2009 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 2009 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 (282 Complaints)
Date reported Oct 17, 2011
Location LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2009 FORD F-150
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 3
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
All Complaints
Complaint - Power Train

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2009 FORD F-150. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE TRANSMISSION EXHIBITED A DELAY IN SHIFTING. THE CONTACT TOOK THE VEHICLE TO THE DEALER AND HAD THE TRANSMISSION CALIBRATED, BUT THE REPAIR ONLY LASTED FOUR TO FIVE DAYS BEFORE THE FAILURE RECURRED. THE DEALER THEN TOLD THE CONTACT THAT THE VEHICLE WAS DESIGNED TO SHIFT IN THE MANNER THAT IS WAS AND THAT THERE WAS NOTHING THAT COULD BE DONE TO CORRECT THE FAILURE. THE CONTACT BELIEVED THE FAILURE WAS A SAFETY ISSUE BECAUSE THERE WAS A DELAY IN ACCELERATION GOING FROM SECOND TO THIRD GEARS. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 18,500 AND THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 24,152. UPDATED 11/18/11 THE CONSUMER ALSO STATED THERE WAS A DELAY GOING FROM FIRST TO SECOND GEAR. THE DEALER REPROGRAMMED THE TCM/PCM AND RESET THE ADAPTIVE SHIFT STRATEGIES. UPDATED 03/05/12

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