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FORD F-150 Problems with Fuel System Gasoline

 
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2010 FORD F-150 Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2010 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 2010 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 (687 Complaints)
Date reported Jul 15, 2010
Location CADILLAC, MI
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2010 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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THE CONTACT OWNS A 2001 FORD F150. THE CONTACT STATED WHILE ACCELERATING FROM 40 TO 50 MPH, THERE WAS AN ABNORMAL NOISE AND THE FUEL TANK IMMEDIATELY FRACTURED FROM THE VEHICLE. THERE WAS A LARGE GASOLINE FUEL SPILLAGE ONTO THE ROADWAY. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO A LOCAL REPAIR FACILITY WHERE THE MECHANIC ADVISED THAT THE STRAPS THAT HELD THE FUEL TANK TO THE VEHICLE BODY WERE CORRODED AND CAUSED THE FAILURE. THE MECHANIC REPLACED THE FUEL TANK, STRAPS, PRESSURE SENSOR AND VARIOUS CLAMPS NEEDED TO HOLD THE NEW FUEL TANK IN PLACE. THE MANUFACTURER ADVISED THERE WAS NOT A RECALL FOR THE FAILURE AND DID NOT PROVIDE ANY ASSISTANCE. THE FAILURE AND CURRENT MILEAGES WERE 246,000.

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