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FORD F-150 Problems with Engine, Power Train

 
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2011 FORD F-150 Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2011 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 2011 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 (1580 Complaints)
Date reported Aug 09, 2013
Location ROCHESTER HILLS, MI
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Vehicle 2011 FORD F-150
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 2
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
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Complaint - Engine, Power Train

SECOND OCCURRENCE OF THE ENGINE LOSING POWER WHILE TOWING A CAMPER OVER 100+ MILES AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS THEN ADDING POWER TO CLIMB A HILL. DRIVING 65 MPH ON THE HIGHWAY, OVER A 1.5-2 HRS DRIVE, APPROACHING A HILL WHILE TOWING A CAMPER, ACCELERATED TO CLIMB THE HILL AND THE VEHICLE AGAIN, DROPPED FROM 65 TO 40 MPH IN ABOUT 30 SECONDS. ENGINE STUTTERED AND WOULD NOT RESPOND TO THROTTLE CONTROL TO GAIN SPEED TO CLIMB THE HILL. TOOK VEHICLE INTO DEALERSHIP NO PROBLEM FOUND, ABOUT A WEEK LATER, THERE WAS AN INEFFICIENT CATALYTIC REQUIRING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE LEFT CATALYTIC CONVERTER. THIS OCCURRED POST HAVING THE ECOBOOST FIX THAT FORD MOTOR COMPANY STATED WOULD RESOLVE THE PROBLEM AND IT IS STILL OCCURRING. ODBC 2 DATA LOGGER CAPTURED THE INCIDENT RECORDING ENGINE SPEED, ENGINE RPM, AND ENGINE LOAD (%).

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