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FORD F-250 Problems with Steering, Suspension

 
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2012 FORD F-250 Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2012 FORD F-250. 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 2012 FORD F-250 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 (115 Complaints)
Date reported Dec 08, 2016
Location VILLAGE MILLS, TX
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Vehicle 2012 FORD F-250
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
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Complaint - Steering, Suspension

VIOLENT SHAKING FROM FRONT STEERING AND SUSPENSION. KNOWN PROBLEM WITH FORD SERVICE TECHNICIANS AND INDEPENDENT TIRE DEALERS. FORD CALLS IT " DEATH WOBBLE". MOST AFFECTED YEAR MODELS ARE 2006 THRU 2012 PER SERVICE WRITER . PROBLEM STARTS APPROXIMATELY 42 MPH IN MY TRUCK ON HIGHWAYS OR CITY STREETS USUALLY AFTER A SMALL BUMP IN ROAD.. SHAKING IN STEERING WHEEL AND BOUNCING IN CAB. I HAD TO COME TO A COMPLETE STOP TO STOP THE SHAKE AND BOUNCE. THE FORD DEALER REPLACED TRACK BAR AND BALL JOINT. THEN REPLACED FOUR TIRES , BALANCED,AND FRONT END ALIGNMENT. TRUCK NOW HAS CONSTANT VIBRATION IN STEERING WHEEL. DEATH WOBBLE HAS OCCURRED TWICE SINCE REPAIR. GOING BACK TO DEALER. THIS PROBLEM HAS BEEN REPORTED AND WELL KNOWN TO FORD. NO SPECIFIC CAUSE OR FIX HAS BEEN OFFERED. SUPPOSEDLY FORD REDESIGNED FRONT STEERING AND SUSPENSION IN 2014 MODELS BECAUSE OF THIS PROBLEM. THE SERVICE WRITER, WENDY, AT SILSBEE FORD IN SILSBEE, TEXAS TOLD ME SHE DID NOT KNOW WHY FORD DOES NOT RECALL THESE TRUCKS IT IS SUCH A BIG PROBLEM.

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