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FORD F-250 Problems with Steering

 
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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 (116 Complaints)
Date reported Jan 17, 2018
Location ARCADIA, FL
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 Email
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Complaint - Steering

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2012 FORD F-250. WHILE DRIVING 65 MPH, THE CONTACT DROVE IN THE MIDDLE TWO LANES TO AVOID A COLLISION WITH A VEHICLE THAT HAD PULLED OVER TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AND OPENED THE DRIVER'S DOOR. WHILE PASSING THE OTHER VEHICLE, THE CONTACT'S VEHICLE SHOOK VIOLENTLY AND THE CONTACT LOST CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE. ALSO, THE BRAKE PEDAL FAILED TO OPERATE. THE CONTACT WAS ABLE TO REGAIN CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE ONCE THE SPEED SLOWED DOWN TO 35 MPH. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO DESOTO AUTOMALL (3039 SE 70, ARCADIA, FL 34266) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE FAILURE WAS CALLED THE "FORD DEATH WOBBLE". THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS ALSO CONTACTED AND DID NOT ASSIST. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 128,000. THE VIN WAS UNAVAILABLE.

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