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Manual Transmission Problems of Ford F-150



Ford F-150 owners have reported 17 problems related to manual transmission (under the power train category).

car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2005 Ford F-150 1
Failure Date: 09/04/2010

I have a 05 Ford f150 and my diferential has gone out and needs to be rebuilt I had this issue while under warranty but Ford always found excuses and now that its out of warranty I started to research and I have found alot of complaints where people complain of loud noise and vibrations at the above speeds of 45mph.

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car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2004 Ford F-150 2
Failure Date: 03/31/2009

The contact owns a 2004 Ford F-150 heritage. The contact stated that there was a hole found in the muffler on the bottom which he noticed after seeing a puddle under the vehicle. Furthermore, the clutch on the manual transmission would not shift correctly. The vehicle was inoperable. The vehicle had not been inspected or repaired at the time of the complaint. The manufacturer had not been notified. The current mileage was 104,921. The failure mileage was 83,023.

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car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2005 Ford F-150 3
Failure Date: 06/12/2007

While driving on highway @ 60mph, my 4 wheel drive activated without my touching the dash control. The front axle made terrible grinding noises and the vehicle slowed dramatically. Dealer told me it was a vacuum line and Ford replaced under warranty.

car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2001 Ford F-150 4
Failure Date: 01/16/2006

Difficulty in shifting, clutch to the floor/non-responsive. Upon taking in to dealer problem was due to clutch slave cylinder failure. This rendered the vehicle non-operable. Dealer replaced clutch slave cylinder and was authorized to replace clutch due to wear and labor involved should it fail in the near future.

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car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2001 Ford F-150 5
Failure Date: 07/12/2004

Couldn't change gear when I was going uphill, almost caused accident.

car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 9999 Ford F-150 6
Failure Date: 06/27/2003

Problems with gear shift knob. Which occurred when the consumer shifted from first to second gear. The consumer had become paralyzed in the wrong lane with oncoming traffic rushing toward him. The consumer had taken the vehicle to the dealer where they didn't offer logic help and offered to super glue and or cement the part back into place. (the consumer declined) the second incident occurred the following day, as the consumer backed out of the driveway and knob had come off.


car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2001 Ford F-150 7
Failure Date: 11/20/2002

Vehicle is not safe without seatbelts working properly 100%. Dt rq04011.

car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 1999 Ford F-150 8
Failure Date: 11/20/2000

I am being ignored by Ford. This is getting out of hand. 6 times in 18months. What happened to making a quality vehicle? no safety defec tlisted.

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car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 1999 Ford F-150 9
Failure Date: 07/20/2000

I have had problems with the absbrakes on this vehicle 5 times the dealership told that there is nothing wrong but the front brake do not work still this truck is not safe to drive. The tranmission sounds like it if about bust in half every time you shift it from first. They said it shifts fine. Iam a certified drive train mechanic it dont shift fine. I will be consulting an attorney about persueing a lemon law claim.

car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 1999 Ford F-150 10
Failure Date: 02/01/1999

Transmission won't go in 1st gear for take off. Once in reverse to neutral, it won't go in 1st gear. Dealer has looked at transmission twice, but said that there was no problem. They have offered to give a loaner vehicle to check the vehicle again.


 
car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 1998 Ford F-150 11
Failure Date: 09/01/1998

Transmission does not shift smoothly from 1st to second gear. Gear grinding is occurs.

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car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 1998 Ford F-150 12
Failure Date: 05/11/1998

Ninety percent of the time I have to force gearshift into 2nd gear. Now, after 11 months going into third gear occasionally grinds. This is not only very aggravating, but dangerous as well. Cars with automatics have to slow down suddenly because I'm trying to get into second gear without clashing the gears anymore than necessary. I took it to the dealer and of course they said all was well. I even went through the hassle of going to another dealer, driving 2 more identical trucks, and they did the exact same thing except for the 3rd gear problem. The clutch seems to be ok, so really the only thing left are the synchronizers. Problem doesn't seem to be changed by temperature or any other outside influences.

car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 1996 Ford F-150 13
Failure Date: 01/17/1997

Difficult to shift into 2nd gear when cold in the morning. Ford is aware of problem and is doing nothing to fix vehicle.

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car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 1997 Ford F-150 14
Failure Date: 12/01/1996

5-speed manual synchronized transmission is so poor in shifting timing that it continually misses second and third gears.

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car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 1997 Ford F-150 15

Vehicle experiences trouble with the transmission, sometimes it won't go into reverse.

car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 1998 Ford F-150 16

When putting vehicle in reverse on slight incline will roll forward, also when putting in drive on slight incline vehile rolls backward. Took to dealer and dealer indicated normal characteristics for vehicle.

car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 1999 Ford F-150 17

Consumer states there is a slack feeling in the powertrain.