Service Engine Light On Problems of Ford F-150
Ford F-150 owners have reported 11 problems associated with service engine light on (under the engine and engine cooling category).
#1 - Service Engine Light On problem of the 2012 Ford F-150
The vehicle involved is a 2012 Ford F-150. This complaint pertains to the 3. 5 liter ecoboost engine. I was driving on I-95 at approximately 70 mph with the cruise control activated. There were four lanes of traffic at this location. When I attempted to accelerate around a slower vehicle, the engine shuttered and went into limp mode. I had to drive onto the berm, nearly causing a crash. The engine returned to normal after several minutes and I was able to continue my trip from pennsylvania to north carolina. This engine shutter occurred three more times during my return to PA. The last time the service engine light remained activated. The loss of engine power on a busy multiple lane highway is an extreme hazard and could result in a serious vehicle crash. It is time for Ford to issue a recall for this known issue. The failure date was Sep. 9, 2013.
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#2 - Service Engine Light On problem of the 2005 Ford F-150
The car involved is a 2005 Ford F-150. The VIN of this F-150 is 1FTRX12525_. I took my vehicle in for a service engine light issue. I was told I need new spark plugs. The issue is hundreds of 2004 -2008 Ford F-150 5. 4 liter engine have faulty spark plugs that break off in the head creating additional expense. The prices are between 500- 1000 to change out spark plugs. The faulty design of the plugs created this issue and Ford had not addressed this problem. Please, research this issue and help consumers with this problem. Lisle designed a tool to extract the broken plugs model # 65600 it is for the years 2004-2008 Ford 5. 4 liter engines. Many dealers are aware of this problem and just charge additional monies to the customer because of faulity part design. Please, help. It was Thu., Aug. 15, 2013 when this service engine light on issue happened.
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#3 - Service Engine Light On problem of the 2013 Ford F-150
The vehicle having this issue was a 2013 Ford F-150. After a prolonged period (8+ hours) of driving at highway speeds in frequent rain the vehicle shuddered and stalled (without completely dying) while in a passing maneuver. The service engine light flashed multiple times then went out. As a consequence of the power loss my vehicle was unresponsive to accelerator input and resulted in compromised safety between two rapidly converging vehicles. After approximately 10 -15 seconds the engine resumed normal operation. It was Mon., Jul. 8, 2013 when this service engine light on issue occurred.
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#4 - Service Engine Light On problem of the 2012 Ford F-150
The vehicle is a 2012 Ford F-150. Loss of power/engine misfires during hard acceleration on mid afternoon Friday, June 7, 2013 passing a car at country rd speed or less (was almost at a complete stop while car in front of me turned) in rain. Once I reached destination truck sat until mid day Sunday, June 9 when condition recurred on hill climb acceleration in dry conditions. Engine misfire indicator light came on at that time. After pulling over and shutting truck off to check owners manual, the service engine light came on when I started truck back up and has remained on but the issue hasn't recurred. Appt at Ford dealer for service on Friday, June 14 to check the engine light status and this issue. Engine is 3. 5l v6 ecoboost. It was 06/07/13 when this service engine light on issue happened.
#5 - Service Engine Light On problem of the 2006 Ford F-150
The vehicle having this issue was a 2006 Ford F-150. While turning truck started to emit noises, sounded like an exhaust problem, manifold etc. No service engine light on and all gauges were normal. Then while driving, as truck shifted down to overdrive, noise returned, loss of power, but again no service engine light, gauges all normal. Took vehicle to dealer, have been told, engine needs to be replaced,(81,250 miles/130,000km) for a meager $6000. Vehicle has been dealer maintained since new, oil changed every 3125, miles/5000km (by dealer) still no service engine light, gauges still reading normal. Manufacturer will do nothing. Looking for lawyer who would like to start class action suit against manufacturer, considering all the issues I have found on the 2006 f150 v8 triton since starting research yesterday, there are a lot of us that Ford is not willing to assist. It was Jan. 15, 2013 when this service engine light on issue happened.
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#6 - Service Engine Light On problem of the 2011 Ford F-150
The vehicle involved was a 2011 Ford F-150. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of this Ford F-150 is 1FTFW1CT7B_. Engine lost power ,terrible shaking and vibrating,will not accelerate. Was able to leave lane of traffic,too side of highway and stop. After brief period of time was able too restart and return home to dealership for diagnosis and was told engine had misfire,but there was no fix for it at that time. This has been some 15 or 16 months,vehicle has been back too dealership 8(eight) times and still has lurching,fast idle,and service engine soon light illumination when engine is running. This service engine light on problem happened on June 11, 2011.
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#7 - Service Engine Light On problem of the 2007 Ford F-150
The vehicle identification number (VIN) of the car was 1FTPX04507_. The vehicle involved is a 2007 Ford F-150. The service engine light illuminated. The dealer advised the contact that the engine needed to be replaced while he was replacing the spark plugs. The dealer was unable to identify the reason the engine needed to be replaced other than he knew other vehicle owners who had the same issue. The cost to replace the engine was $6,400 since it had to be replaced with the updated version produced by the manufacturer. The manufacturer stated that they could not offer him any assistance and advised him to speak with the dealer. He asked the manufacturer if he could buy an engine for $1,800 but they refused to answer the question. The current mileage was approximately 148,000. The failure mileage was approximately 146,000. It was Monday, September 21, 2009 when this service engine light on issue happened.
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#8 - Service Engine Light On problem of the 2005 Ford F-150
The vehicle involved is a 2005 Ford F-150. The contact stated that the vehicle will shut off and the steering wheel will lock while driving. The failures occur without warning. The service engine light illuminated on the dashboard and displayed that the engine has malfunctioned. The dealer repaired the failure three times by replacing the spark plugs and the chassel body. The speed was unknown. The current mileage was 70,000 and failure mileage was 50,000. This service engine light on problem happened on Tue., May. 1, 2007.
#9 - Service Engine Light On problem of the 2002 Ford F-150
The car involved was a 2002 Ford f150. Dt:
contact states her vehicle is stalling while driving at any speed. The only thing that signals that the vehicle is stalling is that the vehicle will jerk and rpms drop. This happens with the vehicle stalling everyday. The service dealer can not determine what is wrong with the vehicle because the service engine light is not illuminated. The contact is taking the vehicle to the service dealer today. This service engine light on problem happened on Sunday, July 10, 2005.
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#10 - Service Engine Light On problem of the 2001 Ford F-150
The car involved was a 2001 Ford f150. The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1FTRW07L81_. I own a 2001 harley f150 Ford truck which has a consistant problem, not diagnosed on several occasions by dealers, the service engine light continually pops on. I was told that the truck had to be in the shop while the light was on in order to diagnose. Shouldn't the computer record this information. It's still not fixed and now the truck is out of warranty. This issue happened on 03/19/03.
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#11 - Service Engine Light On problem of the 2001 Ford F-150
The vehicle involved was a 2001 Ford f150. While the consumer was driving a spark plug blew out on 7-30-05. When the consumer took vehicle to the dealership put the spark plug back in its place. The problem has not occurred again. The service engine light came on and the engine was running rough. Other than the above entioned problems the consumer had no other trouble with the vehicle. The consumer believed the problem was with the engine. The failure date was July 30, 2005.