Ford F-250 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Ford F-250 owners have reported a total of 7,635 problems for their cars built in the 23 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Ford F-250. The 1999 Ford F-250 cars have the most problems reported (1,464 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Ford F-250

  Common problems of Ford F-250

The following chart shows the 26 most common problems for Ford F-250 cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (1,413 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering (974 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Ford F-250

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
1,413
  Steering
974
  Tire
915
  Suspension
749
  Service Brakes
642
  Electrical System
559
  Power Train
526
  Vehicle Speed Control
301
  Air Bag
214
  Gasoline Fuel System
162
   
  Other Fuel System
159
  Structure
156
  Wheel
145
  Visibility
130
  Equipment
129
  Seat Belt
100
  Unknown Or Other
81
  Diesel Fuel System
70
  Exterior Lighting
55
  Seats
37
  Parking Brake
30
  Latches/locks/linkage
29
  Interior Lighting
26
  Electronic Stability Control
20
  Air Brake
12
  Traction Control System
1


Switch Model:
Select Year:
Ford F-250 Service Bulletins icon-go-page
Ford F-250 Safety Recalls icon-go-page
Ford F-250 Defect Investigations icon-go-page
Ford F-250 fuel economy icon-go-page
Compare reliability:
vs.