1997 Ford F-250 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 1997 Ford F-250

349 problems have been reported for the 1997 Ford F-250. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 1997 Ford F-250. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling with 43 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's tires (42 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 1997 Ford F-250

small car iamge Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 1997 Ford F-250 in 1997.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
1
  2017
1
  2016
0
  2015
5
  2014
2
  2013
2
  2012
3
  2011
12
  2010
16
  2009
1
  2008
9
  2007
15
  2006
10
  2005
13
  2004
16
  2003
16
  2002
10
  2001
24
  2000
42
  1999
35
  1998
40
  1997
2

small car iamge Compare the 1997 Ford F-250 with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Ford F-250, the following table can be used to compare the 1997 Ford F-250 with the Ford F-250 from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 1997 F-250 is 349 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Ford F-250 is 329.

Table 3. Compare the 1997 Ford F-250 with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 F-250
2
  2017 F-250
41
  2016 F-250
30
  2015 F-250
77
  2014 F-250
38
  2013 F-250
64
  2012 F-250
207
  2011 F-250
370
  2010 F-250
83
  2009 F-250
87
  2008 F-250
307
  2007 F-250
125
  2006 F-250
535
  2005 F-250
457
  2004 F-250
523
  2003 F-250
377
  2002 F-250
518
  2001 F-250
712
  2000 F-250
909
  1999 F-250
1,464
  1998 F-250
121
  1997 F-250
349
  1996 F-250
191


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