1998 Ford F-250 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 1998 Ford F-250

122 problems have been reported for the 1998 Ford F-250. The following chart shows the 15 most common problems for 1998 Ford F-250. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's suspension with 23 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (23 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 1998 Ford F-250

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Suspension
23
  Service Brakes
23
  Structure
15
  Engine And Engine Cooling
12
  Steering
7
  Air Bag
6
  Vehicle Speed Control
5
  Gasoline Fuel System
5
  Visibility
5
  Exterior Lighting
4
  Power Train
4
  Other Fuel System
4
  Tire
4
  Electrical System
4
  Wheel
1

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 1998 Ford F-250 in 1998.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
0
  2017
5
  2016
0
  2015
0
  2014
0
  2013
0
  2012
2
  2011
2
  2010
3
  2009
3
  2008
2
  2007
0
  2006
0
  2005
2
  2004
8
  2003
8
  2002
4
  2001
12
  2000
15
  1999
16
  1998
20

small car iamge Compare the 1998 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 1998 Ford F-250 with the Ford F-250 from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 1998 F-250 is 122 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Ford F-250 is 335.

Table 3. Compare the 1998 Ford F-250 with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 F-250
13
  2017 F-250
87
  2016 F-250
38
  2015 F-250
81
  2014 F-250
45
  2013 F-250
70
  2012 F-250
219
  2011 F-250
375
  2010 F-250
86
  2009 F-250
87
  2008 F-250
312
  2007 F-250
125
  2006 F-250
541
  2005 F-250
458
  2004 F-250
524
  2003 F-250
379
  2002 F-250
518
  2001 F-250
714
  2000 F-250
910
  1999 F-250
1,464
  1998 F-250
122
  1997 F-250
349
  1996 F-250
191


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