Five problems related to spare tire have been reported for the 2000 Ford F-250.
The contact owns a 2000 Ford f250 the vehicle was equipped with bf goodrich tires, size: 235/85/r16. The contact was driving approximately 65 mph when the front driver¿s side tires became unraveled. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the spare tire was installed. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign number: 12t019000 (tires) but the dealer would not honor the recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made ware of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 200,500. The tire failure mileage was unknown.
While towing the camper driver hit a bump and the spare tire carrier fell off because the cable snapped. Dealer was contacted.
While driving at 35 mph spare tire carrier cable located underneath the vehicle broke. As a result, the spare tire fell off in a residential area. The cables end had come of due to the rusting and fracturing of the cable at the end piece which was cast onto the cable end. The consumer was told by a Ford service department that these failures were a common problem.
The spare tire carrier located underneath the truck broke. The cable frayed and snapped. As a result, the spare tire fell off while driving on the highway.
When rotating the tires, tire on passenger's front side had a big bulge in inside of tire by the sidewall. Tire size lt23585r16. Original tire equipment on a 2000, Ford, f250. Tire mileage is 26,000. Owner replaced the tire with the spare tire.