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Accelerator Pedal Problems of Ford F-250



Ford F-250 owners have reported 20 problems related to accelerator pedal (under the vehicle speed control category).

car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2007 Ford F-250 1
Failure Date: 11/20/2007

The company owns a 2007 Ford F-250 sd. The operations manager stated that the original driver of the vehicle was accelerating from a stop when the vehicle surged forward. The accelerator pedal extended to the floor without warning. The contact pressed hard on the brake pedal because the wheels continued to spin. The accelerator pedal eventually released on its own. The speed was unknown. The current and failure mileages were 25,000. Updated 12/12/07.

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Failure Date: 02/04/2007

The contact owns a 2007 Ford f250 sd. The contact's accelerator pedal was too high. The dealer stated that the accelerator pedal height was standard. Ford motor company also stated that the accelerator pedal height was standard. The failure mileage was 300. The current mileage was 2500.

car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2004 Ford F-250 3
Failure Date: 04/06/2005

When accelerating to 60 mph vehicle hesitates then decelerates to 30 mph.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2005 Ford F-250 4
Failure Date: 03/25/2005

Unintended acceleration,truck accelerates without driver's input for several seconds. Very dangerous. Was verified at the dealer.

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Failure Date: 03/01/2005

Vehicle experienced sudden acceleration. When driving and coming to a stop vehicle will stall with a rough idle, and the rpms will increase to 2500 rpms, causing the vehicle to surge forward. Driver must apply the brakes, and the vehicle will shut down completely. Owner took the vehicle to the dealer. However, the problem would not duplicate itself.

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Failure Date: 02/01/2005

I work for security at a nuclear plant. We have two 2004 Ford, f250 pickups. I and several other people have had a problem with the brake pedal and accelerator pedal. We wear military style boots, if you move your foot from the accelerator to the brake and still have your foot partially over the accelerator your shoe will come in contact with the accelerator pedal before the brake pedal is depressed far enough to apply the brake. Myself and several other people have had a near miss because of the vehicle lunging forward before the brake engages.

car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2000 Ford F-250 7
Failure Date: 04/10/2004

Driving 50mph w/cruise on. 2000 excursion accelerated alarmingly. Kicked acceleratorl, bought under control. No harm. Did not use cruise for awhile! and asked several friends if they knew why it would do that. . Had forgotten incident until saw on 8 news here in dallas tonight. I did not buy new, it was from little rock,ar,with 70k miles and was driven over rough dusty roads .

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2004 Ford F-250 8
Failure Date: 04/07/2004

Engine shuts-off while driving. On three separate instances, engine shut-off for 1~2 seconds while driving, then restarted. On another occasion, engine continued running, but lost all accelration ability. Regardless of how hard accelarator was depressed, truck would not accelerate.

car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2001 Ford F-250 9
Failure Date: 03/11/2004

The brake pedal and the gas pedal are too close, and gas pedal is 1/2 inch lower. When stepping on the brake pedal consumer can hit the gas pedal at the same time. Dealer states no modification because of design specifications. This problem would become worse in the winter when the consumer wears boots.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2003 Ford F-250 10
Failure Date: 01/21/2004

Ford superduty 250 truck with 7. 3 engine has no accelerator pedal response. Pedal assembly has been replaced twice within less than 1200 miles. This has happened as we were trying to go across busy intersection and in heavy traffic. The experience is quite unsettling to driver plus occupants.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2003 Ford F-250 11
Failure Date: 01/05/2004

2003 Ford F-250 with a 6. 0 liter diesel engine. Intermittently engine did not accelerate when accelerator pedal was pushed down. These occasions were totally unpredictable, and almost caused a number of accidents. Repeated attempts by Ford to fix the problem were unsuccessful.

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Failure Date: 01/03/2003

Ford f250 6. 0 liter diesel increases rpms without pressing accellerator. While at a stop light or stop sign, with transmission in drive and foot on brake, vehicle lunges forward, sometimes as much as 12 to 24 inches. Vehicle has been serviced by Ford certified technicians without resolution. 2 sensors replaced and computer reprogrammed during all 3 visits.

car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2002 Ford F-250 13
Failure Date: 12/19/2002

On December 19, 2002 at 3:30 pm, with the engine warmed up and the transmission indicating normal temperature, after having driven for 1 hour-problem free, I was coming to a stop sign in my Ford F-250 diesel crew cab truck at the intersection of plumas and moana lane, in reno, nevada. As I tried to slow down, it became very clear that the engine was still engaged to the transmission because as I slowed, the diesel engine began to lug down and jolt the truck violently. The engine was accelerating, but my foot was off the accelerator and on the brake. To stop this dangerous situation, I slipped the transmission indicator into n for neutral and that stopped the acceleration thereby preventing a front-end collision and after a few moments the engine stopped racing. After a minute of idling, the truck was placed back in d for drive, and the truck drove normally. I took the Ford F-250 truck to jones-west Ford of reno, nevada to have the problem looked at. They diagnosed the problem as the electric gas pedal, but because they could not replicate the problem, the service manager, a bud, refused to have the electric gas-pedal replaced under warranty. I later learned from my service advisor at Ford that this was done despite having received like consumer complaints from Ford F-250 series truck owners concerning the electric gas-pedals. Ts.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 2002 Ford F-250 14
Failure Date: 12/13/2002

On December 13, 2002, at 5:00 pm, in a snowstorm in reno, nevada, Ford F-250 diesel crew cab was stopped at a red light; temperature was 35 degrees, truck was idling normally; the engine was warmed up and the transmission indicated normal temperature. Upon receiving a green light, I attempted to accelerate but the diesel engine would not respond to commands from the accelerator-pedal. After repeated, pumping the accelerator I was able to get some acceleration from the engine to clear the intersection; 20 seconds later, the accelerator responded normally. I took it to the Ford dealer but because the intermittent failure could not be duplicated, the Ford dealership would not replace the electric gas-pedal despite having changed 5 in the last few months in similar f250 trucks. Mileage of truck 11,700 miles. Total time since purchased 7 months.

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Failure Date: 09/01/2002

Gas pedal stuck all the way to the floor. , and vehicle will not move at all. Dealership is aware of problem.

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Failure Date: 06/07/2002

2001 year model Ford f250. Driver attempted to make left hand turn in front of a minivan. The driver indicated that the truck would not accelerate and caused a head-on collision and killed the driver of the minivan. Later, the truck was found to have a faulty accelerator pedal assembly kit.

car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 1999 Ford F-250 17
Failure Date: 11/15/1998

At 20,000 miles ongoing problem with loss of power after 1/2 hours of running and stalling out when applying accelerator pedal from a stop position. Vehicle been in dealer shop on five occasions, and probelem still reoccurring. Dealer has replaced the fuel pump, air flow sensor, mass air flow sensor, and the O2 sensors, some of these have been replaced more than once and vehicle continues to lose power and stall. Door ajar light illuminated, dealer ordered left door jam switch. Fuel gauge reads full when it is not, dealer replaced fuel sender. Consumer states passenger front rim is warped. Shifter handle bezel keeps popping off, transmission would not go into all gears, when backing in reverse, ther is a squealing noise. Left door cylinder replaced. Abs light illuminated when going in reverse. Air conditioner does not get cold.

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car image   Accelerator Pedal problem of the 1998 Ford F-250 18

When weather is cold throttle gets stuck in open position, causing vehicle to respond as if cruise contol was activated. Ford has been contacted.

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While driving and proceeding from a stop the engine remains running,but when applying the gas pedal the vehicle does not move. Cause unknown. Please give any further details. Ea04006 has ifs.

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Consumer was pulling out of an intersection onto a four lane highway. The consumer floor the accelerator pedal in order to get up to speed with oncoming traffic when the vehicle suddenly idled down. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who determined that the throttle stopping device on the pedal assembly bent when the pedal was floor and caused the truck to idle down instead of up. The steering wheel did not respond when the consumer slammed on the brake.