Steering Gear Box problems of the 2000 Ford F-350
Two problems linked to steering gear box have been reported for the 2000 Ford F-350.
Steering Gear Box problem #1
The vehicle involved was a 2000 Ford f350 super duty. The VIN of this F-350 is 1FTSX31F0Y_. 2000 f350 4x4 extended cab had steering problems since day one. Truck would wander at all speeds. Dealer finally replaced steering gear box at my request and at my cost and truck now steers as it should. This part should be a warranty part. The failure date was Tue., Jan. 20, 2004.
Steering Gear Box problem #2
The vehicle involved was a 2000 Ford f350 super duty. The VIN of this vehicle is 1FTSW31F9Y_. The steering shaft (power steering gear box output shaft) snapped off while approaching a stop sign at about 35 mph. When this happened the vehicle did stop with no accident. I am in the process of fixing this problem. It was 05/16/2005 when this steering gear box issue occurred.
Other Steering related problems of the 2000 Ford F-350:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Hydraulic Power Assist Steering System problems||33|
|Power Steering Fluid problems||6|
|Steering Wheel problems||6|
|Steering Tie Rod Assembly problems||5|
|Steering Failed problems||4|
|Power Steering Hose, Piping, And Connections problems||4|
|Power Steering Pump problems||2|
|Steering Is Tight problems||2|
|Steering Gear Box problems||2|
|Steering Linkages problems||1|