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I drove a 1997 Nissan Maxima for 20+years & put 207+K miles on it, at which point it began developing major issues (too long a story for this), so after wanting one for a long time, I found & traded for a 2016 Ford F-150 XLT crew cab, just a basic model w/o fancy trim & other stuff & absolutely love it. It had 36K miles on it when I got it, and I'm up to about 75K now. It's my daily driver, plus I tow a 20' runabout boat with it & so far, no issues. It handles everything like a champ. It rides great, tows great & performs great. My oldest daughter is in college & we've used it to move her a couple of times, so it's extremely handy for that. I change the engine air & cabin air filters myself but I have my local Ford dealer do oil changes (approx $45) every 5K or so. Very pleased with my Ford F-150XLT crew cab so far.
I had a 1999 Ford F150 and loved it. I just sold it in the summer. That's why I went with a 2019 F150 and I'm not sorry. I love this truck, it has everything I wanted and more. I really like the power and pickup. The aluminum body is a huge plus, because I never have to worry about rust. I look forward to many happy years with my truck!
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I have always been a Ford man and I will be until I am 6 feet under. Ford has the bells and whistles if that's what you prefer however they have muscle to do any job, if that is what you desire. I got my F-150 scaled down so I could do all of the added goodies as I wanted them, Ford can help you do that. Ford stands behind their product and you know what in a Ford versus Chevy, or Ram or Toyota My Ford is always on top. I said before Ford stands behind their Product and I stand behind my Ford.
Owning a 2017 F150 Crew Cab with the 3.5l Ecoboost leaves no doubt why this is the best selling vehicle for decades. Does everything, hauls anything, and you still want to go for a ride just because. The 3.5l Ecoboost gets good mpg (for a truck) and has a heaping pile of ponies to get you into and out of trouble, depending on your personality.
I see why males like this truck. I am a female, 5'4", it took a while for me to appreciate the climb getting into vehicle. I was amazed at how easy it is to handle or drive. I have a clam back door on this model. Perfect for coolers and groceries. My dog loved it too! It is a pick up which I wanted because I frequent Flea Markets for antiques. I was worried about the mileage but surprising it isn't bad. I am 60 yrs. old and remember how much gas my station wagon guzzled. This doesn't have a cd but the radio is still very clear and crisp if you know what I mean. So far I have never had engine problems. A friend sold me this truck 15 years ago. I still drive it to work every day. Thank You Mr. Ford.
I'm experiencing huge paint failure on my 2015 F-150. Ford is refusing to fix even being within 5 years Unlimited Mileage corrosion warranty. Since truck is now aluminum Ford is washing their hands of the issue.
Bad transmission. I bought a 2015 Ford F-150 xlt with 5.0 engine. I was perfectly happy for a while and one day I went to pass someone and I accelerated in a manner that my transmission downshifted from 5th to 3rd and that’s when I noticed a loud noise. I studied it and learned about and when to reproduce the noise and went to the dealer to have it worked on. I drove and the technician rode with me and I reproduced the noise multiple times. The technician said he knew what it was and what to do. He contacted the main headquarters and did a few simple fixes that didn’t work and wanted me to schedule to drop my truck back off at a later date. I did what he asked and dropped the truck off at a later date. Ford had a fix for it. So we thought. He pulled the transmission and replaced a bunch of parts in the transmission. This was ford's ultimate fix for the problem and it went away for about 10,000 miles.
It returned this past week and I contacted Ford and the dealer with no resolution. There are no other fixes for this issue. Ford calls this problem “6-3, 5-3 downshift squawk” and it is very common. Ford denied me a buy back even though there are no other fixes for the issue and wants me to let the dealer attempt to repair again. Last time they had my truck for over a month waiting on back ordered parts. I have researched and found many people with the same problem with the year models ranging over 4+ years. I recommend staying away from these trucks. They have a transmission issue that can’t be fixed! I duplicate the noise by waiting until my transmission temperature is over 180-190 degrees and getting the truck to 5th gear and accelerating hard enough to drop the gear to 3rd. It happens on an incline at a higher reproducible rate but it’s not hard to reproduce on a flat road. Ford has been no help. They just expect me to be happy with a subpar truck.
I’m 22 years old and I have a home improvement business that I put 22 hours a day into seven days a week. I love my job and wouldn’t trade it for anything else. I have two F150s a v8 2011 and a v6 2015. While pursuing my passion I used to hold Ford in high esteem and consider them an Intercal part in helping me facilitate my business. I’ll never forget the day I Made enough money to trade in my Hyundai Elantra for a vehicle that would boost the efficiency of my business. I knew the make of the truck that I was going to buy, what is the brand I was committing myself and my business to Indefinitely. There was a time where I envisioned all of my future fleet vehicles to be Ford’s and spending so many hours working out of that truck I felt that Ford had become a part of my journey in the growth of my business.
It turns out at 18 years old choosing Ford to be a part of my growing business was such a foolish decision I must pay for that at the expense of my health. I have unquestionably been exposed to such a high level of carbon monoxide for such a prolong period of time I’ll forego many years pursuing my passion for home repair. At 22 years old I now suffer from health conditions that I had attributed it to working long hours, to the negligence and blatant disregard for the sanctity of life that runs so deep in the Ford motor company.
My newest truck which is a 2015 F150 super crew Lariat has been at the dealership where I purchased it less than two years ago for three months. The first month was spent by the technicians inability to duplicate the carbon monoxide leak which requires no duplication. Finally after three weeks I brought my carbon monoxide meter drove on the interstate taking a video as I was driving showing the immediate spiked to 168ppm. Seconds after the engine exceeded 2000 RPM. Keep in mind 168 Ppm what is the maximum because I immediately put the window down to vent the cabin.
Here’s where Ford has robbed me not only have a vehicle but serious health concerns that I must face now and in my future. I spent many hours in that truck breathing and carbon monoxide levels much higher than 168 ppm, even Sleeping in the truck when traveling out of state to do work. I’ve now come to find out that what I mistook for fatigue Was really me losing consciousness from carbon monoxide poisoning. Countless hours and countless nights I’ve come to realize many of depressing health concerns I currently face are due to prolonged exposure to Cabon monoxide. Damage to my internal organs, extreme lack of hemoglobin and how that damages your body. Which I had originally attributed the the symptoms for my inheritance of type two diabetes for my father.
In my opinion, the most devastating Price I had to pay for choosing Ford what is my no permanent brain damage from prolonged exposure. However, just because the research says it’s permanent I choose to believe I can repair the areas of my brain damaged. At least I finally have an answer for the decline in mental function extreme lack of short-term memory including the inability to retrace my steps, and my once fluid free-flowing speech. Stuck with two truck loans that come with a life or death decision when it Comes to driving them, Ford’s negligence has been a single most detrimental thing to my life.
I honestly don’t know how the corporations Ford, top executives, and anyone who receives a check from Ford can bear the weight of knowing they in some way contributed not only to my misfortune but the millions of other Americans don’t have a carbon monoxide meter. I thought our country had evolved to a point or something like this never would’ve gone out the front door of an American factory. What happened to the quality of American products? Once revered for the highest quality of items produced when built by American hands, now shoved off the assembly line for ridiculous prices so that a Ford motor company may continue to be ingrained in America’s auto culture. It makes me so sick that a company I once aspired to be like has become so lost in pursuing profit that the lives of the people they’re supposed to be benefiting no longer matter.
Instead of launching a public campaign, seeking minimal restitution to get me out of my current auto loans, or even an apology. I’m gonna put the remaining time I have on this earth in my business where I hope that I still have enough time to grow my passion into what my future dreams are. I hope Ford finds its integrity, and at the very least you all have shown me how important integrity is.
They deserve less than a one star. 1 month after the warranty was up the engine in my son’s F-150 is toast and all we got was, "That’s not our problem." Ford Canada told my husband to pay the $8000 for repairs and when they recall he could apply to get his money back. Why would she say that unless she is getting calls for the same problem. The F-150 is supposed to be an engine that lasts to 300,000 Klms or more easily if taken care of. This is why we chose that truck. The truck was always serviced before needed and never towed heavy loads.
Ford used to have a good will program to take care of customers if something very unexpected like this went wrong but they no longer have this. Guess with all the problems that they have been having with their vehicles they don’t care anymore. There is no way that a serviced V8 engine should be toast with barely over 100,000 klm. 2 of my friends just got rid of their 3 year old Escapes because they were spending too much time having repairs done. I have never made a review like this and feel so sad doing this because I have owned a Ford since 1987 when I got my first car. They are not the same and I can’t stress enough do not buy a Ford. Never ever ever????
I bought a new 2019 King Ranch at the end of August 2019. By the first week of September I noticed hairs in the paint on the driver's side. My Ford dealer assured me they could a factory paint job. We went through two full repainted of the driver's side of the vehicle before I thought the issues were resolved. Fast forward a few months latter I start to find more dirt and debris in the paint. I escalated to Ford and my dealer but the response was slow and almost stalling. I now asked for replacement or refund. I guess I asked for that during the second repaint too but they ignored. Anyway they offered to give me another new King Ranch for an additional $7200 dollars which included the cost of another spray in liner. I documented 14 pages of paint defects complete with pics.
The last straw was the paint starting to bubble off the roof. I've never driven a Ram but on Monday I lost my shirt but traded in the KR for a highly discounted Ram 1500 Laramie. Ford customer service was pitiful and my dealer insisted there was little they can do as they only sell the product. It was Ford's responsibly to support and warranty it. Thanks to Ford's lack of support they lost a lifelong customer. One that also had a Mache on order too. So thank you Ford you saved me a lot of money.
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