2012 Ford F-350 SD Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2012 Ford F-350 SD Steering Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1025896
 Internal NHTSA #10554360
 ManufacurerFord Motor Company
 BrandFORD
 ModelF-350 SD
 Model Year2012
 File date26/11/13
 ComponentSTEERING
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl* the contact owns a 2012 ford f-350 sd. The contact stated that while traveling 50 mph, the vehicle traveled over a road bump and the front end shook violently. The contact was able to drive the vehicle to a local dealer for a diagnostic test. The dealer stated that the vehicle needed the upper ball joints replaced. The contact then took the vehicle to a local mechanic for a second opinion. The mechanic stated that the new track bar and steering damper needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was 35,000. Updated 1/7/14*cn the consumer stated he took the vehicle to the dealer, because he was experiencing a violent shake in the steering and there was a noise coming from the steering linkage. The dealer explained to the consumer, the front suspension had been modified and the shake was due to a 2 inch lift, which had given the truck too much negative caster, and if he wanted it corrected, two new ball joints adjuster would need to be installed a t a cost of 4500. The consumer declined the repairs, as he did not believed that casters caused violent shakes. Updated 01/15/14
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure35000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateBERLIN, MD
VIN pattern 1FT8W3BT1CEXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase20/08/22
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders8
Drive train type4WD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed50
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's namePITTSVILLE FORD
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's cityPITTSVILLE
 Dealer's state codeMD
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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