1998 Ford F-150 Consumer Review: Quality is NOT job one at Ford

1998 Ford F-150 - Consumer Review

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Base Extended Cab Pickup (4.2L V6 5-speed Manual)

Build Quality
Reliability Value
Quality is NOT job one at Ford
By PMed on


1998 Ford F-150 3dr Extended Cab SB


I really like my F 150 and have
believed that Ford has always produced
a superior truck. However, to my
surprise, shortly after the warranty
expired, I have had to replace the
rear axle seals and a tie rod end
which happened to shear off and punch
through the drive side rim at 5
kilometers per hour (good thing I
wasn't travelling any faster.
Surprise, FORD has yet to recall this
vehicle for this problem. I have been
told by numerous TOW TRUCK operators
that this SAFETY Concern is a common

Best Features

Other than above, I really enjoy the ride and capabilities of the truck.

Worst Features

Mr. FORD recall this vehicle before someone DIES. For a heavy half I would not recommend this as a working truck.
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