Ford Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Shackle


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Ford F150 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 15, 2001
Location:
Wisconsin Rapids, WI

shackels on rear leaf springs are rusted through. vehicle not taken to dealer yet.*ak the oil pan had rust from outside and was leaking oil. the consumer replaced it at his expense. *yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF15Y8PL. Vehicle was purchased on June 10, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F150 1993 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford F150 1993 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Shackle Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford F350 2000
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 15, 2001
Location:
Buffalo, MN

during brake application while driving at any speed vehicle will pull intermittently to right and / or left, more severe at higher speeds. dealership has examined vehicle nine times, and replaced brake calipers/pads/ lines/ rear spring shackle adjustments, and positive caster. dealership has been unable to effectively remedy problem ,and informed consumer no more service would be performed on this vehicle. please provide any additional information / documentation.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTSX31F3YE. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Ford Ranger 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 10, 2003
Location:
Meriden, CT

leaf spring shackle brackets rusted through which caused the leaf springs to ride on the underside of the truck bed when the shackles broke. the shackles should be made of a better material. *jb

Mileage was 170000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTCR15U2PT. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 13, 1994. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Ford RANGER 1993 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford RANGER 1993 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Shackle Transmission Type: MAN . Dealer's name: Stevens . Dealer's city: Bristol . Dealer's state code: CT.

Ford E-150 1996
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Neenah, WI

the rear leaf spring failed. *jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FDEE14N2TH. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Bellevue, NE

after making a left turn left rear tire was punctured. this was due to the rear leaf spring popping out. driver felt lucky that he was making a left turn instead of a right turn because leaf spring could have punctured the gas tank. *ak

Mileage was 77000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX18W0VK. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 28, 2003. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 22, 2004
Location:
Ayer, MA

my low milage, extra clean 1994 ford f-150 2wd truck suddenly lurched to the side. upon investigation ,i discovered that the rear spring shackles had completely rotted off one side and half of the other. the steel was paper thin and separated in layers. the leaf spring damaged the bed as it was the only thing holding it down . new shackles had to be ordered as they are not a stocked item. other parts of the frame and related items show the same degridation. fragments available.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 66465 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEF15N4RN. Vehicle was purchased on May 21, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 8 cylinders. Ford F-150 1994 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford F-150 1994 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Shackle Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph. Dealer's name: Rick Starr Ford . Dealer's city: Leominister . Dealer's state code: MA.

Ford F-150 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 01, 2004
Location:
Austintown, OH

noticed rear of truck was not level-noticed control difference on curves in road. inspected truck and found right rear spring shackle rusted away. parked truck until repairs are made. the old part is still on truck. *nm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX15N6TK. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 15, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F-150 1996 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Shackle Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford F-150 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Apr 15, 2006
Location:
Fremont, IN

i noticed that my truck (1995 ford f150) lowered quickly upon being loaded and that it felt unstable. the bed of my truck was fully loaded and while going around a corner i nearly lost control. after this incident i inspected the rear springs to notice the rear mounts that attach the leaf springs to the frame had totally rusted apart and where no longer attached to the frame. i have now purchased parts and plan to repair ($116.00) *jb

Mileage was 127000 miles. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 23, 2004. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Ford F-150 1995 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford F-150 1995 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Shackle Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.

Ford Explorer 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 12, 2005
Location:
Ashland, OH

rear spring shackles on 1995 ford explorer totally rusted through. i have been very maintenance oriented since i purchased new. *jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 143000 miles. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 18, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Ford EXPLORER 1995 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPLORER 1995 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Shackle Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Ranger 1993
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 27, 2007
Location:
Vestal, NY

tl* - the contact called regarding the 1993 ford ranger. the contact was traveling at 40 mph and the rear end of the vehicle suddenly came crashing down and severed the brake line, there were no warning indicators. the contact was able to pull the vehicle over to the side of the road. the vehicle was towed to a repair shop. the vehicle was diagnosed as having corroded rear shackles. the front and rear shackles were replaced as well as the brakes. *ak updated 2/27/2007 -*nm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 115000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTCR14A8PT. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 cylinders. Ford RANGER 1993 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford RANGER 1993 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Shackle Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 40 mph. Dealer's name: Kost Tire And Auto Care . Dealer's telephone number: 607-797-4900 . Dealer's city: Vestal . Dealer's state code: NY. Dealer's zipcode: 13850 .

Ford Ranger 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Mar 09, 2007
Location:
Madrid, IA

the frame mounts on the rear leaf spring shackles rusted off allowing the springs to ride on the bottom of the bed.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 09, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Ford RANGER 1996 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford RANGER 1996 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Shackle Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Explorer 1995
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Jan 30, 2008
Location:
Ashland, OH

1995 ford explorer overdrive light blinks. resulting in $700 repair bill. in researching this problem it appears to be wide spread going over several model years. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 89000 miles. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 15, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Ford EXPLORER 1995 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Ford EXPLORER 1995 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Shackle Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Ford F-150 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Feb 15, 2012
Location:
Swampscott, MA

tl* the contact owns a 1998 ford f-150. while driving approximately 15 mph, the contact heard a snapping sound from the rear of the vehicle. after coming to a stop the contact inspected the vehicle and noticed that the bracket that connected to the leaf spring on the rear passenger side was fractured. the vehicle was not taken to the dealer for diagnostics. the vehicle was not repaired. the approximate mileage was 146,000. updated 5/11/12 *cn the shackle assembly needed to be replaced. updated 05/15/12

Mileage was 146000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTZF1726WC. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Ford F-150 1998 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 15 mph.


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