Ford Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly


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Ford E-250 1992
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Lynwood, CA

the rear left suspension leaf spring broke dealer replaced this once . tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Taurus 1988
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 01, 1996
Location:
Atlanta, GA

replaced engine mounts, also replaced rear springs and rusted front spindles. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was purchased on Aug 20, 1988. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford TAURUS 1988 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 60 mph.

Ford Ranger 1994
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 01, 1995
Location:
Custer, MI

rear springs cut by emergency brake cable.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTCR10A7RP. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 1994. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford RANGER 1994 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford RANGER 1994 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Transmission Type: MAN .

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Dillingham, AK

left rear leaf spring unraveled when hitting bumps, noticed thumping sound, rear fishtails, resulting in high/low speed instability. *ak

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Runnemede, NY

when driving, especially when turning left noticed loud banging noise on driver's side when rear leaf spring shifts, zone rep has inspected, and stated it's not a safety issue, dealer replaced rear leaf spring, problem persists, also, drove along with zone representative in same year model, noise was twice as loud, dealer says it's a common problem. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1762VN. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford E-350 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Dec 17, 1996
Location:
Silver Spring, MD

rear suspension axles connected directly to the frame springs a not sufficient enough. they apparently exceed their limit. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FDKE30S8VH. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford E-350 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Ford E-350 1997 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Explorer 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 27, 1997
Location:
Tecumseh, MI

while driving 45 mph and making a right curve the defective suspension leaf spring broke, causing the vehicle to flip in the air. had a rollover and landed on the side of the vehicle. dealer said the leaf spring broke due to the occupant's driving. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMDU24E6VU. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 25, 1997
Location:
Ardmore, AL

truck does not have enough leaf springs on rear end to keep truck level, rear end too low/front end too high, caused truck to sway/lose steering control; dealer recmmended installing helper springs. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTEX17L7VN. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F-150 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford F-150 1997 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 55 mph.

Ford Explorer 1998
Ford Motor Company
Location:
North Huntingdon, PA

when a load is placed in the cargo area the rear end sags terribly. in addition, while driving 25 mph rear axle jumps/hops, making it very difficult to control vehicle. *ak

Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 04, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1998 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford Ranger 1994
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Pittsburgh, PA

the rear springs in the vehicle have broken, causing a loud banging noise. the springs were replaced. *ak

Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 18, 1998
Location:
Elizabeth, NJ

consumer heard noise coming from transmission when shifting gear. also, one of the rear springs had moved from original position, vehicle has leaf springs. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX176XWN. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F-150 1998 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Ford F-150 1998 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Ford F-150 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 04, 1997
Location:
Buena Park, CA

leaf springs damaged causing poor stability.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):2FTEF15Y2TC. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 15, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F-150 1996 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford F-150 1996 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford F Super Duty 1996
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 21, 1996
Location:
Poway, CA

rear leaf springs failed. qcaw

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FDLE40G0TH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 01, 1996. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford F SUPER DUTY 1996 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Ford F SUPER DUTY 1996 Suspension Rear Springs Leaf Spring Assembly Transmission Type: AUTO.

Ford Explorer 1998
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
June 01, 1998
Location:
Baltimore, MD

left rear spring assembly failed.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FMYU24E7WU. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Ford EXPLORER 1998 Drive type:4WD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Oct 20, 1998
Location:
Columbus, IN

dealer claims no parts are available. consumer has been waiting for over 60 days. has also been in contact with dealer over dozen times. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX18W5VN. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Sept 01, 1998
Location:
York, PA

recall 98v161000. recall notice was received, dealer has been contacted and cannot remedy the problem because proper replacement materials are not available. problem still exists.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDF1820VN. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
Nov 09, 1998
Location:
Nipomo, CA

had received recall notice in the mail (98v161000). notified the dealership. was informed that parts were not available for the rear leaf springs. has not received anything from the manufacturer. would call owner when parts do become available. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTGX18L5VK. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Helena, AR

left rear spring broke.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX1869VN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford F-150 1997
Ford Motor Company
Safety incident date:
July 14, 1998
Location:
Neligh, NE

consumer experiencing problem with dealer honoring mfr. recalls 98s-14 and 98s-18, concerning lug: nuts and rear leaf springs. consequence defects: can result in a wheel separation and fuel leakage. dealer notified, and informed consumer they would contact them when they can be available to do the work.*ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FTDX18W2VK. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Ford Escort 1992
Ford Motor Company
Location:
Middletown, NY

rear springs, i run a repair facility and almost every 90,s ford escort we see has broken rear spings, this seems to be a very common problem and i believe it warrants a recall of some sort to find out why so many break the rear springs in half, i do not own one of these cars and i would not buy one for this reason, please look into it for the saftey of all those who drive one. *mjs

Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 01, 1992. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford ESCORT 1992 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.


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