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We tested two versions of the Ford F-150 pickup: one with the new 5.0-liter V8 and the other with an EcoBoost turbocharged V6. Performance numbers for the two engines were nearly identical overall, but we liked the V8's sound better than the more high-tech V6's. Both of our trucks got the same fuel economy -- 15 mpg overall, which was then strong for the class.
Alerts
There are 5 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Road Test Results

Performance
Acceleration Acceleration Acceleration tests are conducted on a smooth, flat pavement straightaway at the track. Time, speed, and distance measurements are taken with a precise GPS-based device that’s hooked to a data-logging computer.
0 to 60 mph 0 to 60 mph (sec.) The time in seconds that a vehicle takes to reach 60 mph from a standstill with the engine idling.
Transmission Transmission Transmission performance is determined by shifting smoothness, response, shifter action, and clutch actuation for manual transmissions.
Fuel Economy Fuel Economy We perform our own fuel-economy tests, independent of the government's often-quoted EPA figures and the manufacturers' claims. Using a precise fuel-flow measuring device spliced into the fuel line, we run two separate circuits to represent city and highway consumption.
CR's Overall Mileage CR's Overall Mileage CR's overall mileage is a composite of measured fuel usage on a prescribed city course and highway cruising; and CR's 150-mile test trip of mixed driving, if tested. In recent road tests, we've discontinued the 150-mile trip test.
CR's City Mileage CR's City Mileage Measured fuel usage on a prescribed city course.
CR's Highway Mileage CR's Highway Mileage Measured fuel usage on a prescribed highway cruising.
Annual Fuel Cost Annual Fuel Cost The cost and amount of fuel used in 12,000 miles and is calculated from CR's overall mileage.
Braking Braking The braking rating is a composite of wet and dry stopping distances and pedal feel. Braking distance is from 60 mph, with no wheels locked.
Emergency Handling Emergency Handling Several factors go into the rating, including the avoidance maneuver speed and confidence, as well as how the vehicle behaves when pushed to its limit,
Comfort / Convenience
Ride Ride Our expert judgment of how well the suspension isolates and absorbs road imperfections and how steady it keeps the body on various road surfaces.
Noise Noise Our expert judgment of the vehicle's interior noise level in everyday driving.
Front Seat Comfort Front Seat Comfort Our judgment of how comfortable the front seat is for drivers of various heights.
Rear Seat Comfort Rear Seat Comfort Our judgment of how comfortable the rear seat is for two passengers to sit across.
Interior Fit and Finish Interior Fit and Finish An expert evaluation of the interior quality and craftsmanship.
Trunk/Cargo Area Trunk/Cargo Area Our rating is based on the amount of luggage or cargo space that a vehicle has in the trunk or cargo area.

Owner Reports

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Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. Consumer Reports subscribers reported on any serious problems they had with their vehicles during the past 12 months that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime, in any of the trouble spots included in the table below. The results are presented relative to the average model that year. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. Based on this data and further analysis, we predict reliability for the latest year. N/A indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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Engine Major Engine Major Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.
Engine Minor Engine Minor Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.
Engine Cooling Engine Cooling Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.
Transmission Major Transmission Major Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.
Owner Satisfaction Owner Satisfaction To learn about satisfaction, CR has collected survey data from our annual survey on more than half a million vehicles. Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? In addition, respondents also rate their cars in six categories: driving experience, comfort, value, styling, audio, and climate systems. N/A indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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Driving Experience Driving Experience Includes acceleration and handling
Comfort Comfort Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride
Value Value Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?
Styling Styling How it looks inside and out
Safety Equipment
ABS available, standard from 2001. ESC standard from 2009.
Road Test

We tested two versions of the Ford F-150 pickup: one with the new 5.0-liter V8 and the other with an EcoBoost turbocharged V6. Performance numbers for the two engines were nearly identical overall, but we liked the V8's sound better than the more high-tech V6's. Both of our trucks got the same fuel economy -- 15 mpg overall, which was then strong for the class. This version of the F-150 is also quieter and more refined than earlier versions, with improved ride and better acceleration. A rear-view camera is also available.

Seating
3 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
4WD , Rear
Warranty

In most cases, automotive warranties are based on the vehicle identification number (VIN), and the warranty will be valid regardless of ownership. The dealership can tell you exactly how much warranty is left.

Read more about extended warranties
Body Styles
extended cab
regular cab
crew cab
Transmissions Available
  • 6-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 3.5-liter V6 turbo (365 hp)
  • 3.7-liter V6 (302 hp)
  • 5-liter V8 (360 hp)
  • 6.2-liter V8 (411 hp)

Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2014 Ford F-150 owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

“There was a recall from Ford on the ABS system. It was replaced at their expense”

Ralph W., CA (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)
Calipers

“front caliper failure at 35k; piston would not float and had to replace”

Anonymous, FL (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“factory recall on master cylinder. replacement master cylinder brake line connections leaked. had to be replaced by another master cylinder”

Anonymous, IA (2014 Ford F-150 King Ranch 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“I did not have a problem. Ford put out a bulletin to replace the Master Cylinder on all 2014 F-150s Mine was replace at no expense to me by the dealer”

Anonymous, TX (2014 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“recall, Ford replaced it”

Marc T., TX (2014 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Master cylinder recall. Unit replaced at no charge”

Anonymous, NC (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Recall for failures and they found premature wear on another brake item . Linkage?”

Anonymous, IN (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“replaced under recall”

Anonymous, AL (2014 Ford F-150 Limited 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Recall”

Anonymous, AB (2014 Ford F-150 King Ranch 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Ford recall. Need to call dealer. No problem yet”

John F., IL (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“There was an open master cylinder recall on the vehicle when I purchased it. The Ford dealer in Yuba City performed the recall work with no problem. I experienced no issue with the brakes before or after the recall work”

Davis O., CA (2014 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“sometimes I have to apply more than usual brake pressure to stop even without a load in the bed. Their is a recall to replace the front master cylinder , but I have still not been notified to go in to the dealer for the repair...I feel that is the reason for the added pressure i have to apply to the peddle”

Philip B., AZ (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Safety recall”

Mark P., FL (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Recall item, of which they did not have parts enough when recall came out, so I had it checked a couple of time to be sure of safe operation until it was repaired”

Anonymous, OR (2014 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Safety Recall”

Anonymous, MA (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Ford recall”

Greg W., AB (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Brake fluid leaks out of reservoir and into master cylinder causing lack of braking. Got it fixed under warranty, now it is a safety recall and I have to go back again because the problem wasn't fixed in the parts they installed”

Anonymous, FL (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“I currently have an open recall regarding my master cylinder which I need to schedule to have completed”

Scott H., FL (2014 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5-L V6 turbo)
Parking brake

“sticking when release”

Anonymous, ON (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 5.0-L V8)
Premature brake wear

“I needed new front brakes at approx 14,000 miles it cost 385 (but I received a veterans discount and net cost was approx 323 dollars) other than that I love my 2014 F-150 XL (with the 3.7 6 cylinder engine and the electronics package)”

Louis C., ME (2014 Ford F-150 XL 3.7-L V6)

“brake pads wore out and scored rotors at 15000 miles both replaced under warranty service tech said there was a problem with all brakes on trucks wearing out”

Bob C., MD (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“I had to put new brake pads on”

Anonymous, AL (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Breaks pulsating, rotors”

Anonymous, LA (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)

“Brakes needed service at about 11,000 miles. Dealer turned the rotors. Fix did not last very long. I have since changed the brake pads and rotors myself, as Ford would not cover them. They wore out too soon”

Ron D., NY (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“At 20,000 miles, the rotors developed patchy glazing making braking very choppy. Replaced them with aftermarket rotors and new brakes”

Michael F., TX (2014 Ford F-150 Platinum 5.0-L V8)

“Rotors were replaced to solve the pulsation and vibration problem”

Julie E., WA (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)

“Actually the lug bolts twisted off on 3 of the wheels, Issue not clearly identified. Could have been over torqued or could have been faulty lug bolts”

Floyd J., AB (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 5.0-L V8)

“The front in breaks would vibrate and the rotors were warped. This appears to be a common problem but Ford made me pay for it even though it was under warranty. I also had to pay for new brake shoes in the front”

Ralph W., CA (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Ford front rotors are not holding up to boat trailering - a single run towing the trailer will warp the rotors, causing vibration on stopping. Rotors are not up the published trailering capacity”

Anonymous, TN (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Front rotors warped causing vibration and pulsating BEFORE 24000 miles”

Thomas B., SC (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“I had to replace the front rotors after 32,000 mile of use”

Michael R., TX (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“After Ford put new brake pads on it squeaks in the morning”

Anonymous, AL (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“When backing of our garage in mornings the brakes squeaks like a warn break pad indicator, but have less than 30000 miles on vehicle Not usually when going forward”

Philip B., AZ (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Display screen freezes up

“System occasionally will not shut off. Normally opening the door with the key off shuts everything down. I have witnessed this happen, and once when going away fro a week trip, I returned to a dead battery likely caused because the system did not shut down”

Bob S., PA (2014 Ford F-150 Platinum 5.0-L V8)

“driving down the road and interior lights start to blink,and go out and on .some times ok other time terrible.dealer could not fix,and they told me they could not find a fix thru ford.i am now looking for a new gmc truck”

Karl S., NY (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 6.2-L V8)

“The chip was bad replaced free of charge by dealership”

Anonymous, PA (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 Unsure)
In-dash navigation system (GPS)

“Navigation system uses an SD card plugged into a slot inside the center storage console. The nav system often indicates falsely that there is no nav card installed. Must shut the vehicle down and restart, sometimes several times”

Bob S., PA (2014 Ford F-150 Platinum 5.0-L V8)

“Ford GPS is terrible - shows vehicle off road by 10 - 50 yards, driving in unmarked or unmapped areas when vehicle is ACTUALLY on a road - can be highway, 2-lane road, limited access, etc. - does not matter, GPS is unreliable. This is a KNOWN Ford issue and has no fix from Ford”

Mike S., NC (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 6.2-L V8)
Phone pairing (e.g., Bluetooth)

“Bluetooth spontaneously drops calls”

Anonymous, TX (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.7-L V6)
Radio

“Warrantee replacement of several right front speakers due to buzzing from wiring shorting out”

Terry O., FL (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)

“I had the same problem with the 2010 F 150 in that the bass sound made it sound like a bad speaker. Had to make numerous visits to the dealership to confirm and diagnose. I am disappointed and do not look forward to more visits for this same issue”

Anonymous, NB (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)

“It took three visit to the dealership to get the front door speakers to sound right”

Lee C., AB (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)
Speakers

“Replaced blown speaker in door (covered by warranty)”

Anonymous, CO (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)

“They were replaced under warranty”

Patrick M., DE (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.7-L V6)

“Different speakers would cut out when turning corners or hitting a bump. Was in the shop 4 times for this problem but after keeping it for a week, they had gone over all connections and it is fine now. They did replace a rear speaker as well”

Anonymous, MN (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)

“Passenger door speaker had to be replaced because of poor sound quality”

Anonymous, CO (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“speakers in the right door has static. Dealer says he has replaced several of them”

Anonymous, OH (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Speaker on right door blew out”

Sergio M., TX (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)

“scratchy static sound”

Anonymous, TX (2014 Ford F-150 STX 3.7-L V6)
Steering wheel controls

“When trying to start the truck with the key inserted the key or the stearing wheel would not move. They were locked and you would have to use extreme force to unlock the steering wheel and the key to start it”

P D., ON (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Windshield wiper switch on the blinker lever shorted out and prevented me from turning off the wipers”

Anonymous, CT (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

“The dealer just wants to get you in and out with no regard if the problem is fixed, and do not tell me the techs could not hear the noise (the wind howls through the cab)”

Anonymous, NM (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Sun roof leaked from flaw in rail”

Anonymous, BC (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“seem in roof leaked water”

Anonymous, NY (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.7-L V6)

“Water leaked into the cab when it rained”

Anonymous, OH (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Apparently there was not enough caulking to seal the windshield to the point a vacuum draft would have pulled the windshield off the truck. Even though this was a factory issue and would have happened with 0 mileage, I had to pay for repairs. My drivers floor was saturated and the rockers, where the wires are, was full of water. I had to use a turkey baster to get about 1L of water out..... No way this should have been paid for by me and this is a deal breaker for my next truck”

Brian S., ON (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5-L V6 turbo)
Squeaks or rattles

“mild noise from chassis or suspension”

Anonymous, CA (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“The noise & squeal was from the weather stripping on the driver and passagner windows when raising or lowering the windows”

John L., TX (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)

“The cab is not a four door cab. Since the backseat is a bench the back doors don't have their own main vertical beam. This makes the back doors less stable when closed first then the main door closed over it. When traveling on a rough road there is substantial rattling and squeaking where the front and back doors meet. Quite an aggravating noise!”

Karen D., MI (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 5.0-L V8)

“Found transmission line was rattling, had to make adjustments to trans line to stop”

Anonymous, NC (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.7-L V6)
Wind noise

“had all door seals replaced and it made the wind noise even worse. The dealer has no clue as to how to fix the noise”

Anonymous, NM (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“noisy cab”

Anonymous, NC (2014 Ford F-150 FX2 5.0-L V8)

“Wind noise from passenger front door”

Anonymous, KY (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Driveshaft or axle

“incorrect drive shaft angle”

Mel S., NS (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Right rear wheel broke off at axle on 4 lane highway at 45 mph”

Roger R., TX (2014 Ford F-150 FX2 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“I drive on very muddy roads which can build up on the driver shift causing shifting problems if not cleaned off”

Anonymous, BC (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“seal leak, repaired under warranty”

Anonymous, WI (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Drive shaft slipping”

Anonymous, LA (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)
Driveline vibration

“incorrect drive shaft angle,, truck would shake on slow speed and starting under load”

Mel S., NS (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)
4WD/AWD components

“Trouble shifting in and out of 4WD. repaired at dealership”

Anonymous, MA (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.0-L V8)
Differential

“The differentail had to be replaced due to bearing wear with only 42000 miles”

Anonymous, TX (2014 Ford F-150 FX2 3.5-L V6 turbo)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

12V power plug

“Both 12 V plugs stopped working. One needed a s fuse ,the other will be repaired hopefully soon. I use both for GPS and phone charger. I have not had one fail before. Also light connector for factory installed trailer light connection has failed”

Richard L., IL (2014 Ford F-150 STX 3.7-L V6)
Gauges

“Gas gauge doesn't read full anymore. When the tank is filled up, the gauge only reads 3/4 full”

Anonymous, CT (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Instrument cluster lighting failure”

Raymond D., NY (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 5.0-L V8)

“left taillight had moisture in it and left drivers side mirror led directional was replaced. both fixed under factory warranty”

John A., NY (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)
Heated or cooled seats

“seats never seem to get warm,but dealer says they are ok.well they are not”

Karl S., NY (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 6.2-L V8)
Warning lights

“Airbag / Seat belt light on dash board come on about every 13k come on. taken to dealer 3 times for problem and had the driver side seat belt retraction mechanism replaced”

Anonymous, VA (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.7-L V6)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Automatic climate control

“Climate control was blowing hot air on the driver side and cold air on the passenger side. Ford determined the malfunction was covered under warranty”

Anonymous, TX (2014 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.0-L V8)

“Have twice in the last year had the air and fan completely stop working and had to have repaired”

Anonymous, TX (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 Unsure)
Blower (fan) motor

“loud noise coming from the fan when on high speed”

Anonymous, MA (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)

“Fan completely stopped working twice- had to have repaired”

Anonymous, TX (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 Unsure)
Refrigerant leaks

“leak in high pressure hose”

Anonymous, FL (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

What Owners Say

Cylinder head

“Rough running, found antifreeze in one cylinder. Ford under warranty replaced one cyclinder. gave us loaner vehicle for over 3 weeks because of shortage of parts needed”

Anonymous, OK (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 3.7-L V6)
Engine rebuild or replacement

“weak piston design let to total engine failure and shattered block, which took out the turbos and intercooler too. replaced all under warranty”

Anonymous, FL (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“At about 12000 miles check engine light went on. I took it to Ford and they said that there was more carbon in the outtake valves than they had seen in any vehicle of any mileage. To their credit they provided me a rental car and got it all done in about a week and a half”

Robert B., CA (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“Surging and hesitation under mild acceleration - Dealers cannot fix, Ford Factory Reps say "Oh, that is a characteristic of that engine." In other words, Ford can't fix it. Frustrating and disappointing”

Anonymous, TN (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.5-L V6 turbo)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Rough shifting

“fwd / rev heavy clunking, shift points rough, tranny repgmed”

Anonymous, ON (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“the automatic trans has a very bad hesitation when accelerating, which can put me in a dangerous situation if I need to get out of the way in a hurry. Have had this problem since day 1. All the time! The dealer doesn't experience the problem. One service writer said ford knows of this problem”

Larry G., CA (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.7-L V6)

“Ford can't find the problem. Sometimes while idling, it feels like I've been rear ended. Cost me $99.00 for diagnostic fee when they can't find the problem”

Michael R., TX (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

“Cold start run rough”

John L., TX (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)
Oil leaks

“A gasket had to be replaced in the front differential. Was leaking”

Gerald H., IL (2014 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“I don't know how to change this but it is a 2013 Ford F-150. A seal failed on the front engine cover causing a serious loss of oil from the engine. Required several trips to the dealership to get it to totally stop leaking”

Anonymous, UT (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5-L V6 turbo)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

“Tailgate pivot on left side rusted such that tailgate was not moveable”

Paul P., ON (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0-L V8)
Sunroof

“severe water leak around sunroof that required replacement of the track. The sunroof cover now does not completely cover the opening and it also required replacement of the headliner due to water damage. It has taken multiple appointments to correct most but not all of the problems”

Anonymous, CO (2014 Ford F-150 Lariat 3.5-L V6 turbo)

“The tailgate on the pickup rattles due to the latch not fully engaging”

Bernard S., MA (2014 Ford F-150 FX2 3.7-L V6)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Shocks or struts

“Ford replaced leaky shock under warranty”

Karen H., TN (2014 Ford F-150 XLT 3.7-L V6)
Steering wheel vibration

“Vibration. Dealer fixed it after three visits. Had to replace a portion of steering shaft”

Anonymous, OH (2014 Ford F-150 Platinum 5.0-L V8)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

“The paint is very sensitive to being scratched, dinged, etc”

Anonymous, CO (2014 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.0-L V8)
Rust

“Rusting on both bumpers, tailgate and inside of doors”

Ron D., NY (2014 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5-L V6 turbo)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Fuel injection system

“Engine had no power on starting and it lasted for several blocks. Engine wouldn't rev much beyond idle. Dealer unable to find cause”

Louis R., AB (2014 Ford F-150 Unsure 3.5-L V6 turbo)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

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