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FORD ESCORT 1988 The Rear Control Arm Is too thin . please describe . *ak
FORD F 250 1994 While Driving, Front Control arm passenger side nut sheared off, caused violent shimmy and near loss of control. *ak

FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Ball Joint Connecting Pitman Arm to drag link (track rod) fell off. *ak
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995 Police Car, Pitman Arm/ball joint let go, resulting in steering problems, in for repair. *ak
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995 Four Police Vehicles Are Experiencing failures w/pitman arm/ball joint separating. *ak
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1994 Police Vehicle Squad #1. welds on left lower control arm bolts squeak due to wear. this is a continuous. *ak
FORD F150 1991 Ball Joint Binding Upon Making a right turn. describe in more detail. tt
FORD E 350 1995 Purchase Truck New The Two front wheel beadings are about to fall off, the ball joint wears out and the front disc brake was
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1995 Purchase Car New Lease The transmission was rebuilt, the front end is bad the front control arm bolt broken was in three time for
FORD EXPLORER 1995 Consumer Was Get Gas At a gas station and the right front wheel came off the bolt on the ball joint came off.
FORD F150 1989 Ball Joints That Hold The steering mechanism together, misaligned. resulting in steering failure, replace ball joint. tt
FORD F150 1990 Truck Was Unsafe To Drive due to faulty design of front end components. tt
FORD EXPLORER 1998 Consumer Stated Vehicle Experiencd Premature wear of the front ball joints and tie rods, dealer has been notified. *ak
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1997 Vehicle Was Going 20mph And the consumer lost control. front passenger wheel bent, and ball joint came apart,
FORD MUSTANG COBRA 1999 Consumer Picked Vehicle Up after nhtsa recall 01v121000/ manufacturer's recall #01s15 repairs were completed. driving vehicle home consumer noticed that
FORD BRONCO 1990 Consumer Was Traveling About 65mph on highway and heard a noise coming from underneath of vehicle. entire front of
FORD F 150 1998 Consumer Got Into Vehicle To back out and front end collapsed. service manger stated it happened all the time from
FORD WINDSTAR 1996 While Driving And Having Any movement in steering wheel there comes a loud spueaking noise from wheel, contacted dealer, and
FORD WINDSTAR 1996 While Driving And Turning wheel or with any movement in steering there comes a loud squeaking noise, contacted dealer, and
FORD F 150 1997 Pulled Up In Driveway And driveshaft went out. also, driver's side wheel ball joints fell off.*ak
FORD F 150 1997 Ball Joints Are Out. contacted dealer, and dealer said not worry about it.*ak
FORD EXPLORER 1997 Front Ball Joints Are wearing excessively due to a lack of lubricant. new ball joints do not require lubrication. mechanic
FORD E 250 1992 Upper And Lower Ball Joints are prematurely wearing out, and have been replaced three timess within a 18,000 mile period, cause unknown.
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1994 While Pulling Off From A toll poll front ball joint broke, causing a loss of steering control. dealer has been contacted.
FORD E 350 1993 Front Ball Joints Replaced Twice. needed to be done again. also, park brake replaced 3 times. *ak
FORD RANGER 1995 Ball Joints Don't Have Lube fittings causing them to wear or seize, this is causing steering to get loose, the cost to repair
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1997 Front Ball Joint Popped Out of socket while driving. dealer has replaced control arm and ball joint twice,
FORD WINDSTAR 1998 While Traveling At 25 Mph control arm broke. if going any faster vehicle would have rolled over and crashed.
FORD EXPLORER 2001 Left Front Tire Fell Out. consumer thought that tire had exploded. *ak the left front tire became loose due to the front upper
FORD WINDSTAR 1998 Was Driving Vehicle & It would go into a low depression. a boring noise could be heard from the springs. it was an
FORD EXPLORER 1994 From Time To Time tires were showing metal wire coming out. this had happened twice, and consumer was thinking it
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 While Driving At Highway Speeds, making a turn on a smooth curve, vehicle just straightened out unexpectedly. pitman arm and
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995 Front Suspension Was Popping And getting tight. ball joints broke into two pieces, and the front of vehicle dropped down, totally disabling
FORD EXPLORER 1994 Consumer Took Vehicle To Dealer because it wasn't shifting. dealer said transmission needed to be replaced. consumer has 70,000
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995 While Driving Ball Joints/pitman Arm malfunctioned. was no prior warning. vehicle was serviced by dealership before problem happened. steering linkages were
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995 While Driving At 5 To 10 mph front passenger's side wheel came off due to ball joints coming apart. dealer has been contacted.
FORD EXPLORER 1995 Premature Wear Of Ball joints, causing vehicle to make a loud clunking noise when turning. dealer has been contacted.
FORD F 150 1996 Ball Joints And Tie Rods dry rotted, causing the front end to collapse. dealer and manufacturer have been notified. *ak
FORD EXPLORER 1997 While Driving At 35 Mph front right passenger's wheel collasped, causing loss of vehicle control. dealer replaced ball joints and tie rods.
FORD AEROSTAR 1995 Stress Cracks Around Upper and lower control arms. when upper/ lower control arms fail, the door may come off.
FORD PICKUP 1999 While Driving Vehicle It Pulls to the right very strongly due to bad ball joints on the tie rod. dealer has been contacted.
FORD E 250 1997 There Is A Lot Of vibration in the steering wheel and the tires are wearing out on the inside due to worn ball joints.
FORD CONTOUR 1996 Was Traveling 60mph & Driver lost control of vehicle. had swerved first left & went off road & then swerved to the right into
FORD F 150 1997 While Driving At 35 Mph inner tie rod came off, and the ball joints are trying to coming off. *ak
FORD CONTOUR 1996 Idler Arm And Front control arm failed. *ak
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1993 Ball Joints & Tie Rod ends would make groaning noises in the front end. its an intermittent problem. took vehicle to dealer &
FORD EXPLORER 1993 The Consumer Is Experiencing Problems with front end suspension. while driving vehicle started pulling towards the right on its own,
FORD F 150 1995 Left Front Upper And Lower ball joints made the wheel loose. dealer contacted, and will pay for half of the repairs. consumer
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1994 Traveling 20mph Out Of Parking lot heard groaning noise. the left front end collapsed & vehicle hit the ground. had vehicle towed to
FORD RANGER 1998 Upper And Lower Control Arms are loud and make alot of noise while going over bumps or slowing down at any speed. the
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Vehicle Has Had The Front ball joint and inner tie rods replaced. recall was ordered on vehicle.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Police Cruiser: Slowing Down. wheel goes into wheel housing (fender). this caused vehice to drop. mechanic noticed grease fitting was omitted.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Police Officer's Vehicle Was Slowing down when the wheel went into wheel housing area (fender). vehicle collapsed downward. mechanic noticed that grease fitting
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Police Officer's Vehicle Has Ball joints falling out. mechanic had noticed the grease fitting was missing. this could cause the wheel to go
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Police Officer Was Slowing Down when wheel went into fender area (wheel housing), causing vehicle to be inoperable. mechanic noticed that grease fitting
FORD F150 1993 Could Not Straighten Out the vehicle after making a left hand turn at a traffic light, vehicle traveling at 5 to 8mph
FORD EXPEDITION 1998 There Is An Excessive Play in the control arm. driver hears a grinding noise everytime the steering wheel is turned to the left
FORD EXPLORER 1993 When Traveling About 10 To 15 mph, and upon applying force to the brake pedal, the right front ball joint broke, causing
FORD E 150 1994 Driving Vehicle, Wheels Were loose; took vehicle in to dealer to have new brakes put on; mechanic noticed that the ball joints
FORD RANGER 1994 Upon Assembly, Left Front control arm bushing was left out, causing metal to hit metal when hitting bumps. *ak
FORD EXPLORER 1996 Consumer Stated Problems With The ball joints. manufacture was contacted and stated that they will pass the information to the engenieers but has been
FORD TAURUS 1995 Consumer Stated That While Driving and without warning the left rear tire turned in and was loose on the axle. the garage found
FORD F250 2002 Consumer States When Braking The vehicle pulls violently to the left. please provide any additional information.
FORD ESCORT 1998 Consumer Stated That While Driving at any speed and no warning the front ball joints worn out the front right tire causing it to be
FORD F 150 2000 Consumer States That Every Six months the tires are wearing. took to dealer and the dealer stated there is a problem with ball
FORD F 150 2000 Ball Joints Have Become Real loose, when getting ball joints checked, they can break at any time. dealer does not want to
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1999 While Pulling Into Driveway Wheel fell off . dealer notified , ball joint was no good.*ak
FORD F350 1999 Consumer Heard A Growling Noise while driving, dealer determined that front ball joints had to be replaced at 26700 miles. on 16 july
FORD F250 1999 Ball Joint Is Worn Out, and at 20mph front and rear brake pads fell onto the ground. cause unknown. dealer notified.
FORD FOCUS 2001 Consumer Lost Control Of Vehicle at 40 mph, and was able to recover, not involving another vehicle. dealer stated both front control
FORD E 150 1997 While Having Tires Replaced Mechanic noticed that upper and lower ball joints were defective, causing premature tire wear. *ak *jg
FORD EXPLORER 1995 A Crinking Sound Would Come from wheel area while driving, dealer notified, and informed consumer that front ball joints needed replacement for
FORD F 150 1998 Took Vehicle To Dealer Which is when tie rod broke in half. *ak mechanic pulled vehicle in and that is when the tie
FORD F 250 1997 While Driving Down Hill Left front tie rod had come off. left front wheel almost came off, causing vehicle to shake.
FORD F 150 1997 Vehicle Hit A Bump.consumer felt a shake in front end. upon inspection consumer noticed front outer ball joint had disconnected.
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1996 While Driving 5 Mph Front driver side wheel came completely off. *ak consumer stated it was the front ball joint that caused that
FORD EXPLORER 1999 While Driving At Highway Speeds consumer lost control of vehicle. dealer was contacted, and stated ball joints needed to be replaced.
FORD EXPEDITION 1998 Front Wheel Control Arm Sheared off. consumer noticed a rattle. this hooks sway bar to lower control arm. contacted dealer who stated
FORD EXPLORER 1993 Ball Joints Are Completely Shot. consumer feels wheel could fall off. please provide any further information.*ak
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Front Suspension Components Have Failed (tie rods, control arms). *mjs
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Left Front Ball Joint Failed. *et
FORD FOCUS 2000 Control Arm Failure Resulted In tires needing to be replaced, though they had less than 20,000 miles. ford would not warranty
FORD F 150 1998 Tie Rod End Came Off while driving down the road at 35 mph. when we took it to be repaired we were told both
FORD FOCUS 2002 My Father Owns This Vehicle, but he bought it for me for safety reasons, i am a 16 year old female.
FORD F250 1999 The Right And Left Ball joints began freezing last summer. the vehicle began to wander and it became increasingly difficult to keep it in
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995 The Front Suspension Ball Joints were replaced at my cost. they had started squeaking and were worn badly. my mechanic suggests that
FORD FOCUS 2001 The Ball Joint Broke, the car rolled about 3 times.*ak
FORD F 150 2000 This Is Not A Serviceablee part as they no longer put a grease fitting on the original equipment. on the replacement part there is
FORD EXPLORER 1997 Ball Joints Again On 3/15/02. *ak
FORD TAURUS SHO 1990 I Purchased A Conrol Arm from united auto. the part was made by trw. the balljoint failed when driving the vechical. i
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 I Have Had A Problem with noise coming from the right rear of the expedition since we started leasing it on 3/30/00. i have
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 Stabilizer Bar End Links Were broken in half and had to be replaced. in addition at approx. 60,000 miles during 2000
FORD E 150 1996 Moog Replacement Upper And Lower ball joints failed at 14,000 miles causing steering difficulty and uneven tire wear. *ak
FORD ASPIRE 1995 Ball Joint Broke When Turning at 15 mph which tore out the cv joint. *ak
FORD EXPLORER 1998 The Truck's Ball Joint And suspension was lose starting at 30,000 miles. replaced 10 months later by dealer. truck difficult
FORD MUSTANG 1999 I Was In Reverse Traveling atbout 3-5 miles per hour. there was a loud hop and then the front passenger side dropped about 6"
FORD F 150 1997 Please Note That I Am from canada and your request for "zip code" will not accept my "postal code". therefore, i typed in
FORD AEROSTAR 1997 While Driving My Vehicle The right front wheel bearing experienced a catastrophic failure. this failure resulted in a sudden loss in almost all braking
FORD TAURUS 1998 Power Steering Pump, Rack and balljoints all failed while driving, creating an unsafe condition. *ak
FORD F 150 1996 Loud Popping Noise. Dealer was no help. independant repair shop found and replaced control arm bushings. originals had chemically deteriorated from application
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1997 Both Incidents Could Have Caused serious injury or death. this is now the second time this part has been replaced. on the first
FORD ESCORT 1988 Ford Admitted To Newspaper Columist that ball joints on many escorts and tempos were defective. missouri required annual safety inspections which caught many
FORD F 150 1997 I Feel That At 37000 miles ball joints should not be bad this truck is well cared for & does not go out in woods
FORD EXPLORER 1997 Ball Joints Should Last For 100,000 miles this along with the tires in question should make you look at ford for the current tire
FORD F 150 1999 Since The Control Arm Keeps shifting due to the oblong hole that the bolt is held in, the alignment is always incorrect...
FORD E 150 1994 Third Failure Of Ball Joints (currently upper are bad again). first replaced 02/08/1995, second replace at ~60,000 miles on 07/30/1998. third
FORD RANGER 1997 Dry Spindles And Ball Joint bearings, mechanic put pickup on jack said " we wre lucky we didnt wreck" tire leaned outward ,
FORD F 250 1997 Balljoints Grinding, Metal On metal, failure due to unserviceable type balljoints from the factory. *ak
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 Control Arm Failures On right side. also bushings failed. *ak
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1994 The Left Front Control Arm/lower ball joint began to squeak due to lack of grease, no grease fittings were installed in ball joint at
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1998 I Have Noticed On Several occasions that when starting from a complete start, either forward or reverse, there is a popping noise in
FORD WINDSTAR 1995 Bob Keim Replace Control Arm / spindle assembly first week of jan. 1998. this was covered under ford 3 year 36 month
FORD CONTOUR 1997 Vehicles Control Arm Failed Causing the vehicles front wheel to fall off.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Lower Control Arm/ball Joints Failed causing vehicle to feel loose in the front end. (qcaw)
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Noise From The Front Ball joint area.
FORD E 250 1992 Ball Joints Worn Out Prematurely. nlm
FORD ECONOLINE 1996 Consumer States He Was Told by delaership that front end ball joints were designed and put in without a lubrication point which caused the tie
FORD EXPLORER 2000 A Loud Clanking Noise Originating from front right suspension area,due to a loose control arm. cj
FORD MUSTANG 1999 While Driving The Vehicle, the right ball joint fractured and broke causing the wheel to turn inward. this caused driver to crash.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995 Design Of Ball Joints Causes them to not have greased insert which resulted in ball joint failing collapsing the left front end of vehicle and
FORD RANGER 1998 Left Front Ball Joint Fell off due to missing screw during manufacturing. mjs
FORD EXPLORER 1994 Ball Joints And U-joints Failed causing excessive vibrations. mjs
FORD E 150 1993 Ball Joints Wear Excessibley Very quickly creating steering and vehicle control problems. excessive wear on front tire increases risk of blowout.
FORD RANGER 1987 Ball Joint Did Not Contain grease fittings resulting in rusting.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1991 Ball Joints Failed, Recall notice not recieved.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1991 Rocker Arms Failed.
FORD TAURUS 1994 Weld Bushing On Ball Joint failed.
FORD EXPLORER 1991 Ball Joints Are Failing.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1994 The Ball Joint Of The suspension cracked and caused the left front end of vehicle to collapse and hit the ground.
FORD ASPIRE 1994 Left Front Ball Joint Rusted away and failed, excesssive body and component damage, loss of control.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Lower Control Arm/ball Joints Failed, causing front end to feel loose. (qcaw)
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Noise Heard From The Front ball joint area.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Ball Joint Failure On Two police vehicles (1996 crown victorias).
FORD EXPLORER 1994 Noise Heard In Front End due to failure of the u-joints and ball joints.
FORD EXPLORER 1992 Bushing In Front Suspension Arms.
FORD F 150 1997 Control Arm Rusted/cracked, Causing left front wheel break loose, resulting in an accident.
FORD CONTOUR 1997 Control Arm Failed Causing The right front wheel to fall off the car.(attorney for consumer).
FORD ECONOLINE 1992 Ball Joints Failed Causing Damage to tire.
FORD WINDSTAR 1996 Right Front Control Arm Failed, causing the wheel to fell off.
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 Upper Control Arm Bushings Failed.
FORD ECONOLINE 1994 Front Ball Joints Malfunctioned , causing vehicle to shake. in addition, tires wore out due to front end vibration.
FORD EXPLORER 1993 Front Ball Joints Failed.
FORD ECONOLINE 1994 Front Ball Joint Failed, causing tire failure.
FORD EXPLORER 1994 Ball Joints Seize, Causing front end to veer to either side.
FORD TAURUS 1992 Cv Joint Failed.
FORD TEMPO 1994 Control Arm Failure.
FORD TAURUS 1990 Ball Joint Failed, Causing lost of control.
FORD TEMPO 1992 Ball Joint Failed.
FORD ESCORT 1991 Right Rear Control Arm Broke due to corrosion. *ak
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 Control Arm Failure.
FORD E 150 1994 Vehicle Pulls To The Right, causing poor stability. *sd
FORD E 150 1994 Ball Joints Replaced.
FORD ESCORT 1995 Loss Of Power Steering Due to ball joint failure. *sd
FORD ECONOLINE 1994 Ball Joints Replaced Due To poor quality. *sd
FORD F 150 1994 Ball Joint Sleeves Replaced.
FORD ECONOLINE 1992 Loose Ball Joints Replaced. *aw
FORD ECONOLINE 1992 Misalignment, Causing Vehicle To pull to the right, also replaced ball joints and spindle/premature wear of tires. *ak
FORD F SERIES (LIGHT) 1991 Ball Joints Failed.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1993 Upper Control Arm Required Repair, to include the welding of the bracket with a reinforcement plate. *tw
FORD F 250 2006 I Own A 2006 Ford f-250 lariat crew cab four wheel drive truck. i am the original owner. three weeks ago
FORD WINDSTAR 2003 Tl*the Contact Owns A 2003 ford windstar. the contact stated that the inner control arm on the steering wheel fell apart. the vehicle
FORD WINDSTAR 2004 Tl*the Contact Owns A 2004 ford windstar. the contact stated that someone else was driving the vehicle 60 mph when it began to feel
FORD ESCAPE 2010 Tl*the Contact Owns A 2010 ford escape. the contact stated that while driving 60 mph she began to engage the brakes and heard
FORD WINDSTAR 2001 Tl* The Contact Owns A 2001 ford windstar. the contact stated that while driving at approximate speeds of 55 mph, the sub frame
FORD RANGER 2007 Tl* The Contact Owns A 2007 ford ranger . while driving 65 mph the passenger front wheel bent inwards without warnings. consequently he
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1997 Tl*the Contact Owns A 1997 ford crown victoria. while driving 25 mph, the driver's side control arm separated from the ball joint.
FORD WINDSTAR 2001 2001 Ford Windstar 70,000 miles, had a minor fender bender took to the dealer for repair, once i received the van back
FORD TAURUS 2001 The Engine Cradle, Or subframe on my vehicle completely rusted into, the frame rusted from the inside, showing no obvious indications on
FORD WINDSTAR 2001 Tl*the Contact Owns A 2001 ford windstar. while accelerating from a stop, the contact felt as if the vehicle had a flat
FORD FOCUS 2001 Tl*the Contact Owns A 2001 ford focus. while driving 2 mph the vehicle hit a patch of ice, slid into a curb,
FORD TAURUS 2002 I Was Backing Out Of my garage when i heard a loud noise, my left front coil spring fractured and put a hole through
FORD FESTIVA 1993 Tl*the Contact Owns A 1993 ford festiva. while backing out of the driveway at an unknown speed, the driver side wheel detached
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 1999 Ford Windstar Transmission Went up. consumer states that the control arm fell off in march. consumer again stated the transmission needs to
FORD MUSTANG 2007 Noise From The Front End, a loud noise and the car dropped on the right side, the control arm broke at the
FORD FUSION 2007 Vehicle Pulls To The Right, brakes are working correctly windows are beginning to mold, cd has eaten up cd's, tires do not
FORD MUSTANG 2007 Tl*the Contact Owns A 2007 ford mustang. while driving 35 mph, the contact heard a loud clunking noise. the front
FORD EXPLORER 2006 I Have Had The Control arms bolts on both sides of the vehicle now loosened up sufficiently enough to cause the vehicle to swerve suddenly
FORD WINDSTAR 2000 1- There Was Not Any symptom leading up to failure. 2- the failure was on the front passenger wheel. the
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1997 The Passenger Side Control Arm on front wheel of 1997 ford crown victoria has rusted to the point of the vehicle being un-drivable and
FORD RANGER 1998 Dt*: The Contact Stated while driving at any speed a squeaking noise came from the front of the vehicle. the vehicle was
FORD WINDSTAR 2001 Dt*: The Contact Stated while driving 50 mph a loud bang was heard. the vehicle then went out of control; going
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Dt: While The Caller's son was driving bout 65 mph the control arm separated from the sub frame, and the vehicle started
FORD F 150 1999 Dt: Bought A Used Truck, and after the warranty expired had to replace the starter/the ball joints/he upper tie rods, and the control
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Car Only Has 72000 Miles. had car at dealership from march 17- march 24 for various problems. they replaced a tie rod,
FORD F 150 1999 Failure Of Front End Sterring parts( ball joints, tie rods, and idler arm). on several occassions my mechanic has instructed
FORD F 150 2001 Take A Look A My vehicle history, i baby my truck - never used off-road. i have replaced several items that i
FORD TAURUS 1995 I Bought The Car About a year and half ago and right off was having problems with the transmission. very disappionted because i love
FORD TAURUS 1999 While Driving On Pa Turnpike on feb 6, 2004, the driver side control arm broke causing loss of control to the vehicle,
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1993 While Driving At 65 Mph consumer lost the control, was able to pull out of the road. vehicle was towed to independent shop,
FORD EXPEDITION 2003 2003 Ford Expedition Fx. no defect listed. *ak
FORD FOCUS 2002 Vehicle's Control Arm Broke Causing steering to fail. please provide additional information. *ph
FORD F 150 1999 I Bought The 99 F-150 used. i've owned it for 2 years and in those two years spent over 3000 dollars repairing it.
FORD EXPLORER 1998 The Upper Ball Joints And lower ball joints were warped. *nlm
FORD FOCUS 2001 Our Son Was Driving His 2001 ford focus on a small back road near a shopping center. he was driving appromimately 20 mph
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 Replaced Front Sway Bar And stabilizer. front end squeals when holding steering wheel. *ak