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FORD E 250 1992 The Rear Left Suspension Leaf spring broke dealer replaced this once . tt
FORD ESCORT 1997 Two Broken Rear Spring And a right side outer tie rod end, in addition to front brake pads, possible springs were of poor

FORD ESCORT 1993 Consumer Ownes Same Kind Of vehicle but with different years. rear springs have broken and have pushed inward of vehicle.
FORD F 150 1997 Consumer 98v161000 Repairs Were done by dealer. after repairs were done dealer installed clip on forward end of rear springs.
FORD TAURUS 1993 Front Springs Broke Twice While driving vehicle and tire was sliced/ went flat each time. vehicle collapsed towards street. part of
FORD F350 2000 Dealer Said Vehicle Could Handle pile of snow. truck wasn't suppose to have snow pile unless package came with vehicle through manufacturer.
FORD F 150 1997 Rear Leaf Springs Had To be replaced in 1999. currently, they need to be replaced again. there is recall 98v161000.
FORD ESCORT 1995 While Vehicle Was Being Repaired for brakes and technician found a broken rear spring leaf which had to be replaced.
FORD F 150 1997 Rear Leaf Springs Broke Which could come into contact with fuel tank, causing damage to the tank, and resulting in a fuel
FORD ESCORT 1997 Had Taken Vehicle For Inspection & mechanic noticed rear suspension springs were broken in the same place. vehicle was rejected. took vehicle
FORD RANGER 1996 Rear Leaf Spring Broke, causing rear end to drop.*ak
FORD ESCORT 1996 At 20,000 Miles Schedule maintanice service, rear leaf spring had to be replaced because of breakage. at the 30,000
FORD ESCORT 1997 Rear Spring Leaf On The rear shocks cracked in half, causing the wheel to wobble. the part has been ordered. however,
FORD F 150 1997 Consumer Received Manufacturer's recall notice r98s18/rear spring assembly: leaf. recall repairs were suppose to prevent the problem from occurring again.
FORD ESCORT 1996 Coil Spring Broke, causing the back in of the car to sag. this could cause the tires to go flat. dealer
FORD F 150 1997 There Is A Broken Rear spring which could cause the driver to lose control of vehicle. dealer has seen vehicle. radiator,
FORD F 150 1994 Rear Leaf Spring Cracked In half, separated and spread out. cause unknown. *ak *ml
FORD CONTOUR 1995 The Rear Coil Spring Broke, which may cause a tire blowout and loss of control. there is a recall for the front
FORD F 150 1996 Rear Leaf Spring Appears Improperly installed. bracket replacement was done to 1997-1998 vehicles , would like further information concerning this problem.
FORD ESCORT 1991 The Rear Springs Broke. had no warning. had taken vehicle in for service & was informed by mechanic, who noticed the broken
FORD EXPLORER 1999 When Driving At Any Speed with weight in the back of the vehicle, rear end is lower than the rest of the vehicle,
FORD F150 1985 Company Vehicle. Rear Leaf springs keep breaking. if springs break completely, the entire rear end of vehicle would fall out. dealer
FORD ESCORT 1993 Rear Coil Spring On Rear passenger's side broke, causing a potential safety hazard. *ak
FORD F 250 1997 Consumer Noticed The Left Rear spring broke, causing vehicle to virbrate at any speed. *ak
FORD F 150 1997 Consumer Received Three Recall Letters that have not been properly handled. manufacturer recall98s18/nhtsa recall #98v161000 for rear springs; /nhtsa recall #98v095000 for
FORD F 150 1997 Recall 98v161000, The Rear leaf springs are cracked and out of alignment which may cause a loss of vehicle control. problem is
FORD F 150 1997 Had Called Dealer After Receiving recall notice in the mail 98v161000. was informed no parts available for the rear leaf springs on suspension.
FORD F 150 1997 Dealer Refused To Honor Manufacturer's recall notice because manufacturer will not pay them. consumer informed dealer that is not his concern except for
FORD F 150 1997 Consumer Experiencing Problem With Dealer honoring mfr. recalls 98s-14 and 98s-18, concerning lug: nuts and rear leaf springs. consequence defects:
FORD F 150 1997 Had Received Recall Notice In the mail (98v161000). notified the dealership. was informed that parts were not available for the rear leaf springs.
FORD F 150 1997 Recall 98v161000. Recall Notice was received, dealer has been contacted and cannot remedy the problem because proper replacement materials are not available.
FORD ESCORT 1994 The Consumer Has Been Experiencing problems with rear coil springs. rear coil springs broke. also, while driving,
FORD F 150 1997 Dealer Claims No Parts Are available. consumer has been waiting for over 60 days. has also been in contact with dealer over
FORD F 150 1998 Consumer Heard Noise Coming from transmission when shifting gear. also, one of the rear springs had moved from original position,
FORD RANGER 1994 The Rear Springs In The vehicle have broken, causing a loud banging noise. the springs were replaced. *ak
FORD F 150 1997 Truck Does Not Have Enough leaf springs on rear end to keep truck level, rear end too low/front end too high, caused truck
FORD EXPLORER 1997 While Driving 45 Mph And making a right curve the defective suspension leaf spring broke, causing the vehicle to flip in the air.
FORD E 350 1997 Rear Suspension Axles Connected directly to the frame springs a not sufficient enough. they apparently exceed their limit. *ak
FORD F 150 1997 When Driving, Especially When turning left noticed loud banging noise on driver's side when rear leaf spring shifts, zone rep has inspected,
FORD F 150 1997 Left Rear Leaf Spring unraveled when hitting bumps, noticed thumping sound, rear fishtails, resulting in high/low speed instability.
FORD F 150 1998 Consumer Heard Noise From back end of vehicle. dealer determined that rear leaf springs were broken and had to be replaced.
FORD F 150 1994 Left Rear Spring Shackle Broke while driving and caused loss of steering. dealer contacted. feel free to provide any further information.*ak
FORD ESCORT 1997 While Getting An Oil Change technician informed consumer that both rear springs were broken. dealer and manufacturer were not notified at this time.
FORD F 150 1997 While Driving, Leaf Spring that holds axle broke. vehicle frame dropped almost touching wheels. could have slashed the tires.*ak
FORD ESCORT 1998 While A Mechanic Checked Tires noticed that rear spring had collapsed on itself. mechanic stated vehicle could lose control if spring break off.
FORD ESCORT 1994 Rear Spring Broke Off Because of rust and corrusion. dealership is aware of problem.*ak
FORD F150 1993 After Getting Fuel Cross Flow recall done, remedy did not work. consumer had the fuel pump replaced and that fixed that
FORD ESCORT 1993 Consumer Stated That While Driving could feel that vehicle was not riding smooth and could feel all bump on the road, where took vehicle
FORD F 150 1998 While Driving 30 Mph rear leaf spring broke. dealer notified. feel free to provide any further information.*ak
FORD EXPLORER 1998 Left Rear Spring Assembly Failed.
FORD ESCORT 1996 Both Springs Also Broke On a 1995 ford escort wagon (separate report submitted) owned by our agency, also my daughters 1994 ford escort just
FORD ESCORT 1997 Both Rear Springs Broke At approximately 60000 miles. broken spring has a high potential to puncture a tire and if at high
FORD RANGER 1988 All Four Overload Springs Used on two different pickup trucks used as painter's work vehicles have failed in the past three or four years.
FORD ESCORT 1997 No Abuse At All. reported to dealer. they said to save recept in case of recall. both springs
FORD ESCORT 1995 I Could Not Put An accurate date or mileage because i took my car in for the 100,000 mile check up. at
FORD ESCORT 1997 Went For An Inspection For my escort and the dealer said that my springs were broken in the rear. they also said that it
FORD F 150 1997 Noticed Broken Springs 10/17/2001 Right side spring was rubbing against tire very low speed 10 mph or less. *ak
FORD EXPLORER 2001 Second Notification! The Left rear spring on my 2001 explorer has failed again. the vehicle sits cockeyed because the left rear spring
FORD CONTOUR 1995 Both Rear Springs Broke Allowing the body to lower so that the tires were almost against the wheel wells. if they had contacted eachother
FORD ESCORT 1994 Spring Snapped At 60 Mph on flat smooth road no bumps. ruined left front tire. *ak
FORD ESCORT 1995 Both Rear Springs Have Broken, causing undo wear of rear tires. *ak
FORD CONTOUR 1995 I Have Written To Ford to request a refund of repair work due to inferior springs. i am also sending a written statement
FORD ESCORT 1995 Common Failure Problem Of 1995 to 2000 ford exscorts -- rear spring breakage resulting in possible puncture of rear tire by spring. replacement
FORD ESCORT 1997 While In For State Inspection, was told by local garage that car would fail due to rear spring being broken. they informed me
FORD WINDSTAR 1995 When Spring Broke The L/f almost new tire was punctured and ruined. *ak
FORD ESCORT 1997 Both Rear Springs & Right rear outer tie rod broke. *ak
FORD ESCORT 1995 Rear Springs Cracked And Are shifting, mechanic said, most wagons crack around 30000 miles.*ak
FORD WINDSTAR 1998 This Failure Would Have Resulted in a rollover if the broken spring had ruptured the tire. the spring stopped just short of contacting the
FORD F 150 1997 Left Rear Lower Leaf Spring loosens and spins out from the ones on top of it.therefore the left side suspension is not fully supported.
FORD ESCORT 1993 I Had The Rear Suspension inspected by two different garages due to my car riding rough. both garages told me that both rear
FORD F250 1998 One Side Of Truck Sat low, shortly after the other side sat low. rear end airbag suspension gave way as well as the
FORD TAURUS 1992 In March Of 1997, the left front spring on my mother margarets car fractured/failed unexpectedly. as a result, that side of
FORD RANGER 1992 Transmission Manual Failed Output Shaft at 20 mph replaced internal gears gave out at 65 mph.//abs brakes became spongy & lock in rear pull
FORD ESCORT 1993 Rear Springs On Both Sides broke. mechanic says this is common on this type car. *ak
FORD ESCORT 1992 Problem First Noticed On 10/16/99 while tires were being changed although it is unknown how long rear springs have been broken. mechanic advised
FORD ESCORT 1992 Both Rear Axle Leaf Springs broken. took car in for brakes to be serviced and brake mechanic noticed that both springs were broken.
FORD F 150 1997 My Truck Was Independently Disgnosed to have the exact problem that is discribed in nhtsa campaign # 98v161000. when i contacted ford they
FORD F 150 1997 Rear Leaf Spring Separation Of lower leaf from upper part of spring. problem was resolved by dealer under warranty by replacing both rear leaf
FORD F 150 1998 Leaf Springs Became Misaligned Without any heavy duty towing or off roading. recall said they could fail under heavy work. before recall clip
FORD F 150 1997 Leaf Spring Was Broken Upon receiving truck. i did not know untill i was tring to load approx 150lbs of furniture, i have
FORD F150 1990 Left Rear Leaf Springs Broke just above axle housing. right side leaf springs have cracked and begun to shift. vehicle has not been
FORD ESCORT 1992 Rear Springs, I Run a repair facility and almost every 90,s ford escort we see has broken rear spings, this seems to
FORD F 150 1998 Lower Rear Leaf Spring Moving out of postion. this was a recall on fords 4 wheel drive pickup but not on the standard 2
FORD F 150 1998 Rear Leaf Spring Snapped Under normal use, frame came down on the axle due to failure. mjs
FORD F 150 1997 The Rear Suspension, Springs/ shocks failed, resulting in vibration. *yc
FORD F SUPER DUTY 1996 Rear Leaf Springs Failed. qcaw
FORD F 150 1997 While Driving, The Left rear tire experienced a blowout, this was due to a broken leaf spring which had gouged the tire,
FORD F 350 SD 2001 Consumer States There Is A popping noise from the front end when turning the wheels while standing still. dealer found leaf springs rusty
FORD F 150 1997 Vehicle Was Serviced For Safety recall 98s18, for rear leaf spring clips, however after the installation of the spring clips, the rear
FORD RANGER 1996 The Rear Leaf Springs Was broke. the consumer stated that there is no reason for a solid piece of steel to just break.
FORD ESCORT 1993 Both Rear Springs Broken. nlm
FORD ESCORT 1997 The Consumer Has Owned 2 ford escort and have had to replaced the rear springs in both vehicles on more than one occasion consumer believes
FORD F 150 1997 Rear Leaf Spring Snapped Under normal use, frame came down on the axle due to failure. mjs
FORD F 150 1997 Rear Spring Leaf Broke After recall repair causing the rear tire to shred . (98v-161) nlm
FORD F 150 1998 Recall Repair Work On The rear leaf springs can not be completed due to lack of parts.
FORD F 150 1998 Leaf Spring Not Stable And moving out of alignment and needs replacement.
FORD F 150 1997 Left Rear Spring Broke.
FORD F 150 1996 Leaf Springs Damaged Causing Poor stability.
FORD EXPLORER 1998 When A Load Is Placed in the cargo area the rear end sags terribly. in addition, while driving 25 mph rear axle
FORD RANGER 1994 Rear Springs Cut By Emergency brake cable.
FORD TAURUS 1988 Replaced Engine Mounts, Also replaced rear springs and rusted front spindles. *ak
FORD F 150 2001 Tl*the Contact Owns A 2001 ford f-150. while driving approximately 55 mph, the contact heard a loud bang. two days later,
FORD F 150 1995 Tl* The Contact Owns A 1995 ford f150. while driving at speeds of 50 mph, the leaf spring bracket rusted and fractured from
FORD F 150 1997 Tl*the Contact Owns A 1997 ford f-150. while driving over a bump at 30 mph, the contact heard a loud noise and
FORD TAURUS 2001 Tl*the Contact Owns A 2001 ford taurus. when the contact took the vehicle to the dealer for new tires, she was informed
FORD E 150 2000 Rear Left Leaf Spring Cracks, considered a major safety hazard by ford service techs. this failure was on a 2000 ford e-150
FORD F 250 SD 2000 Dt*: The Contact Stated while traveling at various speeds metal fell off of the rear end of the vehicle. this was noticed
FORD RANGER 1995 Leaf Spring Brackets, Mounts and shackles rusted through almost causing the rear end to dislodge from the vehicle.
FORD EXPLORER SPORT 2003 While Driving 50 Mph rear leaf springs failed. as a result, rear end collapsed, and vehicle could not be
FORD F 150 1997 While Driving Consumer Heard A loud knocking noise from the front. while vehicle was parked, during a self inspection, the driver side
FORD RANGER 2000 Passenger Rear Helper Leaf Spring snapped in two at axle. this truck has never been used for heavy hauling of any kind and
FORD F 150 1998 1st Complaint - A Leaf spring in the leaf spring assembly was found to be broken by my mechanic during routine maintenance, no further
FORD EXPLORER 1991 Mva, Damage To Rearend & drivetrain; driverseat & seatbelt poss. compromised. *ak
FORD F SERIES (LIGHT) 1997 I Recently Experienced A Problem with my 1997 f150 4x4 extended cab pickup. the middle, right rear leaf spring broke and was ejected
FORD ESCORT 1993 Both Rear Leaf Springs Broke on the vehicle. *jb
FORD F 150 1997 There Is A Safety Recall on my 1997 ford f150, 98v161000, relating to fractured leaf spring. according to ford, this safety
FORD F 150 1994 Rear Leaf Springs Broke While driving, almost resulting in loss of vehicle control. ts...*ak

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