2018 xlt 44 with 39k, Ive noticed the same strange steering behaviors. 2017 Ford F150, 1FTEX1CF0GKD52954, traveled to Florida and after three hours on the road, it was like the power steering went bonkers white knuckles keeping the truck in the lane. I took it in and got new bearings, tires, and an alignment. Kind of sounded like the lock linkage in the door but under the steering wheel. But I cover 5 states for work and thats my only vehicle. My pre certified warranty does not cover this. When I drove the truck out of the lot the steering wheel was pulling to the right about 15-20 degrees even when going strait on a flat street. 20M04 CSP POWER DOOR LOCK ACTUATOR FAILURE My steering got stuck while making a turn. Something needs done and ford held liable .. Just jought a used 2015 F150 Lariat FX4 and noticed that the vehicle seems to want to track in a rut in the road while turning either way at 40 mph plus or so. Sometimes while going down a straight flat road it wanders constantly right and left. 2015 F-150 XLT. Steering sometimes makes a clicking or grinding sound turning left. id still go ahead and change or flush your fluid if its black-ish in colour and smells weird but after that you should be good to go. Its got 29000 miles and is in the process of getting checked out now. And it is dangerous, I bought my f150. Im having the same problem, but mine is a 2011. I purchased a 2017 F150 new and took it in at about 1900 miles for an alignment as it pulled to the right. I own 2018 F150 3.0 Diesel 44 with 30,000 miles. 1:19-cv-02741-JKB, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. This is definitely a defect in which life could be lost. pulls to the right noticibly and sometimes to the left. They wouldnt even change the oil. I will take to dealer tomorrow & see what their response is, My 2016 just started doing it as well, but not at all times just after a bump or a rough road. My 2012 platinum has been neglected by Carmax and the fact that when I bought the truck, I heard some noises and I did a thorough check off the basics, I had asked them to take care of these concerns. I am forced to drive it to work daily and another of the time Im afraid to have it on the road. Very dangerous when its a constant battle to keep it on the road. My 2018 F-150 pulls to the left and the steering wheel points to the left (slightly). I wanted to add in here that this may not be the same problem as the case that is already posted, and that if it isnt, then there SHOULD be a class action lawsuit against them for I and a lot of other f-150 owners are going through. I took my sons 2017 Ford F150 truck into Ford a couple of years ago for issues with steering. I live in Michigan where salt is applied to the roads often to keep roadways open for travel in the winter months. 11/29/18 will be the 6th time my engine shut off when coming to a stop and making a turn. If you hard steer it in a direction it sometimes stays in that direction with the steering wheel being somewhat centered. My 2018 F150 has 50K miles on it and Im having steering issues as well. My truck feels like Im drive an F550 now not like the 2010 f150 I had I love the but not how it feels driving it on how it steers. I had it fixed by a Ford mechanic (part was 300 bucks alone) and he said it is very common on them. Same exact problem as the complainant describes. It almost got me in a wreck a couple times. Am I eligible for this? I am also having same issue. I took it in for an alignment and the mechanic tried and tried to fix the problem but never could get it to stop pulling one way or the other! It will be that way for a week and the. Semi retired. I dont know where to go from here. I bought a 2018 f150 and you slow down it makes a funny noise and you pull to the right and sometimes it pulls to the left and noise and vibration never goes way high speeds theres still a vibration in the steering wheel Had the tires rotated an alignment redone ?didnt help any they said there wasnt a problem but there is a problem what can I do about it. Too bad I didnt get to travel in it sooner to find this but pandemic company wouldnt let us travel. I never thought Id say it but Im about to become a Chevy owner. The service manager drove with me and say is nothing wrong. Been to the dealer several times, they say all is good, feels normal I think they are full of you know what. Go figure.i cant believe this.if somethings not done im gonna get killed in this truck.last time it veared into a tractor trailer,i fought it back. Scary to think about how many of these are on the road 2015 f150 3.5, Please add me, power steering issues. Finally. Personally, I dont like electric steering but it has become very popular with automakers. Less than 6,000 miles. 237K views 3 years ago Ford F-150 power steering intermittent and inconsistent problem or feels like no power steering sometimes and the steering wheel has trouble turning. Neighborhood mechanic noticed uneven wear on my new tires after 1 month on the truck. The 2011 F-150 was Fords first year of putting this steering assist system in them. I have an appointment to see the dealer on Monday. They no longer have hydraulic power steering-it is all computerized. This truck is all over the road. " Sugarcane- Honestly, that sounds more like a valve in the P/S system sticking. I have a 2019 with 19300 miles. They drove it and felt the same thing I did. Explorer 1996 Van Eco line Club wagon 1998 Explorer 2002 Ford 150 2006 and Ford F-150 2018 I am looking to other options unless Ford take full resposibility for my emotional and financial lost. 2015 F150 XLT 5.0 the steering wheel pulls hard to either the right or left, wont stay center when hauling travel trailer in tow/haul mode. If replacing the pump is needed should i be looking at tasca for motorcraft replacement or are there better ones/better places to be looking? California consumers may exercise their CCPA rights here. 93k miles. Borgeson 000952 Part Number: 153-000952. The warranty expired in May 2020. hopefully its fine. Now on 9/19/2020 It doesnt stop and got worse I am afraid to drive it. I have missed countless days of work and spend hundreds of hours under this thing. Very dangerous especially on the highway. My steering wheel pulls left then right and feels heavy at times that Im driving. I have a 2016 F150 platinum same thing happened to me on June 11, 2020. 46k miles, 11 alignments, 3 sets of tires, 14 trips to the dealership. Same issue. I got those fixed same issue. Ive had my 2016 Ford F-150 at the Ford dealership 4 times in the past 7 months with steering problems. I own a 2018 ford f 150. $250.00 Picked up the truck on a Friday Drove to work and lost steering again. I bought my teenage daughter a 2014 F150, and her power steering has gone out twice in the last 2 weeks. Please let me know if there is a similar class-action effort in Michigan where I live. The paramount issue is when the truck dies while driving and it can't be steered properly. Hard to describe steering feel, jerky at times perhaps sensitive? I took the vehicle to a mechanic I believe he unhooked all the back up assist? Suddenly the steering wheel broke while entering the parking lot.I could move the steering wheel. My new 2018 F 150 since new pull to the Left. bought my F150 January 2019, had a 300 mile trip to home on Jan 2, 2019 and notice it had a pull to the Left and later to the Right. Managers dodging calls etc. 2017 f150 44 with 50000 KM. Woohoo, didnt fix the problem. Ford has stabbed us in the back in favor of profits for modern ceos. Step 2 - Check tie-rod ends and control arms Examine the tie-rod ends for play. They then say I need an all new rack and pinion for $3100 and unfortunately my 48k mile warranty is up since Im at 49.7k. The approximate failure mileage was 92,000. I have this problem as well, 2017 f150 XL 2.7 v6 constantly redirecting the truck always pulling to the left or right. Took to Ford, they said nothing is wrong. Truck: 2005 F150 4x4. It will kill someone if not a hole family. 2015 late model. Tire with lug nut cap removed. Ford refuses to acknowledge the issue and will not fix it. Just purchased a used 2016 4wd; have exactly the wandering left (mostly) and right condition; wanders all over the road at highway speed. Well no, the alignment is typically fine but the electric steering is definitely not like driving a hydraulic steering system which if operating correctly will more likely steer back to center. It is not constant and therefore much more dangerous as I never know when it might happen. I purchased new 2019 F150 XLT. 2015 f150, steering pulls intermittently to left or right, does not return to center and has major drag when making turns. I didnt have any choice. I have a 2018 with 35,000 miles and this is happening too. So Im purchasing a pre-owned 2015 Ford f-150 from my local dealer. Shes had it less than a year. Now Ive got to make the payment AND make the repair. 75,000 miles 2018 F-150 they make an upgraded factory and a saginaw replacement. It sticks turning left and right. Power steering seems to get "stuck" and I have to force it over then I can continue my turn, occasionally the issue disappears after driving for a bit but have also had it last for longer drives in town. 93k miles. It can be the first start in the morning or a restart after the vehicle has run for hours. I love it that the Ford dealer act like you dont know, what your talking about. Also get the popping noise. I know I was very lucky to make it back home without being in an accident, but again, Ford gave me no other choice. Unsubscribe any time. Have had it aligned but made no improvement. Only 78000 miles. After replacing the hubs, the driffting still happens, which I thought was due to the road surface and the ruts caused by traffic. So to say the least. Unfortunately, some of the F-150s make a show of the affair, releasing sparks in every direction. I have 2019 Ford F-150 44 5.0 Taken truck in several times and they claim they test drive it and not able to replicate. 2018 f150 ecoboost. 2017 f150 same problem steering sticks when going around corner very dangerous, Im in Texas, please let me know if there is a class action lawsuit in my state. There is a pressed in shaft in the upper steering column that gets wollowed out over time. I have a 2016 f150 took in 3 times bc steering is catching and hard to pull back .ive almost wrecked 2 times bc of it.1st time i took it in was told it needed a alignment.2nd tires bought new tires,3rd they put in a new sterring column.it workefd for about a mth maybe mth and half. I spend $2,216 on what they said the problem was and it was still doing the same thing. I have a 2011 Ford. This truck has been ruined over this. Have 2018 f150 44k miles same issue pulls left and right had 2 alinements done new wheels and tires still same issue steering feels loose sometimes steering wheel is crooked when going straight when turning feels like truck has to catch up or turns too early pulls both directions feels unsafe i was told it was a steering angle sensor but 2018 dosent have that ford refused to set up service cause no codes or be charged diagnostic fee even if they cant find issue i tow a trailer and and am scared to tow for safety for me and family. This is a very serious issue and very dangerous! 16 with 59k, supercrew 3.5 . Sways left and right on the highway on a good day. 2019 with 16,000 miles. I am not just a disgruntled ford owner, i am 5th generation ford faithful, and that has now eneded, because of one stoopid issue they refuse to fix. purchased it with 26 miles 10/2016 it had done this only a few times in first 3-4 years now no warrantyThis Issue is a FORD issue Not a Customers issue! Steering wheel then was able to wobble loosely in 3 dimensions with no effect on tire direction. my wife and daughters refuse to drive it. The vehicle had 12,000 miles or so when purchased. Actions does not process claims and we cannot advise you on the Money talks and right now were just squeaky wheels. Of course, theyll want to sell me tires, alignment, etc. Took it back to dealer, they couldnt find anything. It pulls to the left and right and it is very annoying. I called a different Ford dealership on 10.4.21 and was told by that service writer that they are taking appointments for service and the earliest available appointment time is the first week of November. Purchased new Dec 2020. New tires and new alignment. Have a 2016 F150 FX4 super crew that drifts left and right on interstate you have to constantly fight it. Hi, I was towing a rv and the steering assistance and the down hill assistance went out. I had it towed to my mechanic and the solution was top rfe[place the rack and pinion assembly. Yesterday I was driving my granddaughter and her friend to the mall. I tend to lease for two years and have six months remaining on this one and it currently has less than 11K miles on it and I drive quite conservatively and know the vehicle has never hit anything which would cause it to go out of alignment. My 2018 F-150 with 37,000 miles pulls to left and also drifts right and left. It has 7800 miles on it. If I had not had a good grip on my steering wheel to counter act what the truck was doing on its own I would have made a right hand turn into a tree along the street. Steering wheel frame is cracked and allows for large movement before the vehicle may respond. 2017 F150 Lariat Ecoboost v6. That sends the steering into manual mode, making the vehicles harder to control. Click Accept if you consent. They told me to keep an eye on it. Can not get the steering wheel straight. Still doing the same thing after being in the shop for 3 weeks. My 2011 F150 with electric assisted power steering failed. My truck in my office and I travel 5 states in it as a sales rep. Really has me concerned also and specially after all the complaints on this issue I have found online. But I. No power steering. I called local Ford they state I havent heard an issues like that. I am willing to testify if required. Steering doesnt want to correct after making turns. I now know it was the steering all along. 2017 F150, 49500 miles. With such rich family history with the ford motor company, dodge brothers, and the likes, it pains me greatly knowing that ford motor company knows of this problem, yet treats its customers this way, and its dealerships manipulate customers in such a manner, all while denying its existance. Brought to Ford dealer I purchased from and they state no issues. There could also be issues in the torque sensor, which causes the system to loose power and make it feel like assist is lost or locked up. Additionally, he says that he had his tires rebalanced, but that did not solve the problem. Has 7k miles and my wife was driving my truck today and the steering wheel locked and pulled while driving her quick thinking helped her or this could have been a very different outcome if she would have been on the interstate va side road. I have the same issue with the pulling left to right. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. Drifting, steering is stiff while driving, like the wheel locks in certain places. FORD Step up and take care of the people that Enjoy your Products!!! With such rich family history with the flrd motor company, dodge brothers, and the likes, it pains me greatly knowing that ford motor company knows of this problem, yet treats its customers this way, and its dealerships manipulate customers in such a manner, all while denying its existance. that reports on class action lawsuits, class action settlements, The steering just locked up on me as I was backing up my trailer and it doesnt appear that my power steering will be coming back anytime soon. I have a 2017 F-150, purchased new in June 2017. Unfortunately Im about to have to pay $2000 to have this fixed so I can drive my truck. IN THE EVENT OF A SIDE IMPACT CRASH, THE DOOR HANDLE SPRING CAN FAIL CAUSING THE DOOR LATCH TO OPEN. It is in the shop getting replaced which is very expensive! Tire Dealer told him they have seen this before and the person had to have the whole front end replaced to fix it. Very dangerous. I purchased a used 2018 Ford F 150 44, crew, Lariat in Jan 2022 with 27,800. The steering does not rebound making it difficult to steer the vehicle which can cause a serious crash. The truck was very dangerous to drive. But I havent found any recall from ford. Also have appointment with another dealership to check out my truck Saturday morning. Also have over serviced the right tires to 40-42psi to see if it will correct the steeringand it still pulls right. Steering hangs to the left and difficult to return it to the right. CarComplaints.com is an online automotive complaint resource that uses graphs to show automotive defect patterns, based on complaint data submitted by visitors to the site. Please, also include me in any class action law suit. We just bought this truck 5 months ago. Ford has known about this problem since around 2007. Its not the company it was 20 years ago. I known they poped the hood pins to play the hood back to get at mater cysclinder move easily, what I I one to do, they told me to wait 3mo ths to bring it in ,freedom Ford is the dealer in n.y in Kingston. This is not the company he built. Had it at Corwin Ford in Pasco, WA for a week. My 2017 F150 Lariat pulls left and right. I have a 2017 F150. Im supposed to have my wife to the Dr every month, but I dont have the finances to get it repaired at this time. No advanced warning, no warning lights, just stopped working. Not steering shaft, power steering pump, power steering fluid, ball joints steering rack mechanics are at a loss. I have a 2017 Ford F-150. Im having the same problem with the steering on my 2018 Ford F-150. I took it the nearest mechanic who then contacted Ford service to see if it was recalled due to this issue-nope. Not sure what is prob. Brought it back, they did a shake test and found nothing, Said they would send it up to Ford and wait for a response. My truck was made in 7/14, one month after the recall dates. Sometimes the broken fuse prevents it from illuminating. Pulls left and at times right. Requires extra effort to center the wheel. The same old problem. Total time in the shop so far 3 times for over 20 days. A recall, a death or 2, or a class action lawsuit? My 2016 150 is having the same steering issues. One covers a defective " Transmission shift lever ," which may put 16,091 affected trucks into gear without the brake pedal being depressed. Pulls to left all the time, Ford says its the tires and need rotating, which has been done at least 3 times in the last 6 months. THE INTERIOR DOOR HANDLE HOUSING EMBOSSMENT RETAINING THE. What was I going to do, walk back home to MI from TN with my son? So I took truck in for these issues 2/18/2022 and they were only able to complete door latch problem and reprogram Daytime running lamp, or so I was told. Please add me to any class action lawsuit for this matter. It is scheduled to go back a second time for repair. I have since then (May 8th till now), been looking online about this issue and Ive seen about 30 people post something about their Ford f-150 having the same issue. Now i have a wrecked truck with no help from Ford in getting it repaired. Will check my tires pressure often. 72,000 miles. The driver side side panel started smoking so much that the by standards came over to me to get me out as we all thought my truck side panel was on fire. When it was only a couple of weeks old, the steering suddenly got very stiff and jerky, i managed to drive it a few mile home, and it seems once I cut it off and re-started it, it fixed itself! Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2010 Ford F-150 based on all problems reported for the 2010 F-150. document.getElementById( "ak_js_5" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); @2023 Top Class Actions. now I have fixed this issue, very simple. In a F150, it is very difficult to turn the wheel without power steering. Required fields are marked *. Times it gets scary depending on driving situation, traffic and bridges etc. Re: Hard steering problems. I didnt get the entire amount of 106.00 deductible. Hill assist, cruise control, and ABS are all lights that will randomly come on at the same time also. Ive only had the truck for two days. Owners with this issue should also file a online complaint with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Wants me to bring truck back fore more diagnoses to the power steering unit. Ive noticed there is a problem with the steering at high speeds. Pulling right and left all the time. Driving through the mountains was the worst. Dealer charged me for alignment and problem wasnt fixed. 2010 f150, replaced lower steering shaft, now have play in steering, seems to be in the rack and pinion, is there anyway Ask an Expert Car Questions Ford Repair 2010 f150, replaced lower steering shaft, now have play in Ask Your Own Ford Question Ford Mechanic: Ask Your Own Ford Question Ford Mechanic: Michael Ask Your Own Ford Question I spent some good money on it and was hoping to have this truck for many years. That did not fix the issue. Feel like driving a boat slow that you have to make corrections constantly left or right to keep it straight. I have to have it looked at but cannot afford since I havent worked in awhile and about to start a new job I need this truck running correctly. Same with my son-in-laws truck just started happening recently. This has apparently been a known issue for approximately 5 years and Ford made no disclosure when I purchased the vehicle even though they had not repaired the known problem before delivery. Same problem with lifted 2017 F150 4X4 XLT SPORT. They knew or felt it wasnt quite right and changed the alignment specs. etc. Both times Ford told me there wasnt nothing wrong with my truck steering. Have a 2016 f150 54,000 miles. Multiple dealership visits over the past 2 years and no luck. To me this would seem as though there is something with a short in it creating a very dangerous situation because all of the things that go out could cause a very severe accident due to loss of control without human error. You can overcome the locked position with heavy force in the opposite direction. I believe they know about it and wont recall the vehicle because they either dont know how to fix the issue and or the cost of such a big problem. This is Dangerous. The truck sits a few days and will stop. The steering wheel will not hold center and drifts left and right. Took it in for Campaign/NHTSA# Im having the same issue as described above. NOTE: I am NOT a fan of Fords Electronic assist power steering since the wifes 2010 ESCAPE steering failed last DEC. Count me in on this, I have a 2015 XLT 44, feels rough, like out of control, always wandering from left to right, mostly pulls/drags to the left. Numerous allignments and it eats new tires for lunch. They tried changing the alignment specs. I also have an issue with this and it is particularly bad within the past couple weeks. A couple of weeks ago my steering started binding. I have taken my vehicle several times to the shop do to steering issues. Ford and Ford dealerships wont cover anything and part is unavailable nation wide and everyone refuses to help. You can change these settings at any time. Ive almost wrecked on the highway and main coty roads 45mph+ usually on so many occasions I had to find alternative means to have my daughter picked up after school because I dont feels are driving it with her in the vehicle, risking her life too. Driving at 5 mph in traffic. Want to learn how to fix NHTSA #10055029? Is it time to move on? Does someone have to die, or many someones before they will stand up and fix this? in particular on curves, but will also pull on straight road. 2017 f150 . rather than admit theres a problem with the truck. Ford should have thought thru before adding electricity to steering on a off-road vehicle. My 2015 started wondering right and left. Ford F-150 Class Action Alleges Steering Defect, Social Security Disability application & appeal claim review, Abbott baby formula recall lawsuit investigation, Essential: Remember your cookie permission setting, Essential: Gather information you input into a contact forms, newsletter and other forms across all pages, Essential: Keep track of what you input in a shopping cart, Essential: Authenticate that you are logged into your user account, Essential: Remember language version you selected, Functionality: Remember social media settings, Functionality: Remember selected region and country, Analytics: Keep track of your visited pages and interaction taken, Analytics: Keep track about your location and region based on your IP number, Analytics: Keep track of the time spent on each page, Analytics: Increase the data quality of the statistics functions, Advertising: Tailor information and advertising to your interests based on e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org, my 2017 lariat have power steering fault as well. Truck seems to want to float left or right when on the interstate-no wind. Sadley our Ford extended warrant just expired a few thousand miles ago. I have noticed that they recalled several hundred thousand vehicles for the same problem in 2008 to 2010 and even though the part is still the same they are not providing assistance yet or recalling the ones they have put on since then including my truck. My 2017 F-150 power steering went out while driving. My rack and pinion failed while in a turn on my 2017 f150 with 39000 miles. And i am truely saddened. Help some but still have a pull to the left. I took my 2016 f150 back to dealer because it drifted left or right,it was still under warranty,they told me it was with in specs,so I had to live with it. The contact owns a 2010 Ford F-150. Built in canada. Now my steering wheel has came loose from the shaft. I have a 2015 F150. I rely on U-turns every day, and ive noticed its worse at slow speeds at takeoff. So Im concerned that Ford has to know about steering issue, but wont recall the problem. Had major problems with brakes, and since i ourchased back in 2015 the truck would downshift and feel like back end of truck was left behind. I have a 2019 F-150 with 1,140 miles on it and it went into the shop with a severe pull to the left while driving at highway and low speed. I received a call from my mechanic and they have received my steering gear from Ford. Steering gets easy and hard when it's warm (75+) not power steering pump. Not a fan of the electric steering!!!! My 2016 XLT Sport has a sloppy steering wheel. Ford really needs to do a recall on this issue! It doesnt sound good though. Does anyone know if there was any type of recall on this. 2017 Ford F150 same exact issue when I bought the vehicle it had 28,000 miles on it and at 62,000 miles everything went sideways it started sounding like a diesel due to the cam phaser recall Ive taken it in wants to have it looked at and they told me I have to bring it back to have the whole top end of the motor taken apart and the cam phasers replaced also the power steering completely went out prior to the cam phaser issue or actually right about the same time also my ABS and traction control light and park hill brake assist all came on all at the same time around 62,000 miles they said it was the steering gear that the rack and pinion need it be completely replaced and as I see thats been a recall on other years dealing with the 2017 or just the Ford F150 Ive had several issues from this vehicle and I am at the end of my rope and I will trade it in in a heartbeat I want to get rid of this track Ive lost work because of it Ive had financial clash unbelievably unexpected I paid $51,000 for a truck that has more issues than any vehicle Ive had in the last 10 years. I have a 2016 f150 lariat supercab 5.0. Now I hear a pop when I turn to the left started a while back but getting more frequent. I though I was crazy but apparently not. 2016 XLT sport 2.7 V6 95000 miles. A dealer had not been notified of the failure. The second time, 10/4/21, I spoke with a different service writer and was told it would be 7-10 days before theyd be able to work it in to scan it. Ford is recalling 184,698 model year 2021- 2022 F-150 pickups due to an issue that could cause the driveshaft to fracture. Thanks, I just brought 2020 F-150 it has same problem, I just bought a 2020 limited and doing the same thing. After diagnosis by a local mechanic. Brought to attention of ford and like others didnt have a clue what was the problem. Reported issue with NTHSB. Asked my local Tire Store owner if it is the truck alignment or the roads, He said he doubted that it was alignment, I accepted his statement it is probably the wider tires on this truck vs my 1997 F250 along with the ruts we have everywhere in these parts. Let us know in the comment section below. At this point I will continue to drive it until a code is thrown and service message is displayed or until the steering becomes entirely unusable. Im scared to drive it b/c Im going to get in a wreck. Local dealer is not known to be very reliable on repairs????? Trying to regain steering is difficult as it seems it gets stuck in position (left or right) and heavy when manually trying to control or correct the steering. Shop says alignment is perfect after redoing it. vehicle was taken to my local repair shop. Wish I had some help on these matters but to buy tires all the time and feel unsafe in the truck k is the worst feeling to have.