Engine Knocking Noise problems of the 1997 Ford F-150
12 problems related to engine knocking noise have been reported for the 1997 Ford F-150.
Engine Knocking Noise problem #1
The vehicle is a 1997 Ford F-150. The contact stated that while driving 30 mph, a loud banging noise emitted from under the hood and the check engine light illuminated on the instrument panel. The front end of the vehicle also began to shake. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer, but the manufacturer was notified. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 211,000. The failure date was Friday, August 5, 2011.
Engine Knocking Noise problem #2
The car involved is a 1997 Ford f150. VIN of the vehicle was 1FTDX1729V_. Upon start up engine was making a knocking sound. Problem was diagnosed as a bent rod for the number one piston. Blown intake gasket caused a leak. This problem occurred on March 24, 2001.
Engine Knocking Noise problem #3
The car involved is a 1997 Ford f150. Engine would be making loud knocking noises. Took vehicle to mechanic and was informed that engine pistons were knocking within cylinders. They were wobbling. The defective engine was replaced. This engine knocking noise issue occurred Wed., Mar. 14, 2001.
Engine Knocking Noise problem #4
The vehicle is a 1997 Ford f150. While traveling heard a knocking noise coming from engine. Vehicle was serviced, and technician stated that engine head gasket needed to be replaced. Please provide further information.
Engine Knocking Noise problem #5
The car is a 1997 Ford f150. The VIN of this F-150 is NOT AVAILA_. The engine was replaced because of a knocking noise.
Engine Knocking Noise problem #6
The vehicle having this issue was a 1997 Ford f150. The VIN of this F-150 is 1FTDF1729V_. Engine motor was making a knocking noise, and has no oil pressure. This could result in the engine blowing up. Cause unknown.
Engine Knocking Noise problem #7
The vehicle involved was a 1997 Ford f150. The VIN of this vehicle was 1FTDF1728V_. Consumer stated the battery seemed to be dead. The next day the driver attempted to start vehicle again. The driver could hear a loud banging noise coming from the engine. The mechanic stated water had seeped down into the cylinders. This engine knocking noise issue occurred Thu., May. 6, 2004.
Engine Knocking Noise problem #8
The car was a 1997 Ford f150. VIN of the vehicle was PLEASE PRO_. When trying to start the vehicle the consumer heard a loud banging noise in the engine. The consumer drained the oil pan and found a half a cup of water before the oil came out. The consumer found on a web sight that this vehicle had a problem with two gaskets on the engine. The dealer is not claiming responsibility for the problem. It was 06/12/2004 when this engine knocking noise issue happened.
Engine Knocking Noise problem #9
The vehicle having this issue was a 1997 Ford f150. While driving, the consumer heard knocking noise coming from the engine. The engine then seized up. It was Aug. 19, 2004 when this engine knocking noise issue occurred.
Engine Knocking Noise problem #10
The car was a 1997 Ford f150. Started the truck one morning it had a rough idle but seemed to smooth out. Drove it out to a jobsite and parked it for a couple hours. Started it and white smoke came out and there was a banging and knocking sound. Turned it off and had it towed to a repair shop. They told me I had thrown a rod. This engine knocking noise issue occurred Jan. 24, 2005.
Engine Knocking Noise problem #11
The car is a 1997 Ford F-150. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of this Ford F-150 is 1FTDF1724V_. : the contact stated while attempting to start the vehicle, there was a loud knocking noise coming from the engine followed by the illumination of the check engine light as well as smoke from the exhaust. Although the problem persisted, the vehicle was not inspected by a dealer. The failure date was May. 15, 2006.
Engine Knocking Noise problem #12
The vehicle involved is a 1997 Ford F-150. While driving 45 mph, the contact heard a knocking noise coming from the engine. The vehicle was brought to the dealer and the engine was replaced. As a result, the engine began to overheat and a significant lost of coolant resulted due to a reservoir failure. At 80,000 miles, the contact began to experience oil pressure failure, which the dealer stated was caused by a bent piston rod on the crank case. The manufacturer would not assist the contact because the VIN excluded the vehicle from the recall. Ford claimed to have only issued a partial level b recall. The failure originated 6 weeks ago, but has been ongoing since June of 2006. The technician suggesting waiting until the engine fails to have it replaced again. The current mileage is 850 and failure mileage was 108,000. This problem occurred on 06/01/97.
Other Engine And Engine Cooling related problems of the 1997 Ford F-150:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe problems||75|
|Coolant Leaking problems||65|
|Engine And Engine Cooling problems||52|
|Gasoline Engine problems||49|
|Engine Cooling System problems||32|
|Engine Head Gasket Failure problems||21|
|Engine Failure problems||21|
|Engine Exhaust System problems||20|
|Check Engine Light On problems||13|
|Engine Head Gasket Leaking problems||13|
|Engine Knocking Noise problems||12|
|Car Stall problems||12|
|Engine Clicking And Tapping Noises problems||8|
|Gas Recirculation Valve (egr Valve) problems||6|