Got good mileage 700 - 800 km per tank which was excellent - this was mainly due to a 3. Lacked a little power when towing, but was adequate. I have replaced the battery twice and have gone through 2 sets of tires. This comes down to mass and brakes. The V8's had some issues with spark plugs ejecting themselves from the head, but otherwise the Triton engines proved to be quite reliable engines. Model year 1998 Year of manufacture 1998 First year of ownership 2002 Most recent year of ownership 2005 Engine and transmission 4. It enabled switchover from gasoline to propane or natural gas.
I replaced this vehicle with a 2003 super crew which I enjoy even more. The big V8 engine for the F-150 the 5. They … are under the rubber boots. The F-250 light duty body for '98 is based on the F-150 body, that will change in '99. However, 1998 was a big year for Ford trucks, because it marked the 50th anniversary of F-Series trucks. General Comments: Put almost 300,000 km with no breakdowns.
If this sticker is missing, or equipment has been added to enhance towing capacity, then you can make some educated guesses about the vehicle's current towing capacity. Especially compared to the newer 3 valve engines in the next generation trucks 2004+. Check for battery voltage between starter relay battery terminal and ground. No Review Date: 2nd September, 2004 Faults: The problems that I have encountered with my 4X4 extended cab truck have been virtually non-existent. The 1997 SuperCab rear side window glass had a metallic like tint to it, whereas the 1998 SuperCab side rear glass had a black appearance to it.
The only option was your choice of either an automatic or manual transmission as far as we can tell. Paint on doors and tailgate started to peel where the skins are put together, apparently a problem with this model year. Faults: Not anything really, just maintenance things. I haven't had any trouble out of it and I feel very safe in it as well. A Honda Civic is capable of moving some really hefty trailers, but it cannot stop them once they are moving. I am a firefighter and have used it to respond to the fire station and this truck can move! The 1986 F-250 that I own is rated for 9600 lbs. If engine cranks in step 3, transmission linkage is misadjusted or neutral safety switch is defective.
This was my first vehicle and I don't want to ever part with it. « « « 1998 » » » 1998 Ford F-150 Specs In June 1998, Microsoft released Windows 98. . If engine does not crank in step 3, starter relay is defective. The smaller V8 the 4. Yes Review Date: 4th March, 2006 Faults: Nothing major! The spark plugs will be on top of that thing that makes noise when the vehicle is started.
A 2010 F-250 with similar equipment is rated at 16,100 lbs. Occasionally in very cold weather the idle controller must stick causing the truck to not want to idle properly. So if your tow vehicle weighs in at 6,000 lbs, then the trailer and cargo should not weigh more than about 8,000 lbs. This is a great truck and now I expect this quality from Ford. General Comments: This has been a great truck for me.
It would become one of the most popular computer operating systems in the world. Most F-250's came from the factory with tow ratings between 9,000 and 16,000 pounds. There should be three or four on the left and right sides. Yes Review Date: 19th July, 2004. If I rev the truck up a couple times when this occurs, the problem disappears.
A couple decades later we can look back and see that the 4. Be aware that this sticker reflects the tow capacity of the vehicle as it left the factor … y. Model year 1998 Year of manufacture 1997 First year of ownership 2002 Most recent year of ownership 2005 Engine and transmission 5. Model year 1998 Year of manufacture 1998 First year of ownership 2000 Most recent year of ownership 2006 Engine and transmission 4. General Comments: I have 141,500 miles on my truck and still feel very comfortable taking it on trips into Idaho's mountains or on long distance drives. Connect jumper wire on starter … relay between battery and ignition terminals. Could have used a little more room in the back seat! I would like if the truck got better gas mileage who wouldn't , but 15+ mpg in town isn't too bad.
Yes Review Date: 31st January, 2005 Year of manufacture 1998 First year of ownership 2000 Most recent year of ownership 2004 Engine and transmission 4. I have also pulled several heavily loaded trailers with this truck, and the truck has done well. I had a tie-rod break at about 110,000 miles and I have replaced the shocks and struts. It was a simple fix. Take a minute or two right now to check it out: What's New For 1998 So for 1998 there are only a few things different from the year before.