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Average User Score
4.5 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 40 reviews
1996 Ford F-150 Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 40 reviews
The 1996 Ford F-150 topped the American market for the first time in several years. Behind this return to market dominance were several key selling points: buyers flocked to the 96 Ford F150, drawn by its variety of trims (Standard, XL, XLT, and Eddie Bauer trimlines were available), its range of configurations (choices between stepside and styleside; long-bed and short-bed models; and cab setups ranging from 2-door and 4-door standard cabs to the extended-cab supercab), and above all, its selection of powerhouse fuel-injected engines, from a 4.9 liter straight-six clocking in at 150 hp to a 7.3 liter PowerStroke turbo-diesel V8 putting out 210 horsepower.
Four-wheel-drive options and safety features like automatic locking hubs made the 1996 Ford F150 a favorite of off-road enthusiasts. The pickup's ruggedness and durability made it the choice for farm and ranch uses, and its solid heft has kept it on the road for more than a decade. You'll still find plenty of these old-school muscle-trucks out there, either pampered by tuners or doing workhorse duty in fields and back roads.
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Ford F-150 Questions
Will Not Start When Hot
How Do I Make My Truck A Manual?
i have a 96 ford f150 4x4 with the 351w. the transmission blew out the front seal and screwed it up internally. i was going to rebuild it but i decided that it would be so much nicer if it was a sti...
1996 F-150 5.8l, Auto., 4x4, Standard Cab.
Cranks over fine but won't start sometimes. When I get in it in the morning and turn the key on and wait 30 to 45 seconds it starts.Last time it wouldn't start we didn't have any spark but1 hour lat...
Alternator, Battery, Or Electrical?
My truck had been running fine, until a couple of days ago. It started fine, all gauges reading normal (I'm a habitual and constant gauge-checker). I was out running errands, and after driving for a c...
Tired Straight 6
I have a 96 F150 straight 6 4.9 liter with manual trans. I like the looks, size and ride of the truck. But the engine seems tired at 120,000 K and gas milage has plummeted. Eddie Baur with clean body ...