1997 Ford F-150 Overview

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Lariat
27 national listings
Avg. Price: $5,355
Standard
3 national listings
XL
53 national listings
XLT
Avg. Price: $5,492

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4.25 stars

Based on 48 reviews

Amazing Truck. Best You Can Have! by Alisha
 — I love my truck. The person before us put a cattle guard on it, tail light covers, and a glass pack. It's a small 4.6L V8 but it works I guess. :P The gas mileage REALLY sucks. I have to put gas in it... Read More
Extrodanary by testpilot61
 — Now over 100,000 miles, replaced tires twice, brakes twice. The only problems I have had has been with ingition coils--twice on that issue. Electric door locks replaced once. Other than some minor pa... Read More
Im Not Sure What This Means.... by Kelli
 — My truck is great on performance, I havent had any problems with him yet. His build is good with a pretty strong frame built only by Ford (yeah im a Ford Girl). Although hes 11 years old, his interi... Read More

1997 Ford F-150 Overview

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Based on 47 reviews

1997 Ford F-150

"Motor Trend" magazine's "Truck of the Year" pick, the 1997 Ford F-150 topped the US market in sales for the second straight year.  The "Eddie Bauer" trimline was dropped, with the Lariat trim coming back to join the Standard, XL, and XLT.  

The 97 Ford F150 had a sleek new look to go with its laurels.  Curvy, aerodynamic design and newly plush styling for the interiors made the popular pickup attractive to buyers.  A look under the hood, though, showed that the 1997 Ford F150 was still pushing plenty of power; Ford introduced the modular single overhead cam in this model year, and the choice of engines was between a 4.2 liter Essex V-6, 4.6 liter Triton V8, and a 5.4 liter Triton V8 putting out a hefty 235 horsepower.

The 97 Ford F-150 also offered a range of configurations: long-bed and short-bed models were on offer, as well as a selection of cab setups including extended-cab supercab, standard 2-door and 4-door.  Four-wheel drive made this powerhouse pickup a favorite with the off-road set, as well as a rugged workhorse with the durability to handle duty on jobsite, farm, and ranch.

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ddcowboy8822
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Why Is My Temp Guage On My 1997 Ford F150 Pegging Out When I Run The Ac?

When I run AC my temp guage pegs out if I turn AC off it returns to normal the engine is not actually running hot.

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mikedavies2
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Why When I Change The Pcm Power Fuse Truck Runs Alittle While And Then Blow...

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dansford
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Power Windows On 1997 Ford F150 Do Not Work Or Work Slowly

Drivers side door stopped working in up position and passenger door only goes up or down by pulsing switch. New dual switch and motor on drivers side did not fix problem. Anyone know what else could i...

9 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
Veronica Penny
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I Just Got A 1997 F150 And I Hear A Knocking Sound Under The Hood

It sounds like its coming from the motor but sometimes its sounds like its faster than it is at other times

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Alphamale357
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat Randomly Starts Itself.

I have a 1997 Ford F-150 Lariat that randomly starts itself, day or night. Sometimes it is just once and like yesterday at least 12 times it did. Night or day, hot or frigid weather dry or wet matters...

13 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)