1997 Ford F-150 Overview


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1997 Ford F-150 Overview

"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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Trouble Shooting

Abs ,brake,battery,check engine lights on.also tow control on shifter no response and light blinking .don't know why


How Come When You Turn The Key On A Ford F150 Extended Cab Xlt? And Nothing...

How come when you go to turn the key on a 1997 Ford F150 Extended Cab and .when you go to turn the key on all it does is click? Does it have a computer box?

No Power To Key Switch

Had truck running and just shut off like turning key off changed battery in It battery cables sparked when puting back on battery started right back up put in gear and died put back in park started...

97 F-150

My battery was going out changed it and the solenoid and the alternator..my key won't crank the truck it can be jumped off and run off the battery at the solenoid I'm not a mechanic what is wrong ...

Electrical Short

1 have a 97 f150 4.2l v6 I have changed my alternator about 12 times and my battery twice. And the same thing keeps happening the alternator is not charging the battery at all and I have the alte...