Ford F150 2wd

Asked by Mar 25, 2016 at 12:44 PM about the 1987 Ford F-150 STD Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

okay I have an F 150 2 wheel drive I
changed my inner tie rod and it's not a
balancing issue but my truck still vigorously
shakes between 35 and 40 miles per hour
what could Make that happen

10 Answers

79,115

There must be a loose front end part yet, or the shock is just that bad. More than likely either a ball joint or A-frame bushings.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
25

I have found this to be a consistent problem for friends and customers over the years who have owned the lariat editions of this vehicle. One thing ford techs will tell you is that you need to try replacing your drive shaft which is not only time consuming but rather expensive. If you can find an experienced tech ask them if they have the ability to check your drive shaft alignment. If they scratch their head, go somewhere else. Realigning the drive shaft for this particular vehicle has solved this problem for several people I know after countless dollars spent on balancing, rotating, bushings, tie rod ends & ball joints. Good luck.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

Maybe a bad tire!!! Just to throw that out there also

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
79,115

So, you just have to have it checked out.

Thanks guys

79,115

Your welcome.

One more thing do you think it could be my ball beairngs going out

79,115

You would hear an continuous awful growling noise if they were.

25

You're welcome

Get your tires balanced and front end lined . cheap fix.

Your Answer

F-150

Looking for a Used F-150 in your area?

CarGurus has 230,442 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $1,300.

ZIP:

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    9,980
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    4,690
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    3,450
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,131 Great Deals out of 61,564 listings starting at $1,295
Used Ford Mustang
344 Great Deals out of 42,038 listings starting at $1,488
Used Ford F-250
429 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford F-150 For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 143,785 listings starting at $19,455
2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
216 Great Deals out of 14,010 listings starting at $17,990
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
207 Great Deals out of 7,710 listings starting at $16,987
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
434 Great Deals out of 10,693 listings starting at $11,990
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
661 Great Deals out of 14,174 listings starting at $7,000

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.