Ford F-150 Repair Shop in Kent, WA

Ford F-150 truck repair service in Kent, WA.


Ford F-series trucks are among the most popular pickup trucks today. The F150 is the best-selling vehicle of any type over the last 40 years. It is a rugged, well-designed truck but the build quality of the F150 is poor, and it has many problems.

Lower Ford F150 Repair Cost

One recommendation to lower your F150 operating cost is routine, consistent maintenance. Many F150 problems result from not doing routine maintenance. You can lower your F150 repair cost by catching problems early before they become serious and cause more complicated F150 problems. A regular oil change on your F150 performed by a skilled auto technician with experience with F150 breaks downs check for common problems will significantly lower your repair costs. You WON'T get that level of skill or care at a quick oil change provider. Nope.

And if you need F150 repairs, our goal is to get you back on the road as quickly as possible. And that can save you a lot if you depend on your F150 for transportation. Our select crew of Ford F150 repair technicians have years of combined experience, so you can be confident your truck will be repaired quickly and correctly. We use state-of-the-art tools and equipment to handle all repairs efficiently and accurately.

Not sure what your F150 repair service will cost? Use our Request Estimate form or just give us a phone call or visit our large shop at:

Warren Secord Automotive & Tire
1127 W Smith St, #101
Kent, WA 98032


Ford F150 Services

Service & Repair for Ford F150 Trucks near Kent, WA.

Serving customers from Kent, WA and the surrounding area, including Algona, Auburn, Covington, Des Moines, East Hill, Edgewood, Fairwood, Federal Way, Pacific, Puyallup, Renton, Sea Tac, South Hill, Sumner, Tukwila, and West Hill.

Our shop is qualified to service and repair virtually all light-duty and medium-duty Ford truck models. You can schedule necessary services and repairs in advance, or we will do our best to accommodate your schedule. Contact us - Estimate - Appointment.

From oil changes to engine repairs, our skilled technicians ensure your Ford truck runs its best. Some of the F150 maintenance and repair services we perform regularly include:

With proper service and repair, your Ford F150 truck can provide many years of rugged service. If you’ve been taking your truck to a Ford dealership for service, bring your F150 to Warren Secord Automotive and experience the independent truck shop difference. We are your Ford dealership alternative!

We take a personal interest in our customers and their trucks. Check out our customer feedback and reviews. They are proof we excel at customer service and value.

Contact Warren Secord automotive to learn more about our truck and fleet services if you operate a commercial or fleet Ford F150 truck in the Kent area. Call 253-852-1492 today!

FAQ Frequently Asked Questions

Do you work on Ford 4x4 F150?

Yes, we do all F150 4x4 service and repair. Many F150 4x4 problems can be prevented or minimized with periodic 4x4 service. Front axle bearing and hub inspection and grease repack can prevent bearing failure and hub problems from moisture buildup. Using your F150 4x4 in off-road conditions, an annual 4x4 front axle service can prevent many 4x4 problems and is good value.

Do you do F150 wheel alignment?

Our large wheel alignment machine can perform a 4-wheel alignment on any truck, including F150 up to F550.

Can you do wheel alignment on F150 with custom wheels & tires?

Yes, we can do wheel alignment on F150 with custom wheels and tires and oversized tires.

Do you do clutch replacement on Ford F150?

Yes, we do F150 clutch replacement. If you have clutch chatter or clutch slip problems, give us a call. We can also install heavy-duty clutch and high-performance clutch kits.

Can you do F150 wheel bearing replacement?

Yes, we can replace the front wheel bearings and rear wheel bearings on 2wd F150 and 4x4 4wd F150.

Common F150 Problems

Do Ford F150 have more problems than other trucks?

Reports show Ford F150 has more problems than other truck brands. The most common problems include spark plugs breaking, poor fuel economy, persistent engine noises, and engine stalls. More problems are listed below.

No Heat From One Or All Dash Vents

Problem: Failure of blend air door actuator is common reason for issue. Heater fan works at all speeds.
Ford F-150 Vehicles With This Problem: 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.
Repair: Check for coolant leak, engine thermostat function, coolant flow through the heater core, blend door actuator function. Cost varies greatly due to the wide range of reasons for coolant leaks and the amount of diagnosis time required.

Rough Idle

Problem: Intermittent rough idle caused by EGR sensor or EGR Valve sticking, causing the EGR valve to remain slightly open.
Ford F-150 Vehicles With This Problem: 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013
Repair: EGR valve and sensor replacement. It is recommended both are replaced as a set.

Rear Differential Noise

Problem: noise from rear differential when turning or after driving at highway speed for an extended period. Caused by a failing differential clutch kit.
Ford F-150 Vehicles With This Problem: 1990, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2016
Repair: Differential clutch replacement using updated repair kit.
Tips: Changing differential fluid will extend the life of the differential clutch. Sometimes changing differential fluid can fix differential noise problems. Draining differential fluid and inspecting for excessive metal and clutch material particles will confirm clutch failure.

Ignition Coil Failure

Problem: Excessive Spark Plug Gap causes Ignition Coil Failure. Check Engine Light and rough running engine could indicate that one or more ignition coils have failed.
Ford F-150 Vehicles With This Problem: 1992, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Repair: Check Engine Light Diagnosis & Testing. Defective ignition coil replacement, ignition coil boot replacement, spark plug replacement.
Tips: All coils, coil boots, and spark plugs should be replaced as a set. Not replacing spark plugs for extended periods of time causes ignition coil failure.

Engine Oil Leak On Right Side

Problem: Ford F-150 Engine oil leaks from the right-side cylinder head gasket are common. Oil will drip onto the starter and cause F150 starter problem.
Ford F-150 Vehicles With This Problem: 1990, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012.
Repair: Diagnose oil leak. F150 Head Gasket Replacement with updated head gaskets. Clean engine. Clean or replace starter motor.
Tips: When replacing Head Gaskets on V6 or V8 engines both the right and left-side head gaskets need to be replaced at the same time.

Ticking Noise From Engine Area

Problem: A ticking noise from the engine area that changes with engine speed is often due to a warped and leaking exhaust manifold.
Ford F-150 Vehicles With This Problem: 1991, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
Repair: Exhaust Manifold Replacement or Exhaust Manifold resurface,
Tip: Caution! The hot exhaust gas leak can cause an fire in the engine compartment. If the repair is done as soon as noticed it is sometimes possible to send the manifold to a machine shop to be resurfaced if it is not damaged beyond repair.

Ford F150 Engine Oil Pan Gasket Leak

Problem: Engine oil pan gasket leak. Oil leaking onto the exhaust system can resulting in a burning smell.
Ford F-150 Vehicles With This Problem: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017
Repair: Oil pan gasket replacement. Clean engine.

Ford F-150 Heater Blower Motor Only Works on High

Problem: Ford F-150 with manual heater temperature and fan controls may experience problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain fan settings. Most commonly the fan will only run on the high setting. This is caused by a failed blower motor resistor.
Ford F-150 Vehicles With This Problem: 1995, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Repair: Diagnosis. Blower Motor Resistor Replacement.

Ford F-150 Check Engine Light After Hesitation or Stalling

Problem: Ford F-150 Triton V8: Rough engine idle, hesitation to accelerate, engine stalling, and check engine light. Commonly diagnosed as faulty mass air flow sensor (MAF).
Ford F-150 Vehicles With This Problem: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.
Repair: Check engine light diagnosis. When the Check Engine Light is on, and diagnosis is failed MAF, will require Mass Airflow Sensor Replacement.
Tip: Ensure the air filter is installed properly, and sealed to the air filter housing, to prevent MAF sensor issues.