Rusty rockers 2010 F150 - Ford F150 Forum - Community of Ford Truck Fans

Topic Sponsor
General F150 Discussion General Ford F150 truck discussions and questions
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Rusty rockers 2010 F150

Reply

 
 
 
Old 09-08-2015, 05:39 PM
  #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thumbs down Rusty rockers 2010 F150

I have to rant about this re-occurring problem.My brother has a 2009 super crew and said his cab corners are rusty.I didn't think too much about it because I have an extended cab but today I decided to crawl under the truck and look at it.What I found was disturbing and really pissed me off.The rock guard that is under the paint is bubbling because there is rust under it.I can actually poke my finger through the hole when I push on the bubble.there are numerous spots where this has occurred.Now we are talking about my 2010 F150 with 75000 miles on it .After investigating the design the problem is obvious.Ford designed the back of the rockers with holes in them and then covered the holes with tape that looks like black duct tape.Now anyone who has used duct tape in the elements knows that if it lasts a year you would be lucky( can you say designed to fail sells more trucks that way)I had a similar problem on my 2003 F150 4000 miles out of warranty and Fords rust warranty was it had to be on the outside of the vehicle and you needed to be able to poke your finger through it.I can just imagine what the aluminum 2015 is going to look like in a few years.As for me I have bought my last Ford pickup.So go out take a look at the rockers and cab corners and see what you find.Please post what you find because the only thing that will change substandard manufacturing is poor sales.A person will tell two people about a good experience but they will tell twenty about a bad experience.
Glassguy9 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2015, 10:19 AM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Murphysboro, IL
Posts: 1,218
Thanked 87 Times in 80 Posts
Default

Not anything new... Try the search function....
Adam013085 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2015, 11:39 AM
  #3  
Internet Geezer
 
gDMJoe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Timbuk3, MI
Posts: 6,770
Thanked 1,221 Times in 943 Posts
Lightbulb

HINT/TIP: You'll find posting in the
Late Model F150s > 2009 - 2014 Ford F150
section more helpful/appropriate than General F150 Discussion posts.
.
gDMJoe is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2015, 08:15 PM
  #4  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Pittsburgh Pa
Posts: 2,097
Thanked 159 Times in 137 Posts
Default

I sprayed bed liner into the rocker panels.
Wannafbody is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2017, 12:59 PM
  #5  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 5
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Anybody know about starting sys fault msg I'm been stuck in the woods 2 days want start need help get started is there a way
Semper511 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2017, 01:33 PM
  #6  
Senior Member
 
gone postal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Central NY
Posts: 6,822
Thanked 276 Times in 203 Posts
Default

Semper, start a thread in the appropriate year forum and you'll get more help. There is a broad base of knowledge here, but we need to know more before we can assist.
gone postal is offline  
Reply With Quote
 
 
 


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Rusty rockers 2010 F150


Contact Us Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: