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97up-list Digest Fri, 24 Nov 2000 Volume: 2000  Issue: 192

In This Issue:
Re: Dreaded door cracks
ADMIN: FTE server downtime


Subject: Re: DREADED DOOR CRACK - fix?
Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2000 19:44:44 +0000

I had both of my doors replaced on my 1997 F250 LD (with
power windows) about 30,000 miles.  Noticed
extreme flexing on window opening or closing before the
doors were replaced.  Don't know if mine have a new
design or not, but there is considerably less flexing
now.  I have to look real closely to even notice it.  So
far, so good (KNOCK ON WOOD) at 50,000 miles, the cracks
haven't reappeared.  Don't know what recourse I would
have if they do?????



From: "Ian R. Poyntz" <>
Subject: Re: Dreaded door cracks
Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2000 10:44:26 +0800


Thanks for the input although I am not sure what you mean by none.  I am
still uncertain if this cracking happens to all LD 1999 F250 & F150 trucks
or only some.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jean Marc Chartier" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, November 24, 2000 11:54 PM
Subject: [97up-list] Re: Dreaded door cracks

> "Ian R. Poyntz" wrote:
> > While everyone is on the topic of door cracks...  What percentage of
1999 F250 SC SB 4x4 would be affected by the dreaded door cracks.
> >
> > Does it happen to all doors?
> >
> > Ian...
> >
> Ian,
>       None, it is unique to all the 1997-2000, and possibly the 2001,
F-150s and the 1997-99 F-250 LDs.  The stress put on the door panel
> when the window hits the top of its run causes the door to flex.  This
flex causes the door to crack.  Check out
>  for more info.
> Regards
> Jean Marc Chartier
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Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 18:09:21 -0500
From: Ken Payne <>
Subject: ADMIN: FTE server downtime

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