Then the starter was going out, it would still start but after a few toys. They refused to do anything more for us and actually acted like they were doing us a favor by sending that. I have had the turbo changed twice, 2 injectors. Anybody interested 336 380 1174. It needed injectors, heads, head studs, egr cooler etc. Coolant all over the place under the hood. The dealer advised they were aware of the failure however; the contact would be responsible for any repairs.
I feel the truck has done its job for me. I am looking to unload this truck and buy a Chevrolet, or a Dodge. The company that deals directly with it is called Destroked. That is more than we paid for the truck. The egr cooler has parts coming off of it because it was defective and it continued to blow articles through the engine which caused it to fail. Ford claims the bump in horsepower is from a new turbo, new injector nozzles and exhaust improvements. It was the day of the flood in Columbia,S.
There is a fortune waiting for you and all of the above!! Now Brake Problems, I just had to replace the fuel tank because of Delamanation and chunks of Shit looking stuff in my fuel. I need to replace two vehicles in my fleet and will not consider a Ford due to these problems. I was told by the local Ford mechanic that these engines were actually made by International and there are design flaws in the bolts that hold the engine in place. I have been happy with mine until now. Previous owner was an oil company I bought it from a friend who wholesales cars ahe traded it for my v6 mustang. Here is my complaint about this lemon of a truck: I purchased the truck for 43000 in 2004; then tried to sell it with 114000 for 17000 Kelly blue book trade in value the best offer I got was 6000 which I considered a slap in the face. Get there 25 miles down the road and wham! The engine rpm increases,the accelerator is almost to the floor, the truck begins to slow down as if there is slipping in the driveline.
F350 dually in Oct 04. We ended up having to take the motor out. Chenged three Starter and then learned that engine had been locked and will not turn. Now i lest my truck at truck stop and came back about 10. With having to pay this debt, we cannot save up for a down payment on a home nor can we afford to rent a place.
I was going to sell of my 99 F350 4X4 lariat Super cab 7. An oil temp guage would have been a help. I returned the truck and this time the dealership kept it for 3 more days. Says Advance has a 5 dollar cap and their parts are quality. The issues related to the 6. Exploring in Yahoo I at last stumbled upon this web site. We intend to get rid of it as soon as its running, then get a Dodge, what we should have done in the beginning.
When it fails it will cause coolant to enter in to the intake manifold and be burned in the combustion chamber causing a loss of coolant and white smoke from the tail pipe. Have f-250 and f-350 with V-10 no problems. It had 60,000 miles on it. That resolved the issues for a lot of customers. No warning lights illuminated at the time. The only mods I would make is a full egr delete kit and oil cooler upgrade. I believe number 5 cylinder stopped the motor.
Be an educated consumer and get it fixed right, or better yet fix the problem before it starts. No chip, no tune, no performance additions. The contact feels that the vehicle is unsafe because he could be stranded. It will be traded in on a Chevy next week. I have carried my truck back to the ford dealership at least 5 different times and the mechanic blames the odor on the fuel leak that had ran down in the the engine from the leaking fuel housing and it would go away in a couple of weeks, but it has been 2months and I am still getting a bad fuel odor coming thru the air condition vents.
I call it not right. I have never had my trans or eng even get close to hot. I drive this truck every dayand pull heavy farm equipment with it. He is like diesel genius in the area and very well known. The vehicle has not been repaired. I mean think of how many 6 liter owners are out there. This situation usually results in oil pushing its way into the cooling system.
I heard in 2003 that people were having trouble with their 6. Found a burnt piston with a hole in it, The gauges never showed any problems. This is no lie I have replace the motor, the turbo three times , Have new o rings and shaft in new motor. I dont want to jinx myself so I will be cautious here. What is a decent price for a new motor. I am sure that my low mileage is the cause of that, too much sitting. Powered by the Power Stroke line of diesel engines since 1994, it is truly a formidable and sharp-looking truck.