2008 Ford E-250 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Ford E-250
- my turn signals and hazard lights have stopped working and the fuses are in tack
- E-250 will not change gears after reaching 40 mph check engine light on
- Hourly rate and time it should take to remove and replace an engine in this van.
- My heater does not come on right away it takes a minute what's going on?
- where can I take my van to get a rattle in the bumper area of my van fixed?
2008 Ford E-250 Problems
The Check Engine Light may illuminate, the engine may run rough and have misfires on acceleration. Commonly the ignition coils and/or the ignition coil boots are the cause of this problem. The rubber boot that insulates the coil to the spark plug can dry and crack allowing arcing. Inspect the coils and boots, and replace them as needed. Our technicians also recommend replacing the coil boots any time the spark plugs are replaced.
The spark plugs may become dislodged from the cylinder heads. A loud popping noise can be heard and a subsequent misfire experienced. The threads on the spark plug ports in the cylinder head(s) can become stripped or missing when the spark plug is dislodged. The threads in cylinder heads may be replaced using “Lock-N-Stitch” aluminum inserts. Our technicians tell us thread replacement is performed when the vehicle is out of base warranty. Vehicles under base warranty receive a new cylinder head.
Engine oil may leak externally from the cylinder head gasket. The gaskets were contaminated with metal debris from the factory – between the block and gasket and/or the head and gasket. To correct, the head gasket must be replaced and the mating surfaces on the cylinder head and block need to be inspected for chips or damage. In some cases the cylinder head will not be repairable and will need replacement.
2008 Ford E-250 Questions
The problem just started it happens on all blower speeds and all functions AC or heat
2008 Ford E-250 Recalls
On vehicles modified to accept a wheelchair lift, the platform for the wheelchair can crack and separate the lift. Dealers will replace any cracking platform and supply supplemental platform supports free of charge to correct the problem.
On vehicles converted by New England Wheels to handicap vehicle specifications, the platform side plate of installed wheelchair lifts may crack. Dealers will install support bumpers to resolve the concern, and repair any cracked side plates found during inspection free of charge to resolve the concern.