1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty

1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Problems

Smoke From Tail Pipe Due to Failed EGR Valve

The cooler for the EGR valve can leak coolant internally, which causes white smoke to come from the tail pipe. Hot exhaust gases are cooled by the EGR cooler before being circled back into the engine.

High Pressure Oil Pump May Fail and Cause "No Start" Condition

The high pressure diesel fuel injection pump may fail, resulting in a "no start" condition.

TSB For Possible Ejection of Spark Plug From Cylinder Head

There is a technical service bulletin for the V8 engines regarding a possible problem with the spark plug being ejected from the cylinder head, damaging the threads in the spark plug hole. If the vehicle is under warranty, cylinder head replacement is recommended. If the vehicle is out of warranty, Ford authorized the use of a specific thread insert to repair the head.

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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Questions

My gear shift lever is 'loose'. It wiggles back & forth. Just replaced the shift tube assembly & shift indicator. (1 answer)

Checked the brake shift lock actuator and it's fine. Put it all back together and the gear shift lever is 'loose'. I can shift from Park to 1st without any problem....except, when it goes into any gear, it does not seem to 'stop' securely into any gear (like, lock into plac...

Where does the Fuel Tank pigtail plug into? (1 answer)

I have a wirer not plugged in under the hood & it looks just like the fuel tank pigtail. I noticed it when my truck would only turn over but does not start and I have trouble shot a lot of things, now I have to drop my gas tank next.

Why does the engine lose power? (1 answer)

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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Recalls

Recall 07V553000
ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 7.3L DIESEL ENGINES, THE CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR LOCATED ON THE ENGINE OF THE VEHICLE MAY FUNCTION INTERMITTENTLY, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN ENGINE STALL.
Accelerator Pedal Sticks

The accelerator cable on vehicles equipped with a 5.4L V8 engine may wear at the throttle body due to the design causing chafing. This can result in a sticking accelerator pedal. Dealers will replace the accelerator cable and throttle body free of charge to resolve the concern.

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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Reviews

Ive plowed snow commercially with the 7.3 for 12 yrs.I have plowed with many trucks and none push snow or pull like this truck.I have replaced oil pan brakes and all the normal parts but this is the best truck ive ever had.biggest problem is the wire harness from engine to body.the wires in one spot look like they were kinkedand the wire corrodes and blowes apart.The insulation was not pierced....
Late model 1999 ford F250 7.3L Powerstroke turbo diesel manual 6spd(love it) Perhaps one of the best diesels ever produced. understand also International made this motor- NOT ford. they are reliable, tons of relentless power, ride like a cadillac, and are extremely insane when properly modified. I have driven many diesels old and nrw, but i will never get rid of my 7.3. People compliment it al...
i love my superduty crew cab 4x4 i have the 7.3 power stroke with 394,000 on it.i have put two transmissions,four sets of breaks,and set of ball joints,two waterpumnps and it still runs great and pulling power is great

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