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

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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Problems

One or More Spark Plugs May be Ejectioned From the 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.

Engine Oil Leak from Right Head Gasket

An oil leak may develop from the the right side head gasket.  Oil from this type of leak will commonly drip onto the starter. Our technician tell us an updated head gasket is available to correct this concern.

High Pressure Diesel Fuel Injection Pump May Fail and Cause "No Start" Condition

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

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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Questions

why is my truck hard t start (1 answer)

my 7.3 diesel is hard to start if not plugged for a period of time

Back doors will not open (1 answer)

Back doors will not open

no power at data link connector - cant retrive codes - check engine light on (2 answers)

checked fuse 3 - looks good - cigar lighter not working also

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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

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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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