2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty

2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Problems

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.

Hose From Turbo to Intake May Blow Off and Cause Pressure Loss

A severe lack of power may develop because the hose from the turbocharger to the intake manifold can come loose, resulting in loss of boost pressure to the engine.

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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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Questions

New batteries, cables, posts, starter like new.. will crank when it wants... (1 answer)

Starter is just a year old.. just put 2 brand new batteries, cables, terminals, all that... some days she cranks right up... other days it's "click click" ... won't even turn over and starter doesn't seem to engage... it's crazy.. ANY ideas??.. thoughts of all kinds?? we...

How do you take off the dash to replace the lights on the back of the instrument panel? (1 answer)

leak from differential. (1 answer)

not sure if differential is leaking or where axel goes into pinion housing.

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2001 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.
Recall 06V286000
ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, GASOLINE OR NATURAL GAS ENGINES, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT.
Vehicle With Installed Southern Comfort Running Boards Recalled Due to Board Lamp Failure

The courtesy lamps on affected running boards may overheat when exposed to moisture and road salt. Overheating may cause the lamps and boards to melt or start a fire. Dealers will replace the wiring harness for these running boards.

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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Reviews

i bought a used f250 5.4 i have had the truck 2 years had to rebuild the trans and 4 spark plugs blow out of the eng needed to replace all 8 coilpacks now it is runing like crap again the repair place is telling me i need to have the eng rebuilt ford i will never buy angain on the exst mainafolds had to be done aswell
I was driving my 2001 F-250 diesel crew cab while towing a U-haul cargo trailer on an Interstate highway in Louisiana Sept. 2011 and was rear-ended by a drunk driver whose estimated speed exceeded 90 m.p.h. After spinning out of control, I sustained a frontal impact with an earth embankment but my airbag did not deploy. I've received serious back, neck & head injuries. Any legal advice from ...
I love this truck. I now have over 400,000 miles on my '01 Superduty Diesel and it has never failed me. Power is still great and fuel mileage with the power chip is around 20 if I stay below 65mph. I did have to have the guts replaced in the Auto Trans at about 150k. I've replaced the alternators (ambulance package so there are two) a starter and the neutral sensor along with normal maintenance...

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