2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty ProblemsSmoke 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.
The high pressure diesel fuel injection pump may fail, resulting in a "no start" condition.
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.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty QuestionsFuel gauge is on empty; full tank of diesel. (1 answer)
Fuel gauge reads empty every time I start truck. stays on empty even though it has full tank.
And the mirror won't move now
After reconnecting my battery this morning I had a no start no crank problem. I did drive my pick up 10 minutes prior to the disconnecting and reconnecting of my battery!
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty RecallsRecall 07V553000
Ford has recalled 2003 Excursion and F150, F250, and F350 trucks because the speed control deactivation switch may leak and overheat, which can create a fire hazard. Dealers will install a fused wiring harness to the deactivation switch wiring.
On trucks equipped with the 6.0L diesel engine, the engine ground stud for the negative battery cable may be loose. A loose ground may cause current to flow through the radio suppression strap causing it to heat up, and potentially melt or ignite nearby components, which could lead to a fire. Dealers will replace the engine ground stud and the radio suppression strap, and nearby components will be inspected for damage. The recall began July 23, 2004. The Ford recall number is 04S15.