2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Repair and Maintenance
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty ProblemsHose 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.
If the engine cranks but will not start, this may be caused by damaged wiring to the high pressure fuel pump. Wiring to the pump can be chafed, which causes the pump to stop working. The chafed wires will need to be accessed and repaired.
A coolant leak from the radiator can be caused by a defective thermostat bypass. This can cause pressure spikes in the cooling system, which leads to radiator failure. The thermostat assembly and radiator should be replaced.
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty QuestionsWhy is the keyless entry fob not working even? (1 answer)
The keyless entry fob is not working on my Ford f250 . I have to lock and unlock the doors manually. The panic button doesn't work either. Happened over a year ago. Tried reprogramming it as Ford said by putting the key in the ignition. Dealer couldn't solve it.
At 125,000 miles had random misfire code 0300, 0302, 0307, and the throttle body one(don't remember number) replaced all spark plugs, still coded on 0302, replaced cylinder 2 coil and boot, still coded random misfire and cylinder 2, replaced throttle body and that code is gone but still 0300,...
truck has 75,000 miles after warming up, from stop to 60 it takes 1 1/2 miles of babying the gas pedal if you give it too much gas (as in normal acceleration) r.p.m's will drop off to almost a stall
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty RecallsFuel May Spill in a Frontal Impact
On certain trucks, the fuel tank may move forward in a frontal impact, possibly damaging the fuel delivery module and allowing fuel to spill. This could cause a fire in the presence of an ignition source. Dealers will install a reinforcement bracket free of charge. The recall began May 23, 2008. The Ford recall number is 08C04.
The welded lift blocks may compress due to over tightening of the u-bolts or excess vehicle payloads, reducing the clamping force of the u-bolts. This could result in shifting and damage to the rear axle and drive shaft. Truxx will replace the affected lift blocks with non-welded aluminum or cast iron blocks to correct this concern. This recall is scheduled to begin on April 16, 2008. The Truxxx recall number is 08-01BLK.
Improper welds on some 40 percent split and captain's driver seats may allow the seat back to break at the seat pivot bracket. In a crash, if the seat pivot breaks, the risk of injury to the driver is increased. Dealers will add a reinforcement to the driver's seat back frame on both style seats or replace the seat back frame if necessary. The recall began March 28, 2008. The Ford recall number is 08C01.