2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty
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2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty ProblemsCoolant Leak from Radiator
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.
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.
Software enhancements are available to remedy inconsistency and confusion about the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) cleaning cycle - “Regeneration” mode. The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) will need to be reprogrammed to add several enhancements, including a more reasonable driving experience during the cleaning cycle and instrument cluster notifications of the cleaning status.
2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty QuestionsTruck loses power. Only goes 20 mph up hill. Had it towed twice because it died. (1 answer)
Have had the truck in the shop 3 times in the last 24 months. Blue smoke was coming out of the exhaust. dealership charged me $1800.00. Truck died while driving it. Dealer said they replaced an air fuel gasket for $3200. Truck was running rough. Would only go 20 mph up a hill. Had to have it tow...
It sounds like it is coming from the driver or passenger door or window area. It only happens at wind speeds greater that 70 MPH, ie 55 MPH vehicle speed with a 20 MPH head wind. It goes away when we get behind a semi. It was intermittent at 20K mile but appears to be constant at high speeds now ...
Idles very rough and can't even power up the slightest of grade barely has enough power to move itself on flat ground
2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty RecallsTow Truck Modified Vehicle Oil Leak
On vehicles modified by Jerr-Dan Corporation for use as tow trucks, the power take off (PTO) unit may leak oil from a pressure switch onto the exhaust, causing a fire hazard. Dealers will install a new pressure switch kit that will relocate it free of charge to resolve the concern.
On vehicles modified by Versalift for use as an aerial lift truck, the power take off (PTO) unit may leak oil from a pressure switch onto the exhaust, causing a fire hazard. Dealers will install a new pressure switch kit that will relocate it free of charge to resolve the concern.
The power take off (PTO) unit of a work truck modified by Vanair Manufacturing could leak oil from its pressure switch onto the vehicle exhaust system. Dealers will inspect and install a new pressure switch kit that will reroute the system from the exhaust free of charge to resolve the concern.