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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Ford F-350

1996 Ford F-350

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1996 Ford F-350 Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Catalytic converters can go bad and potentially plug the exhaust, hurting engine efficiency and performance.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

Failure to change the power steering fluid can cause the fluid to become gray with metal particles. The contaminated fluid can damage the power steering pump resulting in a growling noise when the wheel is turned; the damaged pump will require replacement to eliminate the noise.. Life of the power steering gearbox and pump will be shortened if the fluid is not serviced regularly.

Engine -- Verified

The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a warped exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.

Engine -- Verified

The gears for the timing chain can strip, causing the engine to crank but not start.

1996 Ford F-350 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., December 11, 1996

Summary: THE CERTIFICATION LABELS ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES HAS INCORRECT REAR TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE DESIGNATIONS. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS."

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Body, Interior & Misc., October 2, 1996

Summary: THE CROSSMEMBER FRAME GUSSETS WERE INSTALLED WITH UNDERSIZED THREADED FASTENERS FOLLOWING A BREAKDOWN OF THE PRODUCTION RIVET GUN THAT IS GENERALLY USED. THIS GUSSET IS THE ATTACHMENT POINT FOR THE REAR STRAP OF THE MID-SHIP FUEL TANK.

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Drive Train, August 7, 2006

Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, GASOLINE OR NATURAL GAS ENGINES, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT.

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1996 Ford F-350 Questions and Answers

nu14u2njoy, 1996 Ford F-350, 7.5L V8, Fullerton, CA

engine stalls when hot

Visitor, 1996 Ford F-350, 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo, Cypress, TX

Marker lights do not come on. Fuses for position 4 & 15 are good. License plate and tail lights work. Is there another fuse? Is there an in-line fuse?

Any other suggestions?

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Garytripp, 1996 Ford F-350, 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo, New Hampton, NH

Just changed the fuel filter

gwv1985, 1996 Ford F-350, 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo, Kansas City, MO

I put power the one of the wires on the chime and the interior light come on for the driver's front door. What would cause the interior lights to be power only at the passenger front door and...

Visitor, 1996 Ford F-350, 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo, Houston, TX

engine light on has a code 1211 it means preasure of injectors is higher or lower than desired

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