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.
Average mileage: 128,923 (11,800–260,000)
Engines affected: 4.9L 6 Cylinder, 5.0L V8, 5.4L V8, 5.8L V8
14 model years affected: 1990
, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009
49 people reported this problem
I have a 2006 F-150 king ranch that developed a oil pan leak after 58,000 miles, so the ford dealer says and $397.00 for repair a day later after the repair it leaked again so I took the truck back to the dealer this tome the diagnosis was the rear main seal leak that's costing over $900. 00 I called the Ford Quality complaint hot line to report the problem and to see if there are any recalls for the problem this is a must do to get a recall started a certain amount of complaints must be reported to this hot line number before it gets on the recall list. So if you have a problem with your vehicle please call the HOT LINE NUMBER at 1-800-392-3673 for the hearing impaired call 1-800-232-5952 please report your problem and make your complaint known.