Ford F-250 Super Duty Repair and Maintenance
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Ford F-250 Super Duty Problems
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.
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 high pressure diesel fuel injection pump may fail, resulting in a "no start" condition.
Ford F-250 Super Duty Questions
I have been having trouble with my battery staying charged. I cant get the truck to run now. I changed out a glow plug that was discolored where the wire attaches. This didnt solve the problem. When I turn on the key the voltage light goes all the way down to nothing. My glow plug light isnt comi...
Shop says they have to remove cab and essentially clean or replace the fuel system. Is this normal? And is $8000 a normal charge to repair.
Replaced plug on back
Ford F-250 Super Duty Recalls
The brake/shift interlock can fail, allowing the transmission to be shifted into park without depressing the brake pedal. If the transmission were shifted into gear without depressing the brake pedal, a crash or injury to a nearby pedestrian could result. Dealers will inspect the brake shift interlock switch function and replace the switch if necessary.
The body control module (BCM) may develop an internal electrical short. This may cause the BCM to overheat, which can lead to a vehicle fire. Dealers will inspect the BCM and replace it as necessary. This recall is expected to begin on March 7, 2011. The Ford recall number is 10S14.
Ford is recalling certain 2011 F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, F550, Edge, and Lincoln MKX vehicles due to a possible internal electrical short in the throttle body control module. If an electrical short develops, overheating of the control module may occur, which could result in a fire. Dealers will inspect and replace the throttle body control module as necessary.
Ford F-250 Super Duty Reviews
I just bought my 250 power stroke used. It is absolutley like new. Don't know what the former owner(s) used it for but it certainly wasn't for pulling loads. It truely is like new although it has 223,000 miles and 4,600 hrs on it. I have no complaints, except today I had a light come on that looked like a wrench. When I read the book it said tha it had to do with the Electronic Speed Contro...
ECR cooler problems, fuel injector problems turbo problems, shimmering problems, all of these issues ford knows about, any one I talk to have had these problems, I have finally gotten a attorney, 4 of my friends have gotten there money back, so if you do not believe this post just research it and you will see, this engine, this truck should have been recalled
I have a 2000 Super Duty and have had good service until now. I am getting oil in my radiator, and I don't know where it's coming from. If someone has had this problem, please let me know how to fix it.