Ford F-350 Super Duty Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Ford F-350 Super Duty
Ford F-350 Super Duty Problems
Delamination of the diesel fuel tank can occur resulting in a loss of power due to debris clogging the fuel filters. In some cases the fuel injection pump and/or fuel injectors have also been damaged. Ford has issued a service bulletin (#
The high pressure diesel fuel injection pump may fail, resulting in a "no start" condition.
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.
Ford F-350 Super Duty Questions
Max pickup from 60-70 k on flat and uphill max 50 down to 20, no sputtering. One time downhill engine failure at 40-50 k engine light came on. No stalls since. EGR was removed and cleaned and reinstalled. Some blue smoke on startup and 5-6 revs of engine before she starts. Have changed air cleane...
Seems this problem gets worse as the day gets warmer. Sometimes when pulling off it sputters hard, heavy black smoke pours out the pipe. It will clear up after a few seconds and runs great for the most part. It does sometimes sputter while running down the road, again it clears very quickly. I ha...
it goes top speed of 70 mph at 2100 rpm and it looses power going up small inclines
Ford F-350 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-350 Super Duty Reviews
2002 f350 7.3 diesel dually. 72,000 miles on it. Diesel fuel is filling the coolant reservoir and spewing out onto the motor??????? what the ----??
Ok I have a 2002 F350 super duty with a F250 body style and i have trouble starting it.At first it did start but now i have to use gas on a rag to start it,and it's putting wear an tear on the starter.I don't know what it is ,can anybody please help me with this problem?
why a light in a shape of a engine block appers on the left lower side of the dash board and at the same time the truck loose power,like almos shuting off, but if i accelerate inmidiatly the light goes off,and regain power,and it would happen again in a day or 2,and so on,can anybody tell me what can i do to fix that,thanks a lot,truly fernando david gonzales