Lack of Power Due to Loss of Turbocharger Boost to Engine on Ford F-350 Super Duty

A severe lack of power may develop because the hose from the turbocharger to the intake manifold can come loose, resulting in loss of boost pressure to the engine.

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Average mileage: 100,652 (340–255,362)
Engines affected: 5.4L V8, 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo, 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo, 6.7L V8 Diesel Turbo, 6.8L V10, 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo, Diesel
12 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013
52 people reported this problem
30 people shared problem details
Hose blows off repeatedly, loss of power. Looking for solution.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo65,000
Turbo hose blew off while pulling 5th wheel trailer and going up hill and transmission down shifted. Dealer told me the hose did not need to be replaced. On current trip from Northern Indiana to Florida the hose blew off 5 times causing dangerous repair along busy highway. Just replaced hose while in Ocala area. Not happy with Ford avoiding a fix for this problem.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo166,000
These 6.0 fords just blow hoses off of the turbo. The solution is a can of aquanet hair spray. Let the engine cool down, and use brake cleaner to get rid of any dirt and oil. Spray the hose and the metal inlet with aquanet, and reassemble. Fixes it every time.
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo75,000
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo15,000
Pulling trailer uphill and heard a loud bang. Upon inspection found hose from turbo had come off. Tried to reattach multiple times but kept happening. Not fixed yet.
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo340
Lose power while driving mostly going up a bridge
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo149,000
Hose always blows off, I replace new hose and clamps 3 times,I can,t keep them on . 4 a SUPER DUTY IT SUCKS.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo205,000
I changed the thermostat in my 2004 Ford F350 with a 6.0 diesel engine Did not tighten the big hose enough, it blew off I heard a loud pop smoke came out of exhaust what damage did I do? Please help
Hose from turbo to aftercooler has blown off numerous times need answer for permanent fix f250 with 6.0 liter
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo255,362
Need to replace the turbo
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo62,000
Pulling a fifth-wheel into the Santa Cruz mountains. Hose blew off. Lost substantial power. I didn't know why. Luckily my son-in-law was with me and has had the same trouble with his 2003. His has blown 4 times.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo74,000
hose came off, loss power.
6.7 Ford F-350 Hose from turbo to intake cracked and blew completely off intake manifold. result was loss of power, had to duct tape it back together to make to the shop
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo54,000
I have had tube blow off 4 times now shop has been able to fix gets expencive wish some one could shed some light on problem.
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo75,000
F-550. Turbo hose blew off. Fixed at Ford Dealership, blew off 6 more times. Final fix from I-75 road repair, break cleaner on metal tube, new plastic hose new clamps.
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo39,000
Hose keeps blowing off, fuel injectors have been replaced as will as the turbo
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo82,000
It's been replaced 3 times and last time with commercial deal clamp replacement 4 in. Clamp!!! This intake pipe is still coming undone I've been on hold w dealer There is no recall That the turbos should not be putting out that much pressure
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo32,000
My steering wheel feels I can't turn and the brake pedal won't go down.It happen 3 times before I take off.I'm afraid it can happen while I'm driving and someone get hurt or killed.Brought it to the mechanic can't find anything wrong
This has happened 3 times now ive put it in the shop all there times an today is the fifth day since the truck has been out of the shop an it it blew off again today leaving my wife an son stranded on the interstate almost causing a wreck btw this is the 6.0 v8
6.0 liter diesel Blew turbocharger hose pulling 5th wheel trailer up Afton Mountain in Va. Made it to top and dropped 5th wheel. Ford dealer putting on new hose. Chronic Ford Desiel engine problem.
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