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.
Car Problem Reports
Ford F-350 Super Duty Hose From Turbo to Intake May Blow Off and Cause Pressure Loss
Ford F-350 Super Duty Problem
Engines Affected: 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo, 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo, Diesel
Average Mileage: 105,064 mi (18,000 mi - 255,362 mi)
Visitor, 2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty, 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo, 75,000 mi
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.
Visitor, 2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty, 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo, 74,000 mi
hose came off, loss power.
Visitor, 2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty, 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo, 255,362 mi
Need to replace the turbo
Hose always blows off, I replace new hose and clamps 3 times,I can,t keep them on . 4 a SUPER DUTY IT SUCKS.
Visitor, 2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty, 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo, 62,000 mi
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.
Just now driving at 60 miles per hour
Turbo booster hose blew off losing power
This just after having the truck serviced at Riverhead
Ford for A EGR Cooler problem which they first cleaned then decided it had to be replaced
Then charged us 400.00 for the cleaning of an item they replaced because they said cleaning components is not covered under the warrantee.
Visitor, 2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty, 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo, 54,000 mi
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.
Visitor, 2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty, 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo, 18,000 mi
Hose clamp on pressure side of intake hose broke, hose blew off, lost power. Was towing a trailer and climbing a hill at the time of failure. The R.G.RAY (P# 2502-42) split midway through one of the 1/8" factory holes in the clamp.
Visitor, 1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty, 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo, 135,000 mi
Twice the connector has come off.
Visitor, 2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty, 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo, 140,000 mi
IT DIDNT BLOW OFF IT HAD A QUARTER SIZE HOLE IN THE TOP OF IT AND NOW THAT ITS FIXED THE TRUCK STARTED THIS WHISTLING THAT WE DONT KNOW WHAT IT IS