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

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 96,559 (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
13 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
71 people reported this problem
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Hose blows off repeatedly, loss of power. Looking for solution.
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
HOSE HAS BLOWN OFF TWICE IN LAST MONTH - SOUNDS LIKE EXPLOSION WHEN THIS HAPPENS. ALSO COULD BE VERY SERIOUS PROBLEM IN MIDDLE OF BIG CITY TRAFFIC WITH A NERVOUS PERSON IN THE CAR BESIDE YOU.
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.
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
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.
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.
Lose power while driving mostly going up a bridge
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.
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.
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.
hose came off, loss power.
Hose keeps blowing off, fuel injectors have been replaced as will as the turbo
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.
Heard Loout pop and lost power.
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
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
Normal driving, no load. Accelerated as I was moving from a 35mph zone to a 65mph zone. I heard a loud pop followed by an immediate loss of power. Pulled over and checked under the hood and found the pastic coupling on the hose had busted.