An oil leak may develop from the the right side head gasket. Oil from this type of leak will commonly drip onto the starter. Our technician tell us an updated head gasket is available to correct this concern.
Car Problem Reports
Ford F-250 Super Duty Oil May Leak onto Starter From Passenger-Side Head Gasket
Ford F-250 Super Duty Problem
Engines Affected: 5.4L V8, 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo, 6.8L V10, 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo, Gasoline, V10
Average Mileage: 116,750 mi (17,000 mi - 233,000 mi)
Visitor, 2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty, 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo, 42,000 mi
Had a very small leak when new within the first 5000 miles. Took to dealer and Tec. told me it was leaking from drain at oil pan he tightned drain. Dealership charged me for checking since loose drain plug was not warranty covered. leaked still. At 42000 mile leak has starter covered with oil. I have not solved problem as yet.
Visitor, 2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty, 5.4L V8, 17,000 mi
Oil seeping through the head gasket on to the starter and then exhaust.Just discovered not fixed yet.
Visitor, 2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty, 6.8L V10, 148,000 mi
RIGHT HEAD GASKET, AT THE REAR, LEAKS A SMALL AMOUNT OF OIL ONTO EXHAUST AND STARTER. HAVE NOT FIXED IT YET.
Visitor, 1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty, 5.4L V8, 61,000 mi
I bought the truck with 14,000 miles on it and have had this oil leak ever since
Visitor, 2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty, 153,000 mi
Small drip on pass side in the back and lands on possibly the exhaust from the smell of burning oil but not often enough to have repair because of the cost.
oil leaking from passenger side cylender head dripping onto starter and exhaust pipes
Visitor, 1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty, 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo
oil is leaking on starter have not fixed it yet just found it.