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Ford F-250 Super Duty Coolant Leak from Radiator

 
Ford F-250 Super Duty Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012

Engines Affected: 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo, 6.7L V8 Diesel Turbo

Average Mileage: 68,908 mi (6,275 mi - 200,000 mi)

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A coolant leak from the radiator can be caused by a defective thermostat bypass. This can cause pressure spikes in the cooling system, which leads to radiator failure. The thermostat assembly and radiator should be replaced.

  • Visitor, , 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo, 112,000 mi

    Radiator leak near bottom left at the radiato and plasti side.. 800 at least for a radiator, not installed.. Why won't ford stand up and fix the obvious problems they know about..

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  • Visitor, , 6.7L V8 Diesel Turbo, 6,275 mi

    Three weeks after my last camping trip my truck is sitting in my driveway and starts to leak from the radiator. Went to the local Ford Dealer and they told me I need a new radiator.

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  • Visitor, , 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo, 42,000 mi

    Radiator leaking and Ford wont stand up and do what's right. They know there is problem here and still wont issue a recall. This is the first Ford I've ever bought and will be the last. My solution, trade it off for a Chevy. I don't really want to give the government any more money but I sure wont buy an import.

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  • Visitor, , 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo, 92,000 mi

    I just purchased my truck from a dealership and was not warned of this possibility. I've had my truck a week and just noticed leaking. Calling dealership tomorrow!!

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  • Visitor, , 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo, 61,000 mi

    This is the 3rd radiator I have put in my truck. Ford has a major issue, but refuses to stand up and be accountable. The last Ford I will ever buy!

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  • Visitor, , 6.7L V8 Diesel Turbo, 24,250 mi

    Second radiator leak, same front side, drivers, near bumper. Came out for lunch, puddle under the truck this time. Ford says it will be my problem to solve in next go around (I will be out of 36K mile bumper to bumper). This will be the third radiator. Price to fix, $1700.00

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  • coorsman1, , 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo, 107,000 mi
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    Leaking coolant drivers side front bumper area.

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  • Visitor, , 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo, 44,000 mi

    What parts should I replace to fix the problem. Leak left lower side of radiator.

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  • Visitor, , 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo, 200,000 mi

    4"the rad going in original ford parts suck which they have an after market all metal

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  • Visitor, , 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo, 56,000 mi

    Radiator leak left side of radiator requiring replacement.

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