Ford F-350 Super Duty Repair and Maintenance
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Ford F-350 Super Duty ProblemsOne or More Spark Plugs May be Ejectioned From the Cylinder Head
There is a technical service bulletin for the V8 engines regarding a possible problem with the spark plug being ejected from the cylinder head, damaging the threads in the spark plug hole. If the vehicle is under warranty, cylinder head replacement is recommended. If the vehicle is out of warranty, Ford authorized the use of a specific thread insert to repair the head.
Software enhancements are available to remedy inconsistency and confusion about the Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) cleaning cycle - “Regeneration” mode. The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) will need to be reprogrammed to add several enhancements, including a more reasonable driving experience during the cleaning cycle and instrument cluster notifications of the cleaning status.
The high pressure diesel fuel injection pump may fail, resulting in a "no start" condition.
Ford F-350 Super Duty QuestionsHow to remove front rotors. (2 answers)
Am trying to replace front rotors.
I cannot get rotor off axle. Not sure exactly what is holding it on.
I can't tell if I am supposed to remove something in the center of the rotor.
why does my air conditioning only blow out of the defroster
I was informed that the cause of the engine light on in my truck is the airbag--informed it wouldn't work properly or won't deploy if in a crash, yet it's not covered under any recall. It's never been deployed/activated.
Ford F-350 Super Duty RecallsEngine Shuts Down Into Safe Mode
The engine management system may detect an improper exhaust gas temperature reading, causing the engine to shut down into a safe mode. The dealer will update the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) software free of charge to correct the problem.
On vehicles modified by Jerr-Dan Corporation for use as tow trucks, the power take off (PTO) unit may leak oil from a pressure switch onto the exhaust, causing a fire hazard. Dealers will install a new pressure switch kit that will relocate it free of charge to resolve the concern.
On vehicles modified by Versalift for use as an aerial lift truck, the power take off (PTO) unit may leak oil from a pressure switch onto the exhaust, causing a fire hazard. Dealers will install a new pressure switch kit that will relocate it free of charge to resolve the concern.