Ford F-250 Super Duty Problems

High Pressure Diesel Fuel Injection Pump May Fail and Cause "No Start" Condition on Ford F-250 Super Duty

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The high pressure diesel fuel injection pump may fail, resulting in a "no start" condition.

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Ford F-250 Super Duty Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 112,478 (10,000–290,000)
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
12 model years affected: 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013
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Engine will start and run fine. But after the truck is driven untill engine is hot. If you turn it off it will not start again unitl it is cold.
The ford dealer replaced the esp sensor and then a few days later the truck just shut off while pulling into the middle of the intersection. No noise...just shut off. We towed it to the dealer and they said it was the high pressure pump. They replaced that then the dealer called and said when the pump let loose it destroyed the engine. Now they say the engine needs to be replaced for $12,000 dollars. Has heard of anything like this and is this even possible??? Thanks. Dean
Was driving truck and it killed has not started up never again . Bought the truck brand new put 10,000.00 dollars cash down I paid 34,000.00
For the truck before financing. Milage was all interstate miles, still owe 1year on truck . Truck broke 4 years after I got it. I had a machinac come
To my house and look at it and he said it was the high pressure oil pump and to fix it the part was 756.00 and the whole cab had to be removed to fix it and it will cost appx. 2500.00 to 3,000.00 to fix it . Iam sure this problem should be a recall from ford. There is no way I have paid this much for this truck to only last me 4 years. I feel ford should be responsible for this problem and should be on the recall list. If any one has had the same problem please let me know. Thanks my email is
My truck will turn over but will not start.Truck is not showing oil pressure while trying to start. I took it to the dealer and they replaced the FICM. THANKS FORD, but my truck still won't start. It's about to be towed back to the dealer. I shouldn't have traded me Dodge!
Driving home from church, pulled up in front of my house and she quit running. Would not restart. Dealer is quoting a $7200 repair bill.
So much for Ford diesel motors being tough , reliable and going into the hundreds of thousands of miles. Just before pulling into my driveway coming home from work, the check gauge light came on. next morning, on my way to the dealership, the truck would turn over but, not start. The battery was still working strong. After being towed, the dealership diagnosed the problem as a failed High Pressure oil pump. I was told that this part should be covered under my power train warranty (by two dealerships.) Then, after each of the dealerships called the part into Ford I was told that this part was not covered(by my FORD power-train warranty that i purchased from Galpin Ford along with the truck.) After a battle with two dealerships and Ford headquarters, I ended up getting a discount from AV Ford, whom i must say should not be the ones do do this(although i appreciate it) I should've seen assistance from corporate who writes those bogus warranties and Galpin Ford who sold me this POS truck and warranty. The original repair charge was $3,100.00 reduced to $2,300.00. AV FORD did this on their own, neither Ford Headquarters or Galpin Ford would budge. I was told its not their problem,there's nothing i can do for you. My power train warranty has one (shaddy)disclusion; it states that all motor , transmission parts are covered by the warranty except carberation and fuel injection components. Ford tells me that the HPOP is a component of fuel injection.... even though the warranty covers oil pumps and all lubricated parts. How convenient that they don't cover the part that they know is bad. Ive looked all over the internet to find that this has been a problem part for Ford for some time now...they even mention it on Fords Web page. My family nor i will ever purchase another Ford...I'm done with them.
I pulled in to fill up and went to start the truck and no start. The high pressure oil was only reaching 385 PSI ,they found air leak at right valve cover. Removed valve covers and found both dummy plugs on both oil rails wore R&R both plugs and oil pressure still low, removed turbo and pump cover R&R snap to connect fitting, O-rings and bolts.
Driving down interstate, going up a hill, not enough power to make it. Engine light came on. I pulled over and let it set for a few minutes. Battery fine but would not start. After being stranded along a major interstate for over 2 hours the truck started again. I made it to a off ramp before it just died again. State police showed up a hour later and asked if I could get it across the interstate and to the motel parking lot. It started again and died just as I was going through a intersection. I was horrified. I am a female 120 lbs stuck 4 hours from home. Had my truck picked up and hauled 4 hours back home. I was first told the engine had blown up because I didn't put oil in. Sorry yes I did, Small Landscape business owner with a Union Operators license. I know oil! It has been almost 2 years since my truck has worked because I simply don't have 3,000 to put into a high pressure oil pump, considering I was not able to continue my work. Will be worked on next week. End of 2014. Ford needs to do a recall and reimburse us Loyal Customers they so appreciate????
Truck stalled on hwy would not start dealer diagnosed high pressure oil pump had quit. Replaced.
I have a 6.4L diesel F250. I bought it new 2009 and have 19400 miles on it. While driving the other day, something blew. Smoke belched and I had it towed to the Ford dealer. They tell me the high pressure pump blew and it will cost me over $10K to repair. Ford is not cooperating at all. They tell me that I did not drive it enough. Can anyone comment on that last part - that I did not drive it enough in the past 6 years?
Truck started rough, but was drivable. Power become less and less, then it just quit. Spent $2,400 to get it fixed. they had to pull the turbo and a lot more to get access to it.
We have had issue with this truck in shop 12 times for major repairs since purchasing wiht 16,000 in 2008. In October 2013 we took in to a Ford deal as hard to start, would not throw a code, so now 4 months latter we took to a diesel speciality shop and they diagnosed the High Pressure Oil Pump to the tune of $3800.00. Thanks Ford! Seems that they should be a lawsuit to address this expensive problem with this motor.
Truck starts five when cooked but after warmed up will not start until completely cooled
I purchased the truck used for $18,00.00 thought it was a good deal, HA! It had 80,000 when I bought it I have had to put over $12,000 in repairs in 4 years and I am now at almost 112,000 miles. Guess what engine shut off while driving again. This time it is the HPOP the good news is they don't have to pull the cab for a 3rd time. It is still going to cost me another 3,000 to repair. I have always owned Fords but as soon as this thing is going again I am getting a Cummins. Also my truck is stock other than the BPD EGR cooler, BPD oil cooler, and ARP head studs. No tuner no special intake and exhaust. THANKS ALOT FORD!!!!
We drove our F250 17000 miles from AZ to TN over a three day period, pulling a stock trailer. 13 miles from home after just pulling off the highway and stopping at an intersection, the truck stopped and would not start. I pulled the truck and trailer through the intersection with our second car and parked them on an open area nearby. It was midnight and it took another two hours to ferry seven large family dogs and our belongings in the stock trailer home. My wife had to drive our ATV 13 miles home with me following her with my flashers and headlights behind her. We were exhuasted. The truck has less than 50000 miles on it and has seen very light duty. Assuming travel at 70mph, this implies the failure occurred after 715 hours. After getting the truck towed to the nearest Ford Dealer, it was diagnosed as the fuel pump and IPR solenoid and the price to fix a $40000 plus truck I purchased new was $3000. I am a design engineer working for over 40 years and designing a product with a meantime to failure of 715 hrs is criminal. One million hours is try picas of the products I have designed over the years. Also the availability ( or time to repair) should be minimal so how come a $700 pump takes so long to replace. It's just shoddy initial design and poor component manufacturing. Maybe the Found Dead on the Road Company should fire the designer and hire one from Porsche or BMW. My 2002, 200 mph twin turbo Porsche and my 1996 twin BMW oil head both have well over 50000 miles with no problems whatsoever. Super Duty my ass!!!!!!
High pressure oil pump...recurring problem. Dealership stated ford was aware but would still charge me over 2500 to repair it. 2nd time was after only 11 months after the first. Mileage was 800 more than the "12000" warranty that came with the first repair! What a lemon engine.