F-350 Super Duty

VGT solenoid may fail and cause over- or underboost on Ford F-350 Super Duty

Problem Description and Possible Solution
The VGT solenoid can fail. The VGT solenoid receives signals from the engine control module to adjust the boost that the (variable geometry) turbo is generating. A defective solenoid can also create an overboost or underboost condition when driving.
Problem Data
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Average mileage: 119,894 (18,580–235,678)
Engine affected: 6.0L V8 Diesel Turbo
5 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, more2007
13 people reported this problem
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Engine looses power at times I can shut engine down wait minute restart and it's fine until next time