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Ford F-250, Ford F-250 Super Duty, Truck
#1161 of 1236 Re: 2003 Ford F250 Super Duty 6.0L BLOWN UP [carriebratton]
Sep 06, 2009 (2:39 pm)
i had the same thing happen to my 04 f250 6.0 i had a EGR cooler delete installed. this is such a common problem that there is a delete kit for the EGR cooler/valve. i think the cooler is leaking water into the injectors and that is causing the white smoke(steam) i would not replace the cooler but instead i would have a delete kit put in. it is about the same price but all your troubles will be over as far as the EGR system.
Oct 01, 2009 (11:54 am)
Got some bad news today. I've got a bad injector! And, of course, that means I need to replace all the injectors on that side. There's only 125,000 miles on this truck, and I have towed with it only twice. Last year, I put approx. $3800 into for an ERG cooler. What's going on? After having paid upwards of $40,000 for this vehicle, and babying it, I would have thought I wouldn't have to put this much money into it so soon. Seems like it should barebly be broken in! Any suggestions
#1163 of 1236 Re: Bad injectors [lavetajulie]
Oct 01, 2009 (10:17 pm)
well i do feel your pain. i traded mine in on a GMC with the 6.6 duramax and very happy again. Good luck to you ! ">
Oct 07, 2009 (9:06 am)
I am new to the diesel world and I am looking at buying a 2002 F250 Lariat 4x4 7.3L with 280k miles for $9500. It is clean outside an has little repair on the leather. Can anyone tell me what to watch out for?
#1165 of 1236 Re: 2002 F250 [f_truck_dude]
Oct 07, 2009 (10:57 am)
Well i hear that the 7.3 is a great motor but i would be worried about the high miles. i know people that have that same truck but not quiet that many miles. it may go another 100k miles...who knows? i heard that the worst thing ford did was change the motor sizes. Good luck. Stay away from the 6.0...trust me.
#1166 of 1236 Re: 1995 F250 Superduty [cburruss]
Oct 09, 2009 (3:01 pm)
IF YOUR LOOKING FOR A NEW TRUCK DON'T BUY A FORD. THERE 6.0 IS JUNK AND THEY STOP MAKING THE 6.4 BOTH ENGINES COMBINED DIDN'T MAKE FOR 10 YEARS. I WAS SOLD ON FORD TILL NOW . i HAVE A F250 AND 450 THE 250 BEEN THE SHOP 11 TIMES IN THE LAST YEAR. I TOOK IT BACK TO THE SHOP FOR THE SMAE PROBLEMS THAT I HAD BEEN HAVING AND I WAS 200 MILES OUT OF WARRANTY AND FORD REFUSED TO HELP. DO YOURSELF A FAVOR DON'T BUY FORD. HAVE A DURAMAX AND HAVE HAD NO PROBLEMS.
#1167 of 1236 Re: 2002 F250 [rocko8]
Oct 09, 2009 (3:04 pm)
7.3 WAS GREAT 6.0 IS A PIECE OF JUNK .
#1168 of 1236 Re: 2002 F250 [cowcutter]
Oct 09, 2009 (3:12 pm)
We have a 2002 F250 with the 6.8L V10 and it is awesome, Never misses a beat 85K miles. We also have a Chevy Trailblazer (2002) and the entire dash went whacky. Chevy said that the problem started on 2003 models and they were offering to repair for a huge discount. Since I had an 02, they said Sorry, we cant help.
#1169 of 1236 Re: 1995 F250 Superduty [cowcutter]
Oct 09, 2009 (3:40 pm)
i had a 2004 F250 6.0, the EGR cooler was leaking. Bolton ford told me to bring it to them. It had 88,000 miles on it. They said it was still under the 100,000 mile warrenty. I drove it to them and they said it will be ready in 3 days. On the second day of them having it they called me and told me that it was not under warrenty due to the over 5 years old(barely). Itseemed like they would have told me that when i was on the phone with them. I had it in a local shop when i called them. Anyway that put me back another week. The point here is there has been alot of problems with the F250 6.0 EGR systems. Ford should do a recall on them. I had to bring it back to the local mechanic where he fixed it for 2800.00 along with changing the high pressure oil pump which i still don't know how it went out while not being driven. Ford has lost a customer for life along with Bolton ford of lake charles louisiana. I am now the proud owner of a 2007 GMC 4WD duramax...for life. i love it!!
#1170 of 1236 F-250 diesel, 1997, 4X4, towing/stopping
Oct 20, 2009 (6:51 am)
Hi, I need some help ASAP...
I have a 1997 F-250 diesel with the 7.3 liter engine, the "better" axle ratio (can't remember exactly what the ratio is), long bed, extended cab, 4X4. I am looking at a 4-horse gooseneck trailer with living quarters, need to know exactly how much weight my truck can haul -- but just as important, how much weight can my truck STOP reliably, without being scary or unsafe. The trailer is a good buy, so I need to know ASAP or it will be sold to someone else...
Thanks a lot.