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Ford F-250 Super Duty, Ford F-350 Super Duty, Ford F-450 Super Duty, Truck
#37 of 45 Extended Warranty
Jun 02, 2011 (7:11 am)
Are there any Ford dealers that are offering Fords Extended Warranty at a reasonable price. I would like to get the Premium Package. Just took delivery of a F 350 diesel SRW Larriat. Love it. Get 21.5 MPG on highway 65. My 2007 Dodge 3500 dually would only get 16-17.
Jul 08, 2011 (12:51 am)
After one month and 2500 miles and 2 trips pulling camper I'm very happy with new truck. Mileage is about 18.5 to 19.5 highway compared with about 16 with the 08. On one stretch of highway the computer was showing almost 21 mpg at 60 mph. the computer in this truck is pretty accuriate compared to using a calculator. Back and foward to work about 16 compared to 13.5 with old truck. Pulling 10 thousand pound camper between 10 and 10.5 compared to 7.5 to 8 with old truck. This is pulling at speeds up to 70 on interstate and 60 on back roads with up to 5 percent grades. I was able to maintain 60 with ease up these grades. Navigation system worked like a charm and showed roads in very remote areas were my mercedes will show off road. Not to crazy about using the voice comands to enter address on navigation system. When trying to give it a 951 house number it kept entering it wrong . when manually entering it no problem. I didn't have any problems changing radio stations using the voice command. The 6.7 diesel is very quite and has plenty of power. the info center has all kinds of info, one feacture shows percent grade percent banking and position of front wheels, another gives system checks, another avg mpg, instant mpg ,gallons used, and miles to empty. I will continue to give updates but so far could not be happier
#39 of 45 Re: Transmission Issues
Jul 14, 2011 (11:48 am)
Purchased my 2011 F-350 4X4 Lariat in November. Has been great until last few weeks when transmission would occassionally shift thru gears 1 and 2 and then skip 3. It would rev higher when it missed 3rd and then finally engage when I take my foot off the gas and then push again. My starts from a standstill are very gentle so I don't know why it would do this. Any thoughts?
#40 of 45 Re: Transmission Issues [mrtoad3]
Jul 16, 2011 (5:46 am)
Though I cannot help on your issue I would love to know what went wrong since we are at 44,000 miles on our F350 since last May, up and down I-75, Florida to the Georgia Mountains, glad to say nothing has gone wrong so far !!! Sorry to read your misery.
#41 of 45 Transmission Issues
Sep 22, 2011 (2:42 pm)
This is in response to my last post about trans. missing gears. I did some research and found that Ford has devised a computer re-program for certain trans. issues such as mine. Took it to dealer and they knew about symptoms and re-programmed it. So far it has been okay. Certain times it still balks at reversing on an incline but otherwise okay. Mileage is at 10,000 now, did 2nd oil change with synthetic oil and engine hums along. Uses no oil whatsoever:)
Jun 20, 2012 (12:28 pm)
After one year and 15000 miles I am still very happy with this truck. Im getting ready to do the second oil change . The computer has been right at 7500 miles between changes. DEF fluid has been about 1 gallon per thousand miles. mileage continues to be around 16 t0 17 back and forward to work, 18 to 20 highway, and 10 to 11 pulling 10 thousand pound camper. I have had no problems with this truck. It has plenty of power pulling my camper. Still not crazy using the voice commands with phone and navigation but getting more use to them. Like being able to talk on phone hands free and change radio station without taking eyes off road. Would recommend this truck to anybody.
#43 of 45 Re: One Year Update [diehardford]
Jun 20, 2012 (12:43 pm)
I am very jealous of your low miles, we have had the F350 Lariat, 2011 now for almost 2 years with an amazing 90,000 miles, mpg is almost the same, no problems except for a tiny stone puncturing the radiator, the kind dealer gave me a break on the replacement! Anyway
I have to say other than the rad the truck has performed flawlessly, pulling Big Tex Trailers, Horse Living quarters and doing some rough farm work hauling tree stumps out.
Best truck we have ever owned.Hope everyone has this much good luck with theirs!
Fords hit a winner with us, long may it last.........
Jun 23, 2012 (6:43 pm)
Im looking at purchasing my friends 2006 450 but it has front buckets, Anyone have any info on removing the buckets and installing a bench, Is this economically possible? Thanks for any help you can give me.
Nov 21, 2012 (6:57 pm)
Just picked up my 2012 King Ranch Crew Cab 6.7 PowerStroke 2 weeks ago... love everything about the truck EXCEPT the tiny tires (275/65R18 Continentals) from factory. Glad to have the 18" rims... have you ever priced 20" tires!?
My question is: What's the largest tire size that can be programmed into the trucks computer?
I don't want to have speed, odometer, shift points, ABS, etc goofed up by a tire size the dealer cannot setup.