At idle, oil pressure is typically in the 600 - 700 psi range. Several acquaintances have had the problem more than once, in spite of Ford having done the repairs. We would be driving the truck, park it and then try to start it back up and it would do nothing- this has happened twice. From an engineering standpoint, the head bolts are sufficient for there application. He never idles, but lots of gas guys idle all the time. Consumer states that Ford will not honor truck warranty and will not repair the problem. Another type of failure can be bearing failure which can send pieces of shrapnel into the cylinders causing engine damage.
This situation rules out parking in the garage. The second, and much easier method is to run the truck flat out for a short period of time. Wire Harness Chafing The root cause of many hard start, no start, and electrical issues is chafing of the wiring harness. Intent of recall was to address stated problems. So I am officially lodging a complaint against Ford Motor Company, steven's Ford the dealer , and the warranty company. Mine is still crisp with 210K miles on it. Will take to the shop for another round!!.
The incident below involves a friend, not my own experience. There are a number of options out there and many of the rebuilds are of higher quality than the originals. I called the Ford customer service line and was basically told that rental reimbursements are not covered in the warranty. The failure mileage was 50,800 and the current mileage was 120,000. Twice during that period, I reported that the motor was very noisy when starting on a cold morning. At the time of its introduction, the engine was revolutionary; quicker turbo response, highly advanced, and more powerful than its predecessor. If the valve sticks in the open position, a loss of power may be experienced.
I feel that this is a safety hazard that should be corrected with a recall of affected vehicles. This issue is now the subject of a class action lawsuit in New Jersey. Each time road side asst. If any tuning or programming modifications are to be performed, head studs are highly recommended. Oil Cooler Failure Replacing the oil cooler on a 6.
. I have done this 5 times now. This could have been a very serious safety issue had I not been able to get out of the travel lanes of the interstate. This creates a low power situation that leaves the truck without enough power to safely exit the roadway. Started experiencing problem again in February of 2006. I have this truck, as do three of my acquaintances. I have not been told if they are replacing the hose with the old style or the new style.
The contact stated that while driving 55 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. If any performance modifications are to be performed, head studs and new head gaskets are highly recommended. Electronic diagnostic equipment can be used to verify whether or not the pump is operating within spec. Once it just shut down while driving. Under 70 is better than over 70. I have a 99 E350 with 380k.
I have had nothing but troubles ever since. When it goes bad, it can cause black smoke, loss of power, no start and a fluttering noise. Has come to get the truck. This occurred 1 day after dealership updated the engine computer code. I looked at the Sprinter, and it's neat, but.
Truck was purchased new from Ford, has been in shop 6 times for same problem. I just can't see that lasting 500k miles, where I know the Powerstroke will go that distance. Problems head gaskets, injector, fuel rail, oil cooler, oil pumps fuel injector control module, pcm, 0 basically the whole 6. I was sure it was a bearing, but dealer said it rear end, but that's a whole other story. The other service advisor says that they don't want to keep the work order open any more. Below are the most common problems associated with the 6.
It's worth noting that the pump is considered a wear item and is expected to need to be replaced at some point regardless. Poor oil quality can also clog the oil side of the cooler, and occasionally the oil cooler gaskets have been known to fail. Lawsuit Against Ford 6 0l Power Stroke Super Duty Diesel 2004 ford expedition pricing ratings reviews kelley blue our gas rv mpg fleetwood bounder with ford v10 how do i improve fuel economy on a ford 6 0 diesel truck it still 7 3l vs 6 0l which power stroke is really better drivingline e350 cargo vans. Supposedly not covered by warranty. Now truck surges at low speeds, in parking lot and at stop light. The approximate failure mileage was 74,000.
The solution is to install aftermarket head studs, which offer more desirable material properties and evenly distributed clamping force. Pumping the pedal a few times will bring back acceleration. In 2005 wiring harness was replaced. When the Oil cooler is not restricted the coolant temperature and oil temperatures should be within a couple degrees of each other, anything above a 15 degree difference indicates a problem. Problem is worse from a stop accelerator will be depressed but truck will move only 3-5 mph. The flaw was correcte in later models.