After Two Weeks They Scheduled My Appt. Sounds To Me Like ford Is Hiding Something. The manufacturer was contacted but offered no assistance. I Left The Vehicle With Him For 2 Days He Was Not Able To Duplicate The Steering Problem. Please Help Before Someone Gets Seriously Hurt Of Killed.
The failure has been occurring ever since the dealer changed the computer in the internal engine. The software upgrade resets the Super Duty powertrain control module on the Ford trucks to recognize improper levels of heat in the exhaust system. I Drive Infrequently But When I Do, It Is At Highway Speeds…not A Time When The Steering Should Fail. Advertisements on this site are placed and controlled by outside advertising networks. Now you can go all over the internet and find thousands of customers with the same problems and more.
Ford has received three reports of flames shooting out of tailpipes after either fuel or oil leaked into an area of the exhaust system where diesel particulates are burned off to meet emissions requirements, according to a Ford spokesman. The dealer stated that the vehicle was designed to do this as a self-cleaning process. On 12 Mar 2012, radiator was discovered to be cracked and leaking from left lower corner at 47,895 miles. By accessing this site or its information or services you are agreeing with its legal. And, Mysteriously Nothing Comes Up On Car Fax. They Have All Been Replaced And It Continues To Happen.
While driving various speeds, the vehicle hesitates when the accelerator pedal is depressed. I Did Not See Anything. If heat is detected the system will power down the truck so the driver can pull to the side of the road and allow the truck to cool off. He Did Do Much Research Online And With One Of His Friends That Is A Mechanic At ford And He Said It Is A Major Flaw But, ford Is Not Doing Anything About It. At ConsumerAffairs we take privacy seriously, please refer to our to learn more about how we keep you protected. Of the 37,400 vehicles affected, 8,400 are in the field while the remaining 29,000 are sitting on dealer lots.
I Purchased The Vehicle In April Of 2014 And It Had No Car Fax Issues At All. I Followed Up The Following Week With No Response. Super Duty trucks that have not been shipped from their assembly plant in Louisville, Kentucky will receive the engine control software update at the plant. The dealer acknowledges the failure and the contact believes it is a safety issue. Ford dealers have an inventory on hand of roughly 29,000 Super Duty trucks with the 6. This is a common problem with this engine also you can be in great danger when trying to pass someone. For no reason sometimes when you accelerate the engine will stumble and a cloud of white smoke pours out of the exhaust pipe.
In each reported instance the operator described an immediate loss of power plant with no warning. Thank you in this matter. Why is there not a recall on this motor or some kind of mandatory retrofit or financial aid to fix these problems. If The Nhtsa Would Like More Information About The Symptoms My F-250 Is Exhibiting For Their Investigation, Please Feel Free To Contact Me. The contact slammed on the brake pedal in order to stop the vehicle.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. This has happened several times. He added that cold starts were a factor in some instances and suggested that customers let their vehicle warm up at least 30 seconds in such conditions—as recommended for all vehicles with diesel engines. And has trashed the motor. I Limped To My Mechanic Shop And Told Him What Happened. The failure mileage was 87,000.
The vehicle was taken to the dealer for routine maintenance when the contact was advised that the radiator was leaking. There were no recalls for the failure. See a list of recalls for your model year below. I Then Called ford To See If They Would Do Anything And They Said They Are Not Aware Of A Problem And It Was Out Of Warranty, So I Would Have To Pay For Any Repairs, It Has Also Happen 2 Other Times For A Total Of 3. Ford knows for a fact that they have a faulty motor and faulty internal parts on all the 2008 thru 2010 6. The contact received a notice stating that it needed to be changed.
The accuracy, completeness or adequacy of information and services offered by WeMakeItSafer, Inc. If you need immediate assistance with your account, please email info WeMakeItSafer. The contents of this site may not be republished, reprinted, rewritten or recirculated without written permission. Upon being serviced, rocker arm was broken and caused the problems. May 14, 2013 While Making A Turn In My 08 F250 I Heard A Click And My Truck No Longer Will Come Back Straight After A Turn. Customers with the first 8,400 diesel Super Duty trucks already on the roads will be notified that they should bring their vehicles into dealerships for the software update. I got lucky and was able to avoid a collision and coast to the side of the road where the vehicle would not restart.