Mar 08, 2011 I Got Onto Highway 45 From 517. The difference, then, is that diesel torque is a huge advantage when you're towing a load, and especially a big one. Still, for a diesel, the mileage number is not spectacular. The Vehicle Was Taken To A Dealer. Residual sand not removed from the cooler after being casted contributes to clogging of the coolant side of the cooler. They Replaced The fuel Injector On Number 8 Cylinder.
There Was No Steering Whatsoever. At 50 mph the whole cab of my truck, the steering wheel and the tires started shaking violently!!!!!!!!!!! It tends to happen at speeds on the highway and is less frequent traveling on local roads at a slower pace. Vehicle was purchased on 20040105. The contact stated that the front end of the vehicle would shake violently whenever driving over a road bump in the road or a pothole. Driving ImpressionsOur sense is that the empty F-250 probably rides a little better than an empty Tundra. Fortunately we had just started to merge onto a road that typically is 45 mph we were only doing about 20 mph. It is essentially a heat exchanger, in which coolant and exhaust gases flow through.
This can result in oil cooking in the turbocharger, and has been known to cause complete turbo failure in some instances. My opinion the truck should run just fine with 50 miles to empty and both fuel filters should catch or stop most water and debris from ever getting to the engine. Ford customer service said they did not know of this problem and could not help. Vehicle Details With the debut of the current F-Series, Ford established a benchmark for pickup interiors. Can Potentially Fill Cab With Co2 And Bypasses All Emissions Controls Numerous Reports Recorded On Diesel Forums … Help! Please Inform Me Of Outcome Of This Investigation.
There was no steering whatsoever. If you don¿T know what that is it's where the truck starts shaking violently and the only way to control it is to cone to a complete stop which in the middle of the highway is very dangerous. Several months later, at a true Ford diesel dealership 6 injectors were bad and my entire fuel system had to be changed out. Fuel-Water Separator Issues The fuel-water separator on the 6. I have done a search and came up with over 18,000 hits on google for this topic alone. Visually, our truck and trailer looked about level, but we still took some time to shift what had to be at least 150 pounds of tools, spare batteries, and emergency equipment to the rear. Subtracting the curb weight of the vehicle, measured at 7405 pounds, means our boat and trailer weighed 5295 pounds, comfortably under the 6000-pound margin.
There's no indicated redline on the tach, but peak horsepower comes at 3000 rpm, and the owner's manual recommends shifting before 3750, with an operating maximum at 4000 rpm. The approximate failure mileage was 40,000. On a larger scale, Chrysler's standard 5. After The fuel Tank Was Filled And The Consumer Drove For A Short For A Short Period Of Time fuel Started To Leak Through The Front Tank And Out The Filler Neck. Our test driver noted the same thing during 60-to-0 panic stops at the track, where it took 161 feet to bring the Super Duty to a full stop. I had to slam on the brakes to slow the truck down to regain control.
The Entire Undercarriage Of The Truck Was Covered In fuel. A Bracket Is Rubbing The Passenger Side fuel Line And Wears Through Causing fuel To Pour Out Over The Hot Motor And Header. I Had My Mechanic Check The Front End Components That Normally Cause Such Events And All Was Tight And Appeared O. If I had to do it all over again I would have told the mechanic to reset the computer and I probbably would have been driving the truck today. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I have had this problem since it was new, vehicle currently has 120,000 miles on it. Towing Impressions Actually, for the most part, the F-250 handled this load like it wasn't there.
With a conventional weight-carrying hitch, the max towing recommendation is 6000 pounds and, according to the tire label, the front axle can handle 5600 pounds and the rear 6100 pounds of load. The Cabela's package features aniline leather trim, which is truly flawless, and the seats are nicely stitched. The Vehicle Still Exhibits Lack Of Acceleration On Take Off And Now Shuttering When First Placed Into Reverse. The Manufacturer Was Not Notified Of The Failure. Wood-trim dash pieces work well with textured plastic dash surrounds. Even more shocked that I cannot find any information related to Ford addressing the problem or recalling to fix the issue before a major incident occurs.
At This Point I Am Frantic Because Traffic Is Fast Approaching. There are a total of eight cupholders, counting the two in the flip-down console in the back seat. I was out of my truck for a total of five weeks so this is a huge pain in the donkey's hind end. Electronic diagnostic equipment can be used to verify whether or not the pump is operating within spec. That suggested the tongue load could be as high as 1115 pounds, which would be excessive by about 335 pounds, if our method is correct and the scales are right on.
If any performance modifications are to be performed, head studs and new head gaskets are highly recommended. Now My Truck Is No Longer Under Warranty It Is Over 3 Years Old And Is At 47000 Miles. If the valve sticks in the open position, a loss of power may be experienced. So 5 days later Ford came back and u know now what Ford's answer was we will not cover it under warranty. Part 1 how to test a no start condition ford 46l 54l how to troubleshoot a no start problem ford 46l 54l.
Nov 26, 2006 If you are driving a 1991 Ford F150, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Fuel System, Diesel problems and defects. I do haul single and double axle trailers from time to time, and worry about the next time I need to. A Hour Passed And I Got Called And Told It Was The Diesel fuel Was Gelling Up And They Would Have To Put A Additive In The fuel And That I Should Add It Again Every Other Tank Of fuel. That axle, rated to carry 6100 pounds, was probably not in jeopardy, but we'd be driving with a chassis that had less-than-ideal front-to-rear weight distribution. Feels as if someone else grabs my steering wheel and shakes it as hard and as fast as they can back and forth leaving me with little or no control.