The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and offered no assistance. Fire destroyed passenger side of engine compartment, smoke damage in cab. However, neither option is as efficient as a 6. Consult your local mechanic for more information about different models, their year of remanufacturing and of course — ask for the most reliable one. The truck was just at the dealership a week before this happened for a blown radiator hose.
Started experiencing problem again in February of 2006. I cant afford to take it to Ford, I cant trade it. It started not starting about 2 weeks after I bought it. Your 99 should fire up just fine. This is a serious safty issue at intersections.
I believe the local dealer set me up so Ford wouldn't have to pay for the work. As a result the truck veered into oncoming traffic. Turn everything off, then look under the hood along the steering column or under the vehicle for something that is hanging loose or moves when the shift lever moves. Once the vehicle stopped the driver had to restart the truck. These can cause serious damage and even total 6. Ford has been notified of this incident, but will not return the consumer's phone call.
There were a number of stalls that seemed to have been different from the original problem in that the vehicle begin to run rough prior to the stalling. Cause of fire unknown at this time. Updated part replacements are usually of a better quality than the original parts, which contributed to greater efficiency, Efficient repairs and upgrades achieved an extraordinary goal — they made less prone to failure and increased its reliability. Many problems that kept arising even lead to a number of class action lawsuits. In 2005 wiring harness was replaced.
Turbocharger Upgrades You can boost horsepower and torque with 6. Now truck surges at low speeds, in parking lot and at stop light. I first reported my problem to Ford at 17,000 miles. Three out of four of us have had this happen. Problems head gaskets, injector, fuel rail, oil cooler, oil pumps fuel injector control module, pcm, 0 basically the whole 6. If you are in need of a 6.
Once it just shut down while driving. The dealer advised her to immediately bring in the vehicle for repair and they found an oil leak that leaked into the icp sensor. Has not been determined if vehicle can be repaired. How to know you have this problem? This has occurred 7 separate times. But it has left me stranded 50 or 75 times, sometimes it will run perfect for months and all at once it wont start.
Serviced for problems 8 times over 36 months. Ive had it there several times and all it done was cost me money. A search of Ford warranty repair records will confirm that this is a very common problem. The engine alos lost coolant. The service manager, dean, at rio valley Ford has extensive knowledge on my truck also.
As a result, they cause engine damage. This purchase has been the biggest mistake and I do spread the word. Subsequent recall came out and was performed in September 2005. This is essential for the proper functioning of your turbo, especially if you like to get it really worked up. If the gear shift lever does not move out of drive, or if the lever moves but the transmission stays in drive, it is possibly the linkage and a relatively easy fix. The vehicle has a problem in the mornings after it has not run for several hours, it smokes, runs rough, and has severe hesitation.
After a few weeks gathering oil change information, a service advisor suggests taking it to the selling dealer, as they would be more disposed to fix the truck. Ford Diesel Forums - TheDieselStop. This situation rules out parking in the garage. Several acquaintances have had the problem more than once, in spite of Ford having done the repairs. Once after recall done thus recall did not fix the problem. It has never stopped running driving down the road like the other complaints iv'e read. The contact stated that while driving 15 mph, excess smoke emitted from the exhaust pipe.
The driver was unable to control the vehicle because there were no brakes and no power steering. The consumer is still trying to be in contact with Ford customer service. This condition occurs nearly every morning, especially in the winter, and has resulted in a number of near crashes. In practice, the vanes often get clogged with soot, while moving parts get worn out too quickly. Fire was extinguished with a fire extinguisher. This is very hazardous when pulling a fifth wheel camper. Nevertheless, the computer on your 6.