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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,900 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2012 Ford F-250 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2012 Ford F-250 Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 152014


  • 80,000 miles


We were driving in the left lane of four lane highway (two lanes each way) when the sensor warning came on saying stop safely soon. My husband started to move to the right. The traffic was very light. Before we could get into the right lane the truck died. Had we been in heavy traffic we would have been stalled in the highway. I am reporting this out of concern for other diesel truck drivers. Ford dealer said cause was bad exhaust gas temperature egt sensor and we paid over $1000 to have all 4 sensors replaced. This has caused us to lose faith in our truck and we traded it in for a newer model.

- Aubrey, TX, USA

problem #1

May 082014


  • 21,799 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Ford F-250. The contact stated that while driving 25 mph, the vehicle stalled and the steering wheel became difficult to maneuver. There were no warning lights that illuminated on the instrument panel. The vehicle was merged to the side of the road where the contact noticed that diesel fluid was pouring out from under the hood. The vehicle was towed to the dealer. The technician diagnosed that the high pressure fuel pump needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was 21,799 and the current mileage was 22,000.

- Oakland, CA, USA

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