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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
136,578 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2004 Ford F-350 engine problems

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2004 Ford F-350 Owner Comments

problem #12

Feb 052015

F-350

  • 210,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2004 Ford F-350. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 55 mph, the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who discovered that oil was leaking from the head gasket. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 210,000.

- Ruidoso, NM, USA

problem #11

Oct 132014

F-350

  • 37,237 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford F-350. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 15 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 37,237.

- Diana, TX, USA

problem #10

Nov 172009

F-350

  • 44,000 miles
My vehicle has been bucking and jerking intermittently since way before above.date it stopped running at a stop sign then bucked and jerked so in 2013 it got so bad that I finally had it checked out. I thought it was transmission, had it checked and was referred to local mechanic who was acquainted with the problem and has worked on several trucks with the 6.0 diesel engine. He said for $1200 you might repair it, no guarantees. He said it had to do with the electronic accelerator. I didn't have it repaired. In August 2014 it stopped and jerked at stops sign more than once. I took it to the same mechanic and he replaced a sensor located under the turbo, for $600, and that solved that problem. In October 2014 I was towing a trailer and the truck would not shift into 4th gear. I stopped and restarted the engine and it went back to normal operation, but it still bucks and jerks today I called my local Ford dealer and he said that he has no recalls for my VIN number. I only drive it occasionally. It has 59,000 miles on it now.

- Paradise, CA, USA

problem #9

Aug 282014

F-350 4WD 8-cyl

  • 199,958 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Vehicle will not start, cranks but does not start. Diagnosed and replaced cam position sensor.

- Woodland Park, CO, USA

problem #8

May 052014

F-350 4WD 8-cyl

  • 176,159 miles
While driving vehicle has intermittent loss of power, diagnosed and serviced egr valve, replaced egr throttle valve and sealed the boost inlet tube.

- Woodland Park, CO, USA

problem #7

Apr 282014

F-350 4WD 8-cyl

  • 176,063 miles
Check engine light/no power/hard starting- replaced exhaust back pressure sensor- vehicle failure of ambulance responding to a call.

- Woodland Park , CO, USA

problem #6

Mar 032014

F-350 4WD 8-cyl

  • 173,603 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Vehicle hard starting caused by failure of high pressure oil pump, replaced icp regulator, replaced egr valve and intake gaskets.

- Woodland Park, CO, USA

problem #5

May 072013

F-350 4WD 8-cyl

  • 163,596 miles
Cracked head, resulting in coolant in engine oil, hard starting or failure to start.

- Woodland Park, CO, USA

problem #4

Jan 232013

F-350 4WD 8-cyl

  • 162,317 miles
Cam position sensor failure, vehicle will not start, found coolant in oil on repair.

- Woodland Park, CO, USA

problem #3

Jun 092014

F-350

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford F-350. The contact stated while driving various speeds the vehicle would suddenly hesitate and the speed would decelerate. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnosed that the injector control pressure sensor was faulty. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 100,000.

- Centville, VA, USA

problem #2

Dec 202013

F-350 8-cyl Diesel

  • 111,000 miles
For unknown reasons on 12/20/13 at 0030 hrs my truck caught on fire as it sat in my driveway. I drove the truck last on 12/14/13. The fire started in the engine compartment on the drivers side. I have owned the truck for about 8 months and it had 105000 miles on it when I purchased it. The fire department advised it could be due to some type of electrical issue near the master cylinder. I told them that I have not done any work under the hood in months and that was oil/filter change. Still under investigation.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #1

Jul 042013

F-350

  • 85,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford F-350. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled without warning while driving 65 mph. The vehicle was towed to the contact's residence where an independent mechanic performed a diagnostic. The failure was located at the fuel injection pressure sensor. The manufacturer was contacted and advised that the VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number 05V270000 (electrical system). The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure and current mileage was 85,000.

- Vernon , CT, USA

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