2.0

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
81,000 miles

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2008 Ford F-350 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2008 Ford F-350 Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 232014

F-350

  • 81,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Ford F-350. The contact stated that the battery warning light illuminated and the contact discovered smoke coming from under the hood. The contact also mentioned that once the hood was opened, the alternator caught on fire. The contact extinguished the fire. The police report was not filed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who diagnosed that the alternator was cycling more than designed because the battery was not functioning properly causing the fire. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 81,000.

- Bolton , CT, USA

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