hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
104,625 miles

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2005 Ford E-350 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2005 Ford E-350 Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 012016


  • 90,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Ford E-350. While driving various speeds, the vehicle suddenly stalled. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the fuel injection control module failed. The contact replaced the control module, but the failure continued. Upon inspection, the contact determined that the fuel injection control module wire harness failed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The contact was informed that the vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 05V270000 (electrical system). The failure mileage was 90,000.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #2

Oct 172014


  • 141,008 miles
While drive on highway, vehicle began to lose power when I encountered a hill. It bogged down and struggled to make it to top of hill and lost speed down to 30 mph or less and then died. It would not start right away, but after letting it sit for 15 minutes, it started and had regained power and I drove it till I got to the nest hill and did the same thing several times till I made it home 3 hours later for a 10 mile trip. I checked online on the vehicle for Ford owners forum and saw that several people encountered this problem before and described it as bogging down and losing power. Some one suggested changing the egr valve which I had done, and the fuel filters as well as air filter. When I removed the bottom fuel filter under the van, I captured the fuel in the filter and line and it had what looked like silver paint. I kept the sample and it is soft and pliable. I assumed it was a protective coating lining the fuel tank. I don't believe this should be happening, because it could do damage to the injectors and other things.

- Olathe, KS, USA

problem #1

Nov 022012


  • 82,867 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford E-350 sd. While driving uphill approximately 25 mph, there was a significant reduction in engine power. The failure was constant. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who advised that the fuel tank liner had deteriorated. The technician also informed the contact that the fuel tank, fuel pump and injectors would need to be replaced. In addition, the fuel filters would require replacement. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 82,867.

- Pottstown, PA, USA

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