Within the first few months it had an oil leak. This article applies to the Ford F-150. Go pound salt up your ass Ford, I would rather drive a 30 year old Toyota than purchase anything from you god damned crooks. Well look a crack head blown motor? Now i lest my truck at truck stop and came back about 10. Got to drive it maybe a couple of months after that.
The camshaft was done as well because of this. Michael, you also need to be looking at the electrical system…. I made this large investment based on Fords rep and I expected to put a half million miles on this truck which is never going to happen. When you want to shift out of park you have to have your foot on the brake to do it. Give it an eyeballing to make sure it is not broken. Some need to be towed to a shop and the injector taken apart, others just need to be cranked for a minute and maybe a little starting fluid.
To solve problems I installed a 5. He is like diesel genius in the area and very well known. My dealer has done what they can. Want to pull the engine. Too many years messing around fixing this thing 90 days in the shop. So guess what I did. I purchased an 2005 6.
As I was waiting a mechanic stopped by and said that the oil cooler probably went bad. The truck must also crank fast enough. A blown Turbo, engine, and no truck. They claimed if we had gotten it to them first, the damage may have only been a few thousand dollars. Turns out the trip from the dealership to work a 330 km trip kills the engine loosing compression in three cylinders. I still own the truck. Still original engine and all components and transmission.
The engine won't start because the fuel is frozen. Every motor is comprised of several. This truck is so embarrasing for us and the Ford company. A month or so after having 2 injectors go bad I start to feel a miss so Ford mechanic ran diagnostics both before and after running and no codes showed up and wound up changing a part on the passengers side below windshield that showed early sign of corrison from radiator line-???? The truck runs great but i have a new Chevrolet now. It got so bad until it made my eyes burn and gives me a headache. To access it, you'll need to remove the plastic cover that is held on with two bolts. Can take up to 5 rounds of this to start working again.
But it does take an amount of being an educated and knowledgeable person, time, and money to overcome the problems. Just follow instructions and it should work. It should crank the motor. I feel the truck has done its job for me. Will never buy another ford diesel. She now has 118,900 miles and I love her to death. Diesel trucks rely on a very high compression ratio to ignite the fuel, instead of spark plugs, so between the size of the pistons and the high compression, they need a lot of juice to crank them up.
Checked my oil for fuel and coolant. Says Advance has a 5 dollar cap and their parts are quality. By now you should start to see a trend. The starter is responsible for cranking your engine to start it—often as it goes bad it needs more and more power to turn the motor over—so when you turn the key, all you'll get is a click or nothing. Manufactured by Navistar, these defective engines were used in Ford trucks from 2003 to 2007. Stay the hell away from Ford! If it does the starter is ok.
Replace plastic intercooler pipe with Ford metal one and boots. The first thing to do is to remove the fuel filter and fill it with diesel, then reinstall full fuel filter Next, if the engine does not start quickly, crack an injector line loose to bleed the air. They do not have any additional information on open cases against Ford. Had the turbo replaced at 7,000 miles due to a bad oil return line. I guess I got this from my Dad and Grandfather. You simply cannot fill the tank up and drive off after cranking the engine for a few seconds. Ford eat shit and die!!!! Good luck to you all and know that you are not alone;o Beth, I am very sorry to hear what you have gone through.
There are various parts that could be responsible for a diesel truck not starting, from electrical components to fuel issues, but most non-starting issues can be fixed without a professional mechanic. Reset the fuel pump shut-off switch, especially if the truck has received a sudden jolt, such as during an accident. We bought it with 82000 miles on it and it now currently has 96000 miles on it. Unplug the sensor, check the resistance of the sensor, if it is open circuit, replace that sensor. Most likely not, but you will need to reset the electronic fuel sending system. The solenoid is an electrical switch which sends the full amperage from both batteries to the starter, without the need for a huge switch inside the truck where the key is.