really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
66,667 miles

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problem #3

Jul 082008


  • 65,000 miles
At 68,450 miles, several issues occurred: 1) oil pressure switch blew out of the housing, 2) oil was visible in coolant, 3) oil was leaking from engine, 4) idle vacillated up and down w/O any action on part of the user. Took van to dealer, who claimed to have repaired these items. Inspection of the "repaired vehicle" revealed oil still dripping off engine onto ground. Was told that this was "normal" and would disappear. However, this did not happen. Engine has continued to leak and oil continues to mix with coolant fluid, even after flushing system twice since repair. Despite numerous calls to dealer, problem has not been fixed. Engine has less than 13K additional miles on it since "repair" and oil is still leaking. Leak continues to get worse with time. I believe this is a manufacturer's defect and since the engine has far less than 100K miles on it, should be repaired as a warranty item. Mixing of oil and coolant is a safety hazard and needs to be programmatically addressed by Ford.

- Woodinville, WA, USA

problem #2

Jun 012009

E-350 8-cyl

  • 52,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford E-350. While driving 70 mph, the vehicle stalled and was towed to a dealer. The technician diagnosed that the fuel injector, fuel tank, fuel pump, and the engine needed to be replaced. The technician also stated that the silver coating in the fuel tank was from one of the damaged parts. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 52,000. Updated 04/07/15 updated 11/3/15

- Ypsilanti, MI, USA

problem #1

Oct 012013


  • 83,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Ford E-350. The contact stated that while driving approximately 55 mph, he noticed smoke coming from the exhaust pipe. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and to an independent mechanic for diagnosis. Both technicians advised the contact that the egr cooler and the head gasket would have to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 83,000.

- Panama City, FL, USA