hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
74,000 miles

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problem #1

Apr 062012

Excursion 8-cyl Diesel

  • 74,000 miles
The hose from the turbo to the intake cooler will blow off and cause pressure loss. When towing a trailer on a hill the engine turbo system will produce high pressure and will blow the hose connecting the turbo to the intake cooler. The vehicle ends up without power, making the situation extremely dangerous to riders and other vehicles due to the radical deceleration, from 65mph to about 15mph while trying to pull to the side. The problem is a common issue to Ford owners with diesel engines 2004 and 2005, maybe others. Internet searched "Ford turbo hose blow off".

- Vandalia, OH, USA