hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
72,750 miles

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problem #3

Jul 162009

F-250 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • 95,000 miles
Rust out of oil pan, 2002 Ford F250 diesel causing major oil leakage onto exhaust. Ford indicated this is a cosmetic problem but issued a service bulletin to dealers. Vehicle has been serviced by dealer since new. Ford indicates there is not a problem as it is cosmetic. It cost over $1400 to fix this cosmetic problem which resulted in totally oil covered exhaust system. Repair was not done by dealer that indicated the problem was a pan gasket. A second opinion showed a large hole in the pan from rusting. Could have been a major fire.

- South Haven, MI, USA

problem #2

May 012004

F-250 8-cyl Diesel

  • 46,000 miles
The ignition shut off unexpectedly. The vehicle was towed to a service dealer and they were unable to resolve the problem. There was no code for the check engine at the early stages of the problem. The engine died and the consumer's vehicle drifted into the other lane. The service dealer found that the cam sensor was bad and the exhaust sensor was replaced.

- Yuba City, CA, USA

problem #1

Nov 152003


  • Manual transmission
  • 77,249 miles
Excessive exhaust smoke. Poor performance.

- Mesa, AZ, USA