10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
27,300 miles

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problem #10

Jul 012022

F-250

  • miles
Clock spring and steering control Air bag light remains on Dash information locked

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

problem #9

Jan 242022

F-250

  • miles
Ford F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab (Diesel) - Purchased new in October 2016 - Problem first appeared Nov 2017 and has recurred at least 6 more times. - Description: At irregular intervals, all of the dashboard warning lights and system warnings (incl. check engine, electric, oil pressure, tire warning, ABS, select-trac, etc.) go off. At that time, all gauges (except gas) fail including speedometer. The vehicle continues to run, but without working gauges, etc. If the vehicle is turned off, it will not start - at least not immediately. After some period of time, ranging from 20 minutes to overnight, the vehicle will again start, but may start flashing the same codes and warnings again. As previously mentioned, this problem has existed since 2017 and occurs at unpredictable times. - Vehicle has been serviced by 3 different Ford dealers, none of which have been able to resolve the problem and in most cases, duplicate the issue. However, problem has been tentatively identified as a problem with the BCM (body control module) located behind the passenger side kick plate. One dealer allegedly replaced the BCM (in Feb 2020), but the problem has recurred 3 more times. - At present, the current dealer has advised that there is a huge backorder for the BCM (exceeding 1200 orders) as well as a "stop sell" order which they tell me is Ford's way of saying "even if you have this part in stock, you can't sell it" because it's likely defective. The service manager said there are no other sources of this part (aftermarket, etc.). - Because of the lack of reliability of the vehicle and the safety issues of driving without a speedometer and other necessary gauges, as well as the unknown damage that might be done to the engine, I believe the vehicle is a safety hazard to myself and others. - Based on internet reports, this is a fairly widespread problem with similar reports affecting Ford trucks from 2012 - 2016 and possibly others.

- Bullhead City, AZ, USA

problem #8

Jan 022022

F-250

  • miles
Diagnostic Trouble Code P21B0 Reductant level sensor C circuit high I know several people that have had this same issue concerning the DEF tank assembly costing close to $1000. A recall was issued for earlier models but doesnt cover my truck that now has this same issue. It's this type of failure that makes owners of diesel vehicles contemplate deleting these pollution reducing systems. Please consider an expanded recall.

- Caddo Mills, TX, USA

problem #7

Jun 012021

F-250

  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Ford F-250. The contact stated that the sync module failed to connect with Bluetooth and the electrical system became inoperable. The contact called the local dealer where a voice mail message was left however, no response was received. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the issue however, no further assistance was provided. The approximate failure mileage was 50,000.

- Vacaville, CA, USA

problem #6

Jun 012021

F-250

  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Ford F-250. The contact stated that the sync module failed to connect with Bluetooth and the electrical system became inoperable. The contact called the local dealer where a voice mail message was left however, no response was received. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the issue however, no further assistance was provided. The approximate failure mileage was 50,000.

- Vacaville, CA, USA

problem #5

Jun 012021

F-250

  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Ford F-250. The contact stated that the sync module failed to connect with Bluetooth and electrical system became inoperable. The contact called the local dealer where a voice mail message was left however, no response was received. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the issue however, no further assistance was provided. The approximate failure mileage was 50,000.

- Vacaville, CA, USA

problem #4

Mar 242021

F-250

  • 74,000 miles
Vehicle was purchased from priorty Ford in Norfolk, va on Sunday March 21st 2021. Incident #1 March 22nd 2021: Front driver's tire completely blew on highway en route to tennesse an hour and a half out of gatlinburg, tn. Speedometer was also not functioning properly prior to saying we were driving a faster than actual mph (confirmed while using gps). Spare tire was put in place of blown out tire, changed spark plug wire (which didn't repair ticking noise per mechanic) mechanic also said we would be good to go with spare tire. Incident #2 March 24th 2021: While en route to next destination (new orleans, la) tred came off rear drivers side tire causing truck to go out of control on I-59 near birmingham, al. Vehicle spun into grass median onto opposite side of interstate and was no longer drivable. A police report was made and truck was towed. Additional information and proof via pictures and reports available upon request.**

- Hampton, VA, USA

problem #3

Nov 242020

F-250

  • 49,000 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Ford F-250. The contact stated that while driving at an unknown speed, the check engine warning light illuminated and the vehicle decelerated independently. The contact drove to his destination. The vehicle was taken to the local dealer rush Ford center (1720 herndon rd, ceres, ca 95307: (209) 541-3673), where it was diagnosed with needing the diesel exhaust fluid (def) tank heater to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not informed of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 49,000.

- Modesto, CA, USA

problem #2

Apr 082020

F-250 8-cyl Diesel

  • miles
The dash cluster cuts off while driving as well as radio and air conditioning.

- Moss Point, MS, USA

problem #1

Dec 072016

F-250

  • miles
12/07/16 I purchased a brand new vehicle. I drove it home approximately two miles to pick my wife up and take her for a spin. Upon starting the vehicle the air bag light, the stability control light as well as the warning message for service advance trac and trailer brake module fault and the 911 assist non operational. I took the truck back to the dealership and they ended up replacing the restraint control module. They had the truck for about five days. When I picked up my truck before I even got off the lot all the lights and messages came on again. I took it to the dealerships other location and they had it roughly three weeks. They replaced the instrument cluster and the master wiring harness at the instructions of Ford engineering. I drove the truck before having all the same things happen again with the exception of the stability control/ service advance trac message. I took the truck back again, this time they replaced the restraint control module again. A few weeks went buy and now the same problems again. This is the fourth visit and tomorrow marks the 30th business day the truck has been in the shop. Add ten more days for the weekends it sat there and the one day for when the dealership had to repair my leather interior that they messed up. That's 41 days and I haven't even had it four months yet. I've requested that the manufacturer buy it back now twice and was denied both times. I was told that my vehicle does not meet their criteria. The service department told me that the vehicle is unsafe to drive when these lights come on. It powers down those systems making them non operational. There is no pattern to this happening. It can be at start up, siting still or moving down the road. The light can stay on the entire trip or just flash momentarily.

- Boonville, IN, USA