Links for Discussion + Ford + Tech


Running a Ford 6.7L with DEF in the diesel tank
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/27623232.cfm
One owner's experience after mistakenly adding some DEF to the diesel tank and driving until the water in fuel (WIF) light illuminates.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2013
Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

F450 Dana S135 diff noise
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/26593051/
Differential noise? Symptoms and discussion of a bad pinion bearing.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Axles & transfer case
Year: 2001
Make/Model: Ford F450CC, F550CC

Fuel Effects on a Modern Diesel Engine: Ford 6.7L run with varying fuels & Bosch fuel pump torn down
http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA547468&Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf
Detailed report of a short duration run (only 210 total hours) on the 6.7L Ford. Includes tear-down pictures on the Bosch CP4.2 pump. There was some minor wear.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

My new F-350 gasser - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1194665-my-new-f-350-gasser.html
What oil weight to run in a new 6.2L? Stay with the Ford recommended 5W-20, even in hot environments. Responses from a police fleet mechanic with high mileage Crown Vics (CVPI) saying 5W-20 worked well for them even in Chicago heat and long idles.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.2L V8

Gas Tuning & throwing CEL codes
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1191626-first-time-towing-with-5-star.html
Running a tuner on a gas engine and getting a check-engine-light (CEL) when towing or working the engine hard? It might be a lean condition due to insufficient spark (COP) or fuel. Read about one V10 owners experience, with respones and ideas from ...more
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Exterior
Year: 2008
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350 Engine: Ford 5.4L V8, 6.8L V10

Ford V10 stock PCM/tune
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/939821-theyve-neutered-my-truck-and-question-for-mike-5star.html
Discussion about Ford dealer reflashes for the V10, and the effect on timing, fuel map, and other. "Now for my question to Mike at 5Star, have you heard of the reflashes or updates causing a reduction in power over the power band on these engines? ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2006
Make/Model: Ford F250 Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

Ford Answers the NHTSA HPFP investigation
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25850681.cfm
Ford's reply to the ongoing NHTSA Bosch high pressure fuel pump failure investigation
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

Ford HPFP failure and warranty denial
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1126155-help-glow-plug-water-bs.html
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350 Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

HPFP failures - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1106161-hpfp-failures.html
Detailed, informative thread on the fuel system on the 6.7L, focussing on the HPFP. Includes video animations on how the HPFP and injectors work, plus a PDF from Bosch showing the HPFP details.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Video Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2011, 2012
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350CC, F350DRW, F450CC, F450PU, F550CC Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

2011 F250SD CC... Add-A-Leaf Installed! No More Sag! - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1098124-2011-f250sd-cc-add-a-leaf-installed-no-more-sag.html
Sagging rear suspension? A discussion of add-a-leafs
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Suspension
Year: 2011
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350

Warranty Repair on 2008 F-350 Diesel. WOW !!!
https://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25427105/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
Chronicles some major fuel system repairs on the 6.4L Ford diesel. "My truck is currently in the shop due to a major fuel system malfunction. Current odometer reading is about 92,000 kms (about 57,000 miles) I had to jump through a few hoops, but I ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.4L V8

The 2012 F150 Ecoboost is very intriguing - new HD payload option on SuperCrews
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25412401/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
The HD payload option on the crew cab brings the payload within the range of F-250s. "So from what I've heard, the 2012 F150 Ecoboost is going to have a tow rating of over 11,000lbs and an available HD payload rating of over 2,300lbs in the ...more
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Type: Discussion
Year: 2011
Make/Model: Ford F150 Engine: Ford 3.5L V6 TT

6.0 Powerstroke towing turbo failures
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25340200.cfm
Thoughts on over- and under-boosted 6.0Ls, including the importance of addressing any oil-cooler related problems quickly. The first sign is the oil temperature exceeding the coolant temperature by 15F.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW Engine: Ford 6.0L V8

GVWR & 3/4 ton pickups: easy to exceed, but does it matter? "Guess my truck is not enough. A Cat Scale tale"
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/25301844.cfm
A nice discussion on the overloaded state of many 2500 series pickups, and the differences between them on the 3500s.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Numbers Tech Topic: Towing & hauling Make/Model: Chevrolet 2500HD; Dodge 2500; Ford F250

SVT boss goes on record about Ford Raptor frame damage claims [w/video]
http://www.autoblog.com/2011/07/21/svt-boss-goes-on-record-about-ford-raptor-frame-damage-claims-w/
Ford SVT boss responds to Raptor frame damage cases.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Video Tech Topic: Suspension
Year: 2010, 2011
Make/Model: Ford F150-SVT

Xl issues - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1003453-xl-issues.html
A discussion and some pictures of the basic XL work interiors.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Interior Make/Model: Ford F250, F350, F350DRW

RV.Net Open Roads Forum: Tow Vehicles: ford ecoboost, in the long run
http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/24650856/
Discussion on the long run durability aspects of the ecoboost. Has a detailed discussion on piston cooling.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Make/Model: Ford F150 Engine: Ford 3.5L V6 TT