Links for Discussion + Ford


Engine of the Month - Ford 2.7-Liter Twin Turbo EcoBoost V-6
http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/a12933/engine-of-the-month-ford-2-7-liter-twin-turbo-ecoboost-v-6-16723072/
Popular Mechanics goes into the specific features of the 2.7L Ecoboost, including a split block with an aluminum lower half, iron upper half.
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Type: Discussion
Year: 2015
Engine: Ford 2.7L V6 TT

HEUI - How High-Pressure Oil Injection Systems Work - Diesel Power Magazine
http://www.dieselpowermag.com/tech/ford/1304dp_heui_how_high_pressure_oil_injection_systems_work/
For those of you who haven’t spent much time around the Power Stroke name, the first 14 years of its production (the 7.3L and 6.0L) utilized a hydraulically activated, electronically controlled, unit injector (HEUI) fuel system. While this ...more
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Type: Discussion
Year: 1994, 1995, 1996 ... 2005, 2006, 2007
Engine: Ford 7.3L V8

Forum: CP3 in Ram verses CP4 in Ford and GM
https://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/28204395/srt/pa/pging/1/page/1
Discussion about Bosch HPFP CP4 applications on Ford and GM diesels, including details on the construction of the pump and why it's susceptible to failing: It is in the laws of physics... First, they used the fuel, diesel, as the CP4's internal's ...more
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Type: Discussion
Year: 2013, 2014, 2015
Engine: Dodge 6.7L I6; Ford 6.7L V8; GM 6.6L V8

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

6.0 Powerstroke Common Issues and Problems
http://www.littlepowershop.com/60problems.html
Detailed rundown of the common problems with the 6.0L by a mechanic.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Engine: Ford 6.0L V8

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

5 Star Tuning-LiveWire for 3v V10 - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/865299-5-star-tuning-livewire-for-3v-v10.html
Thread discussing the 5-Star tuner on the Ford V10, including comments from users on it's effects.
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Type: Discussion Attributes: Upgrade/Aftermarket Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2005
Engine: Ford 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

Failed Ford 6.7L HPFP, and warranty problems related to two dealers
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1099978-painful-an-update.html
Long thread detailing the original poster's died-on-road 6.7L, the cause, and the interplay of two dealers who examined it, along with Ford's corporate warranty approach. He's fighting to get his claim covered with the aid of the 2nd dealer. This is ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine
Year: 2011
Engine: Ford 6.7L V8

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

Has Owning A Diesel Pickup Lost It's 'Edge'? Why BUY One Nowadays - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1078563-has-owning-a-diesel-pickup-lost-its-edge-why-buy-one-nowadays.html
Discussion on the old reasons for buying a diesel engine vs. the current realities. "I want input from ALL diesel owners.....Gas owners.....Anyone with an HD/SD with an opinion.....I know the topic has been discussed in different threads here..... ...more
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine, Towing & hauling Engine: Ford 5.4L V8, 6.0L V8, 6.2L V8, 6.4L V8, 6.7L V8, 6.8L V10

Yippee!!! Finally broke a manifold stud (or two) - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/593174-yippee-finally-broke-a-manifold-stud-or-two.html
Detailed write up on replacing exhaust studs on a 2V V10
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Engine: Ford 6.8L V10

Broken exhaust studs....time to get at it. Info? - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/859392-broken-exhaust-studs-time-to-get-at-it-info.html
Discussing removing & replacing broken exhaust manifold studs.
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Type: Discussion Tech Topic: Engine Engine: Ford 6.8L V10