In back Ford includes a hitch receiver — matched to each model's capabilities — on every Super Duty, along with seven-pin and four-pin connectors. Ford is aware of the smoking issue and considers this normal with no fix?. Cylinder Washing Cylinder washing is a concern very much related to the fuel dilution of engine oil. So I am thinking about trading to the 6. To be sure, both Extended and Crew Cabs accommodate passengers quite comfortably, but if you're not regularly hooking up to a 10,000-pound trailer or loading an eight-foot bed with more than a couple of two-by-fours, you've overbought what Ford has overbuilt. But fuel dilution is also normal and to be expected from this system.
We have expressed our safety concerns as well as concern for the environment and re-sale to the Ford dealership, not to mention how embarrassing this is when the truck billows. While the forces of the crashing coolant column and very minor, they happen repeatedly and at rapid rate. Ford offers three engine choices for work, play or any combination of the two. I've even had people pull along side my truck and give me an earful, along with several obscene gestures. Run great when deleted and tuned and are more reliable. But with last year's introduction of the new 6.
It seemed to be the general consensus was that you should still have 4-5k lbs before you overload your current truck which could net you a larger toad with no issues. Functional enhancements include a foldable bed extender, which improves load utility when in place and stays out of the way when not needed, and a spray-in bedliner. Poor Fuel Economy While the performance characteristics of the 6. Long periods of highway driving are ideal for minimizing filter loading and therefore the need for frequent regeneration cycles. While cavitation has not been known to attack the cylinder jackets of the 6.
It's ironic that this 6. Whether you're into commercial construction, agriculture or recreational towing, if you use a truck as a truck you'll benefit from the Super Duty's enhanced capability, refinement and convenience. I don't mind to inhance parts of the engine but I would most likely not delete anything. Fuel dilution is a common and quite significant problem in the 6. Leaking Radiator Leaking radiators are common and more prominent on early build engines - it seems as though the problem was addressed and eradicated in later production engines. Cracked Exhaust Up-pipe Expansion Joints A relatively common problem on the 6.
But mostly it is my daily driver. Googled verb----lol it and this was the 3rd link. Leaks commonly develop at the ends of the radiator where the crimps holding on the end tanks work loose overtime. Less fuel mileage though but reliabilty is equally important for the job that they do. While this hasn't been associated with any significant percentage of engine failures, it's obviously less than ideal for the longevity of the 6. Driving patterns play the largest role in regeneration frequency. The service department stated that,? When compared to the last generation Super Duty, the grille and hood blister provide the main visual differentiation.
My truck is in the shop now with 62k miles having the fourth rad installed. This sytem can be an issue if you are a city or low speed driver. Despite Toyota and Nissan's incursion into the half-ton pickup market, those who need serious towing and hauling capabilities still rely on the domestic manufacturers to supply them heavy-duty power, and no truck does it better than the 2010 Ford Super Duty. As the filter accumulates particulate matter, it requires cleaning. Fuel system on anything with Common Rail High Pressure systems are sensitive. Issue is the seams start to leak. And, unlike some luxury pickups, there's no intention of appealing — overtly — to the Country Club set; this remains a work truck and not a work-in-progress.
The expansive grille is for more than simply show — it fronts a confluence of cooling capability for engine, transmission and the intercooler that serves the diesel's two sequential turbochargers. Many suspect the owner of the truck in the video altered the truck to create the flames. The dpf requires cleaning as part of the drive cycle. Engine Oil Cooler Clogging Much like the 6. No first hand experience with that one though.
And for those venturing off into the Great Unknown, an optional navigation system should get you there and — hopefully — back again. I found a long discussion on the capacity of your current truck last year. Many phone conversations have taken place with the service dept. When this occurs, the fuel water separator will not drain and, after reaching maximum capacity, will allow water to enter the upstream fuel system. The greatest complaint from 6. I currently own a 2006 F250 with the 6.
That doesn't seem feasible since here in the pacific northwest there? The pricing of a 2010 Ford Super Duty is fully competitive with what Chevrolet and Dodge are marketing for the 2010 model year. This can cause expensive damage to the high pressure fuel system. Are these wide spread problems? I have seen all the issues above with 6. Accessing the bed is made easier — and safer — by the why-didn't-they-think-of-this-before tailgate step option. When it billows, I can see cars peeling out from behind me, thinking my truck is on fire.
Then that soot turns to ash which is harmless to the enviroment. In the new Super Duty the benchmark is moved upward in available choices, functionality and appointment. Vehicle Details With the debut of the current F-Series, Ford established a benchmark for pickup interiors. Popped radiators, complete fuel system failures, cracked pistons, poor fuel mileage, cavitated front covers 4 and 550's , are just the few I can think of. If this problem occurs, the new harness part is 8C3Z-9G805-A, as identified by the service bulletin. The collapse of the vacuum pocket consequently causes the surrounding coolant column to crash into the adjacent surface.