About Ford F-350 Super Duty
Ford F-350 Super Duty is a heavy-duty pickup truck manufactured by Ford Motor Company since 1998. The first F-350 Super Duty was introduced in 1998 for 1999 model year. It belongs to the renowned and long-standing Ford F-Series Super Duty lineup. Up till today, it has been in production for three generations.
The second generation Ford F-350 Super Duty (2008-2010) was to debut for the 2007 model year which in finally, introduced in 2008 due to quality issues. There were six trim levels available including XL, XLT, Lariat, Cabela's, King Ranch and Harley-Davidon for the F-350 Super Duty. It featured a new 6.4 L Power Stroke V8 engine and 5.4 L V8, 6.8 L V10 petrol engines fitted along with 5-speed manual and automatic transmissions. An update version Ford F-350 Super Duty started the third generation (2011-2016) in 2011 Chicago Auto Show. It offered XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, and Platinum trim levels. All engines are replaced with 6.2 L SOHC V8 engine and 6.7 L Power Stroke Turbodiesel V8 engine mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission.
Ford F-350 Super Duty Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Strong as Ford F-350 Super Duty, it still could not beat the natural law. Used for hauling or transporting heavy goods for a certain time, drivers start to complaints problems on Ford F-350 Super Duty. We have concluded these two common problems:
First, engine failure. F-350 Super Duty drivers found that engine would give out noises as well as leaking oil made the engine oil always be slow. Engine performance was impacted largely and runs roughly, which resulted in the engine misfiring. Sometime, a burnt odor can be smelt as well. As engine is vital to a vehicle, so you are supposed to check the valve cover gasket and exhaust manifold gasket once engine failed.
Second, clunking or rattling noise while driving. According to experienced drivers, not only noises can be heard, the vehicle may start to move then suddenly stop or a delay or hesitation when the vehicle was backing up. What's more, the vehicle would start to tilt to one side which caused the uneven tire wear. Poor handling due to a loose steering wheel happened as well. These symptoms could be cause by broken coil springs, clogged automatic transmission filter or bad sway bar bracket, you can check them first if same happen to your F-350 Super Duty.
It is always a good idea that taking a preventative measure than reactive measure. Door handle, windshield wiper and fog light are all easy to wear out if used for repeated times for a long time. So when performing a routine maintenance, do not left them out.
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