About Ford F Super Duty
The second-generation Ford F Super Duty (1987-1991) carried over the same body style from the previous generation. It got a new rounded front clip to improve aerodynamics and soften the body lines around the rear of the bed and fender arches around the wheel wells. It was offered in base, Custom, XL, XLS and XLT Lariat trim levels and SuperCab, regular cab and crew cab configurations. Powered by 4.9 inline-six, 5.8 L, 7.4 L, 6.9 L and 7.3 L V8 engines, F Super Duty got power through either a 4-speed or a 5-speed manual transmission. The last-generation F Super Duty (1992-1997) was given a slightly lower hoodline, rounding the front fenders and grille to further improve aerodynamics. XLT Lariat was dropped and combined with the XLT, XL replaced the Custom, Eddie Bauer returned, a 75th Anniversary package was also available.
Ford F Super Duty Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Though Ford F Super Duty was in continuous update and redesign, it is at least twenty years till now, which is not a young age for a vehicle. Thus, you had better focus on these common problems on your F Super Duty:
First, engine failure. If your Ford F Super Duty is an old vehicle, then this issue won't be strange for you, but if you do not want it to fail or break down immediately, you could learn about how to diagnose and solve this problem as early as possible to effectively lengthen its lifespan. And some experienced F Super Duty drivers concluded some recognizable and simple signs to help you. For example, engine would give out some noises while running, then it starts to run roughly, misfires, stalls or even suffers from starting. Before it fails completely, if you find coolant on the ground, engine keeps at a high temperature, and the vehicle consumes more oil than before, even loses power while acceleration, you should make sure if the F Super Duty spark plug, oil filter, air filter, intake manifold gasket and radiator are working properly.
Second, suspension failure. As a truck, Ford F Super Duty undertakes the responsibility of hauling and loading heavy items through all kinds of roads, which would pose serious damages to the suspension system. And that is why many F Super Duty drivers complained about suspension failure in the vehicle. At first, there are only strange noises such as clunking, rattling or rumbling from the underneath the vehicle, then the tire wear becomes uneven and excessive even the vehicle tends to tilt to one side. Before you know, you will find hard to control the vehicle due to intense vibration and loose steering wheel. In case you fall into such danger, please keep the F Super Duty wheel bearing, shock absorber, sway bar bushing and control arm bushing in good working condition.
What's more, maintaining vulnerable auto part in your Ford F Super Duty routinely is also a good way to extend your F Super Duty's life expectancy. You should put windshield wiper, wiper blade, fog light, headlight, seat belt, door handle, emblem and all electrical parts on the routine maintenance list since they are both important and fragile.
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