The contact pulled over to examine the failure and the number 4 cylinder had fractured, the spark plug also blew out of its proper position. This truck only has 127,00 miles on it and all regular maintenance has been done timely. The mechanic also noted that the spark plug boot had melted. I am worried they are not sure of the real cause and want to replace more than what's needed. Spark plugs blew out while attempting to start vehicle in driveway in park. Started after a day of driving through deep water. My front bumper is a little messed up, but other than that, there is nothing wrong, the thing is a tank! Since this is an inherent problem with Ford engines I feel they should reimburse all costumers, this should not be happening.
This is a huge expense, and with this many complaints and article that says Ford is aware of this defect and no one can help. Now you can see everything including fuse locations … service intervals even the diesel supplements are there. Power mirror switch doesn't move mirrors to the left. You should replace your fuel filter when you change your oil. Passenger side power door lock is weak and works %10 of the time. While the contact's daughter was driving 70 mph, the vehicle made a loud noise and began sputtering. The oil capacity for a 1999 Ford F350 7.
The failure mileage was 190,000. Spark plug blow out, 2 cylinders on right side involved. The failure and current mileage was 200,000. Also my truck loses power sometimes when accelerating and Ford stated that the turbo chargers are sometimes sucking in water that shuts down one side of the engine to prevent damage to the turbo chargers. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The police report was filed and no injuries were reported.
There is a vacuum line attached to it. But now it quits about everytime I drive it. Choose your car or truck. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the plug would need to be replaced. Yes Review Date: 31st March, 2010 Faults: Nothing at all has gone wrong with my F150. Took to a mechanic on Monday and said there is an oil leak, seepage coming from head gasket. The contact stated that fuel fumes emitted into the vehicle and the check engine light illuminated on the instrument panel.
The fire department was not contacted. I called Ford and they told me no. It does have a Superchip installed as well as a dealer security system. Upon looking under the hood I found the sparkplug ejected from cylinder 3 and busted the ignition coil. The heater core needs replaced, but why oil leak is happening not sure. Damage to the plugs, coil packs and some smoking initially. If this is an issue, and can cause the engine to stop would like to know if I have any recourse in getting Ford to fix the problem.
Have almost hit my wife's car if I forget to let it sit to build up pressure. Drivers seat sags a little toward the door from getting in and out, a piece is broken off and stick through the seat once when I was getting in. The mechanic stated the number 4 cylinder spark plug did blow out. There was no diagnostic test completed on the vehicle. It finally restarts after several tries, sometimes 10 secs or up to 5 mins of constantly trying to restart. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that a spark plug had been blown out of the cylinder head, igniting a fire. While driving various speeds, the spark plug came out of the cylinder of the engine.
It costs less than 5 bucks to replace. It has never left me stranded. Truck has had held up pretty well considering its hard life. General Comments: Truck feels strong and quick with the 5. In the row of 3 nearest the passenger side 1 , 2 , 3 from front to rear. I love this truck to death.
Model year 1999 Year of manufacture 1999 First year of ownership 2001 Most recent year of ownership 2005 Engine and transmission 5. Yes Review Date: 22nd August, 2011 Faults: Nothing has gone wrong with this truck. It is a very reliable truck. I have contacted my Ford dealer and they won't do anything about it because I am past the warranty. The manufacturer was not contacted.
The contact exited the vehicle and immediately after flames engulfed the drivers side burning the interior. By the time the contact reached the mechanic the vehicle was overwhelmed with a strong persistent odor of used gasoline. I feel like I am driving my wife's car and not a truck. The step side is helpful and sturdy, it's not slippery or too small. A dealer was not contacted.