6.0L Power Stroke Engine and DrivetrainDiscussion of the 6.0L Power Stroke diesel engine and drivetrain in the 2003-Up Super Duties and Excursions. No gas engine discussion allowed except on transmissions and drivetrain that pertain to all models. Please confine discussion of topics in this forum to those items that are specific to the 6.0L Power Stroke engine.
I've been following the forums, and have not read many posts about 06's with problems. Are the 06's still having the typical problems (leaks, blowing coolant, stalling, romps, etc)?
Thanks for the info.......
04/04 Ford 6.0-PSD,auto,XLT,4by,crew.
I have had my 06 for 3 weeks now.
So far, better mileage than my 04 SRW.
No romps or anything, but I didn't have any with my 04.
I have a wet bell housing all ready. Just going to leave and it and see.
The horror stories seem to be abating number-wise just from my casual observation of this site over the years. There does not seem to be anywhere near the same number of posts about buy-backs and catastrophic failure of eng or tranny. The rear main seal has been a problem from 2003-2005. I do not know if the 2006s still have this problem. It is ridiculous that Ford would let it go 3 years without addressing it. Four years is worse.
No problems with my 06's, or 05's, or my 04 for that matter. Want to talk about my 04 and 05 Dodge Cummins???
2005 F350 Super Duty extra cab Lariat Automatic, 4WD,FX4, dark Torreador Red with ARE cap (Ford buyback replacement for a leaky 03 XLT). 2005 F350 XLT Crew Cab Dually, 2004 F250 XL Super Duty reg. cab, 2005 F450 Box, 2005 F450 Dump bed, 2006 SLT Supercab dually, 3 2006 F550 supercab Dump beds, Custom 2006 F550 4 door Lariat 4X4 super hauler,2 2008 F450 crew duallies (and a whole lot of HD diesel equipment), and a 2006 Z06 for fun.