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.
truck started acting up this morning. it is a 2005 f-250 and has around 111K on it. went to start it and it took a lot longer to start than normal. problably started the truck 6-7 more times today and it seemd like it was getting worse each time. it takes about 10 seconds of cranking before it started and then it didn;t sound normal when it finally did start. Once the truck is running it seems to drive fine though. really can't afford an expensive repair right now and can't go without the truck. ANy thoughts??
come to sofla and i can get your truck taken care of for 900 if it is the fitting my truck just had the same problem but it would stall when id floor it but id be able to start it back up and the one time it just sat there dead till the tow truck took it to ford lol but i dont really think its that... my truck is the same as yours or just about and its kinda slow to start probly 2-3 but sometimes its like you said probably like 10-15 it scares the hell outta me and as i said the fittin is already replaced with the better one and im gunna have my batteries checked too let me know if you figure it out
00 f250 xlt crew cab 4x4 7.3 psd
sct programmer, 4in banks turbo back exhaust, 6in suspension lift with 35in terra grapplers on 18in 05 king ranch rims SOLD!!!
05 F250 Lariat Crew Cab FX4 6.0, SCT Xcal2 with custom tunes from Direct Injection Performance, bullydog outlook monitor, 4in MBRP turbo back aluminized exhaust w.5in chrome stack off centered, AIRAID air intake, 4in fabtech suspension lift, 35in procomp xtreme all terrains, 20in black & chrome ULTRA rims, 2 jbl 12s, 600watt kenwood amp and kenwood ddx-712 double din head unit, 8k HID's, 2008 Tailgate, Shiny new Rapid Hitch, 08 Diff Cover (No more RTV for me check out LUBE LOCKERS), Omega train horns, viair 380c compressor, 10gal air tank and a quick connect fitting on tow hitch.
3-EGR Coolers (And somehow its gone now)
Its Drinking Coolant like a mofo but oil is black as could be and no white smoke on startup?!?!?!?
F250, 2005, 4x4, XLT, 6.0, 5 speed auto,
Tunes and tuner from Innovative Diesel of Elkton MD,
Accufab intake elbow.
Two speeding tickets.
Production date 12/04.
ARP head studs.
MBRP cat back exhaust.
New FICM 73K
New EGR 99k
New motorcraft transmission 100k
Very happy with the whole deal.
i can honestly say I wish i woudl have never bought this truck. Would take a HUGE loss if I was able to sell it, diesel is really expensive, truck gets poor fuel mileage, and the 6.0 is a POS that is unbeleivably expensive to work on. I do love the looks of the truck and when it is running it is fun to drive.
truck died to day on the way to the dealer. Very dangerous, almost cuased an accident when i lost powersteering and brakes in a turn. I am so pissed b.c this is a known problem. The dealer showed me several busted HPOP connectors that they had replaced. Now i have to come out of pocket $700-1000 to fix a design flaw by ford.