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post #1 of 5 Old 10-21-2012, 05:26 PM Thread Starter
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When was the new style STC fitting being replaced at Ford??

I bought my truck only a few months ago and wanted to know when they starting updating the STC fittings at the dealer. I noticed in the stack of receipts that came with the truck that the STC fitting was replaced at the dealer. I have to check the date when i get home, but i believe it was replaced only a couple of years ago.

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I think right after all the engine design changes went into effect in January 2006 (STC fitting, 20mm head dowels, turbo oil drain and feed pipes, turbo unison ring... etc).

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copy that. Are there any tell tale symptoms of a leaky fitting?

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no start condition when hot

could also completely die going down the road if it lets go completely
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mine was replaced about 15,000 miles ago/3 years. You think Ford replaced it with the updated fitting?

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