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Blew my gasket...

I have 65,000 miles on my 07 and was planning on 4" exhaust, egt guage and tuner, but that was put on hold when I was was called back to work. Bought an 8k bumper pull rv and proceeded to haul it 400 miles. Being bone stock I nailed it pretty good... short story: Transmission would not hardly engage over 65 mph, engine temp would spike and cool right back. Set up the rv, took the F250 to Ford. Verdict: new gaskets/head bolts. I had arp studs overnighted (Summit Racing)(Thanks Powerstroke.org)and dropped off my truck at 7pm last night. Today at 11:30am I stopped back. CC Cab off, heads pulled,gaskets/studs installed! Believing it best to treat those you rely on good, treated the service writer/tech to H00TER gift cards...get my ride back tomorrow... ready and able to hold some mods.....

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Sweet! Let the modding begin

2002 F-250 4x4 EC, SRW, SB
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Cool deal, bro! Congrats on getting it done and let's see those pics...

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Good deal for you man......I was in the same boat last week, and dealer put my new head studs in. It sure is easy to spend $500 isn't it?

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congrats sounds like a quick turn around

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(Good deal for you man......I was in the same boat last week, and dealer put my new head studs in. It sure is easy to spend $500 isn't it?)

It is, and it is worth it for the peace of mind!! Just glad I pulled something b4 my warranty was out. The truck ran awesome w/o the load, and when unhooked it STILL ran great. (In fact the tech told me to go ahead and drive it, which I did for 3-4 days b4 taking it in). I drove it hard, temperature never spiked, transmission never went to lymph node (..limp node!!), it ran normal.
It makes me wonder, can you have weak/bad gaskets and be oblivious?
The tech showed me the old gaskets, and the burn marks on the outside edge of the cylinders affected.
Makes you go hmmmm.....

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Mine was the same way, no signs of blown head gasket. I also stopped in to talk to the diesel tech tonight because since they did it, the ABS light is on (don't know if its related or not, but they are going to check it out for me). He told me that there were two turbo to pedestal bolts missing and another one was loose. He said that he could almost pull the turbo off without tools. Also said that there were a bunch of wrong bolts in the wrong locations. I'm telling you in front of God, that I couldn't tell the difference, although I hadn't towed anything recently. The kicker to this is that the gaskets were replaced less than 10k miles ago by another Ford dealer. Looks like they really knew what they were doing (not).

Thank god I got this squared away before the warranty ran out! Only 4,000 miles left.......

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just got mine done 2 weeks ago. crazy isnt it

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