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2005 F-250 Harley Diesel LEMON!!
Hey guys, I am new to this forum as I just bought a used 2005 F-250 Harley Diesel with around 125k miles. I test drove it and everything seemed good. All the electronic components worked (radio/CD, A/C, power windows, etc) and the exterior was in good condition (just a minor dent/scratch on the upper right rear of the bed and no rust under wheel wells, etc). It was a smaller dealership and I drove it to the mechanic that had the truck checked out. The mechanic said they did like the egr delete and installed some bearings or something because it previously had wobble. Also, the engine light is always ON because they said it's due to the egr delete. I did some research and found out that it's true and can use SCT tuner to remove it (that's fine). The truck drove great, was decently smooth and no problems with brakes too.
-According to past history, though, it is a lemon. What I would like to know from experienced 6.0L PS turbo diesel drivers is if this is that big of deal?? Can a vehicle or truck with past lemon history be fixed or changed around to be better (even though it may carry that lemon title) and not have negative impact on current condition?? Or, in other words, can a lemon be fixed, but only downside is in the past history report? I am not planning on reselling it so I don't care about past history or resale value. I am going to just drive it to the ground and hopefully put on 300-350K+ miles if possible. Everything about the truck is good when I drove it and even the mechanic said it was good plus I don't mind shelling some money out to get some tuners or gauges. Like I said, I am going to keep this for longevity (no towing or anything, maybe occasional off-roading). Should I be worried?? Thank you for the help..much appreciated!!