Originally Posted by SJones
I have the Ford 5 yr/100k mile extended warranty. I have had one replaced so far, just within the last 5k miles.
The more I read about these trucks, the more I am thinking I need to be ditching this one real quick before the warranty runs out. The dealership is telling me I can get another 2 yrs/100k mile extension to my warranty for about $3k, but is a limited coverage warranty that will only cover 21 parts / items on the engine. Dealership is also tellimg me they wouldn't own one of these trucks WITHOUT an extended warranty. Not good.........
I paid a little over $50k for this truck with the expecatation I would have it for 6-7-8 years or so. :-(((
ouch. Blame the salesmen. When i went to school for them the trainer said that these were going to be bullet proof issue free. I called him out on it when i saw the engine on the stand and pointed a horizontally mounted EGR cooler mounted literally on top of a HOT exhaust manifold a place for coolant to boil and cause severe coolant system issues-radiators. Also pointed out the hot up pipes resting on top of the high pressure fuel pump with a thin heat shield oh but thats where the fuel cooler comes in... mmhmm right. and the high pressure to low pressure turbo connection-a joke pretty much a compression fitting in concept why they couldnt make 2 more bolt holes and run bolts into it to keep it from leaking there. i remember telling him mark my words this engine will put ford in the grave. 6 weeks later they started rolling in just as fast as they were being sold. They push them left and right. the first dealership i worked at a salesman had one for his demo... 12k and high pressure turbo took a dirt nap. 15k radiator blew. 22k high pressure fuel pump failed sending shrapnel through the entire fuel system at 28k he removed the dealer plate after it billowed white smoke and shut down on the side of the road. 2 pistons completely missing. after that he started selling used 7.3s and 6.0s like they were hot cakes and made them out to be the greatest thing since sliced bread.
No warranty will cover the radiator. Radiator is covered under a base 3yr 36k mile warranty. Your extended "diesel care" warranty is to me a joke. You pay a deductible should something fail and bring it in. and those are in the dealership realm-ESP and ESP is way easier to void and null than the normal 5yr 100k warranty. so say if you had an ESP claim to go through and its because your HPFP died and you irritated the tech in some manor (i get it alot 6.4 owners are 99% the most arrogant ignorant rude people i have ever met but then again i dont blame them when they are dropping 40-80k dollars for an over engineered piece of crap that they were led to believe is bullet proof
) and bam. Oh looks like you didnt change your fuel filters and contamination got in thats customer neglect/abuse. Bye bye warranty. hello 1,000s for the dealership in parts and labor.