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this is some of info i found on the recall/repurchase
Just some info i found online,
So many 6.0 L Power Stroke engines were proven to be unreliable, and may have cost Ford hundreds of millions of dollars in warranty repairs and leading to a recall and repurchase of at least 500 trucks. The major problem with the Navistar diesel engines is damage resulting from aftermarket modifications to the engine or its operating computer. There were initial quality challenges which Ford and Navistar have rectified. The reliability of the later 6.0L engines, after the dealership technicians were fully trained on the product, has been very good. Some early problems were disastrous, requiring total engine replacement. There were also minor problems resulting from the unreliable variable-vane turbocharger solenoid, EGR valve carbon deposit clogging/sticking, defective Exhaust Pressure (EP) sensor/connector, numerous PCM (Powetrain Control Module) recalibrations, fuel injector harness chafing/crushing and other minor driveability and QC issues. As with competitive engine products offered by GM and Dodge, the 6.0L suffered from an inability to conform to the new Federal diesel emissions standards which took effect on January 1, 2007. There were many running changes to the engine and in the 2006 year model the 6.0 had the lowest rate of warranty claims across the board for Ford Motor Company when compared to all of Ford's gas and diesel engines.
Last edited by are_mud; 09-15-2008 at 07:47 PM.