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Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: North of SA
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I've read a thread here concerning Ford's beliefs on what miles to hours should be for warranty, oil/filter changes, etc. I have also read about some of the guys letting their truck spool down before turning it off. I'm in construction and my truck stays on all the time during the day (they always have as I was mainly concerned about the turbos, starters and that it's just inconvenient to turn it on/off all day long). I've also got rammed in the *** by Ford for them denying my warranty to replace a motor on my last 6.4 due to service (based it off hours I guess cause my mileage service was well documented). So my question is how long should I let a diesel spool down and/or what should I be guaging it on- time, etc's, eot's, pyrometer reading, etc. I'm as loyal to Ford as any one but I don't want to tangle with them again on warranty issues cause they don't give two ****s how deep your loyalty is, apparently. Thanks in advance.
2008 F350 King Ranch 4x4 CC/LB SWD 6.4-job 3
(4" FabTech/S&B,H&S,deletesw/4" to 5"Banks)
2008 F250 Lariat 4x4 CC/SB SWD 6.4-job 1
(6" lift/no mods)denied warranty for blown motor-FMC can SUK IT on this one!.
2005 F350 KR 4x4 CC/LB DWR 6.0-(2" leveling kit/Edge/5" exhaust)-sold
2002 F250 Lariat 4x4 CC/LB SWD 7.3 (Chipped)-sold
2000 Excursion LTD Edition 4x4 7.3 (6" lift/Chipped w/3 gauge set/5" exhaust)-sold
1999 F250 XLT 4x4 CC/LB SWD 7.3 (Chipped)-still own
Last edited by hookset; 03-27-2011 at 07:51 AM.