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post #1 of 13 Old 01-15-2012, 04:16 PM Thread Starter
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Should i be scared?

trying to buy a 6.4l 2008 with 160k miles... never had any problems with engine turbos pistons rockers etc.... so is this a ticking time bomb? no mods never pulled heavy load..... just seen some horror stories and kinda scaring me away from buying it
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Pull the Oasis report and service records. If it all looks good I would not be worried what so ever. Maintaince is key with these trucks.
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i got the vin in hand is there a few people on the site that can give these reports?
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I believe if you go to any Ford dealer you should be able to get it. There prob are members here who can pull it for you
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hhmm guess ill go by ford tomorrow
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I'm doing the same thing got my I on one with 142k carfax is clean and I'll be checking with the ford dealer tomorrow..... then the tax guy and banker on tues. maybe I'll have a 6.4 by sat.

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ha yeah me too just the stories on some of these motors and stuff pheww scary
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I have 162k on mine. Bought it with 150k, deleted the DPF at 155k, deleting the EGR within the next couple months. Been solid so far, admittedly though it does make me a little nervous. If the Oasis checks out just do the proper maintenance and you should be fine.

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Oasis report from ford is.. Build date 07-February-2007
1 warranty part is says - 11B23 Powertrain control module recalibration

5874 mil. 12-apr-07 07S49 reflash

1 reflash PCM.

29281 mil. 3-oct-07

Replaced radiator assembly and coolant rechecked ok

13-aug-08

leaking radiator replaced another radiator assembly

08-jun-09

Hold fuel tank stopper bracket installation performed fsa 08c04

08-jun-09

certain 2008 model year f super duty vehicles equipeped with a 6.4l diesel engine reprogram the powertrain control moduel (pcm) and instrument cluster (ic)

Performed fsa 08b06

08jun09

diesel engine cooling system venturi tee installation

performed fsa 08b06

08-jun-09

Cust states cold or warm eng temps engine lacks power from stop, loading up white smoke then powers up

88010 veh lacks power and blows white smoke. per guided diagnsis steps 111 code p040d per ppt per code and found rear egr temp sensor out of range replaced per hotline and retest and system passes

08-jun-09

demonstration delivery hold perform prior to vehicle delivery front drivers seat back inspection and repair

performed fsa 08c01

okay so its this a good oasis report it didnt have any oil changes or anything major and anything other than that stuff let me know what yall think!!
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Thats all the minor stuff that all 08-10's have had done. I would not be worried one bit about it... I say go for it!
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