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Old 01-06-2013, 05:29 AM
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New to 6.4's, few questions

Hello all, Just bought a 08 250. 6.4l

Truck has 116000 mi. seems like it runs good.

Anything i should be aware of with these motors? I pulled the vin and searched ford for recall info and it came up with no recalls.

other than that it runs very well, looks to be all stock, no mods yet.

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Old 01-06-2013, 06:36 AM
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The absolute most important thing is the maintenance schedule. Lack of maintenance can quickly become very expensive.
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Old 01-06-2013, 10:02 AM
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Check out the 'General 6.4 Modifications' sticky.


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Old 01-06-2013, 02:40 PM
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I'd get an OASIS report for it to see what fixes have been applied or done.

Then, I'd start saving up for deleting everything you can (EGR, DPF,Cat).

I'd also make sure it has fresh Motorcraft fuel filters and oil filters.

Change the coolant out (especially if it's never been done before). The rear end fluid needs to be changed. The transmission fluid needs to be changed and possibly a filter change too. Same goes for the transfer case fluid.

It's probably about time for the brake fluid to be changed too.

This will probably keep you busy for the better part of a weekend at least.
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Old 01-06-2013, 02:51 PM
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Green trans fluid?????

ThaNKS FOR THE REPLY'S

jUST NOTICED A LEAK AT THE REAR TRANY PAN BOLTS. DRAINED ABOUT A CUP OF TRANSMISSION FLUID AND ITS DARK GREEN!!!! coolant leak????
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Old 01-06-2013, 04:29 PM
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Uh... you drained transmission fluid and it was green?

I think you have a lot larger problems than a coolant leak (factory coolant is gold, factory transmission fluid is dark red).
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Did u say green?
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