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2006 Ford F250 Super Duty Diesel and supposed fuel Injection Prob

I have an F250 Super Duty Diesel (2006) I bought new from dealer with apx 17,500 miles on it as of now .. I work from home so its only for errands and our long trips to our Minneosta house from N Illinois off and on. It has run great with NO problems last 3 years. When we had the one week with the sub zero temps and the ice and snow storms I had NO problems getting it started and running it once or twice a day if I was not using it in Dec 08. Out of the blue I was coming home from errand day after a long road trip downstate and the engine icon came on for no reason and would not go out. Next day went to start it and the icon light came on again and the truck would not start. Husband read manual and tried everything and it seemed to point to bad battery so he replaced both with new heavy duty ones that day. It started once ran for 20 minutes and refused to start again. This time he was getting the engine icon and a error message that had to do with t he trailer towing hookup which is installed but never has been used. We finally had to have it towed to a local ford dealer service center. That was morning of 12/29.

They called few hours later to say it was one of the brainbox modules that went bad it was on order should be in next day. Today is the 8th of January and the truck is still there and everyone gives us a different story of what module it is and its not in stock has to be ordered. As of last night when my husband called asking them what the hell was going on they replied it was the fuel injection module which is hard to get and they have 10 other trucks in there waiting for same thing, with luck they will have it friday (1/09/09) and could have it ready next week.

I don't believe them.. we had a similar problem with a 2008 Dodge Sprinter diesel Van that went down on a road business trip with my husband and employee and they sat in a motel room for 5 days outside
of San Antonio while the local dealer tried to find a service rep who understood the new computerized stuff and find the right module
to get it going and back on the road. Although covered by the warranty it cost us hotel and meals for 5 days of lost business not to mention all the aggravation and stress and Dodge's comment was "read the fine print of your warranty, lost time, lost business etc is not our problem, its your problem".

Any info would be greatly appreciated .. they want a bailout I have a few idea's for FORD and the rest based on their lousey service and
unavailablity of parts on a continual basis.

Denise K - Illinois

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  • wnd45acp Jan 07, 2009

    We jumped it 3 times over 2 days.. it took charging it for 45 minutes both times to get it to

    start but it would not start again once turned off after the initial jump... We kept the block heater

    plugged in just in case and had added the diesel addititive so it would not gel up. Without the

    jumps it would just crank crank and never turn over or give a hint of turning over. That is what had

    husband thinking either bad battery or alternator. He called our one son in law that is a

    industrical equipment (fork lifts etc) mechanic for toyota.. he is trained and works on a lot of their

    large diesel equipment.. he said his first thought was same thing bad battery(s) or alternator or both.

    If new batteries did not help then it could be something either electrical or in the computer system

    due to the error message and the engine icon. Called a mechanic that works on the company

    vehicles and he gave us number of the guy that is the diesel specialist... talked to him and he

    said if it was NOT the battery then call Ford and get it towed it was covered under the 7 year, 100000 mile warranty for any of the computer stuff or electrical.. He said it sounded like one of the

    computer modules but it would take them at Ford forever to figure it out and its should be their problem when its under warranty. THAT is why its still sitting at FORD.

  • wnd45acp Jan 07, 2009

    Its automatic and it would not start at all after I parked it once home the night the engine icon

    went out for no reason. from that point we went into doing the above from the jumping, to new batteries, phone calls etc.

  • wnd45acp Jan 07, 2009

    As luck has it the dealer called after posting this.. according to them its the

    combo fuel injection/glow plug module that shorted out and is badit has to

    be replaced along with the fuel filters.

    Where are the fuel filters located on this model so we can do it ourselves as far as checking

    and replacing them without having to deal with the dealer.




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Visit an online parts website ( ,, etc..) that has online parts shopping and enter your vehicle specifics.most of the rare parts are available with them.

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Does The Truck Attempt To Start At All? Is It A Manual? Have You Tried Jumping It? Checked The Fuses?

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  • Michael Fisher
    Michael Fisher Jan 07, 2009

    So When Jumped It Starts?

  • Michael Fisher
    Michael Fisher Jan 07, 2009

    But Otherwise Nothing? When You Turn The Key Does It Click Or Anything Or Just Dead Nothing?

  • Michael Fisher
    Michael Fisher Jan 07, 2009

    They Will Be Located Either Right Off The Gas Tank Bottom Or One On The Left Other On The Right Of The Engine Compartment.



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