Question about 2008 Ford F 450 Super Duty
I would like your opinion on the following:I have an '08 Ford F450 6.4 ltr with less than 35,000,miles. Ford mechanics tell me that the high pressure fuel pump failed, causing diesel fuel to leak into the crank case. Normal level in oil tank is 3 gal, when they emptied it there was +5 gal. Ford maintains no bearing damage. Do you think diesel in the oil would cause viscosity breakdown and damage to the bearings? I need a foot to stand on in my fight with Ford.
I would like to clarify, and somewhat solve this issue. First of all the dealer is right about the regen. If the truck is going into regen and did not finish, then it will do the regen again and again and this excessive regen will cause fuel in the oil. Unfortunatly Ford did not add a parked Regen switch (too complicated for some users) so you will have to drive untill the regen light goes out. I know it's inconventant but that's part of the hassel you need to go through because Al Gore invented the internet and then warned us all about global warming. Anyway there are some other causes including porous cylander heads (this will show up in low mileage vehicles only), HP Fuel pumps, fuel sensors, injectors, lines, etc. etc. Since you both seem to have low mileage ask the Ford Dealer about the porous cyl heads and watch his face go blank. Is smoke comes out of his ears make sure his DPF isn't clogged and ask him if he needs to Regen. then tell him he has to run 30 mintues weither he likes it or not or he will get fuel in his oil. By the way you may also need to ask about an updated ECM reflash which could help this issue. Have a nice day.
Posted on Apr 22, 2009
Well it might be a tedious process. i would suggest u to get it done by a dealer.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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