September 15, 2008I am concidering purchase of a Ford F250 with the 6.0Liter diesel and automatic trans, I have heard read bad things about this engine expecially the 1st year. Does anyone have real experience with this engine?
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September 15, 2008Yep...stay away from the 03s ... the later versions - 05 06 07 were better motors were not as prone to blowing the head gaskets as the earlier ones, but they will still do it if you push the motor with a tuner, and heavy foot... the EGR has issues too.
The head gasket issues can be fixed by installing the new style head gasket as well as head studs and blocking off the EGR ..
You might get better responses in the Super Duty forum thou -