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Ford Super Duty 6.0 Liter Turbo Diesel

Q. Hello, on October 2003, I purchased a new 2004 Ford Super Duty thinking I was beyond the perils of the original 6.0 liter and it's problems. While in the show room I reviewed the new 2004 Ford Truck brochures, and even did my home work, knowing Ford had fixed the existing problems, and die several upgrades to the original 6.0 liter diesel.

Ford Super Duty 6.0 Liter Turbo Diesel

However, yesterday, June 25, 2004, I found I had purchased a 2004 Ford, with a 2003 model 6.0 liter engine, and yes I'm very angry.

I believe Ford dumped the remaining 2003 model 6.0 liter engines into the 2004 truck line in lieu of doing the right thing, not to mention no ware in my buyers documentation is any comments regarding the 2003 model engine within my 2004 model.

You can tell if your 2004 Ford Super Duty has a 2003 model 6.0 liter engine by looking at the passenger side valve cover, a sticker was placed on the cover under the firewall area. I've taken my complaint to the dealer, and informed Ford at 800-392-3673 of my findings, they in turn replied "if we need additional information, we'll contact you!".

After your review of my comments, I would appreciate it if you would post my email to any web sites where this information would be noticed by other 2004 Ford diesel owners.

I can't fight Ford alone, I need the assistance of anyone who thinks as I do, "For the money we spent, we didn't get what we thought we were purchasing, that is a 2004 Ford Super Duty 6.0 liter, with the 2004 components and up grades".

Thank you,
Wayne Wallace

A. I haven't seen this or heard anything about it. But I will do some research and let you know what I find out.

But I think I know what Ford will tell you. "We advertised a 6.0 liter turbo-diesel and we gave you a 6.0 liter turbo-diesel. What does it matter if the engine is a 2003 or 2004? The warranties are exactly the same."

GM went through the same thing a few years ago when they were putting Chevrolet engines in Buicks, Pontiacs and Oldsmobiles. But would never put a Buick, Pontiac or Oldsmobile engine in a Chevrolet.

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