And if you're wondering if it'll fit in a Mustang, Beltramo told us it's actually shorter in height and narrower than a Coyote V-8, but quite a bit longer thanks to much increased bore centers. The engine features a variable geometry turbo which allows for intake air flow tuning on the fly to increase power and fuel economy. Been there and done that. What are the causes of the P0708 code? That means they don't use much sustained horsepower. As to whether the push rod design is archaic, in truth, longevity, e.
Ford addressed this concern with updated Viton o-ring washers fixing the issue. Ford Therefore, when Ford chases increased fuel economy for a truck like the Super Duty, it's just to improve real-world results. This engine is likely a pushrod engine too, with much more compact dimensions despite larger displacement. And that source also backed up their claim with a picture of a document claiming the new Super Duty powerplant will bow in 2020. Having services such as a transmission flush and filter replacement at the recommended intervals can drastically improve the life of your transmission and all of its electronics.
I scanned my truck last week and it gave me a P0708 code. And not to mention a general higher price all around for parts. Head over and let us know! But will you buy one over a diesel? Join others in discussing Ford and Lincoln in our and browse photos of Ford and Lincoln vehicles in our gallery. Among floating around concerning the upcoming Ford Super Duty refresh, the possibility of an all-new might be the most enticing. From there, Ford worked backwards. Besides the electrical the 7. And the company's engineers did it for fuel economy.
I am a fleet mechanic and I have many trucks in my care and for the cost of repairs in a diesel and downtime and required driver training their is absolutely no benefit. Having two different drivetrain lines is pretty unlikely. And even if you could wedge this motor into a Mustang, it wouldn't be very good, because of its heavy cast iron block and low-revving nature. Most of the issues that came out of these motors were electrical due to old, fraying and, melted wires. Since the 2010 introduction of the 6. This might seem odd to you.
Or will you stick to oil burners, no matter what? Why Use A Pushrod Design? Then there's serviceability—in a number of ways, the 7. The engine also features a variable-flow oil pump to avoid wasting mechanical energy pumping excessive amounts of oil. . I have combed the forums and haven't been able to find an answer so I posted here. He has been an automotive enthusiast since the day he came into this world and rode home from the hospital in a first-gen Mustang, and he's been wrenching on them nearly as long. But when you start talking about running day-in day-out, at high weights.
The geometry of the engines is the same as the 6. The overhead cam motors have been maintenance and durability problems since day one. In contrast, the Powerstroke 7. Ford Truck Enthusiasts member recently came across an interesting tidbit of information from and posted it. Even if it burns the wrong fuel.
Beltramo said that there aren't any plans on sticking this engine in an F-150 either, but it will eventually find a home in medium-duty trucks like the F-650 and F-750. I looked up the part and ordered the new Ford Motorcraft trans position sensor, but I am having issues removing the old one. It should help boost fuel-economy, too. The engine is a modified version of the 3. Plus you get about 20% better mileage as you drive it. Plus, diesel fuel costs more.
It also features a system. Or we will recommend upgrading your valve springs once you've reached a power level where we have found it to be necessary. The power figures for the 3. It's Ford's , though one that's been optimized for big truck usage. If the transmission sensor is possible to adjust, the adjustment may resolve the issue. Nothing super expensive and complicated.