11th Generation (2004—2008) F-250 Problems

This generations ranks 78th out of 102 Ford generations in reliability. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (29%), suspension (21%), and the brakes (8%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Shakes / Loss of Control 21 complaints at an average of 32,415 miles in the 2006 Ford F-250.
  2. Hyper Shaking 11 complaints at an average of 68,636 miles in the 2006 Ford F-250.
  3. Blown Motor 3 complaints at an average of 52,137 miles in the 2005 Ford F-250.

What F-250 Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Ford model years.

Watch out for the 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2008 36 8 13 16.77
2007 7 6 10 2.92
2006 85 7 9 39.52
2005 33 5 6 22.39
2004 13 7 73 4.62

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