7th Generation (1984—1986) F-250 Problems

F-250 owners with a 1984—1986 model year have the most problems with the engine (100%), We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Won\'t Stay Running, Acts Like It\'s Starving for Fuel 1 complaints at an average of 200,000 miles in the 1984 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 1984 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1986 0 2 28 0.0
1985 0 3 21 0.0
1984 1 4 16 0.21

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