11th Generation (2004—2008) F-350 Problems

This generations ranks 71st out of 102 Ford generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (49%), brakes (8%), and the fuel system (8%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Engine Failure 6 complaints at an average of 93,073 miles in the 2008 Ford F-350.
  2. Blew a Head Gasket 6 complaints at an average of 118,665 miles in the 2004 Ford F-350.
  3. Blown Head Gaskets 2 complaints at an average of 50,744 miles in the 2006 Ford F-350.

What F-350 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 28 9 18 12.11
2007 12 5 12 4.03
2006 38 6 16 21.85
2005 17 5 8 16.31
2004 30 3 95 12.93

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