11th Gen (2004 – 2008) Ford F-250 Problems

The 11th generation of the F-250 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 17.27. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2004–2008 F-250 model years have sent in 174 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (29%) followed by the suspension (21%) and the brakes (8%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 Reliability PainRank (?)
2008 36
16.81
2007 7
2.93
2006 85
39.57
2005 33
22.43
2004 13
4.63

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