12th Gen (2009 – 2014) Ford F-250 Problems

The 12th generation of the F-250 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 7.35. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.

Owners of the 2009–2014 F-250 model years have sent in 91 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the suspension (28%) followed by the transmission (14%) and the engine (7%).

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 2011 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2014 8
6.0
2013 9
6.78
2012 7
3.23
2011 46
20.85
2010 14
4.86
2009 7
2.4

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