Ford F-250+ Super Duty Ford F-250+ Super Duty

We are 108,000+ car owners sharing real-world car information.

Join Us

Ford F-250+ Super Duty repairs by problem area

Engine (37%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (15%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (16%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (2%)

Select a problem area

Show all problems

Need advice about specific Ford F-250+ Super Duty problems?

Chart based on 306 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the Ford F-250+ Super Duty.

Ford F-250+ Super Duty electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (5%)

$500 - $999 (22%)

$100 - $499 (49%)

< $100 (22%)

Chart based on 41 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Ford F-250+ Super Duty 4-door

6-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

Return to top

2011 Ford F-250+ Super Duty

Engine not specified

88000 mi main AC line worn through, not holding refrigerant, replace line, recharge system. Alternator getting too hot causing regulator in rear of housing to short/fail in some way, ALT light in dash was on, dealer pulled codes. 
91000 mi

US $100
Alternator issue returned from before, traced to wiring harness problem, defective connector, connector replaced wiring harness repaired. 
119040 mi

C $1007
Replaced both batteries, violet wire to alternator found burnt fuse-able link and replaced. 

Return to top

2011 Ford F-250+ Super Duty 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

60000 mi

US $425
Evaporater 

Return to top

2008 Ford F-250+ Super Duty 4-door

turbocharged 8-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

135300 mi

US $305
Alternator failed and needed replaced. 
142000 mi

US $45
High pressure switch failed and prevented condenser fan from engaging. Replaced and all is cool now. 

Return to top

2006 Ford F-250+ Super Duty

Engine not specified

52000 mi

US $600
Compressor shot. Also had receiver/drier replaced. 
150000 mi

US $530
replaced alternator 

Return to top

2006 Ford F-250+ Super Duty 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder diesel manual 4WD

78000 mi

US $120
Failed starter, replaced starter 
85000 mi

US $200
replaced starter 

Return to top

2005 Ford F-250+ Super Duty

Engine not specified

104000 mi

US $625
Replaced alternator & battery 
117000 mi

US $260
Frayed harness intermittently shorting to ground. Harness replaced. Took some time to locate. 
155000 mi

US $300
replaced alternator 
144000 mi

US $900
Replaced fuel sender. 

Return to top

2005 Ford F-250+ Super Duty 4-door

turbocharged 8-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

215000 mi

US $158
Replaced faulty starter that was replaced 9 months ago New wiring harness for battery & starter 
230000 mi

US $260
Rebuilt starter had to be replaced, took a bit to figure it out. 
236000 mi 2nd rebuilt starter went bad, replaced with Motorcraft starter. 
136000 mi

US $20
Brake switch not functioning properly. Made starting sometimes take a couple pushes on the pedal. Also applying the brake with cruise control on didn't turn cruise off. Replaced the brake switch. 

Return to top

2005 Ford F-250+ Super Duty 4-door

10-cylinder automatic 4WD

152000 mi 1,2 speed on heater fan no longer worked. Replaced heater blower motor resistor to fix the problem. 

Return to top

2004 Ford F-250+ Super Duty 4-door

turbocharged 8-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

162500 mi No start, battery terminals were corroded. Truck now has full DC to start engine. 

Return to top

2003 Ford F-250+ Super Duty

Engine not specified

102000 mi

US $25
Blower motor for a/c and heater went out 

Return to top

2002 Ford F-250+ Super Duty

Engine not specified

182500 mi

US $800
Electrical short in main fuse box, was literally melting any time the key was in the on position. Required replacing fuse panel and trailer system wiring harness. 
204000 mi

US $500
Replace alternator 
218300 mi

US $800
New A/C parts to get it back to working. 
179800 mi

US $500
The AC started blowing hot air after driving to the desert. The AC would switch between hot air then cool air but never cold. The AC was refilled and checked for leaks 

Return to top

2002 Ford F-250+ Super Duty 4-door

turbocharged 8-cylinder diesel manual 2WD

119040 mi

C $404
Replaced vehicle security module. Automatic lights, and door locks, not working and door ajar light stayed on even with doors closed. New security module cured the problem. Less than 1 hour labor. 

Return to top

2002 Ford F-250+ Super Duty 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

153000 mi

US $783
A/C compressor wouldn't turn, kept truck from starting. I also had to return to the shop to have the A/C system repaired again because they didn't get one or more of the seals installed correctly. 

Return to top

2002 Ford F-250+ Super Duty 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

181000 mi

US $120
Window motor control assembly in drivers-side door went out and windows and locks did not work. Replaced the assembly to rectify the problem. 
196000 mi

US $200
Battery would no longer hold a charge and needed to be replaced. 

Return to top

2001 Ford F-250+ Super Duty

Engine not specified

248620 mi

C $230
Remove and replace starter after solenoid failure. 
237000 mi

US $104
AC clutch 
231000 mi

US $125
clock spring failed throwing code 32. 
95800 mi

C $170
broken wire to fuse box 
122000 mi

US $175
Starter motor failed. Replaced with rebuilt unit. 

Return to top

2001 Ford F-250+ Super Duty 4-door

turbocharged 8-cylinder diesel manual 4WD

19800 mi

US $1000
Alternator failed and was replaced. 

Return to top

2001 Ford F-250+ Super Duty 4-door

turbocharged 8-cylinder diesel automatic 4WD

99300 mi

US $230
Battery cable had high resistance internally, put extra stress on the starter which failed as well. 

Return to top

See TrueDelta's information for all Ford models.

Ford F-250+ Super Duty Electrical Problems

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Ford F-250+ Super Duty problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.