"Ford knows there is a problem with the 6.0 diesel engine. Ford rep told me all the problems/repairs that I have had with this truck. Suggested I put it up for sale on internet because none of the dealers will give you anything for it on trade-in! Why can't I get Ford to recall or fix the truck at their cost. Have put $27,500.00 into the repairs since Sept. 2011. Still not running right. Finally going to get rid of truck!"
"Great truck will move anything that my diesel will it just wont get as good of fuel mileage. The only real problm i have had with it is the vacuum locking hubs do not work so now i just keep the hubs locked in. I drove though a snow storm with 1 cord of wood in the back in 2wd and got home no problem. Even with 4wd workig i still put some weight in the back you wont beleve what trucks can go though with weight in the back of them"
"I originally bought this vehicle for my wife as a tow vehicle. I picked the F250 over the 150 mainly for the heavy duty brakes since she was hauling a heavy three horse trailer.
It has been an excellent vehicle in almost every way. It has the V10 engine which has huge torque. However gas mileage is pretty bad. About 8 to 9 mpg.we had it in California for 14 years but recently drove it across the country in our move to Georgia. On that trip we hit a high of 14 mpgs.
No chronic problems ever with this truck. Some minor problems; all four power door locks have failed and it's a thousand dollar repair. And the radio failed. Bought a used replacement on Ebay but it isn't much better. The car has been outside for it's entire life but the white finish still looks great.
Interior has also held up well."
"Disappointing, to say the least. Owned a 92 F-250 4x4 previously. Engine noise inside the cab diminished to almost nothing at driving speeds, this 2000 truck has excessive engine noise under acceleration which makes conversation difficult, and obliterates the radio at normal volume.
Ford switched from the Twin I-beam (Twin Traction Beam)independent front suspension back to a straight axle. The twin I-beam drove like a car, this truck with the straight front axle drives like a large truck, steering feel is reduced and requires continuous correcting, even after alignment.
Fuel mileage is good for a 6800 lb vehicle, Transmission is excellent including manual 2nd gear start for slick conditions."