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Old 06-04-2013, 08:14 AM
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Need a GOOD Dealership mechanic for warranty repairs

I am new to FTE. I bought my 2006 F350 6.0 PS a few months ago from someone about 100 miles from where I live. It is still under an extended service plan. It is losing coolant (not puking) when I tow a 5er, so I need to take it to a Ford dealership in the Raleigh, NC area to have it checked out. This is the first diesel I've owned. I really could use recommendations on which area dealership has the best 6.0 mechanic(s)

Can anybody help me out here? I have to do this soon...the ESP is about to expire! Although a reputable dealership is my immediate need, in a few weeks I'll be looking good independent shop for my 6.0, so any recommendations for that are MUCH appreciated, too!

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It's old but try this thread:
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/78...-mechanic.html

I haven't used these two places but:

I think some of the diesel excursion folks use this place:

Global Off-Road & Diesel
8624 Barefoot Industrial Rd
Raleigh, NC 27617
(919)-784-0411

And this place:

Contact Us | NCB Diesel Repair and Off Road Raleigh NC



I know this guy but not sure if he works on diesels. But he is a solid ford mech and a real nice guy to deal with: Jeremy is the owner and main mechanic.
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I've heard both great and crappy things about Capitol Ford. They are a huge dealership and have a massive and completely seperate truck facility. Might be worth giving them a call as well if you need local dealer service.

Hope some of this helps get you going. Good luck.
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It's old but try this thread:
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/78...-mechanic.html

I haven't used these two places but:

I think some of the diesel excursion folks use this place:

Global Off-Road & Diesel
8624 Barefoot Industrial Rd
Raleigh, NC 27617
(919)-784-0411

And this place:

Contact Us | NCB Diesel Repair and Off Road Raleigh NC



I know this guy but not sure if he works on diesels. But he is a solid ford mech and a real nice guy to deal with: Jeremy is the owner and main mechanic.
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I've heard both great and crappy things about Capitol Ford. They are a huge dealership and have a massive and completely seperate truck facility. Might be worth giving them a call as well if you need local dealer service.

Hope some of this helps get you going. Good luck.
James,

Thanks for your input!

I was hoping I might get a second on a dealer. I am going with Capital Ford since their counter guy was far more knowledgeable than the guy at Crossroads in Wake Forest. A pretty weak reason, but the best I could come up with.

Take care.
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