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Old 06-29-2014, 06:43 AM
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2011 F250 6.2L

Bought my 2011 F250 6.2l in Nov 2010 I pull a 4400 lb enclosed trailer with a 5000 lb daily load 5 days a week I average 47000 miles a year
I am very happy with the way the truck tows. It seems to work a little harder than the diesel going up hills.

Mainly choose the gas over diesel because of the higher maintenance cost of a diesel and higher diesel fuel cost and I did not want to mess with the new DEF

I have had some issues with a hard shift from 2nd to 3rd that has never been resolved They have flashed the computer and changed the solenoids It is better but not cured

Now at 144000 miles I have a cracked exhaust manifold Has anyone else had this problem Looking for advice on replacing it maybe some how to's with advice or tricks to help the job go easier Thanks
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Old 06-29-2014, 09:11 AM
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as far as a cracked manifold...

I think letting the truck warm up and letting it cool off before you shut it off after heaving pulling, may help the manifold last longer. i.e. bad to exit the interstate after heavy pulling and shut the truck off right away. I always let it idle for a couple of minutes first.
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Thanks for the advice. Just not very practical for me. I run a delivery route and make many stops and starts a day. Can not afford to stop and idle at each stop I would never get home
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