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Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix #4501331
08/29/17 01:35 PM
08/29/17 01:35 PM
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California
mbacfp Offline OP
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I wanted to give an update on my upper oil pan reinstall. I purposely took my truck to a Ford truck center with the assumption they were more equipped to do this job...boy was I disappointed. Service writer didn't have a clue nor was communicating accurate information. Suffice it to say I will not be returning during any lifetime. Sorry for the rant.

Here is a picture of the lower oil pan freshly resealed and installed. Cannot see upper pan, but hoping it is good to go. The service manager said he was done more than 18 of these, but mine was the first one using the silicon for the upper oil pan. My wonderful service writer told me they ordered a new upper and lower oil pans, but my paperwork doesn't show that. Service manager is looking into it for confirmation. Other than that, hope no new leaks on the cardboard. Hope everyone is well.




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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: mbacfp] #4501352
08/29/17 01:55 PM
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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If they cleaned the surfaces well it should last the life of the truck.


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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: mbacfp] #4501377
08/29/17 02:25 PM
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Upstate NY
Donald Offline
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Was this covered under warranty?


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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: mbacfp] #4501385
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mbacfp Offline OP
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Yes, thankfully, the bill was around $2,200...parts and labor.


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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: mbacfp] #4501399
08/29/17 02:50 PM
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Donald Offline
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Was this covered under warranty?


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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: mbacfp] #4501401
08/29/17 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted By: mbacfp
Yes, thankfully, the bill was around $2,200...parts and labor.

That's the most expensive tube of goop I've ever seen.


too many cars and oil combinations to list in 150 characters or less
Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: L_Sludger] #4501413
08/29/17 03:10 PM
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Originally Posted By: L_Sludger
Originally Posted By: mbacfp
Yes, thankfully, the bill was around $2,200...parts and labor.

That's the most expensive tube of goop I've ever seen.


Yep American car dealerships are imploding themselves!

Last edited by JohnnyJohnson; 08/29/17 03:10 PM.

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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: L_Sludger] #4501420
08/29/17 03:19 PM
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San Diego, California
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Originally Posted By: L_Sludger

That's the most expensive tube of goop I've ever seen.


That is mostly the lower oil pan in his photo. The upper oil pan is basically the bottom third of the engine block. Quite a bit more than a tube of goop.


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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: mbacfp] #4501442
08/29/17 03:41 PM
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mbacfp Offline OP
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My mistake. It was $2,697. Glad it was under warranty for sure.


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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: mbacfp] #4501496
08/29/17 04:49 PM
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One very expensive leak. Being in California it probably wouldn't pass inspection?



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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: mbacfp] #4501514
08/29/17 05:08 PM
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mbacfp Offline OP
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Not sure on that bioburner. It is not a commercial vehicle...rather a RV. Very expensive leak...had to remove transmission to get to the upper oil pan. Ford covered everything. Very fortunate it happened while under warranty.


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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: mbacfp] #4501542
08/29/17 05:51 PM
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Some states require all vehicles to pass some sort of inspection. MN had one years ago to address air pollution and lasted about 3 years. Texas requires a pretty loose inspection that I will have to go through this fall on the F350 and the little Transit.
Glad to hear that Ford stood behind it and resolved it.



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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: mbacfp] #4501584
08/29/17 06:36 PM
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Upstate NY
Donald Offline
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What was the symptom? Oil dripping?

This was in your 2014 F450?

Wonder if my 2015 could have same issue?

Last edited by Donald; 08/29/17 06:38 PM.

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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: bioburner] #4501632
08/29/17 07:35 PM
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Originally Posted By: bioburner
One very expensive leak. Being in California it probably wouldn't pass inspection?


We don't have state inspections for that here. Now you can fail a smog inspection if there is an excessive enough leak to where the person doing the inspection feel it is unsafe to test.


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Re: Update Powerstroke 6.7 Upper Oil Pan Fix [Re: mbacfp] #4501809
08/29/17 09:48 PM
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mbacfp Offline OP
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Donald, yes it was on my F550 6.7. It appeared to be leaking from my lower oil pan. It would slowly drip along one side and when level would drip along the bolts of the lower pan. Initially was small drip or 2 over weeks. Lately got worse thus prompting me to take to dealer. Where is yours leaking from?

Last edited by mbacfp; 08/29/17 09:51 PM.

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