by tyler on Jul 7, 2008 Vehicle: 1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 3dr Cargo Van
I drive my vehicles until they die. This thing just won't give up. Sure, I maintain it and repair little things when they break. I use the best oils and regularly check everything. But it is getting ridiculous because this van won't give in. I want another truck only because I'm bored. Oh, the transmission thing...the problem is that the transmissions have a cup shaped connection on the right side of the trans. The seal dries out and the connections corrode. Disassemble it, a few shots of solvent, blow it out with canned air and add some dielectric silicon grease and it lasts for about 2 years... then do it again. The hard shifting and failure to go into high gear is all gone now.
by Steve on Jan 14, 2008 Vehicle: 1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 3dr Ext Cargo Van
384,000 miles on 7.3 turbo diesel. With regular maintenance these things are extremely dependable. No major problems with engine or tranny. I did have to rebuild the rear-end at 300,000. I have hauled some pretty heavy loads. Always averages 20+ mpg hwy.
by D.Morgan on Oct 22, 2005 Vehicle: 1995 Ford E-350 XL Club Wagon 3dr Ext Van
Versatility, from carrying passengers, the original intention, to supplies, lumber (up to 16ft inside) furniture, etc. with bench seats removed/turned sideways. Having owned all US brands (full size,1 mini) this has been the best van I've owned. Passenger comfort, front/rear-heat/air, space to stretch, capacity for furniture, appliances, motorcycles, (minis can't cut it) then back to comfort for family/friends. Yes I rate it high, very versatile.
by eli on Oct 12, 2002 Vehicle: 1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 3dr Cargo Van
Graet vehical, 220,000 and going strong. Changed Fuel pump
at 80,000. At 215,000 Alternator and air pump, and thats
all that fell apart. Thats pretty good. 6 cylinder, and 3 speed
auto (C6) Started at 19MPG and am now getting 13-15 MPG.
by ScottMc9hp on May 7, 2002 Vehicle: 1995 Ford E-350 XLT Club Wagon 3dr Ext Van
Excellent vehicle. The 15 passenger
XLT Clubwagon is a great van. Very
durable and rugged. Built like a truck
but with car like ride quality. I plan
to convert this to 4x4 and use it as a
camper van when all(or most)of my kid's
have moved out. Very useful. The only
improvement I would make would be to
build a stronger transmission. I've
been through 3 so far. 1 was due to
inept mechanics but the EO4D is not (in
my opinion) a very good transmission
for the 460ci engine on a E350 frame.
I have a 1995 E-350 7.3 Diesel. For about a year now and 30k miles, I have had a bogging problem from time to time (sometimes every hundred miles, ten miles, or 2k miles). The thing will be running gr...
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