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2009 F250 XLT Crew Cab (6.4) automatic 4x4
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By haulsalot1
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2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat 4dr Crew Cab SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)


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Bought this truck new for pulling a 31 ft. camper and have loved every mile. Pulling power is excellent and gets decent MPG for a large crew cab. I have had the truck for 5 years and no issues. I had one recall but that was for the tires. I now have 43,000 miles on it and do not plan on getting rid of it any time soon. Did I tell you the pulling power is amazing!


Favorite Features

Chrome package. Tow command station. Power folding mirrors. 6.4 diesel motor. Backup camera. Comfortable seats. Massive cabin room. Great handling. Smooth shifting auto transmission.


Suggested Improvements

Exhaust cleaning can be annoying.


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No more Ford for me
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By slim01
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2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)


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09 F250 6.4 kicked code during a trip to Galveston(350 m from home). Auto parts store 4 reset because it was in constant regen. Recorded code and took into dealer. Had truck two days, told nothing they could do because code was not in computer (35K miles). Asked "what happens if it does this again" service manager told me "just don't drive to far from the dealer and bring it in next time". Both batts dead (37k). Noticed slight drip of coolant (46k miles). Dealer: both radiator hoses bad and needed replaced. $683. Not covered by warranty. Took to local shop. Determined bad o ring in the upper hose only (is covered by warranty). New hose ebay $44. $50 for local shop. No more Ford 4 me.


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Truck is somewhat disappointed me
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By Christian
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2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)


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Overall, this truck has performed well. However, at 6,400 miles the truck left me stranded on the side of the road at 4 a.m. "Miles to Empty" message center was reading 46 miles to empty (light had just illuminated 4 miles earlier) and truck lost power and died. Towed to Ford dealer. Had to pay over $150 in diagnostics because it was out of fuel. Ford will not acknowledge anything wrong with miles to empty calculator and was told to keep fuel tank 1/2 fuel to prevent problem. Ford customer svc was not helpful and refused to admit anything was wrong with the truck. Ford service tech admitted he's seen this before and Ford has a serious problem with these units. Last Ford purchase.


Favorite Features

Engine and transmission very smooth & powerful. Interior is akin to a luxury car.


Suggested Improvements

Improve quality of miles to empty calculator or remove completely if not able to improve upon the design. Fuel economy could be better.


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By nice job
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2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab XLT 4dr Crew Cab SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)


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This is one very srong pulling truck. nice ride,looks great,Love that turbo feel and sound. Make's almost any pulling job seem like it isnt even there. I average 17.0 mpg 65mph. 10,000 mile's on it now.


Favorite Features

The truck is a winner. strong engine/tranny. JUST LOOK AT THE FRAME UNDER THIS BEAST. NO ROAD NOISE.


Suggested Improvements

FUEL ECO, IS EVERYONE'S GRIPE. WHAT ELSE DO YOU REALLY WHANT OUT OF A 7,000LB TRUCK, EMPTY..LARGER FUEL CELL.


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By Fourth Ford F-250
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2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab Lariat 4dr Crew Cab LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)


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This 6.4L diesel F-250 is my fourth Ford deisel ( 2 - 7.3L's and one 6.0L ) and it seems to be the best engine design yet - had a slight fuel problem with the 6.0L. The 6.4L has plenty of power and the truck rides extremely well. Mileage is lousy, only 13 - 14 mpg( 4WD hurts )but the trade off in power and safety and comfort are worth it. Especially like the navigation system, Sync, power folding mirrors, and interior roominess. Wife loves the heated leather seats. The tailgate step is great as are the 6" cab steps in the chrome pkge. I would HIGHLY recommend getting the electic auxillary cab heater ( one of the only options I passed up ), because of the increased cooling system capacity. HAPPY


Favorite Features

Engine, Mirrors, Handling, Roominess


Suggested Improvements

More places in the dash area for storage of items.


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