1997 Ford F-250 Regular Cab - Reliability

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HD XL Regular Cab Pickup (5.8L V8 5-speed Manual)

Reliability Rating for 1997 Ford F-250 Regular Cab by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine Occasional problems on the Super Duty versions of this vehicle are failures of the Fuel Pressure Regulator and the Fuel Pump. Failure of the Fuel Pressure Regulator or the Fuel Pump may prevent the vehicle from starting. Occasional problems on the Light Duty Versions of this vehicle are failure of the Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor, the Ignition Coils and Boots, 5.4L only, and restriction of the EGR passages inside the intake plenum, 4.6L only.

The cost to repair the Fuel Pressure Regulator is estimated at $75.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Fuel Pump is estimated at $250.00 for parts and $130.00 for labor. The cost to repair the MAF Sensor is estimated at $150.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Ignition Coils and Boots is estimated at $46.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor for each coil needed. The cost to clean the EGR passages is estimated at $4.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Transmission & Driveline
Steering & Suspension
Brake
Heating & Air Conditioning
Starting & Charging
Accessories A common problem on this vehicle is water damage to the Under Dash Fuse Panel and Generic Electronic Module (GEM). This problem can cause the vehicle to not start.

The cost to replace the Fuse Panel and the GEM is estimated at $313.00 for parts and $97.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Overall 4 out of 5

Reliability Ratings displayed above reflect style specific standard features and may vary from aggregated values displayed for the same year in the historical model overviewed bellow.

Reliability History for Ford F-250 Regular Cab by Identifix

  1994 1995 1996 1997
Engine
Transmission & Driveline
Steering & Suspension
Brake
Heating & Air Conditioning
Starting & Charging
Accessories
Overall

Reliability Ratings by Identifix is based from repair shop-reported issues. Though this data may be for years prior to model you are researching, it exposes how reliable this model platform has been historically.

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