That engine was the 6.0L, which was offered from 2003 to 2007 in Excursion, F-Super Duty and F-650 and F-750 trucks, and 2003 to 2009 E350 and E450 Econoline vans. The 6.0L Power Stroke turned out to be a disaster for Ford.
What year did Ford make the best diesel engine?
The year 1987 ushered in what’s considered the best Ford diesel engine ever – the 7.3L. When building the new engine, Ford kept the same stroke as the 6.9L, but increased the bore. The engine block was also strengthened and the cylinder heads were completely redesigned.
What powerstroke to avoid?
Stay away from the 6.0’s(commonly known as 6-leakers) and the 6.4’s(commonly known as sootbags). I believe that the 2002/2003 7.3 powerstroke is one of the best diesels ever made, even with the tranny situation. After that, the 1997 PS was also a good one for longivity and reasonable power.
What is the most reliable diesel engine ever made?
What is the Most Reliable Diesel Engine Ever? The most reliable diesel engine ever made was the 5.9L Cummins 12-Valve 6BT. The 5.9L 12-Valve has million-mile durability. It came factory with a 230hp, 440lb/ft of torque and an inline P7100 injection pump.