2004 Ford F-250 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2004 Ford F-250

530 problems have been reported for the 2004 Ford F-250. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2004 Ford F-250. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling with 193 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (104 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2004 Ford F-250

small car iamge Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2004 Ford F-250 in 2004.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
5
  2018
5
  2017
1
  2016
9
  2015
19
  2014
13
  2013
19
  2012
15
  2011
31
  2010
47
  2009
34
  2008
30
  2007
27
  2006
25
  2005
79
  2004
5

small car iamge Compare the 2004 Ford F-250 with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Ford F-250, the following table can be used to compare the 2004 Ford F-250 with the Ford F-250 from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2004 F-250 is 530 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Ford F-250 is 343.

Table 3. Compare the 2004 Ford F-250 with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 F-250
8
  2018 F-250
88
  2017 F-250
401
  2016 F-250
47
  2015 F-250
93
  2014 F-250
58
  2013 F-250
81
  2012 F-250
245
  2011 F-250
386
  2010 F-250
88
  2009 F-250
89
  2008 F-250
322
  2007 F-250
127
  2006 F-250
546
  2005 F-250
464
  2004 F-250
530
  2003 F-250
382
  2002 F-250
520
  2001 F-250
718
  2000 F-250
913
  1999 F-250
1,466
  1998 F-250
122
  1997 F-250
349
  1996 F-250
192


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