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Truck with 5.4 caught fire.

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by f250man, Feb 15, 2007.

  1. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Well Ford 5.4L owners I set mine on fire today. The 5.4 have a common oil leak from the head gaskets and mine leaked down on the red hot exhaust yesterday and caught fire and went to ford dealer today and said no recalls or bulletins about it. So heads up when plowing with oil leak. Steve
  2. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    how bad did she burn
  3. Gatewayuser

    Gatewayuser Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    Mine caught on fire last summer but it was the master brake cylinder with the cruise sensor that started the fire. Hardly no damage because I had a fire extinguisher, Ford recalled a month later.
  4. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    I was able to put it out right away. Just burned the oil dripping on the exhaust and didn't spread any where else. Steve
  5. DeereFarmer

    DeereFarmer PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,296

    Glad to hear that your truck is still in one piece. Truck fires are never good.