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Old 02-27-2014, 05:54 PM   #1
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Default Are 2014 ecoboosts still having issues?

Looking at a new fx4 are there still issues with the 2014 production ecoboost? Or should i get a 5.0l?
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I don't know about 2014, but all other years considered, the problem rate is very, very small compared to the number of trucks sold. This or any forum is not a representation of failure rate.
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Unless you need the extra torque for towing heavy loads, I wouldn't chance it and would stick with the 5.0. Personally my 5.0 can tow anything I'm likely to tow with ease.
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I have a 5.0 rental , that motor sounds like music to my ears. The power is plentiful and mpg not much different than my ecoboost stock.
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Love mine too.
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:49 PM   #7
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They are both solid engine choices. Base 5.0 and optional ecoboost
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29,000 miles on my EB and nary a hiccup. Pulled my 25' travel trailer about 2000 miles last year and it towed like a champ. Romped on it a couple of times today and it just pulled like a beast. I've been very pleased with mine.
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Fwiw I wish had purchased a 5.0 or 6.2
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I weigh 150 and my wife is a solid 100 lbs. we bought the FX4 SC Ecoboost with max tow package just to make sure we could haul our asses around.
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