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Old 09-07-2017, 11:02 AM
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I have a 2015 Lariat 5.0 Coyote and its been bulletproof sofar...

On order I have a second truck coming, 2018 Lariat 3.5EB Gen 2..

I have a friend who is a ford regional district service manager in my area. He told me that many of the previous major problems with the Gen 1 EB has been addressed in the Gen 2 (ie. intercooler, timing chain and tensioner, wastegate etc)... From what he has seen sofar in the '17s has been very positive.... the feedback he has from his mechanics are also positive on this engine...

I would have ordered another 5.0 Coyote if it wasn't for his feedback...

So im interested on the feedback from current 2017+ 3.5 EB owners.... any issues with the engine sofar? how about the 10 speed? how do you like the drivability and performance?

Thanks in advance!!
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almost 7k miles on mine, no issues with anything. About 1500 miles towing mostly our TT but also our boat. It's a beast when towing! And sport mode+traction control off+4H launches=mad fun.
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I'm on my 3rd Ecoboost and haven't had an issue with any of them. My 2017 has just over 8000 miles.
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