Ford

Have Ford questions? Ask a mechanic for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have a 2006 Super Duty with a 6.0. An employee changed the…

Customer Question
My name is *****...

My name is ***** ***** I have a 2006 Super Duty with a 6.0. An employee changed the motor oil and when he started it after the oil change the oil got as thick as tooth paste and now the engine wont start...Where should i start. The local Ford dealer wants to put a new motor in it.

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

The engine will turn over just fine. Just no fire

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Ford
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Ford Question
Answered in 57 minutes by:
1/27/2016
Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago
James
James, Ford Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 3,634
Experience: Ford Senior Master Tech, Ford gas and diesel expert, ASE Certified
Verified

Hello, have you refrained the oil and put fresh oil in it to see if it starts? Do you know what weight oil was put in it?

Ask Your Own Ford Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
we put new 15/40 Rotella in
Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago

Does the oil still look thick and sludges?

Ask Your Own Ford Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
no
Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago

Do you have a scan tool that can monitor icp pressure while cranking?

Ask Your Own Ford Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a ford mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask James Your Own Question
James
James
James, Ford Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 3,634
3,634 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Ford Senior Master Tech, Ford gas and diesel expert, ASE Certified

James is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

AlvinC answered a question about my Ford truck that only someone with an in-depth knowledge of his subject would have known what was going on.

Rich DUSA

Because of your expertise, you armed me with enough ammunition to win the battle with the dealer. They are installing a fuel filter and fuel pump at no charge to me.

MollyUSA

I needed help with my car on Saturday morning....got a response in 5 minutes, and it was the perfect solution. Thanks again to your service.

Jason V.Kirkland, WA

I do know, after going though this with JustAnswer, that I can somewhat trust my mechanic but I will always contact you prior to going there.

BRNew Jersey

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ron

Ron

ASE Certified Technician

25,182 satisfied customers

23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

29,223 satisfied customers

16 years experience

John Mc

John Mc

Ford Technician

5,495 satisfied customers

19 years Ford Lincoln Mercury experience

Chuck

Chuck

ASE Certified Technician

1,685 satisfied customers

33 Years Experience,Ford Senior Master,ASE Master,L1 Advanced Engine Performance

Cam

Cam

Journeyman Automotive Technician

10 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years Automotive experience.

Mike V.

Mike V.

Auto Service Technician

1,591 satisfied customers

25 years experience on all makes and models, Licensed NYS Inspector.

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

1,524 satisfied customers

12 years at a Ford Lincoln/Mercury and Jaguar dealer as a technician and shop foreman.

< Previous | Next >

Related Ford Questions
04 6.0L intermittent no power. no codes. New FICM, Can
Can barely move the truck when it happens. 90% of the time the truck runs great. … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
29,223 satisfied customers
F250 SUPER: what does it take to replace #5 glow plug on a
what does it take to replace #5 glow plug on a 2006 ford f250 super duty with the 6.0l engine… read more
Ron
Ron
ASE Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25,182 satisfied customers
ford f250 4x4 diesel: I have a 2006 f250 4x4 6.0 diesel eng
I have a 2006 f250 4x4 6.0 diesel eng it shut down and wont start before it shut down the oil pressure lite came on saying no oil pressure… read more
TIM MOHR
TIM MOHR
SHOP OWNER
Master's Degree
8,037 satisfied customers
2006 Ford: 6.0 Diesel..warm engine the oil pressure went..smoke
I have a 6.0 Diesel 2006 Ford Super Duty truck. Yesterday, with a warm engine the oil pressure went to high. I did not notice any smoke. The read out on the dash board states oil pressure too high. An… read more
Saemery1
Saemery1
Ford Senior Master Dealership Technician
Associate Degree
1 satisfied customers
2006 f250 super duty: engine turns..wont start..ran fine..cam sensor
I have 2006 f250 super duty engine turns over but wont start ran fine prior changed cam sensor what can it be shows no codes it is a 6.0 diesel… read more
Dodge expert
Dodge expert
ASE MASTER TECH, REPAIR FACILITY OWNER
High School or GED
3,636 satisfied customers
2007 ford f 250: V8..It needs a new Engine..motor in it now is Blown .
Hi Im buying a 2007 ford f 250 Super -duty V8 Super Cab pickup Truck. It needs a new Engine . the motor in it now is Blown . can I go to a biger motor like the 7.3 Or somethink that will fit .I live i… read more
Jettadan1
Jettadan1
Lead mech
Some college
1,421 satisfied customers
F250 super duty: acts..quits..fuel filter,starts with starting fluid
f250 super duty 6.0 liter diesel acts like out of fuel and quits,air in fuel filter,starts with starting fluid. what could be wrong?… read more
Bamaman39
Bamaman39
Ford master diesel Tech.Ford certified
High School or GED
2,154 satisfied customers
F250: 2006 6.0 diesel on highway pulling 5th wheel..losing power
Driving F250 2006 6.0 diesel on highway pulling 5th wheel, started losing power subtle change, I just knew something was not right, pulled off next exit and just died. Turns over just fine but nothing… read more
Steve W
Steve W
Line Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,968 satisfied customers
2006 Ford F 450: oil filter..Drove truck about 1/2 mile and parked it.
2006 Ford F 450 Super Duty Truck - 6.0 - Yesterday truck ran sluggish. I changed oil and oil filter. Drove truck about 1/2 mile and parked it. Ran fine. Went to crank it this morning and it would not … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
29,223 satisfied customers
F-150: gear shift..highway..pulling a trailer about 6800 lbs 4 months
1/ Are there any issues with the 2006 Ford 250 Super Duty as far as the transmission/gear shift/ball joints/ looking at a used one 2/ I looked online at new for the F-250 diesels vs ranch and F-150 an… read more
John Mc
John Mc
Ford Technician
Vocational Trade School
5,495 satisfied customers
2006 super: first started..under warranty for 100,000 miles
Just bought 2006 super duty with 79000. When first started it has no power and feels like its missing or not getting enough fuel. Bought from Used Dealer and told me it was under warranty for 100,000 … read more
POWERSTROKE
POWERSTROKE
DIESEL MASTER TECH
Associate Degree
1,040 satisfied customers
2006 Super: Three of the trucks will at times surge while at idle.
I have 4 2005 Super Duty 6.0 and 1 2006 Super Duty 6.0 . Three of the trucks will at times surge while at idle. Enough that the driver has to stand on the brake to keep it stopped. Other times they wi… read more
RJ
RJ
Ford Tech
High School or GED
1,573 satisfied customers
2006 F250 super duty: Warranty Issues..59,000km on it..6 oil changes
Warranty Issues: I have a 2006 F250 super duty with 59,000km on it. I bought it used at 41000 km a year and a half ago. The first owner had it for about a year-year and a half and put 41000km on it wi… read more
Don
Don
Shop Forman, lead tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
869 satisfied customers
Star: the 6.0 wont start if colder than 20..stalls..rpms..oil change
my sisters husband has a ford truck withe the 6.0 wont start if colder than 20 without block heater and still hard to glow plugs good and working replaced cps now it starts runs for 5 seconds and stal… read more
Diesel Doc
Diesel Doc
Diesel Technician/Shop Foreman
High School or GED
2,495 satisfied customers
Diesel truck..it is refilled, will it start or is there a switch that
If a diesel truck is low on oil, it will shut off by itself. When it is refilled, will it start or is there a switch that must be tripped.… read more
lostrider
lostrider
lead technician/working shop foreman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,958 satisfied customers
2006 Ford F350 Super duty: diesel..000 miles..run fine..getting fuel
2006 Ford F350 Super Duty DRW diesel 40,000 miles has run fine, out of the blue turns over but won''t start; checked is getting fuel. Called Ford they said no recalls on 6.0; any ideas?… read more
AJ
AJ
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
60 satisfied customers
2006 F350 Super Duty: our towing haul from a 2-horse..trailer
We have an 2006 F350 Super Duty. We have increased our towing haul from a 2-horse living quarters horse trailer (with 2 horses) to a 4-horse living quarters trailer (with 4 horses). We are still withi… read more
Jared_bortel
Jared_bortel
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2 satisfied customers
2004 ford f350 super duty: idles no oil pressure read..accelerating
I have a 2004 ford f350 super duty 6.0 diesel 4 x 4. when truck idles no oil pressure read out, but when truck is accelerating it shows pressure. Changed oil sending unit, problem still persists.… read more
POWERSTROKE
POWERSTROKE
DIESEL MASTER TECH
Associate Degree
1,040 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x