2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Overview

F-250 Super Duty

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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Overview

Ford's Super Duty series of pickups feature more towing capacity, horsepower, and a stiffer suspension than the popular F-150. The 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty is a three-quarter ton pickup available in three trims -- the workhorse XT, XLT, and luxury Lariat. Each come in a choice of a two-door Regular Cab, an extended SuperCab with reverse-hinged rear half doors, and a conventional four-door Crew Cab. An 8-foot bed is offered on the Regular, while the Super and Crew have a choice of a 6.75 or 8-foot bed. The 2005 Ford F-250 comes in either rear wheel drive or 4-wheel drive, with a new front suspension on the 4X4s, that tightens up the turning ratio.

New this year is a more powerful 5.4 V8 with 3-valve cylinder heads, that climbs 40-hp to get 300-hp and 365 lb-ft of torque. A 6.8-liter V10 adds 45-hp to deliver 355-hp and 450 torque, becoming the most powerful engine in its class. The ultimate powertrain is the 325-hp Powerstroke diesel, which puts out 570 lb-ft of torque. All come standard with a 6-speed manual or a new optional 5-speed automatic that comes with a tow/haul mode previously only available on the diesel models. Also new in the 2005 F-250 Super Duty are 17-inch wheels, larger brakes, and an angrier in-your-face chrome grille.

Three special edition packages are added this year for the Lariat. The Harley Davidson edition adds two-tone paint with flames, 20-inch wheels, and blacked-out headlamps, while the King Ranch features deluxe teak wood and Cantano leather. the Amarillo package comes only in bright yellow, with chrome accents, and a two-tone interior. New options on all models include automatic climate control and a 6-CD changer. Highlights of F-250 Super Duty ownership include top-notch hauling capacity (the new engines add 500 pounds to the towing ability), a powerful engine, lots of cargo space, and responsive brakes. Drivers wish there were more interior storage compartments, more options such as OnStar, and a quieter diesel engine.

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    Gas Gauge No Longer Works. Also The Radio And Clock Stay On When Vehicle I...

    Had to install an 'on/off/ switch at the battery. The gas gauge no longer works, and when you turn off the vehicle the radio stays on, as well as the clock. I can turn the radio off, but not the c...

    5 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)

    Fueling Problem

    When I pump gas, the nozzle will shut off. You can hear gas coming back up from the gas tank. It's impossible to pump gas without constantly pumping the nozzle. What could cause this?

    9 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)
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    Changed Both Alternators And Have 850/1000 New Batteries And Truck Won't St...

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    My F250 Super Duty Fuel Gauge Is Stuck On Empty.

    After filling tank to full then running the fuel down quite a bit, then adding another quarter tank gauge needle wouldn't budge, but now the gauge is wavering a bit, but still only in empty area. I'...

    3,854 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)

    "haul" Feature And "gain & Output" Feature?

    Would like to know what the above two features represent on a 2005 F-250 that I am in the process of buying.

    17 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)