16: Oil Leak Problems On The Eco Boost
Another problem that owners have been reporting in droves is oil leaks, particularly with the Eco Boost engines. It seems to affect the oil pan area. It could be something as simple as faulty gaskets from the factory, or a more serious problem. Owners have reported being as much as two quarts low and the truck even not burning oil. The 2.7L, 3.0L, and 3.5L EcoBoost have all had recent complaints posted by owners. A lot of these early repairs are under warranty, but we have to wonder what happens when the truck begins to age.
Are these problems going to affect the long term reliability of the trucks? When you buy a pickup truck new you generally expect it to last for a long period. The lack of a tangible solution for consumers has created a fair amount of stress. No one wants to purchase a used pickup truck only to have it completely run out of oil prematurely.