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About the F-250
If you own a Ford F-250, it is important to know what the warning lights on your dashboard mean.
If you notice a light that is flashing or an indicator that has not been illuminated before, it could be something as serious as low oil pressure.
On this page, we will show you what each of these warning lights means and how to fix them.
Avoiding a warning can be potentially putting lives at risk, especially if it's an amber-colored symbol.
History of the F-250
This F-250 is a well-known powerhouse in its class of vehicles. It has been recognized by many publications from Popular Mechanics to Ward's Auto World as the "truck of choice.".
When ordering it new, the F-250 has three available engine choices, the 4.6-liter V8, the 3.5L-liter V6, and the 2.7-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder.
The smaller F-150 is a light-duty truck that has an extended cab with room for up to six passengers.
F-150 models come in different trims, including the XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum and Limited.
When comparing the F-250 with the F-150 you can see it is a heavy-duty truck. It's used by people who need to transport large loads or tow trailers.
People who choose the F-250 over the F-150 typically know they will be using the vehicle for much more commercial uses.
The Ford F-250's rear bumper is beefier and stronger than the F-150's, it also has a hitch as standard.
If you tow with the F-250, you'll want to add a trailer tongue jack and flashlight in the glove compartment.
You need the hitch when you're towing or when you're adding optional equipment such as a plow, for instance.