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Overall condition of this 2006 Ford F250 is decent but has some issues of note. There were no signs or indications of previously repaired crash damage or repaint that was noted. This truck has wear and uses present but no signs of hard use or abuse that were found.
The overall exterior is clean and looks good. Body lines and panel gaps are consistent and even. Minor paint chips on the hood and forward areas of the front fenders were noted but overall fit and finish are good. No exterior body rust was noted.
The interior is clean and in good condition as well. Wear is present on the driver's seat both lower and upper cushions and side bolsters. Wear is consistent with the truck's age. See photos. No damage, stains or odors were noted.
The underbody and chassis have minor to moderate rust and corrosion present. This is more rust then I would like to see. See pics for this. Rust level is consistent with vehicles that are driven in winter climates where road salt is used.
The test drive was very good. The 5.4 V8 engine started promptly and idled smoothly. No abnormal engine noises were heard. No abnormal exhaust smoke was noted. Acceleration and performance were good. The transmission and 4x4 system appeared to work correctly. The front lock out hubs is frozen and inoperable. The steering and brake systems operated as expected, no issues were noted.
All of the truck's options and features appeared to work correctly, except for the following issues: The hood safety latch was difficult to release, likely needs to be lubricated. I hooked up my computer and found a powertrain code P0420, catalyst efficiency issue. This is an emissions issue. The vehicle will not pass emissions at this time. This will need further diagnosis and repairs
The left rear passenger door was difficult to release from the release in the jamb and lastly, there is cracking developing in between the tire treads or all 4 tires. This is dry-rot.
This is a decent looking and running vehicle that shows rusting to the underside. See below and pics for more info.

Vehicle Info

VIN Number1ftsx21566ec13976
Stock Numberp9646a
Interior ColorTan
Body ColorMaroon
Engine8 Cylinder
Drive TypeFour Wheel Drive
Fuel TypeGas


Wiper Blades
Windshield Washer
Body Alignment

Several minor dents are present below the rear window on the cab wall. See photos.

Paint Condition
Body Seals

Chassis and underbody rust and corrosion is present. No rust through or holes were noted at this time. See pics.

Exterior Lights
Door Mirrors
Side Moldings
Frame Damage


Steering Wheel
Cruise Control
Seat Condition

The driver's seat had wear present on the leather trim.

Seat Belts
Inner Door Panels
Power Locks
Window Switches
Window Function
Sun Visors
Dash Lights
Dash Gauges
Air Conditioning
Cigarette Use
Unusual Odors
Cup Holders
Blower Motor
Interior Trim

The interior trim shows normal wear consistent with age and mileage.


Air Filter
Battery Condition
Charging System
Cooling Fan Condition
Radiator Cap Sealing Properly
Engine Coolant

The coolant appears to be a little low. I found no leaks.

Coolant Leaks
Power Steering
Steering Fluid
Engine Oil
Engine Fluid Leaks
Transmission Fluid
Transmission Leaks
Brake System
Brake Fluid Leaks
Transfer Case Leaks
Differential leaks
Muffler System
Shocks and bushings
Key Fob

Road Test

Engine Starting
Engine Performance
Transmission performance
Differential Performance
Transfer Case Performance
Wheel Bearing Performance
Braking Performance
Suspension Performance
Steering Performance
Tire Pressure System (TPMS)
Computer Diagnosis/OBD2

Check engine light is on. Code reading was, P0420 powertrain code, catalyst efficiency issue. Note, the sales representative, Brian advised me the issue would be taken care of. The catalytic converter(s) would be replaced if necessary.


Tire ManufacturerBridgestone
Tire Size285/65/18
Tire Tread
Driver Front7/327/32Passenger Front
Driver Rear7/327/32Passenger Rear
Tire Condition
Driver FrontDry RotDry RotPassenger Front
Driver RearDry RotDry RotPassenger Rear
Wheel Condition
Driver FrontNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Front
Driver RearNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Rear
Spare Tire
Spare tireYes

Tire Tread Explanation

10/32 or more

Tires have plenty of tread!


8/32 or more

Tires have plenty of tread!

(low profile)

5/32 to 7/32

Tires will need replacement soon!

4/32 or less

Tires need replacement!

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