3 years, 11 months, and 46,132 miles I finally get Cam Phaser problem

FordTechOne

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Well--I joined the Cool Kids Club. Developed the cam phaser rattle in my '19 at 41k miles on cold start up about 4 weeks ago, then noticed it intermittently cranking longer on cold start. Took it to the dealer and they were cool. Ordered parts and put me in line. They have a 3-4 week wait for this, doing them every day. Not worried about the cam phaser replacement but after reading this I am concerned about the longer cranking for 5-6 seconds. Service Writer didn't seem too concernced. Thoughts?
There’s no “longer crank” related to the phaser replacement or calibration update. In fact my ‘19 exhibited a cold start extended crank more when it was new than it does now.
 

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Well--I joined the Cool Kids Club. Developed the cam phaser rattle in my '19 at 41k miles on cold start up about 4 weeks ago, then noticed it intermittently cranking longer on cold start. Took it to the dealer and they were cool. Ordered parts and put me in line. They have a 3-4 week wait for this, doing them every day. Not worried about the cam phaser replacement but after reading this I am concerned about the longer cranking for 5-6 seconds. Service Writer didn't seem too concernced. Thoughts?
Some times the fuel bleeds down and the longer crank could be and oring allowing the gas the bleed back into the tank?!
 

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Update: Got the cam phaser R&R last week--no more mid 90's Powerstroke diesel clattering for 2-3 seconds on startup. Interestingly enough the prolonged cranking issue seems to have stopped? Not sure why. Like my grandfather the old rancher used to say: "Don't look a gift horse in the mouth"! Just accept it and go on.
 
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