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Counting Down the Worst Truck Engines of All Time

There’s nothing better than having a reliable vehicle. Reliability might be something that we take for granted because one doesn’t often think about how reliable their ride is until they get in and turn the key and start having issues. However, when we dive into some of the world’s most unreliable rides, the ability to avoid working on your ride is something you’ll appreciate more than ever!

There are some nameplates out there that have grown notorious over the years for being the most reliable that money can buy. Some of these cars, you can even operate for years and even get away with regular maintenance because they just refuse to die.

This time, though, we aren’t checking in with those vehicles but instead, we join in with YouTube creator, Ideal Media, as our host dissects the vehicles on the other side of the coin. We’re speaking, of course, about some of the most unreliable trucks to have ever hit the roadways. If you own one of these, there’s a good chance that you have been waiting with bated breath to see the back of a tow truck or you’ve become incredibly familiar with what your truck’s hood liner looks like.

Below, we follow along with the litany of issues that these particular truck engine combinations have managed to concoct over the years. In fact, some of these trucks have a reputation that proceeds them as any experienced mechanic would warn just about everyone to stay away!

From engines that are notorious for becoming clogged with sludge to others that have head gaskets that simply refuse to work properly or electronics that meltdown when they needed the most, this list is one that you’re going to want to avoid at all costs unless you enjoy spending time fixing things and spending money in the process.