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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 08:30 PM Thread Starter
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2001 F-350 7.3L powerstroke 4x4 manual transmission 180K miles
Today while towing a Boat my truck started to slip and was making bad noises
After disconnecting the boat I was still was not able to drive
Please let me know what you guys think, went wrong with my powertrain
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I'd be looking at the clutch by your discription

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What he ^^ said.

Does it move in any gear? What kind of noise is it making? It could have blown out the center of the clutch disk. That happened to me once.

The tranny is pretty dynamite proof, so I wouldn't worry about that.

You might also check the driveshaft, although for the truck not to move, that would probably be hanging on the ground.

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