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Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   01-02-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By unowhoseattle
Just an update. I installed the second new cam...

Just an update.
I installed the second new cam position sensor, and since I have driven approximately 400 miles with no issues. Now I carry two spare CPSs in my glove box. Thanks for everybody's...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   12-11-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By unowhoseattle
Thanks, I did have a new/sealed Ford CPS...

Thanks, I did have a new/sealed Ford CPS (F7TZ-12K073-B) in the glove box, so I swapped it out, it still died after the swap, although not with clouds of white smoke or severe stumbling.
It drove...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   12-09-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By unowhoseattle
Hello again, First, I just want to thank...

Hello again,

First, I just want to thank the people that take the time to read or respond on this. It is nice to know there is some place where I can learn more about my truck. My poor old truck....
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   12-07-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By unowhoseattle
Thank you, I will look at that.

Thank you, I will look at that.
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   12-07-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By unowhoseattle
thank you for your help, I could not recreate...

thank you for your help,
I could not recreate by jiggling, I will dig deeper and report back when I figure it out
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   12-07-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By unowhoseattle
Starts then dies.

Hello,

I am sure this is covered somewhere, but couldn't find it.
I am sorry if this is a redundant question.
1997 F250 4WD 7.3 325K miles.
The truck is basically 100% stock.
I was driving to...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   05-09-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By unowhoseattle
Hi sdan 27 Thanks for the response. I was...

Hi sdan 27

Thanks for the response.
I was unsuccessful at getting it to show a code before I took it in.

I just had the dealership Harris Ford do the work.

They have a diesel mechanic there...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   05-07-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By unowhoseattle
Need a Mechanic in Seattle area.

Hello Everyone.

My 1997 7.3 is currently in the dealership.
It did a strange thing two times over the last few weeks so I took it in for diagnosis.
Within a minute or so after a cold start up,...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   05-22-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,203
Posted By unowhoseattle
E4OD not locking up the torque converter

Hello everyone.

My E4OD in my 1997 has performed flawlessly for 240K and today it acted up.
The truck is all stock except for slightly tall tires (31"?) The speedometer has been adjusted for the...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   01-05-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,758
Posted By unowhoseattle
Hello again, The battery was under warranty...

Hello again,

The battery was under warranty (pro-rated) they are about 3 years old. I asked about the matched set theory. I had several Interstate technicians looking at my truck & the smartest...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   01-03-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,758
Posted By unowhoseattle
Madpogue, you are my hero. You saved me from a...

Madpogue, you are my hero. You saved me from a bunch of grief. The fuse was bad. I
disconnected the heater & with some foil made a new
"Fuse" It still wouldn't fire because the batteries were low...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   01-03-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,758
Posted By unowhoseattle
Help! I'm stuck in the woods with a dead 1997 F250

Help.

I am stuck in the snow with a broken down truck. I am up in the woods at a remote cabin in the Wa Cascades. I think I have a bad cam position sensor, but I need a hike out to get the parts...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   02-02-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By unowhoseattle
Thanks

Thank for your input, I decided to do it myself.
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   01-28-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By unowhoseattle
E4OD service questions & more.

Hello,


I am sending my poor old 1997 7.3 in to the dealer ( Harris Ford ) to have a couple recalls fixed, ( CPS & some cruise control issue. ) I was thinking about having them do a couple...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   09-28-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,325
Posted By unowhoseattle
Thanks everyone for your help

Thanks everyone for your help.
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   09-27-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,325
Posted By unowhoseattle
Help identifying alternator.

Hello,

My alternator on my truck has worn out.
It ate the brushes.
The truck is a diesel 1997 F250 LB 4WD SC with Ac & Auto.
I thought it would be simple to get one at NAPA or Autozone, but...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-28-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,505
Posted By unowhoseattle
Does anyone know how to access the orifice tube?...

Does anyone know how to access the orifice tube? I think I figured out where it is located, but can't get the connection apart. There's a tube leaving the condensor on the passenger side. it runs...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-27-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,505
Posted By unowhoseattle
My nephew just finished boot camp at Fort Sill,...

My nephew just finished boot camp at Fort Sill, OK. The AC worked for 200127 miles, I miss it a lot.
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-27-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,505
Posted By unowhoseattle
I just turned over 200K, and AC goes out.

Hello everyone.
I just turned over 200K on Friday & on Sunday the AC compressor seized up.
The clutch looks like it was spraying molten metal out.
Cool, actually not cool. It's too hot for no AC....
Forum: News, Comments, Site Help and Suggestions   12-03-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By unowhoseattle
Re: Does the "Search" work for anyone?

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Now when you get the search results with 10 hits, you can look at only one of the hits. If that's the wrong one, too bad. You cannot back up to the previous search results screen and...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   12-03-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By unowhoseattle
Re: Heater Control Question.

Thanks for your help.
That's good news.
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   12-02-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By unowhoseattle
Heater Control Question.

Hello,

I have a coolant flow question.
When you set your heater controls to "cold" does it actually block coolant flow through the heater core, or just bypass the air flow?
I am installing a...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-13-2006, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By unowhoseattle
Re: Auto Tranny Service Question

Hi Larry,

Thanks for your reply. I had been told that trannsmissions sometimes start to slip right after you put fresh / clean fluid in them. I was curious if anyone had experienced that...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-10-2006, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By unowhoseattle
Auto Tranny Service Question

Hello,

I have a E4OD ( 4EOD? ) tranny. I have never had any problems since I bought it about 25K ago. It has about 160K on it. I put a Tru-Cool LPD4590 trans cooler on it today. The fluid is...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   06-24-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,508
Posted By unowhoseattle
Re: Webasto Engine Heater

Thanks for the reply,
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