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Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-20-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
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Cranking engine over has a rhythm from it slowing...

Cranking engine over has a rhythm from it slowing on compression build on a cylinder and it passes top dead center and engine speed picks up until it gets to the next compression stroke. When a...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-19-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
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Did you check oil level and if so, what was it?...

Did you check oil level and if so, what was it? If it lost injector tip you could be dumping fuel and it would not run. The fast pulse during cranking is the dmage to cylinder from fuel dump. Take...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-17-2019, 10:54 PM
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Views: 52
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Dorman Oil or filter caps

:frown2: I have had three trucks now with oil leaks at oil filter cap using Dorman caps. The same cap is used for HFCM filter. The filter cap shrinks and the O ring doesn't seal. Two were just...
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   08-15-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 94
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I have had trucks with the new CPS do the things...

I have had trucks with the new CPS do the things you are seeing when the CPS is too close to cap profile ring "teeth". I have done wax check and used depth gauge and measured distance from flange to...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-13-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
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Oreilly's has the fan clutch tool set around...

Oreilly's has the fan clutch tool set around here. You put up the value as deposit and there is no charge for the use. They don't require buying the part from them.
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-12-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
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The fan clutch is electrically controlled. When...

The fan clutch is electrically controlled. When the air conditioner, trans, or engine needs it then engine control module controls it for higher speed. Fan noise is good. It means you or the...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-12-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By jimmy
Black in diesel oil is DIRECTLY related to...

Black in diesel oil is DIRECTLY related to fueling. If you tow heavy it gets black quick. If you drive empty, highway, and easy it stays clean a along time. Many fleet operators use a fuel credit...
Forum: '11-16 General Questions   08-05-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,208
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Ask your dealer if they have checked that sensing...

Ask your dealer if they have checked that sensing wire that Ford Doctor mentioned. It is an increasingly more common problem. He is dialy working on these trucks and his posts are not speculative but...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussions   07-30-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
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Rolling coal, eating Tide pods, tying something...

Rolling coal, eating Tide pods, tying something around your neck and then leaning over for the asphyxia buzz and hoping you'll fall and release the choke. Luckily all of these occur in minor...
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   07-29-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 398
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The electrical issue to first resolve is checking...

The electrical issue to first resolve is checking the glow plug relay system. The big relay behind and the passenger side of fuel filter housing should have less than .5V if you put DC voltmemeter...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-28-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
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get it started and go drive it and engage cruise...

get it started and go drive it and engage cruise control and see if it will work. If it works then depress clutch and see if it goes off. if it passes these two "tests" then the clutch pedal switch...
Forum: 1999-2007 Upgrades and Aftermarket - General   07-25-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,548
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In my experience Ford OE headlights have...

In my experience Ford OE headlights have outlasted Mercedes, BMW, Toyota, and all others. This is using 2003 Expedition and 2006 F450 and F350 as the comparison. I don't think newer Ford models fare...
Forum: 2017 & Up General Questions   07-22-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 379
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SO which Ford provided information source is...

SO which Ford provided information source is wrong?

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Forum: 2017 & Up General Questions   07-22-2019, 08:33 AM
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I was going by Ford Website and I just configured...

I was going by Ford Website and I just configured another f350 4x4 crew cab XL STX package, 6.7 diesel :


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Forum: 2017 & Up General Questions   07-21-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
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WHen I go to ford.com and configure I see 3.55,...

WHen I go to ford.com and configure I see 3.55, 3.73 and 4.10 for DRW F350 diesel
Forum: 1999-2007 Upgrades and Aftermarket - General   07-21-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,548
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I don't believe Ford has any interest in Visteon...

I don't believe Ford has any interest in Visteon now. Ford and GM both shed almost all parts manufacturing companies they owned. Motorcraft is mostly a brand sticking parts made by the OE supplier in...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-18-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
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Yes, oil coolers that get blocked will rot where...

Yes, oil coolers that get blocked will rot where the silicate coolant clumps form. Then the coolant gets into oil.
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   07-16-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 185
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I think it is a Firefox browser issue. I opened...

I think it is a Firefox browser issue. I opened in another browser and the broken link icons weren't there and pics opened. Those photos are exactly what the 06 and the 15 have on their Dana 80...
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   07-16-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 185
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The picture links are broken but my 2006 and 2015...

The picture links are broken but my 2006 and 2015 duallies have the brackets curved a little so they look bent. My 2005 F450 has different brackets but they are offset a little too.
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   07-06-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By jimmy
A/C temp goes up when towing

This 2006 F350 6.0 had this problem last summer but the towing is infrequent enough to not get the test for the fix. The problem occurs when towing on 90F or higher days. The a/c doesn't quit but the...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-02-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By jimmy
When it is feasible these days they use new...

When it is feasible these days they use new engine assemblies and short blocks. The heavily automated assembly is cheaper than the labor to take apart, inspect, measure, machine, and re-assemble the...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-02-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By jimmy
There are many possibilities. They changed the...

There are many possibilities. They changed the harmonic balancer in 2015 engine update. The main that seems to have the high failure may be a resonance point for crankshaft and maybe that is the...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-24-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By jimmy
The cam will be damaged and that means engine...

The cam will be damaged and that means engine removal as crank has to be lifted to get cam out. The adapter on back end of crankshaft MUST NOT BE REMOVED and it blocks the cam gear from passing the...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-24-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
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Drain oil and look at the drain plug (original...

Drain oil and look at the drain plug (original plug will have the magnet, hopefully it has the magnetic plug) for metal pieces. You can also remove the oil filter and then cut ends off so you can...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-20-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 690
Posted By jimmy
I bought a copper seal washer assortment from...

I bought a copper seal washer assortment from Amazon for about $10 and it included various metric dimensioned washers in sets of 10 that fit my trucks and my cars. $8.72 for a single copper washer...
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