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Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   11-23-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By MarvinVR
What the FORD GARAGE just told me about injector cup replacement:

Local Ford dealer told me fuel in coolant is most likely cups but here is the great part---he said I only have two things that can be done. 1. Go on into the parts department and BUY NEW HEADS. 2....
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   11-23-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By MarvinVR
Think its fuel

Put some in plastic jug. Definite separation line ---completely different look within 1 mm. Red coolant on bottom but looks blackish on top but when I run white Kleenex into it, the paper comes out...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   11-23-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,246
Posted By MarvinVR
Testing for cracked injector cup--

I know nothing about the system and whats pressured, etc. Id one had a cracked cup/cups and ran the engine with the coolant tank cap off, would one see anything happening in the bottle such as...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   11-23-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 799
Posted By MarvinVR
Me too--think I need them replaced.

I keep hearing its easy but few things on mine have been easy after reading that they were.
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   11-23-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By MarvinVR
Well as usual I'm confused. The stuff floating...

Well as usual I'm confused. The stuff floating on my coolant is sort of blackish and not very thick. Its more like fuel but the color throws me. It doesn't have enough smell to tell what it is but...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   11-23-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By MarvinVR
Does oil in water mean---water in oil?

water in oil? My bottle has 5 inches oil setting on top the coolant. I cant get under truck for a few days to pull the lug. If oil is in water does it make sense that water could be in my oil? I...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-30-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
What else could cause a total lack of fire....

What else could cause a total lack of fire. Someone suggested the Dp chip switch or plug in the main computer could have been loose, wiring harness plug/s loose, etc.

At least I now now that my...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-30-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
Well this is amazing. I tested my batteries and...

Well this is amazing. I tested my batteries and they seemed fine. Just for drill, I put a ten amp charger on them, waited only 15 minutes, and the stupid thing started right up. Blew some white cloud...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-30-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
Thanks, I have the newer cps. Its about 3 years...

Thanks, I have the newer cps. Its about 3 years old Ive not heard of the new ones failing but I have spares so will try that too. Yeah its cranking slow too so Ill charge it up. If its any clue, my...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 11:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
No check engine light. I notice that while...

No check engine light. I notice that while cranking it, many of the service type lights in the dash are blinking on and off at the same rate---more of a pulse than blink. Dont think I noticed that...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
OK Pulled plug off ICP and tried to start but no...

OK Pulled plug off ICP and tried to start but no go. Got voltmeter and tested both sides of the GPR---both had same volts. So that means its good, yes? So if we take both those out of the picture,...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
Ive never heard that vac pump make that much...

Ive never heard that vac pump make that much noise---maybe I just never had the opportunity---why is it doing that during the element heating phase and is it supposed to be loud? In the past, my...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
On second look, the thing making noise is...

On second look, the thing making noise is actually inbetween the fan motor thats connected to the firewall, and another larger thing that almost looks like a master cyl brake fluid reservoir that's...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
Ok its getting strange. I disconnected the sensor...

Ok its getting strange. I disconnected the sensor and it still wont start. I guess the next step is jumping the GPR. Ive seen two photos in here from two different people and one showed the front...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
Great, thanks, yes its 19 bucks in ebay and 139...

Great, thanks, yes its 19 bucks in ebay and 139 at autozone---don't know how much at dealer. Ill at for the quality. Going to go out and try the disconnect to see of that's the problem.
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
Thanks much, Ill start studying it. First going...

Thanks much, Ill start studying it. First going to do the ICP and pray that gives me some more time.
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
ahh since i have the IAH taken out I dont even...

ahh since i have the IAH taken out I dont even need that relay I guess. To jump the ICP I just connect the two large bolts on top?

Pretty handy but one arm is only of partial use. Is o-ringng...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
Oh dang--cracked cups can leak oil into coolant? ...

Oh dang--cracked cups can leak oil into coolant? Costly right? Im probably not able to tackle this on my own. Do new injectors come with cups or is that a separate issue?
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
Can oil leak through those things? I pulled the...

Can oil leak through those things? I pulled the pigtail off and its oily in the connectors.
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
Just found it in ebay for 19.99 w free shipping

Just found it in ebay for 19.99 w free shipping
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
Hey old friend..I dont know, I may have replaced...

Hey old friend..I dont know, I may have replaced that within the last 4 years or so. The injector o rings are original with 200K now. Unfortunately Im stuck in my driveway and cant get the thing to a...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-29-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By MarvinVR
Don't agree, after countless stock rotor cuts and...

Don't agree, after countless stock rotor cuts and replacing, I went to after markets that are drilled and slotted. Now, there is a lot of debate over the worth of being drilled. Some rotors will...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
Research just showed me that one is A GLOW PLUG...

Research just showed me that one is A GLOW PLUG RELAY? Does that sound correct? If so, and the weather is warm, shouldn't a bad GPR let the engine fire anyway? Can the problem be the other thing that...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By MarvinVR
Something on top of water in plastic tank

Started a year ago with a little film on top of coolant in the plastic tank. Got a little worse so I suctioned it off. Wifes been driving it for months and I didn't check til today---there is about...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By MarvinVR
Won't start--pumps white smoke

Well the wife said it was a hard start yesterday and today it wont start at all. No fire. Pumps white smoke clouds out tail pipe though. I remember this happening to me some years ago and I had to...
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