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6.0 powerstroke blowing white smoke on start up and coolent Reservoir keeps going empty after three weeks
Hi there. What you are describing is an indication of a coolant leak inside the motor. Typically this is a major issue caused by a blown head gasket. When oil and coolant mix together, white smoke is typically expelled out...
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I need the cylinder head replaced and intake manifold. How much does that usually cost
Hi There, What you are describing is something that can be repaired by a few different methods. Depending on whether or not there was any damage to the cylinder head and to what extent the damage is repairable will determine...
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how long should it take to replace a brake vacuum pump on a 2003 Ford F-250 super duty ?
Without diagnosis or testing the vacuum brake booster pump will take less than 1.5 hours. The time may vary if components are rusted, corroded or any other problems are encountered.
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i have 08 ford f250 superduty wreck light and reduce power come on
Hi there. A Reduced Power light usually indicates a fairly serious problem with the throttle system. When this light illuminates the vehicle will often go into a “safe mode”, which will severely limit the speed of the car and in...
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Retired gem, now truck will not start Unless it is in neutral, speedometer, airconditioner, and radio doesn't work. No codes
Hi there. Off the top of my head, there would be two possible sources of this problem. If for some reason the battery cables were not removed while completing the service, it's likely that the ECU itself or hopefully just...
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Can it be fixed
you did not mention what was wrong that needs to be fixed? There is no problem that cannot be fixed. Let us know what the problem is you are having for an in depth analysis of your issue.
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Shifting
If you have no reverse gear, it's probably pointless to diagnose the other issues. A known, common issue in this transmission (you probably have the Ford 5R110) is breakage of a snap ring on the Low/Reverse one way clutch. That...
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My truck won't go up into Park there's a bracket that is connected to the shift linkage cable and on that bracket I need to replac
Unfortunately, the only way to remove bolts that have broken off into a metal hole is to drill them out. Depending on the amount of space available, certain parts may need to be removed to gain access for a drill....
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I have a problem with a sf250 super duty xlt 2005 witha 6.0 turbo n my questions is what goes between the rocker arms befor i put
I would strongly recommend referring to a diagram. I would also refer to the parts that you have already removed. Make sure that everything you are replacing has an old counterpart. It is also possible that there are two different...
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My question is what goes inbetw een the rocker arms on a f250 super duty xlt with a 6.0..if i was to put the rocker arms back in
Hi there. On cylinder heads, keepers and retainers are used to maintain a solid pressure from the rocker arm to the push rod and other cylinder head hardware. You can't add or subtract washers or other components to make them...
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F250 a 2003 out of nowhere the trans temp went on high and tow/haul light started to flash
Prior to allowing any work, just be sure an actual diagnostic was performed and be sure it was explained to your satisfaction and is believable. If the fault was accurately identified and ONLY faulty parts are being replaced, and the...
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I have a 2003 f250 5.4 8v and just had to replace the alternator last night after replacing batteries held charge at14 v however o
It's possible it's a transmission issue and thus a scan tool and/or pressure testing (hydraulic pressure in drive) would be helpful in revealing the cause. There are some electronic controls (solenoids and even the throttle position sensor) that can account...
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Shifting
It sounds like your vehicle's transmission is not shifting properly. Check the level of transmission and fluid condition. If the fluid level is low, that will cause shift difficulties. If the fluid is discolored or has a burnt odor, that...
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How much is the 255,000 scheduled maintenance on a 99 F250 SD 7.3 diesel
Hi there. To review the expected maintenance that is required for your 1999 Ford Super Duty, click this link and enter your vehicle information. Once you've submitted the info, review the maintenance required based on mileage and you can request...
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Do all 2002 gas f250 v10 super cabs with Laredo package have an egr valve?
The Ford V10 gas motor does not use an EGR valve on this motor.
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What type plug does my 2010 superduty take,is it just a one piece plug and not the two piece they had trouble with breaking ??
Hi There, The 2 piece spark plug design changed during mid 2008. Your truck should have the single spark plug design. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to replace your spark plugs.
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Def tank leaking
The DEF tank is not serviceable except as an assembly and the entire tank will need to be replaced as an assembly. Make sure to not over fill the tank.
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My 2004 f250 6.0 dome lights don't come on when I open the door nor does the door opening kill the radio. I replaced the door ajar
Hi there. It appears you've checked all the usual suspects. What might be a probable source is the electrical harness or connection that attaches to the door sensors. In some cases, the harness itself will become damaged, causing the electrical...
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Won't start
Hello, thank you for writing in. With the testing and repairs that you have already made, considering the cold temperatures in your area, you should start with the glow plugs. There are two things you may need to do. One...
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My truck died while driving. Now will start, but dies when I push brake. If I start in neutral, I can put in drive and go but dies - 2003 Ford F250
Hello - your symptoms suggest that once your cold start features are no longer needed - engine warming up - there is an air "leak" that ruins low speed running. Causes could be a leaking exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve,...

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