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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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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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Platinum model, does it have daytime running lights and how to turn them on.
You would know if your vehicle has daytime running lights if your headlights were on even if you headlight switch was off and you would see the DRL indicator on in the dash. You do not and cannot turn the...
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I have excessive smoke coming from exhaust when I tow my trailer.
The cloud of smoke is the engine running colder than normal or having too much fuel in the engine. Check the fuel injection system and see if the fuel injectors are firing correctly. If the fuel system is working properly,...
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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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Why truck will not go when cold
If you have had the fuel injection control module (FICM) replaced recently then you may have a bad FICM caused by repeated low voltage conditions causing the FICM to not produce the high 42 volts to open the injectors when...
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My 2011 truck does not start all lights on dashboard turn on like normal but it will not start and it started showing a advancetra
Hi there. If you are able to turn the key and the engine cranks over; but won't ignite, the issue will be caused by an ignition or fuel system component failure. If you are unable to crank the engine over,...
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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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99 F250 V10 oil in coolant
You will need to flush system out a few times and then make sure to flush out all the dawn you are using or the dawn will foam up. You should replace the radiator cap if you cannot clean out...
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Will E85 cause damage to my 2013 Ford F250
Hello. E85 can cause some serious damage to your fuel system, especially to the seals in the system. If you flushed the majority of it out and added fresh diesel then you will more than likely be just fine and...
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How to I get the battery charge?
Any other vehicle with a good battery and a properly operating charging system should be able to give you a jump. Another heavy duty vehicle might be better, but any good running vehicle should be able to do it. "Roadside...
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How do u take the windshield washer reservoir out of a 2010 ford f 250 super duty
Hi there. The process for replacing the windshield washer fluid reservoir is very simple. You might want to review this page to see how we complete this process or search online for step-by-step procedures for this job. If you would...
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Car doesn't turn over and the engine doesn't start.
Hi there. When changing out the body control module the Immobilizer system was tripped. Either the system will have to be reset or the Immobilizer system control has to be replaced. If you need further assistance with your engine not...
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Check engine light on and bogs down
Hi there. Looking at the OBD-II trouble codes you provided us and your symptoms, it appears you have a torque converter solenoid or torque converter issue that is causing the sluggish driving and check engine light. The Powertrain Control Module...
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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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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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