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Truck won't move while in gear
Hello and thank you for your question. The problem could be 3 different things wrong with your truck. First, look at the brake system to ensure that the brakes are not engaging when you put the vehicle in gear. If...
My car takes a long time to start
Hi there. From the description you have provided, I don't believe a bad fuel rail sensor could cause the ECM (electronic control module)/PCM (powertrain control module) to set a P0335. The crankshaft position sensor could set the P0335 and cause...
Brakes still not getting pressure
Try checking the brake booster itself. Sometimes when there is a leak in the brake booster diaphragm, this can cause a drop in pressure or loss of all pressure depending on how bad the leak is. If you need help...
Reduced engine power
Hello there, Many different faults can cause your 2012 Ford F-250 to not turn on. The most common would be a battery, starter, injection pump, battery cable, ignition switch, or low fuel pressure. With many different caused your vehicle will...
Truck is overheating, new turbo and alternator
Make sure the coolant overflow tank is full to the top. It is very common for these to develop cracks which will leak coolant at operating temperature when the pressure inside the system increases. From your explanation, I will assume...
P0113 code high input...changed MAF and ran for 5 minutes then began to idle pop or burp again
The code P0113 is for the inlet air temperature sensor not being correct. In order to test the sensor, you will need a scanner that can access the data of the computer to see what the input temperature the sensor...
How long and what is the process to replace a fuel pressure sensor?
A professional mechanic would require roughly 5 hours. (If just the regulator is replaced that takes about 1 hour). Some parts, as noted below, cannot be re-used, you need a precision inch pound torque wrench, FSM instructions (and TSB updates...
Replaced alternator and now there's a low sounding, high pitched noise, like a jet engine whistling.
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. This can be an easy fix. The alternator may have a problem with the fan blades inside it if you got a brand new design. If you got a design with the fan located...
engine suddenly died and wont turn over
There is a recall, 05v270000, for electrical system wiring dated 2005-06-07. This is a Ford recall number that pertains to this exact problem you are having and the cause of the issue may be the fuel injection wire harness or...
There is an antifreeze leak on the passenger side that occurs when the vehicle is on for a long period of time
I would introduce UV leak detection dye into the system, pressurize the system while cold, and leave the system under pressure overnight (the pressure will slowly bleed off somewhat but such will not affect the test). If there is any...
signals, daytime running lights are not working, park brake light on dash is on steady and chime is dinging steady 4x4 wont engage
This is likely a brake light switch problem. I would suggest testing the brake light switch which should be located down by the brake pedal. This may also be a computer problem as well as indicated by the other lights...
will not start
Hi, thanks for your question. I'd be happy to help. As you my know, diesel engines can be extremely cold blooded and tough to start when there is no fuel in the system (you may know this as you recently...
If the neutral safety switch goes out could the truck be started by arcing of the selonoid?
The neutral safety switch on the transmission or the ignition switch may be the cause of the no crank condition. There is a starter relay in a junction box under the left side of the dash. This relay will send...
will a defective oil pressure sensing system prevent engine starting even if it turns over
Hello. If the oil pressure sensor was bad it would not keep the vehicle from starting. If there is no oil pressure on the gauge when starting it then there is a supply issue. Most of the time this is...
Loss of power/stall. No crank. - 1999 Ford F-250
With the truck stalling, I would imagine you have a Check Engine Light on in the dash. When this happens the truck will register specific error or fault codes in the computer indicating what specifically has failed. Based upon the...
.can the clutch on a.c. compressor freeze up taking out serpentine belt, and a.c. compressor be ok
As you may know the AC Clutch is the pulley that spins with the Belt. There are two ports on the rear of the Compressor. One is a Suction Port and the other is the Discharge Port. The Suction port...
Possible injector issue?
Hi, thanks for writing in. A knock in a diesel engine usually indicates an injector issue. Either an injector is not working or the injector pump is not pumping on that cylinder. I recommend having a diesel-savvy technician check each...
Check coolant
This vehicle has two separate coolant reservoirs in most cases. One of them is for the engine's cooling system, and the other one should be smaller and is for the turbo. The coolant level can be verified by checking the...
what would cause interior lights ,gauges, radio,and windows to stop working all at once
I would recommend checking your battery and all fuses. Use a multi meter to ensure that your battey maintained at least 12.6 volts. Next, use a circuit tester to check for bad fuses that relate to all non working components....
P1292 and P0181 come on when I hit a bump
If these two codes keep coming up together, it sounds like there is probably a spot in the wiring harness that is shorting to ground. P1292 is for an injector and the P0181 is for a fuel temperature sensor, so...

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