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1993 F350 Steering Column
The interchange, and answer to your question, depends on exactly how your column was originally set up, that is is there an overdrive switch, tilt function and so forth? All of these possibilities are cataloged at Car-Part.com and you can...
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1995 Ford F350 doesnt want to shift smoothly from first to second gear but is fine from all other gears.
Hi there. Typically when the transmission is having difficulty shifting from first to second gear with an automatic transmission it is typically due to an obstruction of transmission fluid inside the inner hydraulic lines. This can be resolved by having...
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1995 Ford F350 shiffting into 2nd roughly but then smooth after that. changed out transmission fluid and filter did not help.
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...
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Won't crank
Hi there. Without knowing the specifics or steps you've completed on the replacement services, it's hard to pinpoint or isolate the source of your problem. However, if you turn the key and nothing happens, in general it's caused by a...
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pours white smoke out exhaust and is sluggish in first and second
Diagnosing smoking issues on a Turbo Diesel is really difficult to do remotely. However, if it's white smoke that is coming out upon early start up, it's commonly due to an over rich situation with a turbo, or in worse...
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Won't crank
The battery could be discharged. Prior to performing diagnostics the battery should be load tested. With a battery in good condition and the immobilizer (security) system off, if the starter motor does not operate at that point, there are only...
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Engine turns over but won't start. Tested the starter and it goes from 12.5v then I turn over the engine and it drops to -20v.
Hello, thank you for writing in. As a general rule, a voltage drop test on the starter solenoid should be less than 1 volt, but this will vary with age, manufacture, and fault. Your solenoid has failed. You will want...
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Truck cranks but won't start
It is not possible to have more voltage than the battery can supply, so I think your meter is dropping to 2.0 volts and not 20 volts. I recommend having the battery clamps and posts cleaned and then retest system...
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Engine cranks but won't start
The first thing you need to do is to disconnect and clean battery clamps and posts. Then check engine main ground cable to see if you are losing ground or connection through battery clamps. You are getting big voltage drop...
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Truck won't start from ignition
Hi there. If you're able to engage the starter directly, it's probable that your issue is either a damaged starter relay or the ignition relay. It could also be an exposed electrical wire anywhere in between these two connections that...
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Loosing power. Engine won't crank
Hi There, If you have a good battery and starter, the clicking is likely from the battery not getting enough power to the starter motor. This is caused by the battery cables not making good contact to the battery or...
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Only runs if I do a small burst of starting fluid or splash about 2 table spoons of fuel down the air filter tube.
Hi there. The issue is either the fuel injectors are not firing or the fuel pump is not delivering fuel to the fuel rail. Check to see if the fuel pump is working by putting a fuel pressure gauge on...
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Need a steering column for 93 f350 xlt auto. Can a Use same year f150 pr f250 column? Or what other year f350 can i use in place
Yes, the F-150, 250 and 350 in that year did use the same column BUT if you have a tilt column and/or a column with an overdrive switch be sure you match that. There are also other years and makes...
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Not starting cranks over puffing white smoke
White smoke generally indicates that you may have an internal engine problem, such as a head gasket leaking coolant into a cylinder. Lots of white exhaust smoke on start up is usually a sign of a head gasket problem. If...
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1996 f350 with 351w want to swap to 12 valve Cummins, how do I do it legally?
Hi there. To be honest, this would require you to replace not only fabricate new motor mount brackets, but completely swap out engine, transmission, drive shaft components. The V-12 is a much longer block so everything behind it would also...
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Trying to find the name of a part 1993 Ford F350 5.8L
HI there - this part is called either a coolant temperature sensor housing or tower (Ford part #18599), depending on which manuals you look at. It was a way for Ford to plug 2 sensors into an area that previously...
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What would make an exhaust valve bright white
Hi Scott. The general rule of thumb on valves is that white is an indication of extreme heat (or a lean fuel mixture) and black is a sign of a rich mixture (or excessive carbon deposits). However, there are several...
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1997 ford f350 7.5 l engine cranks but no start.Has spark,good compression,fuel,tried start fluid,removed oxy sensor.Any other ide
Hi Dan. Thanks for contacting us today. I'm kind of curious as to why you'd remove the O2 sensors - as they are vital for relaying data to the ECU in order to create the right air to fuel mixture....
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I have a 1997 Ford 460cu rebuilt engine with new temperature sending units for gauge and computer, new water pump, new thermostat
Hi there. The first question I would ask; especially if somebody rebuilt the long block is whether or not they replaced the old cooling lines, heater core and water pump. The reason I ask this is that some mechanics don't...
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truck not starting
Hello, thank you for writing in. The starter typically clicks when its not getting enough power. Test the power available to the starter solenoid to make sure the unit is getting a full 12 volts, although it can typically start...

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