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Wire came off of starter
Hi, if this is a large diameter wire like a battery cable then it may be the cable to the starter terminal. If it is a smaller wire, it may be a memory wire for the engine controls and things...
was trying to turn up the injection pump can broke off the tip of the Allen wrench and it fell inside the pump what do I do now
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 1990 Ford F-150. You should try and use a magnet tip tool to try and extract the broken piece of the Allen tool. The piece could get in and cause the injection...
Truck not starting or turning over
Do you know the condition of the battery? Sometimes a battery can be so bad that it will not allow the vehicle to jump start. If the battery is known to be good, the next likely culprit for your concern...
Lost power to my front brakes but i still have power to the back.
Hello and thank you for your question. When you were able to bleed all four brakes FR, FL, RR, RL, then the proportioning valve is okay. If the valve was sticking, you would not be able to get any fluid...
Possible electrical issue in a 1960 Ford F-350
This vehicle being more than 55 years old would require an expert mechanic. You could have a simple battery issue, or more complex problems involving wiring, or starter issues. I recommend that you have a mechanic, such as one from...
What is the latest year of starter motors can i put on.
If you find the starter on your truck is not turning the starter fast enough after you put a new starter on, then you are having other problems. You will need to check the voltage drop by measuring it with...
Transmission won't shift and the speedometer stop
The sensor in the center of the rear axle is used for the speedometer and transmission shifting. Remove the sensor and look for excessive metal paste or chunks on the sensor which would mean the rear axle assembly may have...
when cranked up it revs up and down
Hello. This is a common issue in the 7.3 Liter Ford Diesels. There is something called an ICP (Injection Control Pressure) sensor which is located at the front of the motor on the driver's side near the fuel filter. This...
Is a manual transmission check plug the same thing as a drain plug
Hello there, thanks for writing in. You can go ahead and try to add the drain plugs. I am pretty sure they are the same size on these transmissions.
I removed the left head and the shop found 2 cracks, should I go ahead and replace both heads or just the known bad one?
I would recommend removing the other head and inspecting it for cracks also. I would recommend having the head overhauled, and if needed, replacing it then. If you can get them cheap enough, I would suggest replacing both heads if...
Rattling noise rpm jump
Hello there. It sounds like there may be a few things going on. The noise could be a number of things, such as the belt idler, engine misfire, injectors, engine mechanical damage, or the turbo. A rattling noise is not...
CEL limp mode reflash
Hello there. The type of issues you have described are not uncommon with the newer F series diesel trucks. The technical service bulletins are put out as a way to get vehicles repaired properly once a common failure point is...
Injector clogged metal shavings
Hello there, having faults within the first 5000 miles is not uncommon. This is the time where any faults from the factory will show themselves. It is entirely possible that through the manufacturing process, a piece of metal worn off...
1992 Ford F-350 won't start or when it does only drives 20 ft then dies
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 1992 Ford F-350. There are a few angles to cover when checking for problems on a stalling vehicle. The fuel pressure must be correct and a clogged fuel filter can lead to...
we replaced the batteries and got all new heavy duty cable wires, truck will not start just makes a click sound.
Hey there. This is a common issue on many vehicles when the starter relay is bad. This is a small unit on the starter that directs power from the battery to the starter causing it to engage the flywheel as...
Good evening! Can you tell me if the motor needs to be pulled to replace the oil pan on the 7.3L diesel? I have heard yes and no
The quickest way to pull the oil pan is to pull the entire cab off the vehicle. It will take less time to remove the cab. If you find you are are needing help with this, a certified technician from...
Overheating and Wont start
Hello. The symptoms you are describing likely stem from a blown head gasket(s). To have this diagnosed definitely will require an on-site inspection.

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