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Can I replace a leaky radiator with a used one or should I get a new Ford radiator?
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2008 Ford F-350. I would check to see if the radiator is available aftermarket first. I would not go with a used one, since you never know what you will get. If...
Uneven tread wear and vibrating
I believe you have some suspension problems. If you have worn balljoints, then you will have a problem with uneven wear and tear on your tires. Also, you could have a problem with your control arms. The front of your...
Truck starts then immediately dies
Hello, thanks for writing in. Most of the time this is caused by a fuel system issue. I would usually start by installing a scan tool to see if there are any codes in the computer pertaining to this problem....
Brake problems
Although I'm not there to inspect your Ford Super Duty, it would seem logical to inspect your Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM). This component reads all of the braking system’s sensors and activates the ABS or traction control system when...
3 codes appeared
We need to the code numbers to help you out with your question. I'd suggest geting some assistance from a qualified mechanic who has the tools and experience to diagnose your trouble codes. These codes will help pinpoint the problem...
Batteries at 13v go dead after trying to start it
You need to have the battery charged and load tested. A battery may hold 13 volts and as soon as a load is put on it drop below 9 volts when they are bad. If you want to have this...
Tiers are rubbing fender well
Hello there, you have a few different things going on with your 2013 Ford F-350. When you add a lift and significantly larger tires, it changes the geometry of the suspension. In addition, 37 inch tires are much wider than...
When weather is cooler my truck strugles to start
You may have some carbon build up in the combustion chambers and need to have the engine decarbonized. You could also use an octane booster if you have issues after new glow plugs are installed. Once the glow plugs get...
This could be a variety of things. I have seen situations on these trucks where the carrier bearing rubber becomes a little less stiff and when the transmission sags just slightly, this causes a slight jump rope effect for the...
Brake booster has oil in it. Engine oil.
The vacuum pump was the source of the oil in all probability. Also, check the wastegate vacuum lines for any signs of oil. If there's any question then I'd suggest replacing them too. If you'd like a fresh set...
Oil pan leak - how much should it cost to fix?
Hello. Repairing an oil pan leak on that model of vehicle is a fairly involved job that requires removal of the turbo, and jacking up the engine to access the pan. The oil pan gasket is also made of a...
Early 6.7Ls..Do they really have Turbo problems?
This is a question that will vary widely depending on who you ask and is often times subject to bias. With that being said, however there are some commonly known problems (as with any new model car or truck) that...
Instrument cluster shuts off intermittently while driving
There are two fuse boxes on the vehicle. One is inside of the firewall usually located in or around the dashboard. Have you checked this fuse box and the fuse box in the engine compartment? The dash cluster itself may...
O2 Sensors
As you may know the oxygen sensors, which are part of your emissions system, read exhaust gases to determine whether or not the appropriate amount of oxygen is present in the exhaust. Based upon this reading, this information is relayed...
p0303 misfire and p0269 balance fault
Hello, From my experience this means that the fuel injector for cylinder #3 is faulty,has dirt in it,damaged wiring,a loose connection or corrosion in the connector. It sounds like the moisture from the car wash is effecting the fuel injector...
I have a bad oil cooler, however I also am getting almost no boost at all.
Hello, thanks for writing in. This can be caused by a few different issues. If you had an oil pressure issue from a bad cooler then that could starve the turbo causing it to fail. If the turbo is not...
where is the crank position sensor located we can't locate it
The crankshaft position sensor is almost always located very near or right behind the crankshaft pulley. This is due to the fact that the crank pulley is the only place outside of the engine that is connected to the crankshaft...
Takes water and now it all of a sudden started to overheat
Hey there. This may be caused by a number of things related to your cooling system. This may be a faulty or stuck thermostat, which regulates the flow of coolant in and out of the engine from the radiator. When...
Glow plug
Hi there. With newer diesel engines and the advanced timing systems they have, the importance of fully functional glow plugs once the motor is lit is less important. However, as the weather gets colder, starting a diesel engine with the...
Truck has a wrench light and won't clean exhaust filter
Hello. If the wrench light is coming on, then there is an issue that the computer is seeing. Some generic scan tools cannot read the correct codes in the computer. I use a Ford scan tool on this. It sounds...

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