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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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powertrain malfunction/reduced poer/electronic throttle control
If the "limp home" set due to a fault in a computer controlled throttle body, there is "generally" no way to bypass it because this is a category of "hard fault", that is a fault that simply has to be...
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Cruise control has not been working for a while.
Hi there. First check to see if the cruise control fuse is blown. Then check the brake light switch, the brake pressure switch, the speed sensor on the transmission, or the cruise control buttons. Most of the time the brake...
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The engine will run real rough with no power and will die if at idle for too long.
Hello. Most of the time when this engine runs like this it is because the high pressure oil pressure has fallen off. Most of the time it is from the fitting at the high pressure pump but some of the...
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Truck won't start.
Hello. There are a lot of reasons as to why this engine will not start, but most of the time it is related to the high pressure oil system. I would start by installing a scan tool to see if...
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Replacing the motor
Hello. If you have a lot of mechanical experience and the correct tools then you may be able to do this. It is very time consuming and due to the size of the vehicle it takes a special engine hoist...
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My batteries keep draining down
Hi there. Assuming both batteries are good, the alternator is properly charging. This would lead me to believe there is a parasitic draw on the batteries. This draw must be excessive to run down both batteries. You could attempt...
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Oil filter adaptor
Hi there. For the oil filter cooler kit, there are cooler lines that are additional optional to add to the engine for additional cooling. The extra threaded hole could be used for an additional cooler line for other models. If...
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loss of power
Hi there. Although it's difficult to accurately diagnose a problem like this over a computer, this sounds like your Ford Super Duty has entered "limp mode". This is a fail safe activation code that is caused by some mechanical or...
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Truck wont start. Cranks but no start.
Hi there: The P-2291 OBD-II trouble code is only found on diesel powered vehicles. It indicates that the injector control pressure for the high pressure oil has fallen below the threshold of acceptance set by the manufacturer during the cranking...
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Won't start or idle
Hi there: In most cases when you have starting and idling issues on a turbo diesel it's caused by fuel delivery or air fuel mixture issues. It's possible that your idle control valve is dirty, stuck open or the wiring...
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Engine idles rough sometimes and looses power.
Hi there. Most of the time on diesel engines for Ford trucks, there could be an issue with the injection control pressure sensor (ICP). Check the ICP to see if it is functioning and has power to it. The ICP...
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I got my van inspected it passed but once I started driving g the service advance trac light came on never happened before
Hi there: The Advance Trac/Traction Control Light is designed to let you know the traction control is on or off. You could see it on in a variety of ways. In most cases, the light will come on while the...

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