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Truck starts but will not accelerate
Hello. If after plugging in the crank position sensor the truck runs it may be possible that there is another issue present with the vehicle. A vehicle that will not, or has trouble accelerating can be caused by many things....
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6.0 powerstroke blowing white smoke on start up and coolent Reservoir keeps going empty after three weeks
Hi there. What you are describing is an indication of a coolant leak inside the motor. Typically this is a major issue caused by a blown head gasket. When oil and coolant mix together, white smoke is typically expelled out...
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how long should it take to replace a brake vacuum pump on a 2003 Ford F-250 super duty ?
Without diagnosis or testing the vacuum brake booster pump will take less than 1.5 hours. The time may vary if components are rusted, corroded or any other problems are encountered.
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Starts fine then after a minute or so starts to misfire.
Hi there. Check the oil pressure to the fuel injectors and see if the pressure is dropping. The injectors require the oil pressure to make them work and if the pressure is dropping, then the injectors will not fire. If...
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Replaced 5r110 transmission in 2004 f350 6.0 4x4, hard shifts or slipping transmission. Also doesn't always engage reverse.
If this is a new or rebuilt transmission, and external controls (throttle position sensor, solenoids, TCM, harness, etc.) have ALL been diagnosed and tested, the transmission is likely defective and should just simply be returned to the vendor, again though...
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Shifting
If you have no reverse gear, it's probably pointless to diagnose the other issues. A known, common issue in this transmission (you probably have the Ford 5R110) is breakage of a snap ring on the Low/Reverse one way clutch. That...
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I have a problem with a sf250 super duty xlt 2005 witha 6.0 turbo n my questions is what goes between the rocker arms befor i put
I would strongly recommend referring to a diagram. I would also refer to the parts that you have already removed. Make sure that everything you are replacing has an old counterpart. It is also possible that there are two different...
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My dashboard lights,gauges,radio and power windows don't work. I can start my truck right up and drive.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically with the first symptoms you described I would direct you to check all of your fuses, focusing on the instrument cluster fuse. However considering the engine is showing signs of stress, you may...
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2006 E450 SD lacks power and will not shift until foot is off of throttle wen cold
Hi there. In many cases, when the vehicle will only shift when you lift off the throttle, it tends to be caused by an obstruction of fluid in the hydraulic lines inside the transmission, a faulty shift solenoid or a...
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My question is what goes inbetw een the rocker arms on a f250 super duty xlt with a 6.0..if i was to put the rocker arms back in
Hi there. On cylinder heads, keepers and retainers are used to maintain a solid pressure from the rocker arm to the push rod and other cylinder head hardware. You can't add or subtract washers or other components to make them...
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Why truck will not go when cold
If you have had the fuel injection control module (FICM) replaced recently then you may have a bad FICM caused by repeated low voltage conditions causing the FICM to not produce the high 42 volts to open the injectors when...
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F250 a 2003 out of nowhere the trans temp went on high and tow/haul light started to flash
Prior to allowing any work, just be sure an actual diagnostic was performed and be sure it was explained to your satisfaction and is believable. If the fault was accurately identified and ONLY faulty parts are being replaced, and the...
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brake fluid getting pumped into front brakes but not rear brakes. 2007 ford f350 diesel 6.0L
To resolve this, a mechanic would apply high pressure gauges at the master cylinder output(s) for the rear lines and just work toward the wheel cylinders to find the interruption. If, for any reason, there is a good guess as...
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wrench light came on, what does it mean?
Hello. The wrench light Illuminating on your particular vehicle is very similar to a check engine light. When the wrench light comes on the vehicle may go automatically into limp mode. Limp mode is when a vehicle will limit the...
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Are engine light keeps coming on for a year EGR cooler and EGR valve replaced EGR valve replaced twice light still coming on
You will need to have system scanned for codes first and repair any received codes first. The exhaust pressure sensor may not be reading correctly and would cause the problem you are talking about. Make sure any other codes are...
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Front wheel of truck won't move and making grinding noise
If you had your brakes removed and hub will not turn freely then it is the bearing in the hub. I would recommend replacing both front hub bearings since they both have equal amount of wear and the other side...
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My 2004 f250 6.0 dome lights don't come on when I open the door nor does the door opening kill the radio. I replaced the door ajar
Hi there. It appears you've checked all the usual suspects. What might be a probable source is the electrical harness or connection that attaches to the door sensors. In some cases, the harness itself will become damaged, causing the electrical...
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How much time should it take to replace the alternator and serpentine belt on the 2008 Ford F350 6.4 diesel
Hi there - I believe if you use the "pull the fender inner liner" approach, it's about a 2-hour job. Much longer task otherwise.
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Won't start
Hello, thank you for writing in. With the testing and repairs that you have already made, considering the cold temperatures in your area, you should start with the glow plugs. There are two things you may need to do. One...
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No throttle response until warm, then not very good.
Hi there. The EBPV (exhaust back pressure valve) is sticking or the EBP (exhaust back pressure) sensor tube is wet which freezes in the cold preventing the EBP sensor from seeing the increase in EBP as you attempt to throttle...

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