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Car won't start due to possible bad battery.
A quick check would be to have the vehicle jump started and if it starts then a dead battery is the cause. The battery could be dead because it was not recharged or was killed by an alternator short. The...
Truck hard to start and seems to be a fuel injection problem.
The issue may or may not be the Fuel Injection Control Module, but the issue is certainly fuel related. I would recommend having your truck inspected by a professional who is experienced with diesel engine diagnosis. It is possible that...
White smoke coming from tailpipe
The white smoke is a sign that coolant or water is leaking into the cylinders. The radiator and overflow container are examined and checked for the right amount of fluids. The engine oil is checked next to make sure it...
Passenger window won't roll up
There are a few different things that could cause this issue including the switch, the regulator, the motor, or wiring. I would recommend having the electrical portion of your window inspected by an expert technician. This will likely include the removal...
Window won't roll up
In order to save your interior from the weather, I would recommend having this issue diagnosed and resolved immediately. Your door panel may need to be removed in order to inspect and fix this issue. Enlist the help of an expert...
Two injectors clogged
Hi. I know the injectors are expensive, but there is a lot of labor involved in their replacement. At the very least, they should be replaced one bank at a time, or all at once. A faulty injector will not...
Oil cooler leak in 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty
Hi. The engine oil cooler uses engine coolant to cool the oil during operation. If you need further assistance, I recommend you have a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, inspect the oil leak on your vehicle and suggest an...
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...
Rear differential leak
Hello. Depending on where the leak is coming from, this will determine what needs to be done. If it is coming from the front pinion seal, then it may be the pinion bearing. This is a common failure on this...
Truck is overheating, new turbo and alternator
Make sure the coolant overflow tank is full to the top. It is very common for these to develop cracks which will leak coolant at operating temperature when the pressure inside the system increases. From your explanation, I will assume...
Exhaust leak in engine comp
If the turbo is upgraded, you might need a different hose. Depending on who did the upgrade on the turbo or if it is an aftermarket unit, consider purchasing the parts required for the upgrade from them. Upgrading turbos with...
engine suddenly died and wont turn over
There is a recall, 05v270000, for electrical system wiring dated 2005-06-07. This is a Ford recall number that pertains to this exact problem you are having and the cause of the issue may be the fuel injection wire harness or...
will not start
Hi, thanks for your question. I'd be happy to help. As you my know, diesel engines can be extremely cold blooded and tough to start when there is no fuel in the system (you may know this as you recently...
will a defective oil pressure sensing system prevent engine starting even if it turns over
Hello. If the oil pressure sensor was bad it would not keep the vehicle from starting. If there is no oil pressure on the gauge when starting it then there is a supply issue. Most of the time this is...
.can the clutch on a.c. compressor freeze up taking out serpentine belt, and a.c. compressor be ok
As you may know the AC Clutch is the pulley that spins with the Belt. There are two ports on the rear of the Compressor. One is a Suction Port and the other is the Discharge Port. The Suction port...
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...
what would cause interior lights ,gauges, radio,and windows to stop working all at once
I would recommend checking your battery and all fuses. Use a multi meter to ensure that your battey maintained at least 12.6 volts. Next, use a circuit tester to check for bad fuses that relate to all non working components....
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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