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Where is the input speed sensor located
The location of the input/output speed sensor and other related sensors is towards the top of the transmission. Look passed the bell housing, about a third and two thirds of the way down (towards the back of the vehicle). You...
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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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Leaking coolant from passenger side
Hi there. A properly executed pressure test on the cooling system by a qualified technician will uncover what it leaking and possibly uncover any future potential leaks. I suggest having a qualified technician perform an inspection to avoid replacing unnecessary...
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What does the reduce engine power mean
Hi there: In general, when you experience a loss of engine power in a 2008 Ford Turbo Diesel pick-up, it's a sign of two potential problems. First and most common is that the fuel or ignition system is damaged, faulty...
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Are these issues related and could dealership have seen there were glow plug issues when the hooked my truck to their computer.
Hi there. The issue with the 6.0 L diesel engines is that they are to work fine in all conditions, but when the glow plug relay or the circuits fail, the computer will put the engine into limp mode causing...
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Stalling at cold start, replaced idle air control valve 1990 Chevy P30 6.2 l diesel
Hi - there are a few other component problems that could be causing your poor cold starting. One or more failed glow plugs and air leaks in the air intake will cause poor cold-start and cold-running behavior. I would recommend...
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Truck starts and runs rough for about 30 seconds, then dies like it is out of fuel. It won'the restart for 15 minuets
Hey there: If the injector control pressure sensor is faulty, you should have received an error code or check engine light warning code that triggered that light on the dashboard. Try downloading all error codes first as it could be...
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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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Hard start and Code P0672 - Low circuit on cylinder 8 glow plug
Hello. Code P0672 is the code for a low circuit on glow plug #2. If you are also having an issue with the cylinder 8 glow plug, then both of these issues, together, could be a potential cause for hard...
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Cost for Flex up pipe and labor to put it in
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of installing a flex pipe on the exhaust system.
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how much for a crankshaft positioning sensor and also how much to have a mechanic put one in
Hi there: Before you have one of our mobile mechanics replace the crankshaft position sensor, you should have them complete a full check engine light inspection first. It's possible that the code being displayed on your code reader is caused...
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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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I have oil dripping from the steering damper all the way back to the transmission
I hear you, tracing oil leaks is hard! I suspect as you do that the leak is at the "nose" or front of the engine (possibly at the front crankshaft seal), and the higher oil pressure at road speed and...
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No start when hot but starts perfect when cold/cooled off for 20+ minutes.
Hi there. Check the Internal Control Pressure Sensor (ICP) and see if its not working properly. If the ICP is working fine, then it is possible that the inner lining in the fuel tank may have come apart and has...
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My MAP sensor failed I replaced it then it failed again in one day
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. This issue is not the MAP sensor, but rather the mass air flow (MAF) sensor. This sensor is usually missed unless the computer sees it malfunctioning. Most of the time the MAF will get...
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Head gasket failure ? 2007 Ford F250 Super Duty
Hi there - you are correct, a blown head gasket can both over-pressurize the cooling system, and super-heat the coolant. I would first check that the cooling system has been thoroughly bled of air. Air pockets inside the engine cause...
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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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cold start issues and would not start in 28 degree weather.
Hi there. Check the glow plug circuits and the timer circuit to the glow plugs. The block heater should be plugged in during cold weather if the vehicle is left outside. The glow plugs are to heat up the cylinders...
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Glow plug 5 3 and 2 have open circuits.
Hi there. The glow plug module will effect all the glow plugs not just 2, 3, and 5. I recommend replacing the glow plugs and the harness to the glow plugs. This is similar to replacing plugs and wires (same...
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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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