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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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