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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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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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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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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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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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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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