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For some reason I am getting diesel fuel in my coolant to the point it makes it overflow.
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pours white smoke out exhaust and is sluggish in first and second
Diagnosing smoking issues on a Turbo Diesel is really difficult to do remotely. However, if it's white smoke that is coming out upon early start up, it's commonly due to an over rich situation with a turbo, or in worse...
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How much is the 255,000 scheduled maintenance on a 99 F250 SD 7.3 diesel
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I got a F350 Diesel I put a alternator on a new starter a new starter relay and new alternator and the starter stays engaged with
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Check engine light on and bogs down
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I plugged in a new TPS, now I can't accelerate the engine, and my overdrive and checked engine came on.
Hi there. Either the wiring to the TPS - throttle position sensors - has a broken or loose contact and is not making the sensor register properly or the sensor that was installed could be the wrong design and causing...

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