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Old 05-13-2009, 02:50 PM
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Thinking of buying an '04 Powerstroke...

Hi guys, I am new here and joined because I am considering buying a Powerstroke truck. I have found an 04 with 220,000 miles on it, retired company truck. It's kinda rough but I think I can get in it for around 2500 bucks on a trade.

The only problem with it is that it has an inermittent skip to it. No smoke, decent power just skipping a little. It had not been started in about 4 days and it fired right up and idled perfect. It seems to skip worse under power in the lower gears (auto) and the warmer it gets it better it runs but it never completely clears up. Thanks for any help or opinions.
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Old 05-13-2009, 05:01 PM
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Dude thats alot of miles it cheap but man...what will you be trading in on it?
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Old 05-13-2009, 05:18 PM
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A 1996 Z28 that I have about $1600 in...I figure my car and around $1000 should buy it.
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Old 05-14-2009, 09:38 AM
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my truck does the same thing, cleaned the air filter and it got better but i am curious as to what it could be. i would like to fix mine without going to a shop.
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Old 05-14-2009, 03:39 PM
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do you have a friend maybe thats a mechanic that can look at it before you buy it? It would suck if you traded for it and then 100mi down the road it pooped out on you
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