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grinding 7.3

I NEED HELP! i have a 1996 F450 wrecker with a 7.3 it just started missing at an idle and ive got some kind of grinding noise, it levels out and sounds good off idle. I depend on this thing to feed my family, please somebody tell me what the heck is wrong.
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can you get a vid of the grinding noise or tell us whereabouts its coming from?

check your UVCH - Under Valve Cover Harness, 4 conenctors, be sure they are firm and not melted or scortched.

worst case is you have something in one of yuor cylinders... hoepfully not


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