trying to figure out what's wrong with my truck - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 11 Old 11-01-2012, 07:36 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: snohomish washington
Posts: 59
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
trying to figure out what's wrong with my truck

Starts and runs just fine, has an intermittent miss between 1500 and 2200 rpms. It kinda cuts out then picks up like somehow I instantly added a cylinder or two? It started and died twice trying to leave from work. Ran rough intermittently all the way home. I replaced fuel filter old was wasn't that dirty. Replaced cps. What should I look at next. It's been at a diesel shop for over a week and they keep telling me they are too busy to have a look. Any idea's would be appreciated. I might bring it home if it will make it.
ToddM715 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 11 Old 11-01-2012, 11:59 PM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 92
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Check the valve cover harnesses above and below the valve cover. They like to burn up. My did the same thing your describing when mine burnt awhile back til finally it stopped running
zombiediesel is offline  
post #3 of 11 Old 11-02-2012, 04:21 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Turbostang500's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Dover
Posts: 1,634
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Agreed. That is the first place I would check. I would also have it scanned for codes.

Lee


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
2000 F250 PSD SCSB 4X4 418k miles straight pipe gauges 2" leveling kit 315/75r16's
6637 with custom intake pipe. TS Performance 6 position chip!
[/URL]

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Please don't confuse my attitude with my personality.. my personality is who I am,my attitude depends on who you are...
Turbostang500 is offline  
post #4 of 11 Old 11-02-2012, 08:51 AM
BANNED by Kris
 
BigFuel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Pasadena, CA
Posts: 6,218
Thanks: 52
Thanked 113 Times in 105 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 40 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
x3 Agreed. Easy fix.

Matt
'97
-Bean's: 160/100 (FF Injectors), 2/ 6-POS chips (TW & Beans tunes), Overboost controller, E-Fuel
-BANKs: downpipe, full exhaust, gauges, intercooler
-Irate: T-4 kit, IC pipes, 3" Irate Plenums, BASB Turbo
-Stage II trans.
-Mag-Hytec trans. and pumpkin covers
-6637, CCV, IDM, 6.0 Fan, 49-Federal PCM swap, MAP line Mod
-370 Amp alt., 40k trans cooler, ADRENALINE PUMP
-twin on-board air w/ 10 gal. tank

-Oh, and a 2015 F350 6.7L DRW 4x4


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
BigFuel is offline  
post #5 of 11 Old 11-06-2012, 10:25 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: snohomish washington
Posts: 59
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The shop tested everything and said they couldn't find anything wrong. They test drove it twice and said it runs great. Then they said my water in fuel light came on and wouldn't go off. They couldn't tell me if the mechanic drained the fuel bowl or not. This was the second shop it was at and neither shop checked for water in the fuel. I drove to my friends house and we drained the fuel bow and found a lot of water and murky looking fuel. What's the easiest way to remove this? Should I pull the tank? it's the front tank. Or will siphoning and new fuel be OK? Thanks everyone.
ToddM715 is offline  
post #6 of 11 Old 11-06-2012, 10:36 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
kblv247's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: washougal, Washington
Posts: 210
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
drop the tank and clean it out!
kblv247 is offline  
post #7 of 11 Old 11-06-2012, 01:45 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
erics diesel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: dodge center mn
Posts: 1,482
Thanks: 1
Thanked 13 Times in 13 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Make sure you clean your fpr screen and I would also recommend running some diesel clean or similar through the system

95 f250 eclb 4x4 under construction
96 f250 eclb 4x4 rosewood stage 1 injectors, bully dog 6 position chip, 6637 air filter, idm mod
erics diesel is offline  
post #8 of 11 Old 11-08-2012, 06:47 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: snohomish washington
Posts: 59
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I cleaned the fpr screen a couple of weeks ago. How often should this be done? I also have been draining the water out every time I drive it. I add diesel clean or some diesel additive to every tank. Is there an additional water seperator/fuel filter I can add inline somewhere to help with catching more water that is easier/cheaper to clean/change? Thanks everyone
ToddM715 is offline  
post #9 of 11 Old 11-08-2012, 07:24 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
erics diesel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: dodge center mn
Posts: 1,482
Thanks: 1
Thanked 13 Times in 13 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Might also want to try filling up at a different station sounds like they might have a water in fuel problem

95 f250 eclb 4x4 under construction
96 f250 eclb 4x4 rosewood stage 1 injectors, bully dog 6 position chip, 6637 air filter, idm mod
erics diesel is offline  
post #10 of 11 Old 11-08-2012, 08:35 AM
BANNED by Kris
 
BigFuel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Pasadena, CA
Posts: 6,218
Thanks: 52
Thanked 113 Times in 105 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 40 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by ToddM715 View Post
I cleaned the fpr screen a couple of weeks ago. How often should this be done? I also have been draining the water out every time I drive it. I add diesel clean or some diesel additive to every tank. Is there an additional water seperator/fuel filter I can add inline somewhere to help with catching more water that is easier/cheaper to clean/change? Thanks everyone
E-Fuel. The filters and water separators are now on the frame rail and a lot bigger.

Matt
'97
-Bean's: 160/100 (FF Injectors), 2/ 6-POS chips (TW & Beans tunes), Overboost controller, E-Fuel
-BANKs: downpipe, full exhaust, gauges, intercooler
-Irate: T-4 kit, IC pipes, 3" Irate Plenums, BASB Turbo
-Stage II trans.
-Mag-Hytec trans. and pumpkin covers
-6637, CCV, IDM, 6.0 Fan, 49-Federal PCM swap, MAP line Mod
-370 Amp alt., 40k trans cooler, ADRENALINE PUMP
-twin on-board air w/ 10 gal. tank

-Oh, and a 2015 F350 6.7L DRW 4x4


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
BigFuel is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome