Rock bottom, just got deeper! HELP URGENT - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-01-2008, 08:22 AM
Emergency Services
 

Join Date: May 2007
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 5,534
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to cchase
Rock bottom, just got deeper! HELP URGENT

So I got into an accident, broke my plow, mirrow window, and what not. now, just when it cant get any worse, as i was plowing my truck sherded another belt, but this time we got more problems, it broke my dipstick and sent the rod down into the pan or where ever it goes? any ideas on how to get this out????
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 03-01-2008, 08:30 AM
BIG TRUCK, SMALL DRIVER
 

Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Iva, SC
Posts: 5,877
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
How much do you have still attached to the handle?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 03-01-2008, 08:30 AM
Ole White

 

Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Sebring,Fl
Posts: 5,253
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
WOW thats doesn't sound good you might possibly be able to take the dip stick tube loose from the pan where the big nut is that holds it on and then fish it out through that hole possibly but if not you would probably have to pull the motor and remove the pan. Good Luck man
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 03-01-2008, 08:36 AM
Banned
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Los Gatos CA
Posts: 733
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Autoparts store in town sells a powerful magnet on a extendable handle. It is about the size of a .22 bullet. I got a bigger one for picking wrenches and screws off the floor, works great.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old 03-01-2008, 11:43 AM
Member
 

Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 70
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
there is a 10mm bolt holding the dipstick tube to the bracket. take the dipstick tube out and as your taking it out grabp the dipstick at the bottom of the tube.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6  
Old 03-01-2008, 02:13 PM
Emergency Services
 

Join Date: May 2007
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 5,534
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to cchase
okay im going to try looking for the bolt, thanks i got nothing left on the handle. i found the handle on the street.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7  
Old 03-03-2008, 03:15 PM
Emergency Services
 

Join Date: May 2007
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 5,534
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to cchase
well, turns out i tried the magnet, no luck, un bolted it, but it was stuck in the pan so i wasnt forcing it out of there too much, because all i was thinking about was taking the motor out to change pans... so i cut the dipstick tube, about a foot infront of the pan. and sure as my luck, empty. so at this point i am assuming the handle broke and must have sent the stick somewheres else????
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #8  
Old 03-03-2008, 03:19 PM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 

Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 105
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
That's like rollin' the dice.....
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #9  
Old 03-03-2008, 03:22 PM
International Threat
 

Join Date: May 2006
Location: Elkton, MD
Posts: 13,088
Thanks: 0
Thanked 6 Times in 4 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Wow man that does suck.

If it does come down to pulling the motor what are your plans?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
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:

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
Display Modes

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



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 08:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors