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Rough Idle and loss of power
Hey guys, I purchased a high mileage 96 Powerstroke F-250 today. I got it home and noticed that the idle is very rough, rough enough that it is shaking the whole truck when it is in gear. There also seems to be a lack of power while starting to accelerate. I have driven many other powerstroke trucks before and they didn't feel like this one. I am not sure if it is the mileage that would cause this, I have 315k on mine. I also got 13 mpg on one tank, and I ocassionally get a water in fuel light comming on while making right turns. I am new to the whole diesel truck scene so any info that points me in the right direction would be greatly appreciated.
I just realized that my truck is actually "he". What girl do you know likes to be stroked and blown?
04 F-250 FX4 CCSB 6.0L PSD, Lariat Conversion, 05 Clip, 08 Rear, 08 Mirrors, Banks TBE, 8" Coilover Skyjacker, 38" Toyo MT's, XD Revolver 20" 75k
03 F-250 FX4 SCSB 6.0L PSD, 4" Lift, 35" MT 117k
01 Excursion Limited, V10, 05 Clip, 20" SuperDuty 5 spokes
96 F-250 x-cab 7.3L PSD (SOLD)