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Are these two issues linked to low fuel pressure?
I was starting to think I had a low fuel pressure problem due to my f250 being quite sluggish and sometimes chugging when accelerating up hill. However, a few times in the last 2-3 days, when I tried accelerating from a stop sign, the RPMs raised and then dipped way down to about 500. I let off the gas and then it would go back up to the normal RPM and accelerate fine. Today though, she died under acceleration. The engine was definitely cold, but I was taking it easy.
Now in the last few days, it has been really damn cold here in Wisconsin. Today it got down to as low as -15F and it was sitting outside while I was at work. (I do use an anti-gel as well)
Do you think there could be a low fuel pressure causing both of these (dirty in-tank filters or something of the sort) or could this all be linked to the cold? I have only owned this truck in the winter so I am unsure how much of an effect it is having on my truck.