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post #1 of 12 Old 03-25-2008, 03:51 AM Thread Starter
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95 7.3 intermittent motor shut down

ive got a 95 7.3 psd thats just aggrevating me to death. it starts normally then occasionally ill get about a mile or so from where i left and it just dies like you shut it off. ive replaced the mechanical pump and the rff sensor. sensor was leaking .doesnt do it all the time just every couple of days. yesterday it never made it out of the yard . idled for about 10-15 min then shut off. will not immediately start back . if i wait a few minutes it will start and run for a couple of minutes. HELP!!!!! thanks
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just checked my hpop level it is full .could this possibly be the cps. i havent a clue if its been changed or not. aquired the truck eight months ago and this is the first prob. thanks
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Get it running and wiggle the engine harness, it is an overlooked area of problems.
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put it in the shop to have the codes read . will update later
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Its probly an issue with the UVC harness.

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had codes read. there were no codes stored . shop drove it for two days. they couldnt get it to quit. they said bring it back if it did it again. kudo to the shop i used they didnt charge cuz they didnt find nothing. Tom & Tony's in Clarksville TN.!!
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Any updates? I am having almost the exact same problem on a 95...
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My old man's 95 did that also, was the cps. The only weird thing we noticed was the cps was beat up, like the cam was bumping it. The truck has about 320k, so wouldn't supprise me.

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Talking problem solved

it messed up again. took it to the shop was showing intermittent cps failure . replaced cps and has been running good for a month now. had to tow my fathers truck home just today.had no problems pulling it. hope this helps everyone. thxs for the input
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