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post #1 of 10 Old 04-05-2008, 01:46 PM Thread Starter
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Angry Loss of Power

I have been noticin a power loss to my truck. It has 135,000 miles on it. Any ideas of why I have lost pick up and passing power??
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The usual suspects come to mind. Air and fuel filters can make a big difference. More information is definitely needed to isolate the problem, but you could also be looking at a boost leak or leaking up-pipes as well.
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I got a brand new K&N intake on it and thats the only performance parts I have on it.
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check your turbo and check for boost leaks like said above check filters.
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did you have any luck on this? find out what the problem was ?

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fuel filter would be the first place I go, cheap and easy. You might as well buy one and replace it...

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fuel filter would be the first place I go, cheap and easy. You might as well buy one and replace it...
Hey how do you do that? Clue me in, thanks!

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The fuel filter is right in the middle of your engine on the top. Should be able to lift your dust cover and simply unscrew the top of the filter and pull it out. It needs to be changed at least every 10,000 miles. It will get nasty dirty and slow performance down and worse.

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they make a special tool that fits right on it but I used a pair of Channel locks...

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are you losing power to the point where you have to pull over?? need more info.

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