Ipr screen clogged - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 10 Old 12-05-2012, 09:59 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Question Ipr screen clogged

I'm a long time reader first time posting. Armed with the knowledge acquired from this forum I decided not to keep getting rip off and started working on my 03 6.0 myself.
So far I've done oem head gaskets arp studs new oil cooler new egr cooler and blue spring updated.
After changing the oil cooler i had a no start after about 200 miles with no oil
Pressure on the dummy gage.
I pin point the failure to a rip/clogged ipr screen. Now i fixing to install a new ipr valve but first i'd like to know if there are any procedures to make sure there are no contaminants in the oil that can clog the new IPR?
Also do i need a new ipr valve or can i just change the screen and orings on the old one.
I tried hard to keep any dirt from entering the filter housing while getting the old Ipr out but judging by the size of the ipr screen it seems that it does not take but a little bit of dust to clog it.
IVANCOLINA is offline  
post #2 of 10 Old 12-05-2012, 10:29 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
jimmyv13's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: West Bloomfield, MI
Posts: 1,795
Thanks: 7
Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 42 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
Send a message via AIM to jimmyv13 Send a message via Yahoo to jimmyv13
If the screen on the IPR is ripped and you have a no start condition, something has made it's way into the internals and is not allowing the valve to close all the way to build pressure. I doubt a new screen will no anything at that point.


2005 F250 CCSB Lariat FX4

4" MBRP Turbo Back*Sinister Coolant Filter*SRL+*'10 Tailgate*Dicad EGR delete*Premium EdFICM*Powerslot Rotors*Hawk Pads*Riffraff boots*DIY CCV*ARP's*'10 Tails*N-FAB Steps*'12 Rear Bumper*Dashboss*Pioneer DVD*'08 Trans Pan
*Bullitt y-pipe*'14 PE PF Mirrors*Fox 2.0 IFP*'08 Diff Cover
jimmyv13 is offline  
post #3 of 10 Old 12-05-2012, 10:37 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thank you jimmyv13 . I'll install a new IPR then. How about the oil , should i change the old oil since it may be contaminated? It's been in there for about 200 miles.
IVANCOLINA is offline  
post #4 of 10 Old 12-05-2012, 11:03 AM
Premium Member
 
Snake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: FL
Posts: 4,715
Thanks: 57
Thanked 94 Times in 75 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 46 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
How did you clean the HPOP reservoir? If you didn't use lint free towels and a bunch of compressed air, that might be where your problem originated.

And yes, an oil change would be recommended.

Truckless
Bulletproof Diesel www.bulletproofdiesel.com
1-A Auto Parts www.1aauto.com
Snake is offline  
post #5 of 10 Old 12-05-2012, 11:10 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I believe your are right snake i did not use lint free towels and i had to clean up quite a bit of lint before installing the new oil cooler , I did my best with compresed air but i doubt i got all of them. Now my question is, how can i prevent this from happening to the new ipr? Would changing the old oil be enough?
IVANCOLINA is offline  
post #6 of 10 Old 12-05-2012, 11:11 AM
Premium Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,106
Thanks: 0
Thanked 29 Times in 27 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The only way for debris to get to the IPR is thru the HPOP resivoir screen. So if there was even small amounts of debris in the HPOP resivoir during the install of the new oil cooler then thats the issue.

Now if the HPOP resivoir screen is good, then there should be NO MORE debris getting to the IPR screen because it cant get through the HPOP resivoir screen.

05 Extended Cab FX4
SCT w/ Gearhead Tunes
Ble-Blah mod...
Edge Insight CTS w/EGT
PHP Tuned FICM-Hercules
a2elvis is offline  
post #7 of 10 Old 12-05-2012, 11:27 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks a2elvis. That makes a lot of sense . The valley was also filthy so i can see some debri getting into the hole in the reservoir while the old screen was off. The new screen i installed should be good , may have some debri on it but not much. This shoud be it then , the truck was running better than new after the new headgaskets, studs and egr cooler and the new ipr should get it done.
IVANCOLINA is offline  
post #8 of 10 Old 12-05-2012, 11:50 AM
Premium Member
 
Snake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: FL
Posts: 4,715
Thanks: 57
Thanked 94 Times in 75 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 46 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
More than likely you had some stuff (primarily lint) enter the HPOP when you were cleaning and while the HPOP screen was out (the IPR is the first sensor to see the oil after the HPOP screen). At this point, anything that may have been left in the HPOP reservoir should be captured by the HPOP screen. If it were me (and I'm really, really a stickler), I'd feel comfortable just changing the oil and the IPR. I think you should be good to go after that. No need to go back in and clean out the HPOP reservoir and HPOP screen again in my opinion.

Truckless
Bulletproof Diesel www.bulletproofdiesel.com
1-A Auto Parts www.1aauto.com
Snake is offline  
post #9 of 10 Old 12-05-2012, 12:50 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Yes Snake that was the problem. I soon as I had the no start after 200 miles I thought IPR. It seems to be a very common rookie mistake with backyard mechanics like me when replacing an oil cooler. I wonder how the pros deal with it , especially when the valley and everything around it is covered in oil and dirt like mine was ( leaky turbo return pipe). How do you clean everything without getting dirt in the reservoir?
IVANCOLINA is offline  
post #10 of 10 Old 12-05-2012, 12:57 PM
Premium Member
 
Snake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: FL
Posts: 4,715
Thanks: 57
Thanked 94 Times in 75 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 46 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Clean the valley all around the oil cooler first, then remove the oil cooler. Some lint free towels behind the oil cooler when its being removed will help keep the valley clean. Leave the HPOP screen in and suck the oil out of the reservoir with a hand pump or something similar. Use lint free towels to get out the last bit of oil and/or sludge. Remove the HPOP screen and use a lint free towel to clean underneath where the screen sits. Place the new HPOP screen in and spray the HPOP reservoir liberally with carb cleaner, then compressed air. Inspect and clean the HPOP screen as needed.

Truckless
Bulletproof Diesel www.bulletproofdiesel.com
1-A Auto Parts www.1aauto.com

Last edited by Snake; 12-05-2012 at 01:02 PM.
Snake is offline  
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:
OR

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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



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

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome