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95 with extremely rough idle and check engine light
Not as urgent as some other's problems here, but I do need some help as I'm out of my league...
Couple of days ago I drove my truck across town, shut it down to do my stuff and when I came back out it stumbled to life and a bit of cranking, not excessive, just more than normal and it idled like absolute crap. Almost like it was missing a cylinder. I've got a TS tuner, stays in stock or economy 99% of the time and the idle was smoothest in the economy setting.
My buddy suggested unplugged the injector harness one at a time to see if there was any difference in the way it ran - didn't change anything. It's running rough enough that I'm not sure it's going to start every time I get in the truck and I'm worried about breaking it really bad. It does feel like the engine is de-fueling at anything past 1/2 throttle or 2k rpms so it's hard to get out of my own way on the road.
Does anyone have a code reader around the Oceanside, CA area so that I can find out what is going on or have any ideas of something else I can check? There were ZERO problems before this happened.
I did plan on doing a rebuild since it's at 322k miles but the place I was going to have it done at is 300 miles away otherwise I would just drive it there.
1995 F-350 CCLB 4x4 7.3 aFe Stage 2 intake, aFe 3" DP, aFe Atlas 4" exhaust, Glowshift gauges (they ain't ISSPRO, but they sure are pretty!) and Beans tuning
Currently spending more time in the repairs department than the mods department...