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ran it out of oil!!

so i ran my 97 powerstroke out of oil doing 70mph with a load on it last night. Check engine light came on and the truck shut down. I do have a oil leak so thats not the issue at hand right now .... my conseern is trying to get the truck to run again. put gallon and a half oil in re filled the hpop resvor.and then tried cranking nothing so then .. i had my truck pulled and i would let the clutch out in 3rd gear and the motor would run but soon as i would put the clutch in truck would shut down. any ideas? thanks

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probably grenaded it internally.

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what does that consist of ?

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Needs more than a gallon and a half to continue to run. Sounds like you blew an HPOP o ring or line. Check it over

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probably grenaded it internally.
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what does that consist of ?
I mean its probably F.U.B.A.R.

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needs WAY more than a gallon and a half. that's a lot of surface area to cover with just 6 quarts when it takes over ten



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needs WAY more than a gallon and a half. that's a lot of surface area to cover with just 6 quarts when it takes over ten
it takes 15 guarts. Did you fill it untill it showed on the dipstick using a gal. and a half?

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it takes 15 guarts.
ok wasn't sure if it was different from the newer 7.3's or not



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You should be OK once you get enough oil in it (and fix the oil leak) I had one of the high pressure oil lines to the heads let go while I was running a tic over 80 and while it made a heck of a mess (that's a lot of oil!)the truck fired right up once I changed the line and filled it with oil.

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Thats the beauty of these engines. As long as the oil leak is just a long and not a rod through the block or something like that. They shut down before lack of oil can damage them

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