ok guys the dreaded engine check light - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
General 6.7 Discussion General 6.7 Discussion

Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-26-2013, 04:08 PM
Member
 

Join Date: May 2012
Location: schenectady
Posts: 33
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
ok guys the dreaded engine check light

well fellas i've got it yesterday afternoon check engine light came on cannot get in to have ford check it out till hopefully monday last week was in for oil change, am ocd on oil, fuel filter and draining the water any heads up will be appercitaed only has 15,000 on and havent towed with it yet.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 10-26-2013, 05:31 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Cypress TX
Posts: 770
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Can you scan the truck with a code reader and post the codes?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 11-05-2013, 04:14 PM
OCB OCB is offline
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: North & South Illinois
Posts: 4
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Check Engine Light and Exhaust Filter Clean

I have my truck in for oil change and get a few answers.
One question was regarding the Exhaust Filter clean cycle, I have read it is not recomended to shut the engine down when in that cycle but how do you know. I may see the message come on for 3-5 seconds and then nothing to indicate the cycle except reduced fuel mileage. I have seem reduced mileage for maybe 10 miles after the message but last trip it may have a hour at Highway speed.
Anyway the Service shop told me today it is not uncommon for the Check Engine to come on if you had been running around town durning the clean cycle (several start-stops of the engine). Still the question is how can you tell, no message as I have stopped almost immediately following the start of the cycle, put the transmission in both Park and Neutral looking for a meesage ( That was a suggested by a service manager). Still no indication of a Exhaust Filter cleaning cycle.
I have not had the Ceck Engine come on.
Maybe I can get more of an answer tomorrow.
This is a Early 2011 F350 DRW CC LB pulling approx 15000 pound Fifth Wheel RV

Last edited by OCB; 11-05-2013 at 04:17 PM. Reason: Add Age of engine
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
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:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
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:

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
Display Modes

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



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 07:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors