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post #1 of 26 Old 01-01-2008, 04:25 AM Thread Starter
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I have the worst luck

Well, last night I went to pick up my new to me 1997 f350 psd. The prevois owner has done a lot of recent work, including replacing the fuel lines from the tank to the motor. Well after getting the plow in the bed, and getting on the highway home, I made it all of 5 miles from his house when she wouldn't stay running and eventually quit. Nothing like being on 93 south in the cold, on new years eve, with a truck you just bought. We tried a few things to get her going, but it looks like a jammed up fuel filter. ( there is only 1 right, under the powerstoke engine hood? )

So, anyways its a 97 with 120k on it, plow and utlity bed. I will be selling the utlity bed and putting a normal bed back on, the body is in good shape with some minor rust on the front fenders before the door. But for $7k its a good buy.

So I'll be around I lurk in the back a lot, and do a lot of searching, but this is my fist diesel so I will have lots to learn.

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man i hate to hear that for your first truck, hopefully some of the techs will chime in and give you an idea here soon, that is after there drunken stooper wears off, lol.

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oh yeah, Welcome to the site....



to me it does kind of sound fuel related...

im still alive and kickin...find me on FB..."StrokerX1"
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NOTE: if your on OK and need some PSD work done, i know a dealer tech who does the work....PM me!
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Welcome, There is just one filter under the engine cover.

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stuck on HWY 93? isnt that in idaho around twin falls?


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