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post #1 of 21 Old 03-23-2010, 06:03 PM Thread Starter
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OK, so I am to the point where I can no longer afford to keep throwing parts at my truck in hopes of them fixing the problem. My truck has refused to start for the last 4 mornings and its beginning to to annoy me so I need you guys to tell me who in the OKC area is best at working on 7.3s so I can set up a DR appointment for my sick girl and get her fixed by the guys that know what they are doing.

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I dont know anyone up there, sorry.

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I dont either
You might ask Clay, he might know
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Any codes? Need to have a starting point so check for codes.
What parts have u changed? What is it doing? More details... The more the better.

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Any codes? Need to have a starting point so check for codes.
What parts have u changed? What is it doing? More details... The more the better.
Don't know on codes, check engine light comes and goes while driving, no notice in how it runs. Plugged in my little code scanner (actron cheese ball special) and all it says is misfire.

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It was hard to start when cold but usually started right up if plugged in, now it wont start at all if its under 50 deg outside even if its plugged in.

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well she started right up this morning and is quieter than she usually is so im crossing my fingers and hoping she does the same this evening when I get off work. I still would like to know of the good Powerstroke mechanic's in the area.

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have you tested the glow plug relay? Theres lots of threads on hear about that so do a seach for that and you can read about that.

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have you tested the glow plug relay? Theres lots of threads on hear about that so do a seach for that and you can read about that.
I think that is what this is.

and Stancore 586-902 relay
On edit yup I googled that relay. It is a GPR.
To the OP is this something that happened all of a sudden or has it been getting poor starts all winter? JJ

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fuel gelling ??
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I think that is what this is.

and Stancore 586-902 relay
On edit yup I googled that relay. It is a GPR.
To the OP is this something that happened all of a sudden or has it been getting poor starts all winter? JJ

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fuel gelling ??
Not cold enough here for that.

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