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Forum: General 6.4L Discussion   10-27-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Mike Gs
There is some gobs of sealant on some holes in...

There is some gobs of sealant on some holes in the firewall on the passenger side, if I recall i removed the cowl at the base of the windshield and you should see it. I cleaned the area and used some...
Forum: 911 Urgent Situations   10-27-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Mike Gs
Try changing the cam position sensor- located on...

Try changing the cam position sensor- located on the front of the engine- 10 mm wrench- get a genuine ford or international sensor.
Other cause may be clogged exhaust back pressure sensor also...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   10-26-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By Mike Gs
Center of balance

Does anyone know the measurement for the center of balance for a 1999 F350 Supercab Short bed 4 x 4 diesel?
Looking for the measurement in inches from the center of front axle to center of balance....
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   10-22-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Mike Gs
Justin pretty much has it covered with his list...

Justin pretty much has it covered with his list above-
I would add the infamous rusty oil pan to the check list- if yours is still good- take care of any rust issues on the pan before it gets worse.
Forum: 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems   07-22-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Mike Gs
Disconnect that tan/red and wire a simple switch...

Disconnect that tan/red and wire a simple switch into the cab from pos on battery to the post the trigger wire connection on the relay. Leave the tan red disconnected. This will get you running until...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   07-15-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 756
Posted By Mike Gs
Any good quality oil, changed at 5k intervals...

Any good quality oil, changed at 5k intervals will be fine. You can blend dyno and synthetic and go back to dyno anytime. The big advantage to synthetic is in extreme heat and cold temps. Flows...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems   07-08-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Mike Gs
My 99 did this- it was a weak frame mounted fuel...

My 99 did this- it was a weak frame mounted fuel pump. I recommend the Bosch replacement.
Forum: 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems   07-06-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Mike Gs
Could be the exhaust back pressure tube is...

Could be the exhaust back pressure tube is clogged or the sensor is bad or has a bad connection.
Front passenger side exhaust manofold has a fitting and a tube coming off it- trace that to front of...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L Exterior Discussion   07-06-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By Mike Gs
354k and rusted frame- I agree with Buckhornmike-...

354k and rusted frame- I agree with Buckhornmike- there is a dealer in PA who brings clean trucks up from the south- try to find a similar year and keep the old one for parts- good trans and axles...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   07-03-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By Mike Gs
It is the correct bearing- 10$ cheaper on Rock...

It is the correct bearing- 10$ cheaper on Rock auto and you are guaranteed you wont receive fakes
Forum: 99-03 7.3 Drivetrain Problems   06-24-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Mike Gs
Sway bar bushings has my vote

Sway bar bushings has my vote
Forum: 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems   06-18-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By Mike Gs
Alliant - check out the injector page on this...

Alliant - check out the injector page on this forum.
Forum: 99-03 7.3 Transmission Problems   05-27-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By Mike Gs
Hey- at least your trans is ok- were you able to...

Hey- at least your trans is ok- were you able to order the fork only or did you need to update the shaft also?
Forum: 99-03 7.3 Transmission Problems   05-19-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By Mike Gs
There is a service bulletin on the transfer case...

There is a service bulletin on the transfer case shaft and fork. Mine did the same thing. I was able to get it into 4wd and it would move enough to get me off the roas to a safe place to tow. ...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 Transmission Problems   05-13-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By Mike Gs
If it is still working good- don't touch it. If...

If it is still working good- don't touch it. If it aint broke don't fix it.
Maintain the fluid level and drive.
When it fails -fix or replace it.
Forum: 94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion   05-04-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Mike Gs
The lurching is the proper operation if you are...

The lurching is the proper operation if you are engaging 4x4 on a dry hard surface. As clover leaf stated- seems like something is not locking up consistently. The outside wheel on a turn will...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   05-02-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By Mike Gs
Seems you may be confusing the back pressure...

Seems you may be confusing the back pressure valve with the exhaust back pressure sensor. Two seperate systems.
If you unplugged the sensor on the front of the engine- that will not effect the...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   04-09-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Mike Gs
Try disconnecting the battery laed for a minute...

Try disconnecting the battery laed for a minute and reconnect. Sometimes this will reset things.
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   04-04-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By Mike Gs
Timken from rock auto

Timken from rock auto
Forum: 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems   04-01-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,403
Posted By Mike Gs
I believe it should show much more than 53% at...

I believe it should show much more than 53% at full throttle. You may not see 100% but it should go to around 90 % or so
Forum: 99-03 7.3 Transmission Problems   03-26-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By Mike Gs
My original trans went at 140k- might be time...

My original trans went at 140k- might be time...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   03-25-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Mike Gs
Doesn’t change when you apply the brakes- keep in...

Doesn’t change when you apply the brakes- keep in mind that the parking brake is completely separate mechanism- pads inside the drum area of the rear rotor.
Could be hung up a bit. You can tap the...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   03-25-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Mike Gs
It is likely the compressor clutch failing-...

It is likely the compressor clutch failing- unplugging will confirm if the noise goes away, and allows you to continue to use the truck. If you let it ride it will likely lock up and blow the belt...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   03-25-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Mike Gs
Unplug the electrical connection at the...

Unplug the electrical connection at the compressor to eliminate or identify the compressor as the problem
Forum: 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems   03-24-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By Mike Gs
I had to torch the nut and replace the clamp.

I had to torch the nut and replace the clamp.
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