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Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   Today, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By Hydro
Sounds to me like the turbine is contacting the...

Sounds to me like the turbine is contacting the housing
I would suggest pulling the turbo and inspecting where it is hitting

the turbine spins pretty fast and needs to be in balance -- you...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   Today, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Hydro
Thanks for the reply Glad you plan on taking...

Thanks for the reply
Glad you plan on taking it apart to see how it works

I think there are two elements, that would explain the ohms reading
one is burned out

I suppose for redundancy
Forum: 6.0L Problems Forum   Today, 10:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,117
Posted By Hydro
Look at the sealing surface of the copper washer,...

Look at the sealing surface of the copper washer, if there is a nice surface with no carbon -- then it is sealing OK
the hold downs have a tendency to back off over time, so a little leaking is to...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems   Today, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By Hydro
Easy enough to pull the solenoid and clean the...

Easy enough to pull the solenoid and clean the plunger
was the starter new or used?
def sounds like binding of the engage mechanism

tho don't rule out back feed or a ground loop situation...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   Today, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Hydro
Interesting you got a DEF heater code, but yet...

Interesting you got a DEF heater code, but yet the heater worked with external power
was the connector clean?
Forum: 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems   Today, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By Hydro
Checking voltage on the solenoid power wire is a...

Checking voltage on the solenoid power wire is a good idea -- soon as you release the key the power should stop

I have seen solenoid cores bind up in cold weather -- did you pull the core and...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems   Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 192
Posted By Hydro
[email protected] :lol: "6.0's are prone to welding...

[email protected] :lol:
"6.0's are prone to welding the pump to the pump bushing"

That was Chryslers contribution to Fords ground design
Hey Guys ,, lets ground thru the crankshaft bearings and rear...
Forum: 6.0 Motor problems   Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 138
Posted By Hydro
Normal for that year to cycle the VGT at idle --...

Normal for that year to cycle the VGT at idle -- should work it's way to both ends
touch the brake or throttle should drop to about 50%

That IPR looks high to me with the ICP reading -- high...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By Hydro
Not currently, but I suspect a high pressure leak...

Not currently, but I suspect a high pressure leak
wait till it fails or gets warmer to work on that

I don't have a garage, so work "in the big shed"
warmer weather is important to me :wink:
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By Hydro
Ahh, that makes it more difficult -- I was gonna...

Ahh, that makes it more difficult -- I was gonna suggest pulling it and then cranking to see if air came out
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   Yesterday, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By Hydro
Def by the readings there is a leak or failed...

Def by the readings there is a leak or failed pump
85% on the IPR is closed -- should be max pressure
this however is only a "commanded" position from the PCM

I suppose one question would be --...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By Hydro
1800RPM and pegging out the speedometer -- must...

1800RPM and pegging out the speedometer -- must have some airplane gears
.

The speed sensor is on top of the rear diff housing -- may want to pull it out and clean the tip of any magnetic...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems   Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 192
Posted By Hydro
Check the harness where it exits the shifter...

Check the harness where it exits the shifter handle -- the wires can get worn there and ground out
Forum: 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems   Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 192
Posted By Hydro
Always disconnect the ground cables from both...

Always disconnect the ground cables from both batteries -- you never know when one of the hot wires will jump over to your Snap-on wrench an burn the chrome

Hey Bubba, what you do with that hot...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By Hydro
Could also use the Perkins style heater that used...

Could also use the Perkins style heater that used diesel fuel as the starting aid
...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By Hydro
Got any pressure on the low oil system? -- that...

Got any pressure on the low oil system? -- that is what feeds the HPOP

The HPOP is nothing more than an axial hydraulic pump -- they really are not that complicated
long as clean charge oil is...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By Hydro
The injector systems we use at the tractor...

The injector systems we use at the tractor dealership have not leaked into the engine, and the later builds have been much better at sealing the can
I have worked with these systems for 47 years,...
Forum: 6.0 Motor problems   Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 101
Posted By Hydro
If you really are concerned about head gaskets,...

If you really are concerned about head gaskets, put a pressure gauge in the radiator vent tube that runs to the degas bottle -- and drive the truck that way for a while
observing the pressure...
Forum: 6.0L Problems Forum   Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By Hydro
"so I still feel I am over looking something...

"so I still feel I am over looking something simple"

Yeah, Torque Pro or Forscan to monitor the system and check for codes
need to look at the HPOP pressures and values when starting
voltage...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By Hydro
Ether is not recommended on these trucks because...

Ether is not recommended on these trucks because most people give way too much

A one second shot is plenty, but because of the long intake system --
people give a couple more, since there is no...
Forum: 6.0 Motor problems   01-20-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By Hydro
Not quite toast, but definitely damaged -- that...

Not quite toast, but definitely damaged -- that is where a water filter would have been good
they filter out the small particles that basically sand blast the housing

I have the XDP bypass filter...
Forum: 6.0L Problems Forum   01-20-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,117
Posted By Hydro
"I'm sad to say there is what appear to be...

"I'm sad to say there is what appear to be combustion gases coming from the dip stick tube"

You were checking combustion gasses from the dipstick tube? or the oil filler tube?
Forum: Introductions   01-19-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 195
Posted By Hydro
Sounds like a lot of your problems were caused by...

Sounds like a lot of your problems were caused by poor workmanship from those before you, not necessarily from the 6.0 design
The 6.0 can be a reliable engine if the updates are done, and much more...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   01-19-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 466
Posted By Hydro
The rearmost plug on the FICM is the data...

The rearmost plug on the FICM is the data communications -- for sure it is fully plugged in?

Does the injectors always do the pre-start click test? -- even when it wont start?
Forum: 6.4 Motor Problems   01-19-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By Hydro
Clear the codes and see if new ones popup looks...

Clear the codes and see if new ones popup
looks like the pressure sensor is bad

Also short trips in cold weather will cause the DPF to need to regen more often

Here is a vid of a forced regen...
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