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Forum: 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems   07-22-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
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, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
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, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
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, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
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, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
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, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 731
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, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
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, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
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, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
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, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
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, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
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, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
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, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
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, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
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, 04:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 731
Posted By Mike Gs
Timken from rock auto

Timken from rock auto
Forum: 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems   04-01-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,084
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, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
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, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
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, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
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, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
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, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Mike Gs
I had to torch the nut and replace the clamp.

I had to torch the nut and replace the clamp.
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   03-23-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By Mike Gs
Funny- unfortunately he is having marital...

Funny- unfortunately he is having marital troubles- but i guess that is a 50/50 shot nowadays.
He is constantly telling me he LOVES the truck (gasser) and he wants to purchase it when we are done...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   03-22-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By Mike Gs
My company bought 2 identical trucks- one with...

My company bought 2 identical trucks- one with 6.7 diesel and one 6.2 gas. Both 350 srw with utility beds. Over 2 year period the diesel got 1 mpg more than the gas-
It was way more expensive to...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   03-22-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By Mike Gs
Spicer is OEM

Spicer is OEM
Forum: 6.7 Motor Problems (2017-2019)   03-21-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,761
Posted By Mike Gs
In my state-CT, 30 days out of service triggers...

In my state-CT, 30 days out of service triggers the Lemon Law. They would have to replace the vehicle with new.
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