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  1. 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    Sorry if this was already covered I’m new to this website 02 7.3 power to the glow plug solenoid 12v ground is good but only 1v to signal wire when I run a jumper wire the solenoid clicks and Carry’s the current through I’ve replaced the left side plugs and harness all ohm out to .2 ohms...
  2. General 6.7 Discussion (2020+)
    I’ve got a problem... hopefully someone can give me some peace of mind. I’m in Texas and of course it’s about 0 degrees here. My truck is frozen and would only turn over to start about three times until the fourth time. From then on when I turn the key, I just get a click now. I didn’t have it...
  3. General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)
    New to the forum, and although I have a lot of learning to do when it comes to navigating the site, I’m nearly positive I am the first, and possibly the only one, interested in doing something like this. Now to my question: My dad can turn the motor over in his 01 Ranger without the injectors...
  4. General 6.0L Discussion
    Over the past 2 weeks my truck had been getting harder and harder to start. It used to start no matter the weather within 2 cranks. It slowly started getting worse 3 cranks, 4, 5, then 10 full rotations, stop and start again. And it would fire. Walked out this morning and it cranked until the...
  5. 94-98 7.3L Problem Forum
    I recently bought a 97 350 7.3 from a guy and it has around 340k, i was expecting a issues, most i would be able to tackle myself, but after days spent scouring forums im lost at where to start. The truck starts fine when plugged in, but has a difficult time starting in 40 degree F weather when...
  6. 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    Hey im fairly new to the diesels and I just have a question about my 2000 7.3 When starting it, it always cranks pretty weak. It does always start but I went on a trip for about a week and came back and it took a few tries. it sounds like its dead but on about the 3rd try it comes to life and...
  7. 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    Recently replaced the GPR and checked to see if it is working correctly and it is, batteries have 12.84 before start, also replaced the block heat cord and heater itself the same day. Mechanic I took it took it too says he replaced the GP and Injectors when I took it in because it wouldn't start...
  8. 94-98 7.3L Problem Forum
    my 95 7.3 wont start if it is less than 50. i have a new starter, starter solenoid, glow plugs, glow plug relay. I found some melted plastic on the valve cover gasket on the drivers side when doing the GPs and replaced it. I also have a new cam position sensor. If it is over 50, it starts right...
  9. 6.0 Motor problems
    New to forums, Need help with 2007 F250 6.0 that starts up hard and has low to none boost. The turbo makes a very loud constant pinging, goes away when we unplug the turbo solenoid, so we do know that it is coming from the turbo. We also just cleaned the inside of the turbo and replaced the...
  10. 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems
    I have a 2000 7.3l powerstroke with about 290,000 that has problems starting in any weather temperature. It can be 90 degrees outside and you will still have to plug in the truck for it to want start. The glow plugs and relay have both been recently replaced. I am just wondering if anyone can...
  11. 6.0 Motor problems
    Soo things have been getting pretty cold here in jersey and the mornings have been really rough on the truck. Thought i had a GP problem so went out and bought a GPCM after doing some tests with the multimeter. Didn't solve my problem so asked a buddy to pull my DTCs and all 8 have popped up...
  12. 6.0 Motor problems
    Ok i really need some help with this one guys. Temps in the 30s. Truck was running great parked it overnight and in the morning cranked and cranked but wouldnt start. Left it alone and a bit later on and more frustrated i cranked that beast till it fired up. Took a long time (3 or 4 tries...
  13. 6.0L Problems Forum
    Hey all, I have '06 6.0 KR with 118000. I bought this truck about 6 mo. ago and it came with cold start issues! Im using Hot Shot Secrets anti stiction but its not seeming to help? I have the AE hardware but new to using it. other time in the past i have done test and it shows bad injector 3 and...
  14. 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems
    My 2000 F-350 is having a really hard time starting these past couple of mornings. It takes a lot of white smoke and 1-2 minutes to get it started, and then its a really rough idle til it gets warmed up a bit. I've watched Bill Hewitts (powerstrokehelp.com) video () on this kind of problem and...
  15. 99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    Hey everyone, I just bought a late model 99 7.3. It's rust free and just passed inspection. It runs and drives good. I tried to start it the other day when it was 10 degrees Celsius outside. It cranked but wouldn't start, and there was no movement on the tachometer. I plugged it in overnight...
  16. 6.0 Motor problems
    03 6.0 101xxx sinister full egr delete blue spring upgrade 5" straight pipe innovative sct programmed 180 hp tune 12 mo old batteries 6 mo old alt week ago replaced all glow plugs n harness Only code is egr (deleted) Been having cold stary issues for 2 yrs now and no luck figuring it out...
  17. 94-98 7.3L Problem Forum
    Hi, I have a 96 7.3 and have had trouble starting it (0-30 degrees, colorado) I just replaced glow plugs, and relay last night, thinking today (30 degrees) would start right up like it did last year, but it didn't. Battery dies in about 3 attempts, If I jump the truck it will start. Here are...
  18. 6.0 Motor problems
    2005 f250 6.0 auto. I recently did an EGR delete, replaced the oil cooler and turbo oil drain tube. Ran great for about a week then died on me on the highway. later found out I got to much crap in the oil and it clogged up my IPR. So I removed that, replaced the screen, flushed the oil and while...
  19. 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems
    I just got a 00 F250 w/7.3 and I have some questions. Im having a hard time starting it after sitting more than 12hrs. I can plug it in for about 3hrs and it will start. New batts, new batt cables, new GPR, new air intake temp sensor on air box and manifold, fresh filter change. I have tested...
  20. Testing Forum
    I just got a 00 F250 w/7.3 and I have some questions. Im having a hard time starting it after sitting more than 12hrs. I can plug it in for about 3hrs and it will start. New batts, new batt cables, new GPR, new air intake temp sensor on air box and manifold, fresh filter change. I have tested...
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