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  1. Overheats coming out of idle

    6.0L Problems Forum
    A couple months ago my truck started to overheat randomly so I stopped driving it. Today was my first time driving it since and I pulled over a couple times and I noticed it only starts to overheat coming out of idle. I also noticed that around the same time when I had the overheating problems...
  2. OBS coolant loss

    94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    Hey all, Thank you for reading my post. I do appreciate the knowledge y'all possess and hope some of that can be passed on in this situation. I have a 95 7.3. Had overheating issues and ended up changing the fan clutch, thermostat, water pump, finally hoses. The water pump was leaking as was...
  3. 6.4 L overheat AND now loud noise

    6.4L Problems Forum
    Pulling 8,000# trailer through desert yesterday, temps only in high-80s. Some long, gradual pulls where rpms were 2200, turbo was at 30#. On several (3) occasions I noticed temp heating up - pulled over and let truck cool off before proceeding. This situation seems to come on quickly - not long...
  4. Proofed truck overheating HELP

    6.0L Performance Parts Discussion
    Hey guys, I'm new to the whole forum thing so forgive me if I'm not proper. I used to drive a turbo miata, so diesels are kind of new to me. I guess I should start out by explaining what's done to my truck huh? It has: Studded & Deleted blue spring mod 03 turbo 4in downpipe/ 5in back ford...
  5. Overheating

    6.4 Motor Problems
    I am dealing with a 2008 f550 with a 6.4. Had several leaks here and there, new hoses and radiator took care of that. Drives fine empty but with any load on it gets hot. Found water in oil replaced timing cover, water pump and thermostats. Ran down the road with my snap on scanner on it, and...
  6. Running Too Hot?

    6.0 Motor problems
    When it's hot, like it was yesterday driving my motorhome from Corpus Christi to Dallas (107F), my temps will be running very high all the time. Usually ECT 224, EOT about 234-237. If I climb a hill the temps can get as high as 234/240 respectively. The cooling fan comes on at 226-228 ECT and...