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  1. 6.0L Problems Forum
    Alright so while driving my 04 f350 last night I noticed the fan kick on and I looked at my water temp on the a pillar and it was still bottomed out at 100f. Then about 2 minuets later the check gauge light came on. I was able to pull over and shut it off about 3 seconds after the light came on...
  2. E-Series Van Discussion
    Hello everyone, new to the forum. Recently bought an 06 e350 with the 6.0 powerstroke with 179k, I got it for $500 with the understanding the the head gaskets are bad. I have the 6.0 in an F-550 mason dump, and have already done head gaskets on that, however after doing some reading on here, I...
  3. 6.0 Motor problems
    Newbie here. First post. I go out to start my truck in the AM, let it run until EOT and ECT are both at LEAST above 150. However, it doesn't matter how warm it gets, it won't blow heat in the cab. Ice cold air only. Until I put it in drive then bam, blows heat like normal (maybe even hotter...
  4. 6.0L Problems Forum
    So I've had a 2006 6.0 for about 6 months now. It was having a hard time warming up and ran at about 170 degrees and he heater cut out. So I change the t stat(motorcraft), it warmed up to the 190s, but after a week the temp would fluctuate from 180 to 210, back and forth. Heater would be in and...
  5. 6.0 Motor problems
    I have a 2007 F250 with 6.0 with 135K on the odometer; MBRP Turbo back exhaust, Studs, EGR Delete kit and SCT programmer. Running into a weird problem pulling 8K travel trailer (7K plus gear) up minor grades (Northeast Mississippi...Not the Rockies!). The engine seems to struggle maintaining...
  6. 6.4L Performance Parts Discussion
    What should I consider modifing on the truck to address coolant overheating? I have added a mini maxx and deleted the DPF & CAT. Will adding an S&B intake significantly lower temps particularly coolant temp? Last week I towed my 12k lb fifth wheel through some small hills driving from Del Rio...
  7. 6.0 Motor problems
    Hello fellow Powerstroke enthusiasts! I'm fairly new to the forum but not new to the Powerstroke scene. I apologize in advance for the long post but I would like to include as much information as possible. I have a 2003 6.0 with close to 180,000 on the odometer. I've owned it since 2006 and when...
  8. Tranny 911
    hey all, so I was driving my truck today, an 05 powerstroke xl f250, to pull one of my buddies out of a local mud pit he got himself stuck in. the entrance to the trails was partially blocked by brush so i dropped my truck in park and got out to move it out of the way, leaving my truck running...
  9. 6.0 Motor problems
    I have a 2003 F250 6.0L that I just bought. The heads were off the engine due to engine overheating by the previous owner. I assembled the engine with a new head set. I deleted the EGR. (I figured the EGR valve and EGR cooler was the cause of the heating problem) The engine starts fine and...
  10. 6.0 Motor problems
    ok so this morning while I was on my way to work my truck overheated and it was blowing alot of white smoke out of the exhaust... well i figure it was the egr cooler leaked all the antifreeze out. So i called my buddy who is a diesel mechanic for CAT and he told me that it was blowing white...
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