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  1. Multiple ECT sensors?

    99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    I recently noticed my coolant temperature was over 500 degrees Fahrenheit when I had just started the engine. Great! I replaced the ECT sensor. It's located just to the left of the thermostat housing. I attached a photo to be crystal clear of what I replaced. Now my temperature is reading...
  2. Can bad thermostat cause rough idle and performance?

    6.0 Motor problems
    I am now to this forum. I just noticed that my temp gauge is not moving past the first notch. Looked at coolant tank and it is low. When the truck starts to warm up it runs/idles rough and loses power. Can a bad/stuck thermostat cause this?
  3. Threw P012F code, need help

    6.4 Motor Problems
    New to this, so bare with me. :dunno: Wrench light came on. Code is P012F, i found what are the causes on Motocraft's website. All temperatures running normal, and not having any issues, yet. The Coolant is clear((although i had to add coolant leak stop a few weeks ago)) Wondering if...
  4. Delta temps

    6.0 Motor problems
    I just got all gauges set up on my truck and have the coolant temp on my sinister bypass filter and my oil temp out the top of my filter cap into a tee the goes to the oil bypass filter. My oil temps at 65 hwy are 198-200 and coolant temps at 170-175. I'm going to change out the oil cooler this...
  5. Coolant flush and delo coolant and added sinister coolant filter

    General 6.0L Discussion
    Well performed a coolant flush and added a coolant filter performed flush without any chemicals ended up using 25 gallons of distilled water and at the end put a new degas tank on also pot in 3.5 gallons of delo elc coolant. My temps are running hi now like water temp 198 and rot is 203. When I...
  6. Fan constantly running

    6.0 Motor problems
    04 6.0, My fan constantly runs and sounds like a windmill running down the road and killing my fuel mileage and power. I have just replaced the bad egr cooler with a delete kit, oil cooler, water pump and fan clutch. THe only thing i havent replaced is the thermostat. After fixing all the stuff...
  7. Thermostat- to run hotter or colder is the question

    99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    Hey there, So this is something I have been thinking about for a long time I've heard a lot of good things about running a 203* and the info Dieselsite has is good information. but I have also heard people running a 180* like the one at Riffraff I will be moving to Tampa soon so its always warm...
  8. E350 Van EGR Valve and Secondary Fuel Filter (and hopefully thermostat!) With PICS!

    General 6.0L Discussion
    I thought I'd follow up on eagledieselmedic's excellent EGR valve write-up for those of us unfortunate souls who get to tinker on the van version of this engine. I definitely followed those directions, as well as some of the diagrams from Alldatadiy to do this job. For those expecting to...
  9. EOT/ECT Temperatures

    General 6.0L Discussion
    I have installed an Edge Evolution CTS so now I can actually see my oil and coolant temperatures. Typically the run 6-8F degrees different. I have heard you want no more that 15F difference so I am guessing this is OK. My question is that my coolant in in the 183 F range and the oil is running...
  10. 6.0 Thermostat Issues

    6.0 Motor problems
    I live in sunny So Cal and never pay much attention to the temp gage unless I am towing and the 6.0 starts running hot. Over the holidays I took a trip with the family to Washington and Central Oregon, and had a very unusual problem with the 6.0. It was very cold and for some reason the 6.0...
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