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I have noticed latley that when going up the canyon highways my truck sputters; loses power...almost like it is stalling out, then catches again. I just recently had to get the FICM replaced when I randomly could no longer start my truck. I also changed my fuel filters. I had hoped that having that done would help or solve the problem. Not the case. Any suggestions of what might be happening? Thanks,


-Rich
 

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Mine is doing the same thing I was wondering if it was the turbo?
 

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I hope it's not an issue with the turbo($)...however at this point I just want to figure out what it is and get it resolved! I spoke to a buddy of mine who is quite knowledgeable with Fords...he suggested just using some fuel system clean-out (pour in fuel and let it run through system...supposedly cleaning out things). I tried this a couple weeks ago and nothing changed.

-Rich
 

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Mine did this and I lost my fuel pump month later. When you pull out your upper filter does it look like its been twisted at all. If so thats the sign your pumps going out.
 

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Could be in need of an oil change...mine does it everytime I'm about due an oil change. But I have an injector goin bad.
 

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Could be in need of an oil change...mine does it everytime I'm about due an oil change. But I have an injector goin bad.
How often do you change your oil?
 

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With the injector going out I'm changin mine ever 2-4k miles. Once I change it it stops sputtering and everything...runs like a new truck.
 

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I am pretty religious about changing the oil every 3000 miles, but I am coming up on my next time to change so I'll give that a shot as well.

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