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#1155 of 1184 Re: 1997 Ford 350 Power Stroke 7.3 Diesel [akcamai]
Nov 19, 2011 (2:42 am)
Am thinking that as the fuel warmer kicks on, that it is wired to those interior lights. It didn't kill the batteries and even at -10 , it started right up this morning.
#1156 of 1184 Re: 96 7.3 powerstroke..lack of fuel [chevyguy6]
Nov 23, 2011 (8:34 pm)
Check your high pressure oil pump
#1157 of 1184 Re: 1997 Ford 350 Power Stroke 7.3 Diesel [bigazford]
Nov 23, 2011 (8:46 pm)
Mines still doing it... Is yours?
#1158 of 1184 Re: 1997 Ford 350 Power Stroke 7.3 Diesel
Nov 23, 2011 (9:18 pm)
My truck has 320,000 miles starting acting up , no power in morning, lack of power pulling a hill towing a load, shutting off durning idle, loopy idle and intermitting miss. Changed my high pressure oil pump and it solved my problems, pump cost about $400.00.
#1159 of 1184 7.3 fuel problems ?????
Nov 25, 2011 (7:48 am)
I have 2001 7.3 that will not start when it gets to 30 degrees. Plug it in and it will start. When it does start it sounds like it runs on 4 cyl. One bank mat not work at this point. ANY IDEAS..
#1160 of 1184 Re: 1997 Ford 350 Power Stroke 7.3 Diesel [ajs856]
Nov 25, 2011 (7:52 am)
HAD IT AT DEALERSHIP, TESTED PRESSURE AND SAY IT IS GOOD. THEY WANT TO DO INJECTOR AT A TIME TO COST A SHITLOAD OF MY POCKET. THERE MUST BE SOMETHING SIMPLE. THANK YOU
#1161 of 1184 1997 Power Stroke 7.3 Desel Injectors
Nov 25, 2011 (6:30 pm)
E BAY HAS A FUEL INJECTOR SUPER KIT, THE KIT COMES WITH THE FOLLOWING:
2 VALVE COVER GASKETS AND INTERNAL WIRING HARNESSES
8 GLOW PLUGS
8 SET OF RINGS TO INSTALL INJECTORS
Nov 26, 2011 (6:49 am)
Can anyone please tell me how much a chore it is to install lower rear raiator hose?
#1163 of 1184 Re: 7.3 fuel problems ????? [lyle524]
Nov 28, 2011 (2:20 pm)
Check inside the fuel filter bowl, there is a heating element that most likely has failed. Replace it this should solve your problem.
#1164 of 1184 7.3 heating and surging
Dec 09, 2011 (5:37 pm)
I have a 97 7.3. It has almost 289,000 miles on it. For the most part it works fine but when it is cold, 30 or below, it will surge up and down about a mile or two per hour until the engine heats up. It runs normal for about three seconds then slows down like the turbo is off for two seconds. It will repeat this until the engine gets hot which some days does not happen.
That is the second thing. How warm should it run? I changed thermostats some time back and it would run mid range on the gauge. This lasted for about a year then it started only going to the n on the gauge sometimes, mostly lower. I put a new thermostat in and it did exactly the same as the old one.
The surging does not happen when it is plugged in.
Also when I first got it, had about 135,000 on it, I could start it in the cold and run it without the surging happening. This started about 220,000 miles or so.
When I first got it the turbo seemed to kick in almost right away and now it takes about four minutes even in warm weather at a idle for it to engage. Is this normal?