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#272 of 1186 Re: 1999 ford powerstroke blowing fuses [kat41]
Jan 30, 2008 (3:23 pm)
We were just having the same problem with our 1995 Ford F350 powerstroke. We spent alot of money replacing alot of parts and what we came down to is an altenator. We had a brand new altenator in the truck and it still did the same thing, so that is when we tried other possibilities but nothing worked. We took the new altenator out and brought it back for an exchange and put it in the truck and it is working so far. We believe we just had a faulty new altenator the first time. Good luck with this.
#273 of 1186 Re: starting probs [powerstroker96]
Jan 30, 2008 (3:32 pm)
We have a 1995 F350 PSD and ours clicks when you turn it on but when the light goes off it stops clicking. There should be no clicking when the light goes off. Most auto stores will test your batteries, you just have to take them out and bring them down and ask them to test it.
What is it exactly doing when you try to start the truck??
Is it turning over, turning over slow, only clicking??
#274 of 1186 Re: 1999 ford powerstroke blowing fuses [kat41]
Jan 31, 2008 (4:13 pm)
check your heater element at the bottom of your fuel filter...it blows your fuse sometimes to so it doesnt start or no communation with the scanner....
#276 of 1186 2004 F350 diesel 6.0 powerstroke lariat (BLACKSMOKE)
Jan 31, 2008 (6:22 pm)
I BOUGHT THIS TRUCK A FEW MONTHS AGO. NOTHING BUT PROBLEMS.FIRST WHEN I START IT UP IN THE MORNING IT SOUNDS AWFUL COUGHING BLOWING BLACK SMOKE, THEN PERIODICALLY WHEN I DRIVE IT STARTS TO JERK BACK AND FORTH BLOWING THICK BLACK SMOKE. DEALERSHIP FIXED STICKY TURBO AND EKG VALVE....STILL THE SAME THING IS HAPPENING.NOW ITS TAKES A FEW TRY'S TO GET IT STARTED IN THE MORNING.THE DEALERSHIP IS TELLING ME NOTHING COMES UP ON THEIR DIAGNOSTICS MACHINE.THIS IS SO IRRITATING, THERE IS OBVIOUSLY SOMETHING WRONG AND THEY WONT FIX IT.DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY ADVICE.HELP!!!
#277 of 1186 Re: 2004 F350 diesel 6.0 powerstroke lariat (BLACKSMOKE) [chrisisannoyed]
Jan 31, 2008 (6:26 pm)
have you had the recalibration done for the fuel injectors? might be problem, mine did same thing but blew white smoke. worth asking at ford dealer. doesnt cost but 200 bucks.
#278 of 1186 Re: 2004 F350 diesel 6.0 powerstroke lariat (BLACKSMOKE) [superduty3]
Jan 31, 2008 (7:45 pm)
Thanks for the advice I'll give it a try , this will be the 10th time I've brought it to them in 5 months.what a hassel!!
#279 of 1186 Re: 2004 F350 diesel 6.0 powerstroke lariat (BLACKSMOKE) [chrisisannoyed]
Jan 31, 2008 (8:26 pm)
howdy howdy ...i fixed alot of diesel with the injection pressure regulator leaking throw ...late
#280 of 1186 Re: i need your help [fbpatriot14]
Jan 31, 2008 (8:44 pm)
howdy howdy ...look down in your fuel filter housing and the heater eliment is at the bottom of the housing ....the heater eliment brokes,,,,hope it works late
#281 of 1186 Filter heater blows fuzes [mopar5]
Feb 01, 2008 (3:34 am)
Thanks for a great tip.
Everyone needs to note that in the note section of their owners manual.
With the super cold snap we just had, I had a vehicle which started and ran perfectly.
I parked at the site I was working and the wind chill was 41 degrees below zero.
Got in to start it, cranked over nicely, but NO GO.
Got ride home, and waited for less deadly weather.
Tried to start the dead vehicle one more time (now +14 degrees).
I was sure that when the vehicle failed to start that I was not hearing the fuel pump. I turn on the ignition and listen carefully, especially in cold weather. Real good idea to know the sounds of the system when all is well, that way when things get strange, your ears just might point you in the right direction. Fuse was good, relay seemed good. I could hear the relay click.
The severe cold caused the wiring harness to shrink and that partially opened the connector in the harness which ran to the fuel pump.
Repositioned the harness, checked to see that none of the contacts in the connector had pulled back.
One was, corrected that. Problem seems to be solved.
Ain't that a pip.