Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Super Duty/Heavy Duty > Large Truck
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Large Truck My truck is bigger than yours. The forum for 2+ ton trucks (all years), COE's, Louisville's, Big-Job's etc.

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-17-2011, 11:25 PM
racenitro racenitro is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Southern Illinois
Posts: 212
racenitro is new and has a neutral reputation at this point.
F 800 Brake System

I have a 1989 F 800 Diesel Manual Tans Disc Brakes on front Not sure what the brake system is but there is a motor that runs when the ignition is turned on. THen the parking **** is pulled, it puses the brake pedal out...
Where can I find information ont his system ..not sure it is functioning properly. When empty seems to work great but when loaded have trouble stopping sometimes.
Love the dump truck as it gets excellent mileage and has tons of power...
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-18-2011, 08:56 AM
Krewat's Avatar
Krewat Krewat is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Long Island USA
Posts: 34,541
Krewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputation
Does it have ABS? If so, that motor that runs is usually the ABS system going through it's self-checks.

As for braking ability, maybe check the back brakes and make sure they are working.

But in the meantime, we can wait for someone with some real experience to come by
__________________
- art k. - Moderator for the Superduty, V10, 6.2L and FE forums
'13 Taurus SHO 3.5L Ecoboost w/Perf Pkg
'01 F250SD SC SB XLT V10 4x4 Volant CAI Hedman headers 5-star custom tunes on SCT X3
'97 Cougar XR7 30th Anniv Edition 4.6L
'74 F250 Highboy FE390 deceased!
I've been wrong before, I'll be wrong again. Just wait and see. ®
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-22-2011, 02:34 AM
rummur s.c.'s Avatar
rummur s.c. rummur s.c. is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Seattle Washington
Posts: 290
rummur s.c. is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
Youve got the girling.

Good stuff.

The electric motor should turn off once the engine is running. The pulsing is usually the bypass pressure building then relieving.. Its normal as the system gets older it is more and more noticeable. I tried and tried to get mine to stop doing it and I ended up just letting it be.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-22-2011, 02:41 AM
rummur s.c.'s Avatar
rummur s.c. rummur s.c. is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Seattle Washington
Posts: 290
rummur s.c. is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
As far as braking power you should check that your rear brakes are adjusted.

Jack the tires up off the ground and adjust them out until the tires is locked then back it off until you can just barely hear the shoe rubbing on the drum.


And obviously check the fluids. Brake fluid and hydraulic fluid. Its also possible that the pump is going out? If you get the right guy in the service dept at ford he may tell you what the pumps pressure should be. You can get a gauge on there to check to see if youre in spec. Some of the pumps have a filter in them that may have gotten plugged with gunk.. If there is a bolt head on the top of the reservoir you can pull the reservoir apart and clean the screen. If there is one.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-25-2011, 04:28 AM
racenitro racenitro is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Southern Illinois
Posts: 212
racenitro is new and has a neutral reputation at this point.
Thanks for the replys.
Will check the adjustment and the pressure/filter.
Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2011, 04:28 AM
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
F800 Fleet , Need Help outboard225 Large Truck 2 06-10-2014 03:01 PM
97 F800 BRAKE PROBLEMS DPASCUZZI Large Truck 3 10-25-2012 10:51 AM
Ford F-800 Brake Questions racenitro 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 2 10-03-2011 05:22 PM
F-800 emergency brake F-JUNK Large Truck 7 05-03-2011 03:13 PM
ford c800 brake system mikem55 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 4 06-13-2008 06:49 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Super Duty/Heavy Duty > Large Truck

Tags
1999, 800, adjustment, brake, dump, f800, fluid, ford, forums, gvwr, higher, make, reservoir, series, truck

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:15 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup