6.0L Power Stroke Diesel2003 - 2007 F250, F350 pickup and F350+ Cab Chassis, 2003 - 2005 Excursion and 2003 - 2009 van
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i have 60000 miles on it, no real problems so far but i noticed it had less power then usual and ran my superchips scanner and this is what i found.
Trouble code PO299 which means turbocharger underboost when i look it up.
In most cases where this code shows up it is because the vains in the turbo are starting to stick. Like jboczar says it can be an overboost or an under boost. Your truck is a 2004 which means there is no boost gauge. You may consider putting one in.
01 F250 4X4 V-10
05 F350 CC 4X4 6.0L
When my friend had this code pop up on his 04 Excursion last year, the dealership replaced the entire turbo. Now that you're probably out of warranty, hopefully it's something more simple and you can get away with just cleaning the veins of the turbo to save some cash.
05 F-250 CC/SB FX-4 Silver 6L Powerstroke: Wrangler 275/65R20's, 55W/5000k HID headlights, DieselSite Coolant Filter, Quadzilla Commander, Magnaflow T409SS 3.5"DP/4" w/Cummins Cat, B&M Deep tranny pan, Precision Industries 1600rpm stall Torque Converter, Mag-Hytec Rear Diff Cover, Fumoto valve, HD Bilstein Shocks, ARP Headstuds and no more oil leak.
justa had the egr replaced.
but i did have to change the fuelfilter today because they were so clogged up. that is prbly why it set the code off
my trck is a late 04
thanks for the quick reply
If you run your fuel filters until they clog up, then you will have injector problems. No ifs, buts, or maybes. Low fuel pressure KILLS the injectors. When you have even one fuel injector operating poorly, you will get more soot generated. This can increase the chance of clogging up turbos, EGR systems, and sensors.
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