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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-08-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
I have a 2003 7.3L, 156,000 miles. When I bought...

I have a 2003 7.3L, 156,000 miles. When I bought the truck, it had 91,000. I don't have a cat, and put a new flow through muffler on it right after purchase with little to no difference in MPG. I...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-03-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
My 2003 7.3L acted just as you describe. It...

My 2003 7.3L acted just as you describe. It would run for about 10 minutes then shut off. Would not restart until about an hour, then repeat. I was RVing out of town, and really didn't want to...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-20-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
My 2003 7.3L did the exact same thing a few years...

My 2003 7.3L did the exact same thing a few years ago. Turns out the pressure regulator in the fuel line came apart, and the spring on it was thrust through the fuel line. The fuel pump was still...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-16-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
Agreed on the sound. Going to do this for the...

Agreed on the sound. Going to do this for the power and performance upgrade, but at 54 years old I don't need to turn heads going down the road for louder exhaust. Would prefer the best combination...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-16-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
And is there any power benefit to a dual system?...

And is there any power benefit to a dual system? And I know this is opposite what many want in an exhaust upgrade, but I prefer quieter as oppossed to louder.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-16-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
Which Exhaust System?

I always learn a lot from looking at the forum. Thanks to everyone who are so knowledgeable and willing to give your opinions. I admit I'm I'm sometimes lost with all the info however. And so I'm...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-17-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
Steering Column and Chip

I have owned a 2003 7.3 for the past almost 4 years. Had 90,000 when bought, now has 152,000. I use as a daily driver and to pull my 10,000 lb fifth wheel. Been running a programer since I bought...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-28-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
Thought I'd give an update for all those...

Thought I'd give an update for all those interested and my thanks to everyone who offered advice. Since I had to work this week and the truck and my 5th wheel were both at an RV park, I had to have...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-28-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
Just had the same issue on my 2003 7.3. I had to...

Just had the same issue on my 2003 7.3. I had to leave it at the campsite since we were rv'ing for the weekend, and pretty sure I got fleeced by a repair shop. Mine would run for 5-10 minutes then...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-21-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
No, I can't check for codes.

No, I can't check for codes.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-21-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
2,400 on current oil.

2,400 on current oil.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-21-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
Total Engine Shut Off

Once again, I need the advice of multiple individuals more experienced than I (which is every single one of you!). 2003 7.3, 140,000 miles. Took the fifth wheel on a quick trip this weekend and...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-28-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
Sorry. Here is the info requested. 132,000...

Sorry. Here is the info requested.
132,000 miles.
Less than 2,000 miles on this oil change, no oil additives, but I do use Diesel Kleen in fuel.
No smoke coming out of tail pipe when it cranks...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-27-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
Engine Dies

I know this has been discussed before, but I would like some opinions. My 2003 7.3 dies when running, or won't start. After it sits for a few minuets it usually starts. Then a mechanic tried...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-27-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By FirstTimeDiesel
Engine Dies

I know this has been discussed before, but please give me your opinion. 2003 7.3 that dies when running, or won't start. I had the crank sensor replaced, but it still dies or sometimes won't start....
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