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Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 05-01-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By Mat523
Glad to know the cab does not need to be removed....

Glad to know the cab does not need to be removed. The guy said it would be 22.5HRS for Labor. The Tick truly doesn't bother me, I do believe it is the passenger side, broken/rusted beyond...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-29-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By Mat523
My local shop told me that my exhaust manifold...

My local shop told me that my exhaust manifold has broken studs, which is what is causing my ticking noise. They said the cab would have to be pulled in order to repair. Does this sound right?
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 04-23-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By Mat523
Thank you for the replies I would say if...

Thank you for the replies
I would say if anything, the vehicle is most guilty of a lot of short trip run cycles. though I will check the plugs. I am definitely out of warranty,should I change the...
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 04-21-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By Mat523
Thank you for the reply. the truck is a 2004...

Thank you for the reply.
the truck is a 2004 ford SD F250. 2v 5.4 liter with 106,000. the tick has been prevalent in the engine for at least the last 40,000 miles. oil is motorcraft full...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Mat523
Usually, you can hear the fuel pump prime, with...

Usually, you can hear the fuel pump prime, with just turning the key ignition on without starting the engine. This is often easier to do with two people. Just a thought
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 04-20-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By Mat523
5w20

Why does everybody trash 5w20 oil? I use it in my 5.4 liter engine as specified by Ford, but the motor also ticks a lot. Would a different oil help here?
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-14-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By Mat523
Plug and play...you can get everything you need...

Plug and play...you can get everything you need at the local auto parts store. Just hook the r134a to you a/c line and let the refrigerant flow. It will probably take a couple of cans. Stop...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-14-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Mat523
I would start with checking my battery and...

I would start with checking my battery and cables. Make sure there ins't corrosion etc. everything is tight and clean.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-09-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By Mat523
Nice led light bar on the f350; though I could...

Nice led light bar on the f350; though I could not imagine the fuel cost to run that Beauty in the UK.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-08-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Mat523
That is correct, I purchased the oil at the Ford...

That is correct, I purchased the oil at the Ford dealership
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Mat523
Motorcraft full synthetic oil

Okay guys, I was curious what forum opinions were. I have recently purchased a 2004 F250 sd with the 5.4. My first oil change was about 3000 mile ago. I used Motorcraft full synthetic oil and a...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 01-19-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Mat523
Have you checked to see what the charge is at the...

Have you checked to see what the charge is at the battery? Could possibly be a faulty alternator, bad or broken cable.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-31-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Mat523
I agree..sounds like you will be replacing the...

I agree..sounds like you will be replacing the heating line then..please keep us posted
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-31-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Mat523
Water pumps will often leak a little coolant...

Water pumps will often leak a little coolant before they go for good. Coolant leaks between the bearings, and can sometimes be hard to find the source.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 12-31-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Mat523
Was the heater on while the truck was idling?

Was the heater on while the truck was idling?
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