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Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-07-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By dev_jhnsn
This is my thinking also. I just didn't know if...

This is my thinking also. I just didn't know if there was a way to flush it and get it clean enough. I agree, I'm not gonna cut corners here. Just looking for input. I tried flushing the system...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-07-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By dev_jhnsn
Oil in cooling system - heater core

long story short, truck is getting a new motor. Before she went, it filled the cooling system with oil. LOTS of oil. Draining the motor and radiator, I ended up with a couple quarts. Now my question...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-16-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By dev_jhnsn
New update. I went through and unplugged each...

New update. I went through and unplugged each injector one at a time to see if the noise would disappear, to eliminate injector knock. Well the noise was still alive and well. Realized the best place...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-16-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By dev_jhnsn
the noise didn't fade at all throughout cold to...

the noise didn't fade at all throughout cold to warm. It doesn't quite sound like an exhaust leak, as my 95 460 has a really good one and it's a totally different sound. But I'm not too familiar with...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-16-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By dev_jhnsn
Just went and let the truck warm up and took it...

Just went and let the truck warm up and took it for a spin. I can honestly only hear the knock at idle and when i partially touch the throttle, then it just blends in with the rest of the noise. I...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-16-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By dev_jhnsn
Thanks for the help all. I will probably pull the...

Thanks for the help all. I will probably pull the head. Before I do, I really want to find the cause of the knock. If its in the bottom end, there's no sense in doing head gaskets just to have...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-16-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By dev_jhnsn
I took my sweet time cleaning each bore and...

I took my sweet time cleaning each bore and putting the cups back in, making sure they were all in right. Doesnt mean they are i guess, but im confident they are okay
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-16-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By dev_jhnsn
I should add that the knock sounds more like a...

I should add that the knock sounds more like a tick or tap. Not a deep knock. If that makes sense.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-15-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By dev_jhnsn
I replaced all 8 cups. And the motor actually did...

I replaced all 8 cups. And the motor actually did hydrolock once when it sat for a couple days. I didnt push my luck and just pulled injectors and GPs and cylinder #8 was the culprit. Full of...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-15-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By dev_jhnsn
The motor does get hot if i run it a little hard....

The motor does get hot if i run it a little hard. And it hasnt gone below 80 degrees here since ive had the truck. But if i take the oil cap off the valve cover while its running, and put my hand...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-15-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By dev_jhnsn
When it ran out of oil, it started misfiring...

When it ran out of oil, it started misfiring badly and suddenly my gauge lost pressure. When i got it home i still drained maybe a gallon of oil out, so it didnt run dry. Just enough to quit firing...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-15-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By dev_jhnsn
Possible blown HG, need help to diagnose.

This is going to be long winded, and i apologize in advance.
I just bought my first diesel recently, '97 standard cab powerstroke w/ZF5. 170,000 miles and had been all stock until the PO, within a...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-11-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By dev_jhnsn
Vacuum lines missing

Looking around the motor, i have a few vacuum lines broke off, and completely missing. I dont know where they attach to either. They come from the oval canister on the passenger side inner fender,...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-31-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By dev_jhnsn
Thanks for the help. Just woke up from my...

Thanks for the help. Just woke up from my graveyard slumber, so ill head that wat and clean em up
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-31-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By dev_jhnsn
The battery termimals are a little dirty. I didnt...

The battery termimals are a little dirty. I didnt have any wrenches with me but i did play with them and nothing changed. When trying to jump it, it took quite a bit of messing with the clamps to get...
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