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Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-17-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By DavidB
Get a gage on the fuel rail and test the pressure...

Get a gage on the fuel rail and test the pressure both when running and when it dies. You can test or you can guess, the choice is yours. Sounds a lot like a failing fuel pump.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-06-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By DavidB
I see no reason why it would not work OK, but I...

I see no reason why it would not work OK, but I would rig up a test wire and try it before any "permanent" wiring.

Use pin 4.
...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-05-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By DavidB
A single cylinder miss can be caused by a bad...

A single cylinder miss can be caused by a bad spark plug, a bad coil, a bad fuel injector, a bad wiring connector, or even, much more rarely, bad compression on that one cylinder. There can be many...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-05-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By DavidB
It is important that you don't tell the 2nd guy...

It is important that you don't tell the 2nd guy what the first guy said. Let him troubleshoot the problem based on the symptoms.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-05-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By DavidB
Who said that there was a compression problem? ...

Who said that there was a compression problem?

Get another opinion from a reputable source.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-31-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By DavidB
You can spend hundreds of dollars on parts...

You can spend hundreds of dollars on parts guessing what is wrong or you can have it checked by someone who has the equipment and knowledge to diagnose the problem correctly. Autozone does NOT...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-31-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By DavidB
Zero sympathy for DUI. Prosecute her to the MAX! ...

Zero sympathy for DUI. Prosecute her to the MAX!

Hopefully your uninsured motorist insurance will cover you.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-29-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By DavidB
I agree with ProjectSHO89. Your symptoms indicate...

I agree with ProjectSHO89. Your symptoms indicate a loose or corroded ground.

If you can locate a wiring diagram and see where the common ground for the items effected is located, it might help to...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-28-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By DavidB
Sounds like a coil or spark plug misfiring under...

Sounds like a coil or spark plug misfiring under load. Have the codes read. Begin by checking coils and plugs. If problem is not resolved, post back what you found and we can go from there.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-27-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By DavidB
Look here: Timing Chain Kit Ford Expedition...

Look here:
Timing Chain Kit Ford Expedition F150 E150 5 4 V8 330 | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Timing-Chain-Kit-Ford-Expedition-F150-E150-5-4-V8-330-/360313973893)

Be sure that this is the...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-22-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By DavidB
Appearance is a preference that varies widely....

Appearance is a preference that varies widely. Here is the one that I installed on my 2000 F350 6.8L.

1999 2004 Ford Super Duty Fab Fours Winch Mount FS99 N1650 1 | eBay

I like the way it...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-17-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By DavidB
This sounds like the classic symptom of a shorted...

This sounds like the classic symptom of a shorted diode in the alternator draining the battery. Solution is to disconnect the battery, then test/replace the alternator. Then check the fluid level in...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-16-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,597
Posted By DavidB
Yes, I have held it in my hands. It is a very...

Yes, I have held it in my hands. It is a very nice meter and would not be a bad choice at all. My personal preference is the Fluke, partly because of the "look and feel" of the Fluke suits me better....
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-15-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,597
Posted By DavidB
Well, I am no meter snob either. I believe in...

Well, I am no meter snob either. I believe in using the correct tool for the job. I have a Fluke 87 that I used professionally for more than 30 years and it is still going strong.

Firefighter...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-15-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,597
Posted By DavidB
As I stated earlier, what you need depends on...

As I stated earlier, what you need depends on what you plan to do. The Sunpro meter would probably work OK for you.

You may have missed it in an earlier post, but the 115/117 DOES measure...
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