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Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Today, 02:08 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By tecgod13
The OP has a 94, so it would have a 7.3 with the...

The OP has a 94, so it would have a 7.3 with the fuel filter that has a water separator built in. Thus it would have the fuel heater in the filterhead which is mounted above the engine, nothing on...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Today, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By tecgod13
This was just brought up the other day. Go read...

This was just brought up the other day. Go read this thread for the info you need:

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1351052-core-support-broken-on-1990-f250.html

To summarize, the gas core...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By tecgod13
I've done the same when it is in good shape, like...

I've done the same when it is in good shape, like if I need to drain something to fix it, but it was recently changed.

Coffee filters work to collect some of the junk that could have gotten in...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 512
Posted By tecgod13
There are a few different options for the...

There are a few different options for the filters. The original ones that came with the truck had a removable bottom that collected any water that came through the fuel line. This bottom piece also...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By tecgod13
First important question is what do the battery...

First important question is what do the battery cables look like? If you have a bad cable or connection it can cause this issue.

The starters have changed over the years. Sounds like you have a...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-16-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By tecgod13
I'm pretty sure coolant should always be flowing...

I'm pretty sure coolant should always be flowing through the heater core, even if the thermostat is shut. Sounds like you have a water pump problem, which perhaps caused the overheat, and if the...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-15-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By tecgod13
Actually Josh Bear is correct, the Schrader valve...

Actually Josh Bear is correct, the Schrader valve is before the filter.
Trust me on that one, I just replaced the fuel heater o-rings and checked out how things run.
Fuel goes into the filter...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-15-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 250
Posted By tecgod13
Are there any cameras at school? The school I...

Are there any cameras at school? The school I worked at had a few monitoring the parking lot, but it was an inner city school with many problems so....

I'll second the locking gas caps. I had...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-15-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By tecgod13
Thats weird... The track bar should be pulling...

Thats weird... The track bar should be pulling it IN on the passenger side if you put lift springs on. The dropped springs cause the track bar to rotate down, thus shortening the horizontal...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-11-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 512
Posted By tecgod13
Not exactly.... This is more like it. The...

Not exactly....

This is more like it. The fuel filter switch is a vacuum switch. A little over a year ago my fuel filter light would come on sometimes on the highway, definitely when towing. ...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-11-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 512
Posted By tecgod13
Check the following for info on testing your glow...

Check the following for info on testing your glow plug system:
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/906604-glow-plugs-87-thru-94-new-style-system.html

Also, if you use starting fluid make sure the...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-11-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By tecgod13
The additive would depend on if you have a...

The additive would depend on if you have a limited slip or not.
Use a 75w-140 gear oil.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-10-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By tecgod13
1) Probably would trip the breaker, although when...

1) Probably would trip the breaker, although when you think about it, the coolant will conduct electricity too, so the block heater has to have an insulated covering over it or it would always be...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-09-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By tecgod13
Lots of people think its easier to pull off the...

Lots of people think its easier to pull off the bed to access the tanks.

And yes, it could happen to both tanks at the same time.....
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-09-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By tecgod13
Sounds like the showerhead, aka "cone of failure"...

Sounds like the showerhead, aka "cone of failure" that acts as the bottom of the fuel sender broke off. Do a search on it and you'll get lots of answers. Easy cheap fix is to put a piece of fuel...
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