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Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-18-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By farmert
The fender mounted starter relay is the junction...

The fender mounted starter relay is the junction point for the rest of the truck to get juice from the batteries. I would check the nut on the side of the relay that has multiple wires going to it,...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-15-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By farmert
Unless the truck has been converted, the fuel...

Unless the truck has been converted, the fuel pump is mechanical.on the OBS 7.3.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-15-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By farmert
How full are the tanks? The "shower head"...

How full are the tanks? The "shower head" strainer in the tanks can rot off leaving you running out of fuel at around 1/8-1/4 tank mark.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-15-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 523
Posted By farmert
They maybe right in the demand, and you on the...

They maybe right in the demand, and you on the lies. LOL You have to remember that you get roughly 2 gallons of gasoline for every gallon of diesel from a barrel of crude. Here is a breakdown Oil...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-13-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By farmert
I would say a bone yard. Have you checked...

I would say a bone yard. Have you checked Car-Part.com--Used Auto Parts Market (http://car-part.com/) ?
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-13-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By farmert
Boy, this is a new one to me. When the blower...

Boy, this is a new one to me. When the blower motor runs during this, is it high speed or low speed? The blower motor will run in the slow mode even with the control in the off position unless the...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-12-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By farmert
I second the starter. You might get away with...

I second the starter. You might get away with removing it and giving the internals a good cleaning and lubing the shaft. You would probably be better off getting a new one.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-11-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 352
Posted By farmert
On the old 6.9s, the metering valve in the fuel...

On the old 6.9s, the metering valve in the fuel pump would sometimes gum up, and the engine would die if you let off the throttle quickly. The fix was to remove the filter, drain it, then reinstall...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-08-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 3,008
Posted By farmert
Happy Birthday Aaron! Hope you get some good...

Happy Birthday Aaron! Hope you get some good numbers on the dyno!
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-06-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 7,045
Posted By farmert
Maybe a bad glow plug relay? Just a WAG. I've...

Maybe a bad glow plug relay? Just a WAG. I've read where one can cause a no shut down type of thing with the engine. Try unhooking the power lead to it and see if it helps.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-06-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By farmert
The ring that holds the assembly in the tank can...

The ring that holds the assembly in the tank can really get rusted in place. Hose it down with PB Blaster or your favorite penitrating oil and use a hammer and punch/drift and beat it until it turns...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-06-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 748
Posted By farmert
Bob is 100% right on this. I went to a class put...

Bob is 100% right on this. I went to a class put on by NAPA on starters and alternators. The guy teaching that class said to always charge the batteries with a battery charger if possible, not with...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-04-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 748
Posted By farmert
As Mad stated check the small wire connections,...

As Mad stated check the small wire connections, especially the 3 that plug in the top of the alternator. They seem to chat hell every time you do some work on the top of the engine, or if the bracket...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-04-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 748
Posted By farmert
You said the battery cables connections are kind...

You said the battery cables connections are kind of torn up from the PO. Can you see any swelling in the cable covers? Corrosion can get under the plastic cover on the cables, and will kill the juice...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-04-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 748
Posted By farmert
I'm betting a new starter will solve your...

I'm betting a new starter will solve your problems. The starters slow down as they age, and you will be shocked at how fast a new stock one will crank. That said, Ive read that the 2 bolt Superduty...
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