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Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 05-06-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,637
Posted By ab257z
Another green handled BP pump. Put in some...

Another green handled BP pump. Put in some Diesel Kleen, and 3/4 tank of gas. 20 miles down the road engine started sputtering and I realized what I had done. Towed to a Ford dealership, purged...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 11-07-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By ab257z
Lube brakes regularly?

I have 70K on my 08 F350 dually, and the brakes were squealing at low speeds when the pedal wasn't applied. The shop said my calipers were sticking and needed replacement. No other brake work has...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 01-23-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,389
Posted By ab257z
Alcohol.

[quote=Scornwell;12748614]Here is the MSDS I found about powerservice 9-1-1.

INGREDIENTS
C3-C5 Mixed Hydroxy-Containing Aliphatic Hydrocarbons
Petroleum Distillates
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 09-17-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By ab257z
Turned out that the speedometer bounced when the...

Turned out that the speedometer bounced when the wipers were on, not just when it was raining. A pinched wire from the wiper motor under the cowling had finally separated.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-05-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By ab257z
Windshield wiper causing speedometer to bounce

Turning on the windshield wiper when moving causes the speedometer to start bouncing in time with the wiper. Read previous thread about non-oem replacement motor, don't thing that is the problem. ...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 04-24-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By ab257z
Speedometer bouncing

My wife was driving home yesterday in the rain, and the speedometer started bouncing between her speed (65) and 80. Anyone know where the speed sensor is so I can check the wiring connection? ...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 12-26-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By ab257z
We have a truck camper with a big cab-over, and...

We have a truck camper with a big cab-over, and can usually go from 10 to 12 mpg drafting behind a rig on the highway, even staying 2-3 seconds behind him, which is not anywhere close to tailgating.
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 12-10-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By ab257z
My truck has 60,000 miles on it, and at the last...

My truck has 60,000 miles on it, and at the last oil change the washer was weeping a little, so I replaced the crush washer. Probably need to do it every few changes.
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-31-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By ab257z
Brake squeal

I have a 2008 F350 dually with about 50,000 miles on it (original brakes). I hear a fairly high pitch squeal when driving less than 25 mph coming from the rear. It stops instantly if I apply slight...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 09-18-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,300
Posted By ab257z
My truck regens pretty much every 140 miles when...

My truck regens pretty much every 140 miles when loaded, and takes about 10-15 minutes to finish. It only drops the mileage .1 or .2 mpg from the start of the tank (I reset when I fill the tank). ...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 08-29-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By ab257z
No EPA?

As a chemical engineer working in the industrial chemical industry for the past 35 years, believe me, you don't want the EPA, OSHA, or FDA to close.
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 08-25-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By ab257z
Given that no one really knows what the new flash...

Given that no one really knows what the new flash includes, Ford claiming that any particular engine problem could have been prevented by it would be hard to dispute. I have both letters on my desk...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 08-24-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By ab257z
I think if you read down the latest letter, you...

I think if you read down the latest letter, you will see they warn you that unless you get it done they will void the warranty.
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 05-18-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,099
Posted By ab257z
6.4L seems to be very sensitive to water in the...

6.4L seems to be very sensitive to water in the fuel destroying the fuel pump and injectors to the tune of several thousand dollars. Drain the fuel/water separator regularly.
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 05-16-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By ab257z
I also think synthetic is a waste - better to...

I also think synthetic is a waste - better to change it more frequently than spend the money for synthetic. Short sticking also gives me a reading at the top of the bulb, and Blackstone's reports...
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