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Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-12-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By dev_jhnsn
Yes you can hear the fender relay click and then...

Yes you can hear the fender relay click and then the starter click and get stuck. There is definitely power going to the starter
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-12-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By dev_jhnsn
Yes. So far this morning I have charged...

Yes. So far this morning I have charged batteries, even swapped batteries with brand new batteries from another truck. Went through and cleaned all the grounds and battery terminals and still does...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-12-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By dev_jhnsn
Starter getting stuck

truck has brand new engine. Just got it all in and hooked up. Started cranking truck to build oil pressure, did a couple cranking cycles of about 10 seconds til I saw oil pressure. Did notice battery...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-14-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By dev_jhnsn
Where to find degas bottle?

I have searched and searched the web along with making numerous phone calls, and this seems to be impossible to find. Does anyone know anywhere to find one? Need to find asap
Forum: Testing..... 10-26-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By dev_jhnsn
Pic test

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Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-07-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
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, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
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, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
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, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
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, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
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, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
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, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
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, 01:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
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 07-16-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
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 07-16-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
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...
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