Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Search Forums
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Showing results 1 to 15 of 60
Search took 0.20 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: desertdogs
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By desertdogs
I had the same thing happen to me a couple years...

I had the same thing happen to me a couple years back. The OD light would flash and it would feel like I was braking while accelerating...it would lose a couple hundred RPM when doing this. The only...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-24-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By desertdogs
Have you checked the little screen inside the...

Have you checked the little screen inside the filter bowl? If that little sucker clogs up it'll choke your fuel supply through the FPR from what I understand. There's a schrader valve on the side of...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-24-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By desertdogs
Cool More fuel injection problems...

Working on this fuel injection system is driving me nuts. I finally stopped all the leaks I had and took her out for a test drive. She ran great, I went about 15 miles and suddenly my fuel guage...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-07-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By desertdogs
Thanks for the info...this "top notch" mechanic...

Thanks for the info...this "top notch" mechanic is not the friendliest guy in the world. I had asked several times what the heck he was talking about as I had never heard the term either. He's also...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-07-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By desertdogs
Mike, I rewired all that mess about two weeks...

Mike, I rewired all that mess about two weeks ago. As you said the diesel at the coating off the wires and it was a total mass of plastic and copper fused together. I double checked all the wiring...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-07-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By desertdogs
Moose Machine, I went through everything again...

Moose Machine, I went through everything again yesterday. Blew out the return lines using 40lbs. of air pressure. The front tank was so full that fuel actually blew out of filler tube, the rear had...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-06-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By desertdogs
Ok, the fuel tanks are clean, did that about a...

Ok, the fuel tanks are clean, did that about a yr. ago. They had a little sand in them but no paraffin build up or anything of that nature. I live in the desert so never really have a problem with...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-26-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By desertdogs
Well thanks for all the help guys. I went through...

Well thanks for all the help guys. I went through everything again last night step by step, cleaned everything again and blew it out with an air hose. I put her back together and filled the filter...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-25-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By desertdogs
No it doesn't even so much as fart....no smoke,...

No it doesn't even so much as fart....no smoke, nothing. Oil is full, changed it about 3 weeks before this crap started. I've checked the fuel pressure at the shrader valve and am getting nothing but...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-24-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By desertdogs
97' Power Stroke won't start !

This all started a couple of weeks ago and it's been an ongoing nightmare. I had had a small leak for quite some time but didn't mess with it as it was very minor. I developed a huge leak that looked...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-21-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By desertdogs
Thanks for all the ideas....well I pulled the...

Thanks for all the ideas....well I pulled the fuel filter housing back out, I found a minor leak. While I had it out I found a mass of burnt wires all fused together, I repaired all the wiring and in...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-21-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By desertdogs
Angry Replaced Fuel pump--it won't start

97' 7.3 turbo.........a couple weeks ago I sprung a huge leak from my filter housing..it was shooting a stream of fuel 6' easily. I had only driven to the gas station and back and used up almost half...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-11-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By desertdogs
Wink Never Mind this thread....I finally got it licked.

I am going to do a follow up write up on this subject so novices like myself have something to go by. All in all it is one hell of a job for a young healthy person. I finally found the spring lock on...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-11-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By desertdogs
Cool Turbo Problems..........

I had to pull the turbo on my 97' 7.3 L it's been a real nightmare so far. I have everything loose, all the bolts in the fun places on the pedestal.:-arrgh
Now I have another problem, how the heck...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-08-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By desertdogs
Fuel Pump and Turbo Removal

:-X03 Well the dunce is back at it again.....I serviced my fuel bowl, new o'ring kit along with rebuilding the FPR..went great accept now I find out I have to replace my fuel pump....Any advice on...
Showing results 1 to 15 of 60

 
Forum Jump
 

Participate In The Forums

Create new posts and participate in discussions. It's free!

Sign Up »





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:04 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup