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Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel Today, 11:11 AM
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Posted By m-chan68
AGREED. As frustrating as it must be for the...

AGREED. As frustrating as it must be for the owner, everything seems to be going the way it's supposed to be going by the sounds of things thus far.
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,844
Posted By m-chan68
Based upon the latest information you've posted,...

Based upon the latest information you've posted, as a dealer tech who has personally had the pleasure (or DISpleasure???) of having had to replace a complete 6.7L diesel engine myself fairly...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 05-03-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,844
Posted By m-chan68
VERY Interested in the outcome

As a Ford dealership technician since 2000, this thread has caught my attention. With the 6.7L diesel now out in production, in exactly the same number of years as the 6.0L was for Ford's F-Series...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 05-01-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 628
Posted By m-chan68
On a 2005 Excursion, the tan with orange stripe...

On a 2005 Excursion, the tan with orange stripe coloured wire will be your ABS signal + circuit, while the other wire will be a tan with black stripe wire, which is your signal - for the left front...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 05-01-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 707
Posted By m-chan68
But most important of all, the jingling noise in...

But most important of all, the jingling noise in the video in your first post of this thread is GONE.
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 04-28-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By m-chan68
You have more money than sense, to even THINK of...

You have more money than sense, to even THINK of attempting to pursue what you describe.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-27-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 707
Posted By m-chan68
This type of fan clutch is what is called a...

This type of fan clutch is what is called a "vistronic" drive type clutch. It is a duty cycled type of operation, meaning at 100% duty it is fully engaged. Fully engaged can be verified with the...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 04-23-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By m-chan68
I have replaced more than my share of those...

I have replaced more than my share of those up-pipes on 6.4s and that is the very first time I have ever seen that particular type of crack on that pipe, I must admit.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-21-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,604
Posted By m-chan68
As per a bulletin posted on the American FMC...

As per a bulletin posted on the American FMC Dealer website yesterday:

For the record, I have had a few trucks coming in requesting to have the EGR system components to be re-installed in order to...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-21-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,604
Posted By m-chan68
ABSOLUTELY NOT go with a 6.4!!! You think 6.0s...

ABSOLUTELY NOT go with a 6.4!!! You think 6.0s are expensive to repair, you haven't seen anything yet until you see the repair costs of a 6.4. Between crankcases that like to fill themselves up with...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-21-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 707
Posted By m-chan68
Actually it's plastic. The part that IS metal is...

Actually it's plastic. The part that IS metal is the end where it connects to the fan clutch. THAT, is where the play is, and hence the jingling sound you hear.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-20-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 707
Posted By m-chan68
That's what mine was.

That's what mine was.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-20-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 707
Posted By m-chan68
That sounds almost exactly like the same noise...

That sounds almost exactly like the same noise mine was making when I pinpointed it to a worn out fan clutch. You can verify this by grabbing one of the fan blades with your hand (with the engine...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 04-20-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By m-chan68
And funny you mention that Keith. I have replaced...

And funny you mention that Keith. I have replaced SEVERAL leaking radiators on these trucks and only ONE leaking turbo fitting, and I probably see far fewer trucks than you.
Forum: 2017 Super Duty 04-19-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By m-chan68
Mexican labour is less expensive than U.S....

Mexican labour is less expensive than U.S. labour. Hence why more and more big corporations are relocating their labour.
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