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Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 08-03-2015, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Mcrafty1
I don't particularly care for the numbers either...

I don't particularly care for the numbers either to be honest with you which is why I am trying to find a reason for it. I have a volt meter and when I swapped out the alternator the other day I was...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 08-03-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 479
Posted By Mcrafty1
I too have walmart batteries....about 1.5 years...

I too have walmart batteries....about 1.5 years old, I was thinking the same thing, let us know what they say at wally world please.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 08-02-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 479
Posted By Mcrafty1
Interesting, I have the exact story except my...

Interesting, I have the exact story except my ficm voltages dropped to 46.5 a few times so I'll be watching this thread.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-30-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By Mcrafty1
thanks, that is what I'll do.

thanks, that is what I'll do.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-30-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By Mcrafty1
OK, So I towed my T/T fifty five miles today in...

OK, So I towed my T/T fifty five miles today in the
heat, up hill and down.......no codes and no issues. However I did watch the VGT numbers and when pulling hard they dropped to 14 and the...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-29-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Mcrafty1
All good information. My camper is always plugged...

All good information. My camper is always plugged into house current for days before I pull because it is how we run the fridge, it actually sits at the lake on a complete hookup all summer unless we...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-28-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Mcrafty1
With the old alternator I did see it running in...

With the old alternator I did see it running in the low 13's (13.4 was the lowest) It always was 13.7 to 14.3 before. As I said in an earlier post, I changed out the alternator and I have since had a...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-28-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By Mcrafty1
That I can understand, thank you and it looks...

That I can understand, thank you and it looks like a turbo cleaning is in my near future:'(. If I don't need any internal parts what do I need on hand when I do this? I have an 07 so I believe the...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-27-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By Mcrafty1
This is borrowed from Dieselmac in another post...

This is borrowed from Dieselmac in another post over on the DieselStop Maybe he'll see it and chime in with more info..Quote:
In a properly functioning turbo, excess pressure is relieved to the ...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-27-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By Mcrafty1
Thank you for the explanation.....if I understand...

Thank you for the explanation.....if I understand you correctly you said that the gauges are telling me what the turbo is actually doing, which is sweeping from nothing to approximately 26 to 28 psi....
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-27-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By Mcrafty1
I'm confused....so the dash gauge and scangauge...

I'm confused....so the dash gauge and scangauge aren't really telling me what the actual boost is? only what the engine/PCM wants it to be?
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-27-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By Mcrafty1
PO299 SOMETIMES and ONLY when towing

Update.....I pulled my camper 80 miles or so this weekend, rolling terrain some moderate pulls temps where good ( both ambient and deltas) truck ran great with the exception of an alternator problem...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-27-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Mcrafty1
I made it back home with the old alternator, I...

I made it back home with the old alternator, I put the new one on without changing to the overdrive pulley ( I have to order that an wait) The volts came back up in the low to mid 14's but it's too...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-25-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Mcrafty1
Thank you for that information and the link, If...

Thank you for that information and the link, If every thing holds up to the house I'll get a pully to boost up the rpm and really solve this issue.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-25-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Mcrafty1
Thanks, At this point my alternator is still...

Thanks, At this point my alternator is still keeping the volts up at or near 14 most of the time..
and I'm 75 miles from home with my T/T so I'll need to get back to the house because that's where...
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