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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
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Average Mileage:
152,236 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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1997 Ford F-350 engine problems

engine problem

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1997 Ford F-350 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 202007

F-350 XL 7.3L Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • 152,236 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

stalling, my F350 stalls and bucks time to time. what i've done to engine: replaced fuel pump, injector pump. injectors have been replaced 2.5 yeas ago, seals are fine, no leakage. injector pump regulator was replaced with a new one, i do get a code come up for the cam positioning sensor. I replaced the sensor 3 times in 6 months. Those sensors are costly. I have a hand held scanner for my truck to get codes. So everything mechanical checks out, my filters are clean, wiring checks out. The only conclusion 1 of my mechanics comes to is cam walk. Now i know for sure this is not common on the 7.3L esp. with only 260000 kms. this is a service truck on the road every day and properly maintained, oil change once a month. It's a nice truck to drive, lots of power. So where do i go now, could it be the ECM, I've had it with this problem!

- , Winnipeg, MB, Canada

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