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A Ford pick-up, commonly referred to as a 3/4 ton.

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Open loop on 05 f250 5.4 3v triton

I was looking at the live data on my Blu driver because I'm having a tough time pulling a trailer and climbing hills. The truck just bogs down and boosts rpms. While I was traveling up a hill, it ...
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obd connection issue

I just bought a PA state 03 f250 from a auction. I took it to the garage for inspection and emissions. (I'm told state vehicles do not require emissions.) When they hooked it up for emissions test, it ...
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New solenoid is stuck

I just replaced the solenoid for a 1984 f250 pickup, and after starting it I noticed a strange noise. I turned the key off, but it was still cranking. Is there any reason why a brand new solenoid ...
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Have a Ford F250 6.7 superduty 2011 want to change the serpentine belt but having trouble getting the connector to the fan [closed]

Ford F250 super duty 2011. need to disconnect connector to the fan in order to change the serpentine belt. Do not know how to disconnect this connector. Help
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Using first gear to decend a hill at a slow speed? [closed]

Recently I took my 1984 F-250 up a steep hill near where I live. On the way down I had it in 4-low (I had it in 4 on the way up too, it was a little rough) and first gear, and there was hardly any ...
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OBS Ford fuel quantity discrepancy

I recently purchased a 1997 Ford F-250 Heavy Duty with the 7.3L Powerstroke diesel and 212k miles on it. Two fuel tanks (front and rear) with a two-way selector on the dash. When I drove it off the ...
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Why does my truck turn off

Hi I have a 2000 F250 truck and I am experiencing difficulties keeping it started . So my question is when i jump it, it's fine as it's in park but when I go to put it in gear it shuts off? Or when I ...
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OBDLink Settings for Fuel Economy

Specs: App: OBDLink v5.4.1.1072 (iOS) Adaptor: OBDLink MX+ (bluetooth) Vehicle: 1999 Ford F250 7.3 turbo diesel (Aug 98 Production) Have been working with this Scantool for a couple weeks now, by ...
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2007 F250 Super duty Powerstroke 6.0 crank no start

Ok I don't know Jack about diesel, but i am learning as I go! It has been running out of fuel when the DTE is at 65-58 miles and its keeps climbing. When i first got the truck a year ago it ran out at ...
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1991 F250 cranks, won't run

It started up and died after that it would only crank. To top it all of my rod that pushes the ignition switch to start broke. So I improvised and used a screwdriver in place of the rod in the ...
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1991 F-250 vent always blows hot air

tl;dr;? see bold text I recently inherited an old 1991 Ford F-250. It seems to run well, only has 80,000 miles, but it has two main issues (I'll post a separate question about the other one). The ...
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What is the compatibility for F250 and F350 SD transmissions (2004 gas 5.4L)

I am considering purchasing a Ford 2004 F350 SD (automatic) with a tranny/engine light on. Assuming the worst, I am looking for donor transmissions (and transfer case possibly) I think there is ...
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Radiator flushing concerns

I have a 1120 cubic inch radiator on my F250 460 Ford. The block should hold approximately 3 gallons, the radiator, about 4., however, when I open the petcock, take the cap off, and take the lower ...
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Ignition turning engine over when key is off

1996 Ford F250, 7.3 diesel. Steering column has been loose for a bit, which makes me suspect the switch.....Started truck fine to come home from work. Pulled into driveway and as soon as I turned the ...
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"Starter Motor Solenoid relay Switch"

2002 Ford F250 5.4L Manual claims there is a "Starter Motor Solenoid relay Switch" (part #11450). Picture does not show location. Anybody know where it is? I seem to think the manual is incorrect! ...
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Ford F250 5.4 Triton - Oil pressure dropped, engine ran rough, won't restart

I was driving home, oil pressure dropped completely down to nothing, started running very rough and died. I checked the oil and was low, but not dry. there was still oil on the dipstick. Now the truck ...
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Can I use a different diameter tire size on my current wheels?

I have a 1974 Ford F250 and the tire size for this truck has been dead for a while (31x10.50R16.5LT). Is it completely necessary to replace the wheels to get new tires for my truck? I'd like to keep ...
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How can I fill the tank on my older pickup truck?

I have a 1974 Ford F250 and I have an extremely difficult time filling the tanks at gas stations with the newer rubber boots on the gas nozzles. The physical shape of the older pickup truck gas filler ...
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Coil popped out of head

I've got a 1999 F250-SD XLT 4×4 that the coil just popped out of the head what would cause that? I've not done anything to it yet
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1999 Ford F250 XLT Super Duty won't go into 4-wheel drive low

So I have a 1999 Ford F250SD XLT 4×4 that won't go into 4-wheel drive low. It's a manual shift 4×4. What can cause this? When I put it in 4-wheel drive high, the 4×4 dash light comes on but it ...
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1995 Ford F-250 - Starter continues to run until the batteries are dead

Have a '95 Ford F250 with the 7.3l diesel. Starter just quit working one day. I changed the solenoid and the key lock barrel on the steering column. Now it will turn over but won't stop. Starter motor ...
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Why does my brake pedal go to the floor when i start the truck up?

My Ford F250 4x4 brake pedal goes to the floor when you start the truck and stay's to the floor until you shut the engine off then it returns? The brake booster, master cyl, rotors, pads, brake lines, ...
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Headlight troubleshooting, where do I start?

I have a 1991 F250. I was driving the other day and my foot bumped the switch for high beam/ low beam on the floor board, next to the parking brake and clutch pedal. I noticed, as my headlamp was ...
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Rear blinker failure on camper trailer

My right rear blinker on camper trailer does not work but every thing else does. I have a test light to test fuses and relays on truck to see if that may be an issue. It has camper tow package. Where ...
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Small drip from the rear end of Ford F-250

I have a 2005 Ford p/u F-250 Superduty. I parked on a decline and I noticed the next day there was a very slow drip from where the drive shaft enters the rear end. Is this just a seal that needs to ...
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Should fan belts slide when the fan is turned by hand?

When turning your fan by hand, are your belts supposed to turn too, or slide across the pulley?
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Should bore my cylinder or just hone them?

I'm in the process of rebuilding the 5.4L engine out of my 1999 Ford F250. I'm going to replace the pistons (and rings) because the black (teflon?) coating on the piston skirts is worn off and there ...
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Where is a good place for the license plate light on a 1991 Ford F-250?

I have a 1991 Ford F-250 here that doesn't have a light on the license plate. It's not obvious where the lights were before, but it looks like may have been replaced with sockets for a trailer's ...
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How to fix rear differential leak on 1974 Ford F250

I have a 1974 Ford F250 RWD that I use very rarely. I take it around the block once a month to make sure it still works. A while ago I noticed that the rear differential was leaking from (what ...
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