Since loss of power, also had loss of power brakes and steering. The engine has a 3. Introduced in 1994 as the replacement for the 7. I was able to get off the side of the road and stop. I have contacted several Ford dealers and all they can offer is expensive diagnostics with no result. Prior to the incident, there was one problem with the vehicle starting.
It has only the block and connect-rods in common with 2. The engine has a 3. Ford addressed this concern with updated Viton o-ring washers fixing the issue. This is the third cps I have changed on this truck. The first failure occurred with ~125,000 miles on the truck.
The vehicle was towed to the contact's residence initially and then to a dealership who determined the cam position sensor was defective. I am on my 3rd sensor and only have 130k miles on my truck. Low voltage can eventually cause damage to the fuel injectors. We don't want you driving to one of our lots and not finding the vehicle you're looking for! While traveling in the fast lane of a 5 lane freeway in moderate traffic, the vehicle stalled without warning. The Power Stroke is an electronically controlled, direct injection engine with a 4.
I think someone needs to step up to the plate and fix the problem. The main failure occurred on the freeway at 75 mph actually the 2nd such failure but 1st restarted at speed. After using a hand held scanner to check engine codes, problem was identified as a failed cps cam position sensor. I was driving to work on the interstate and all of a sudden the truck started shaking real bad, the service engine soon light came on and the engine shut down. The 1999 engine also received 140 cc 8. Within the first 3 weeks of ownership the truck broke down and left me sitting on the side of the highway.
Pulled over to the side of the road, attempted to restart truck and it did. Truck started back up and continued on a several hour trip. Driving along towing a 21' goose neck stock trailer and the truck shut down. I have also heard from many, many other owners to keep a spare in the truck as this will happen many times. Air enters the low-pressure turbo the larger of the two and is fed into the high-pressure turbo the smaller of the two , then is directed into the engine or intercooler. The heating element contained in the filter housing also can short out, blowing a fuse and causing a no start condition.
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No power brakes or steering. Shop the large inventory of including! I had a cam position sensor fail while pulling my fifth wheel up la veta pass. The failure of this sensor would create a no start condition or would shut the truck off mid operation. . I have not had any problems since but because this cps failure is a well known problem amongst Ford diesel truck owners I have purchased a second Ford sensor and keep in the truck as a spare to keep from stranding myself on the road. On several occasions while driving approx. Please verify any information in question with a dealership sales representative.
This is due to the poor quality materials used in manufacturing. From 1994, the Power Stroke engine family existed as a re-branding of engines produced by Navistar International, sharing engines with its medium-duty truck lines. Prices exclude tax, title, and license. Powered by the Power Stroke line of diesel engines since 1994, it is truly a formidable and sharp-looking truck. If this is done without addressing the underlying issue, the head gaskets may fail again bringing along a cracked or warped cylinder head. Most of the issues that came out of these motors were electrical due to old, fraying and, melted wires.
Over time, the oil cooler will develop small cracks in the aluminum tubes from the constant heating and cooling of the engine. This happened about 4-5 times, before it finally would not start. To aid in economy, emissions, and reduce , it has a high pressure common rail fuel injection system and piezo injectors that can spray up to five different injections per compression event. My truck stalled going up the pass and I could not get it completely off the highway. The turbocharger up-pipes are a large failure point, with the pipes leaking from many different points but mainly from the joints. A Ford diesel truck is the archetype of the working class.
For the uninitiated, this means that this Ford diesel truck can move a heavy load from a stand-still with ease. I attempted repeatedly to restart the vehicle with no luck. Had to slowly pull vehicle over shoulder of road. I placed vehicle in neutral and attempted to restart, to no avail. The series-turbo system is set up to provide a better throttle response while in motion to give a power flow more like a. A 3L common rail four valves per cylinder and 160 hp 119 kW waste gate turbo became the electronic version of the Power Stroke.