I had my head gaskets changed and heads studded, havent had a problem since. It's up in the top of the engine - it's a round aluminum cylinder with a black plastic top on it. Crank it up and check for leaks. Loaded the truck smooths out quite a bit as the springs settle with the weight. Good luck it's a little tricky but can be done in an hr or two for first timers. Reach behind the filter housing and locate the water drain valve open it up to drain the fuel from the filter housing. Pull the top off and set it aside.
With the connector off you can see how it is mounted up inside. Tighten it down hand tight. It's the King Ranch edition, so it came with nearly every option. Good Luck its under the most upper left kick panel were the parking brake is its secured by a 10mm bolt that u access under the hood at the drivers side firewall The first answer is completely wrong!!! This will help to reduce the amount of f … uel you'll wear and throw all over the engine. But if you blew you head gaskets your better off just pulling the engine and studding your heads so it never happens again. This exposes the top of the fuel filter looking down on it. Remove all the bolts securing the splash guard.
. It doesn't need to be completely removed. Pull out the internal fuel filter and replace it. It may rough idle for a minute or two but your electric fuel pump seems to pick it up fast. All you will probably see is the connector facing down at you.
It is located inside the drivers side wheel well tucked up behind the plastic splash guard. I assume your probably running a chip, which it takes 40 pounds of boost to blow the head gasket … s in the 6. Put the new o-ring and seal - ensure you put it on the right way! Don't be fooled: this is a work truck. The seats are comfortable, but you'll never forget what you're driving. It never dropped below 65mph even in the mountains, so I'm not complaining. Drain some of the diesel fuel from the bowl using your fuel drain. Unloaded the truck gets 19mpg highway, but with my loaded trailer it got 11.
But its usually a job for a Diesel Mechanic. The 1996 has a larger non-wastegated turbocharger, while the 1999 is wastegated. Great hauler I bought this truck because I needed something to pull my 24' cargo trailer and classic car. I'm planning on getting a 30' trailer to haul the car and have living quarters and I have no doubt it will pull it just fine. It's a good looking truck, plenty of interior room for long trips, but there are no climate vents for back-seat passengers so some accommodating may be required in extreme heat or cold. Using screw drivers and some patience drop down the rear portion closest to the door and pull back and look up. One my the engine oil housing and 1 underneath by the drivers side door.
Remove the powerstoke name plate on the front of your engine 13mm socket. It's similar to the pcm connector. It has a 10mm bolt securing it. Unloaded on the highway it can get loose on rough pavement due to the heavy-duty springs. It might actually be attached to the back of the fuel filter. This truck an awesome vehicle and if someone is looking for a great deal, this 2012 F350 is it but you can't have mine. Now get the new top the fuel filter comes with a new top.
The easiest way I have found to gain access is to turn the wheels all the way to the right. Their is a series of really small 5mm bolts along the crease a few 10mm bolts further inside wheel well and don't forget to remove the 2 plastic push pins underneath around the left lower corner of the door if these are not removed it makes your life much more difficult. . . .
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