I rember working on those first 6. Well, the jury is still out on that. Just did arp's gaskets and oil cooler. Check with a professional before condemning the fuel injector and replacing it. . Upon start up, it ran terribly rough, but it got better and better once it warmed and I drove it a bit.
Lately I have been popping a p0272 code with an erratic idle only when warm. But, holy hell the early ones were a pain. Depending on the fault mode of the vehicle, you may experience reduced engine performance and fuel economy. If the light stays off it was probably a loose connection, if it comes back on but this time it is 3, that glow plug is bad. Although this presents a temporary solution, fuel efficiency will automatically suffer.
Intensive fuel injector cleaning may solve the problem, but sometimes injector replacement is recommended. I left ford in Dec 04, and the 6. Also flushed coolant for elc with just water. Those are the two scenerios that I'm familiar with, other then that, I don't know. Of course, the problem is much bigger than that. After a bunch of research, I see a lot of people get this code.
This happens when truck is stock or tuned. Where I am we get it all, -25F or more and up to 120F +, imagine what's happening under the hood! I have been doing it. Ohmed the coils on that particular injector and both came back to. I would love some feedback on that product, and any ideas on this code. Obviously, the fuel injector could be damaged.
He lead us to believe that the oil additive would remove the varnish to prevent stiction. Likewise, cylinder 4 needs to work harder because of its lean mix, which will mean the cylinder head heats up and can eventually become damaged. How does a mechanic diagnose the P0272 code? Speak with one of our diesel engine experts Call us at 779-220-9911 Trucks and Vans Powerstroke 6. It actually took the generocity of one of the members on here to do oil samples to get anything related to the 6. It's still running too rough to be considered right. The oil rail could been clamped to tight and causing a little oil pressure leak and is making that injector go down. How do you troubleshoot code P0272? I pulled the valve cover and oil rail and had the truck rolled over while I watched every rocker move up and down.
One correction to you though, it was actually designed for the 6. What causes the P0272 code? Any ideas would be appreciated. Unless you are talking blow-by past the rings, which sounds like a darned inefficient way to get the stuff to the injectors, I can't see how whatever magic chemical it contains ever gets there. The engine is also bone stock. After a bunch of research, I see a lot of people get this code.
What are the symptoms of the P0272 code? I would love some feedback on that product, and any ideas on this code. So the long and short of it, the vast majority had success in one way or another, many had their problems resolved. Any comments or ideas would be appreciated. You can Idle the truck up and get it to start firing on all cylinders. Kinda makes you wonder why the dealer doesn't offer this product as remedy for the problem. Recently it started running like crap when cold.
Sounds like using this Hot Shot stuff doesn't hurt as a preventative thing, if not curative, for my problem. What repairs can fix the P0272 code? Only the vehicles that run well, show no signs of leakage or other issues are selected for engine sale. In the worst case scenario, though, the engine will actually become damaged because cylinder 4 is overworked. This can be caused by dirty fuel, poor onboard fuel filtering, or carbon deposits. In this case, diagnosis and repair would be necessary to bring the engine back into specification. Will this stuff work on cleaning the inner cooler too? Hope this will help some one one day! Does anyone know why cylinder 4 seems to show up more than the others? If I crank it up in the morning it idles just fine and runs great but when I get to were I am headed and pull in to part and let the truck sit to cool down it starts missing on 4 cylinder. So they said this code is essentially poor cylinder pressure on 4.
I am going to pull the injector today to see if for some reason I didnt get it snugged down all the way or if the bolt was stretched and bottoming out in its threads. The longer this problem is left alone, the worse the ramifications will be. You will hear a slight, but obvious, difference between a good injector and a faulty injector. Pricing, mileages and donor vehicles vary, please contact us so we can best meet your needs performance and price wise. With each cylinder firing, the crankshaft accelerates past 2,500 rpm, at that moment, and decelerates below 2,500 rpm. Upon start up, it ran terribly rough, but it got better and better once it warmed and I drove it a bit.
Some had minor or almost no change. There is alot to this, I would actually suggest you do a search, get a few beers if you partake and set aside some time to read all that. YourMechanic offers certified mobile mechanics who will come to your home or office to diagnose and repair your vehicle. In some models, biodiesel has been blamed, perhaps for its low detergent qualities. Our like new Powerstroke engines come out of expertly and regularly maintained Municipally owned powerstroke trucks from 2003-2010. Additionally, a shorted or open fuel injector or wiring harness would result in a dead misfire, not a cylinder balance problem.