But it was purchased new by his grandpa who recently handed it down to him. Sounds to good to be true, but I on the other hand don't have to much experience with diesels. Type of driving makes a big difference. Depending on how many miles are on it the injectors might need a rebuild also, does it smoke much? There is a current safety recall on this item. If it occurs reasonably quickly then check the fuel return lines from the injectors to the tank for obstruction ,kinks ,squashed etc preventing the fuel free access to the tank.
Either way, that is low. But his only complaint is that its not getting the kind of gas mileage he expected it to. Stock he should be able to get 15 easy, maybe higher, depending on rear gears some and what speed he drives. Dec 30, 2014 If this situation occurs after a period of time then check the tank vent correctly at the vent valve on top of the tank. I'm runnin the Rotella T.
Partially drain the engine cooling system. I have a friend that had one and you do see them occasionally. I've heard many claims that these older Powerstrokes are capable of 15 to 20mpg quite easily? Going back to the 1980s 6. I did lose trailer brakes one time loaded to 22K gross. Set fan and clutch assembly in fan shroud. Clean fuel filter and screen in the fuel bowl clean? It factory stock everything and very well maintaind. Any moisture from leaks in the valley on top of the motor? Clean fuel filter and screen in the fuel bowl clean? Is 10mpg normal for a 1995 Powerstroke? Like said above, check in the valley of the motor for fuel leaks around the filter housing and fuel pump.
A sensor or something gone out? Stock he should be able to get 15 easy, maybe higher, depending on rear gears some and what speed he drives. Remove… cam sensor on a diesel??????????????????? Here's some pic's off the net of it. I think the complete fluid flush is a great start. Either way, that is low. Is this normal for this era of Powerstroke? On avarage he's getting between 10 and 13mpg.
At 55, I get about 24 mpg. Ideal to keep it under or at 2k for mileage. If you're towing a real heavy 5er, look at disk brakes and a electrohydraulic module for the trailer. Before or aside from doing the mods, he has to find out what's wrong. Or could there possibly be something wrong with it?. I took it real easy getting home, but I never felt out of control. Gas pedal to the floor and the car slows down? Some guys on here claim 20-22, I personally have never seen that kind of mileage.
Remove by turning nut counterclockwise. I don't know how much you know about Monster Trucks. Mine runs right at 2k at 75 in od and makes 17 empty. Posted on Mar 21, 2009 Is this a diesel or gas vehicle? A Tekonsha Prodigy is the minimum, even better is a Brake Smart that directly measures hydraulic pressure. Would love some pics of whatever you have that motor in. The truck is by all accounts in near mint condition.
That puts me in the 13's gross without any additional brakes. Again, it is just a guess. BlueMule, there was actually a 98 F250. With all the above mods it will be capable of getting better milage. I know people who have gone this route, and the combination stops like an empty truck. Remove the fan and clutch assembly using fan clutch nut wrench and fan clutch pulley holder you can rent one from local parts store.
By the way, love the username! Click the link below to go through its procedure:---- How to relieve fuel pressure? Full Synthetic does indeed work wonders. So poor upkeep and a led foot a ruled out for causes of bad gas mileage. These were based on the rounded f150 heritage style possibly. They all have different type of systems. Power Stroking Ford Diesel Truck Er S Drivingline How to make real power with the 7 3l stroke drivingline ford f250 super cab pricing ratings reviews kelley blue 1990 96 ford f 150 250 pickup consumer auto best tuner for 7 3 top powerstroke programmer reviews of 2018 1995 ford f250 regular cab pricing ratings reviews kelley. I haven't been as heavy as 2 stroke man, but I've been close.
At 70, I get about 20 mpg. The brakes never faded on me. And I'll add one more comment on brakes: The truck pulls the trailer, but the trailer should stop itself. The 4 Best Tuners For 7 3 Powerstroke Programmer Reviews 2019 Reduced lifted 1995 ford f250 7 3 powerstroke sel wont reduced lifted 1995 ford f250 7 3 powerstroke sel wont 1995 ford f350 crew cab xlt longbed 7 3 powerstroke turbo sel for 1997 ford f350 nationwide autotrader 2001 ford f350 super duty crew cab pricing ratings reviews. Check the discussion area for more info.
The best I've had was 18 and I haven't seen that in a while. Begining of the week I did 120 trip, 70-80 miles interstate at 65mph and 1800-1900 rpm and then local road mainly 40-50 mph and ended up in the 19 mpg range. If I drive 60 I can get 20, but my upgrades do help in mileage a little. Open the windows, and the mileage goes down a bit. Drive like a bonehead speed, jackrabbit , and the mileage goes down more than a bit.