I have a 2005 F250 6.0 Turbo diesel lariat with about 134,000 miles. recently i was at a stop sign and when i went to take off no throttle. Was taken the kiddos to school so i pushed it to the side walked them to school came back and truck started and now i had throttle. thought maybe bad gas? anyway about two weeks later same thing this time at a traffic light. I shut truck off thinking about last time but truck won't start (battery went dead)towed it to dealer said i needed tension rod but what that had to do with no throttle he couldn't answer. Day I went to pick truck up they tell me I need an EGR Valve and my turbo cleaned out. put new EGR valve on haven't had my turbo cleaned (they wanted $875.00,to do both which i was told was to high) so i have a buddy that replaced my EGR. Ran fine for about two weeks, now it seems to happen once a day, it could be in the morning or i can drive all day with no problem and all of a sudden on my way home bam no throttle. Some days I have trouble getting it started when i do i usually have no throttle.
loses throttle on 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty
by santa fe in Santa Fe, TX on August 16, 2010
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ANSWER by etdrag on August 16, 2010
If your EGR valve needed to be cleaned, you could have a blown head gasket are you loosing any coolant or do you ever see any white or gray smoke out the tail pipe. Give us a call and more details to answer your question.
COMMENT by santa fe on August 16, 2010
No Sir to both questions. It idles fine or at least sounds fine. Once she clears up and I get it to idle she runs like a champ. I just get nervous not knowing from day to day what's going to happen. Can my TPS SENSOR be going bad? Thank you very much for your time!
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