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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Question: Why does my F250 7.3 diesel loses power when pulling fifth wheel?

 

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jim8285, Finley, TN, February 20, 2012, 04:39
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All is good except when pulling fifth wheel, then power loss problems.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13642 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper February 20, 2012, 06:38
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    do you have any codes or flashing lights that come on.

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    jim8285, February 20, 2012, 12:27
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    No everything is fine until under a load pulling the fifth wheel camper. Thanks for your responce.

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    globalhelper, February 20, 2012, 14:19
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    SOUNDS LIKE A FUEL ISSUE. WHEN WAS THE LAST FUEL FILTER CHANGE? THESE ARE THE BEST MOTORS AS FAR AS DIESELS GO SO IM KINDA STUMPED.F/FILTER SHOULD BE REPLACED EVERY 20K MILES ISH.

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    jim8285, February 21, 2012, 03:25
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    Thank you, I will try that and see what happens.

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