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Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-23-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By TDeakins
The only numbers that matter are that Ford built...

The only numbers that matter are that Ford built two engines for me one of which was milled wrong and failed catastrophically. The other is still running but it has less than 1,000 miles on it. So,...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-21-2022, 03:51 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 63,942
Posted By TDeakins
They tried that when my 7.3 failed. Did not work....

They tried that when my 7.3 failed. Did not work. Swapped both heads. Compression failure on cylinders 7 & 3 persisted. Ford - after nearly 90 days of “shotgunning” the problem - ended up replacing...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-28-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 63,942
Posted By TDeakins
Sounds like my previous engine. Took Ford 92 days...

Sounds like my previous engine. Took Ford 92 days to diagnose and replace that engine. Your symptoms sound like mine. In my case it was cylinders 3 & 7 that would not hold compression. The...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-13-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 63,942
Posted By TDeakins
73L Issues

Check compression. A number of these engines made it to market with cylinders not milled right.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-14-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 63,942
Posted By TDeakins
7.3 Gas Back After 97 Days In Shop

Ford ended up replacing the engine … short block and heads. While Ford has yet to come back to me with what exactly happened here, the servicing dealership says two or more cylinders were milled...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-06-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 63,942
Posted By TDeakins
F350 w/ 7.3 GAS

At 20,040 miles, my 2020 7.3 gas suffered catastrophic failure albeit the check engine diagnostic suggested bad fuel was the problem (were only so). I wasn’t even towing my RV (thank goodness). The...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-06-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 63,942
Posted By TDeakins
Ford 7.3 gas engine “misfire”

I have a 2020 F350 DRW that developed a “misfire” problem the cause for which remains undetermined. Can’t blame my issue on an RV mfg. I bought the truck from an out of state dealer and, when I drove...
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