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This is for those like myself who have a Ford with a 7.3 PSD motor. I've heard of a lot of failure with this component and Ford is finally trying to make it right.

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Ford Motor Co. will recall nearly 1.2 million heavy-duty trucks and SUVs equipped with a faulty sensor that could cause the engine to stall, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The recall will cover Ford F-450 Super Duty trucks, Excursion SUVs and E-Series vans from model years 1997 through 2003. These vehicles are powered by a 7.3 liter diesel engine.
Ford said in a letter posted on the government agency's Web site that the camshaft-sensor circuit in these vehicles can degrade over time, potentially leading to engine failure.

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/ford-recall-12-million-trucks/story.aspx?guid={C67FF989-9754-4093-8F3E-6988065EEF6F}&siteid=yahoomy
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Wow!!
 
My 2 Ford Power Strokes were awesome, Mike. I had a 97 and a 2000 Lariat, both purchased brand new. 
Best trucks I ever owned.
 
Thanks for sharing this though.
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No problem!!

Yeah, Ford guy here, I have a 2002 X with no problems that I plan on keeping many years. Smile
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Oh tahqua...oh taqua....Smile
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Oh... and I'm a big Rem700 fan too!!! Big%20smile
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Originally posted by mike650 mike650 wrote:

Oh... and I'm a big Rem700 fan too!!! Big%20smile
 
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Originally posted by cheaptrick cheaptrick wrote:

Oh tahqua...oh taqua....Smile
 
Cry
 
http://fordpowerstrokeforums.com/ Check out the technical training videos on the right.
 
Just like scopes, sometimes there are mistakes. Unfortunately the scale is much larger in this case. Sure in the heck isn't mold in the scopes, for shear numbersWink.
 
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my boss has a 7.3 and he wouldnt trade it for the world she's pushing 300000 now and we havent had anything but good luck with it.
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