Having problems with your 2001 Ford Super Duty F 450 ?
Truck loses power when going up hill
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NO POWER We are unable to figure out this issue. The truck loses power, especially going up any hills it also feels like its shaking and jerking. Sometimes it does it on straight ground, usually after going up a hill. Its burning gas like crazy and no matter how we push the pedal, the truck wont go any faster.
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My truck is running bad. it started when my truck was under pressure like going up a hill ther would be a noise like the timimg chain making a clinging noise then my check engine light would come on . iwould then lose power but i could put it in nutural while driving turn it off then back on and it would be fine. but it got worse over time . then it started cutting out like i turned the key off and then back on .this kept getting worse now it is real bad you cant even drive . i gave it a tune up
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Anytime when i would put my truck under presure like going up a hill i would here a noise that would sound like a timeing chain making a clinging. and then my check engine light would come on.and then i would lose power but then i could put it in nutral while driving turn it off and then turn it on right away and the light would go off and everything would be ok. it kept getting worse and then one day while driving it woud almost shut down like it ran out of gas almost like you shut it off but i
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Im currently deployed so and a friend was barrowing my truck so i dont have the best description of what is going on. But he told me he got a indication of the battery not charging then low battery and then started losing electrical power. He tried to limp it home when he lost all electrical power, the truck apprently automatically went into neutral and he said he heard "funny mechanical noises coming from the rear end". My initial thought would be the alternator or bad battery (fan belts are go
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