Having problems with your 2005 Ford F 350 Super Duty ?
Wrench light is on and running hot--what is the problem?
\012The engine\012and transmission in this cars drive train are fully\012electronically controlled by a computer called the PCM (Power Train\012Control Module). Whenever a problem like this occurs the computer\012stores a record of the problem (there are of course some exceptions\012to this, like the fuel pump, engine coolant temperature sensor and\012MAF sensor for instance) in the form of a fault code in its memory,\012to read these fault codes you must have the systems memory scanned\012with a special tool. Once the fault code(s) are read you then must\012perform the appropriate diagnostic testing to find and resolve the\012problem(s) DO NOT REPLACE ANY PARTS UNTIL A TRAINED TECHNICAIN\012HAS DIAGNOSED THE PROBLEM TO AVOID SPEDING YOUR HARD EARNED MONEY ON\012PARTS THAT MAY NOT CORRECT THE PROBLEM
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Wrench light is on and running hot--what is the problem?
\012The engine\012and transmission in this cars drive train are fully\012electronically controlled by a computer called the PCM (Power Train\012Control Module). Whenever a problem like this occurs the computer\012stores ... 2005 Ford F 350 Super Duty
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