Why does my 7. 3 idle rough?

There’s pretty much 2 things that will cause a miss in a diesel, no compression or no fuel. If this is something that occurred suddenly, it’s highly suspect that there is a problem with one of the injectors, whether it be mechanical (bad injector), oil related (O-Rings), or electrical (IDM, harness, etc.) in nature.

What causes P1211 code 7.3 Powerstroke?

Common causes are shorts between the Red and White IPR wires or between the Red IPR wire and ground. These can also sometimes indicate a PCM problem. Ford 7.3 Power Stroke diesel, code P1211, lacks power because of fuel restriction due to a failed fuel tank…

What is the IPR on a 7.3 Powerstroke?

The 7.3 diesel IPR (injection pressure regulator) is located on the back of the high pressure oil pump which is located under the fuel filter assembly. Common results of Ford 7.3 IPR valve failure include poor idle, stalling, and even a no-start condition.

What causes a diesel engine to idle rough?

Why Is My Diesel Engine Running Rough? During combustion, excess lubricating oil in the engine cylinders causes this problem. As a result, the excess oil is burnt and emits a blue smoke. The engine will usually start rough, and the idle will slowly smooth out after about 30 seconds.

Where is the ICP on a 7.3 Powerstroke?

Injector control pressure sensors are located on the driver side of the Ford 7.3. They’re towards the front of the engine right around the HPOP. You can also use the Ford or International replacement parts.

Where is the CPS located on 7.3 Powerstroke?

The Camshaft Position Sensor (CPS) in the 7.3L is a “Hall Effect” sensor. It is located at the front of the engine just above the dampener at about the 11:00 position. It generates a digital frequency as the windows and targets in the cam wheel pass by the sensors magnetic field.

How long does 7.3 Turbo last?

Robust, iron parts, conservative power and low engine speed are the key ingredients for any diesel engine lasting forever—and if a 7.3L has gone unmodified yet been well maintained its entire life, 400,000 to 500,000 miles is virtually guaranteed.