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Old 07-21-2014, 11:35 AM
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I dabbled in them for a few years as well. And I can tell you first hand that driving low on oil is possible
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Please explain how it is possible?
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:36 AM
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Im 99% sure I said that before you posted all your BS....Just saying.
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:51 AM
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I dabbled in them for a few years as well. And I can tell you first hand that driving low on oil is possible
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It sure is, but when you get to a certain "low" point with Powerstrokes, you won't be driving them anymore. Because they can't build low pressure oil which builds high pressure.
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:05 PM
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Please explain how it is possible?
Started trk in the morning, was cold so it took 2 cycles to fire so I didn't think nothing of it. Drove 50 miles to work. Started it up after work, was cold again and didn't plug it in so took 2 cycles with the remote start. Got home, cke the oil,,,,,ummnn 8 quarts low. Found out I had hp oil line leak
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:08 PM
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Oil is good, otherwise it wouldnt run at all, since it uses oil to fire the injectors.
This is the only oil issue posted. And sorry but you didn't specify how low is to low, and I said they will run low on oil
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:09 PM
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Ahh but it was still running wasnt it? As mark stated already, once it stops building pressure the injectors dont fire. So yet again, your answer does NOTHING to solve the OP's original problem.
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:11 PM
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Yes it does,,,,up hill and oil following gravity,,,,, how much is gunna end up in hopo?
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:16 PM
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Don't matter anyway at this point. No codes, or reply to the oil so like was said guessing
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:22 PM
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While your pulling codes, which takes a OEM level scan tool as they aren't OBDII compliant, I would recommend checking the IPR duty vs ICP pressure.
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Old 07-21-2014, 02:19 PM
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One issue I had on my truck was the strainer stopped up in the tank. It actually caused multiple eroneous codes. The fuel pressure would get low and the truck would lose power. Eventually it went to a no run situation. Then it would cool off and run again.

If the oil is old they can lose power from aeriation.

Like everyone said check codes first.

http://guzzle.rbmicro.com/7pt3/Mods.html

Here is some good info.

This is the info on the tank strainer.

http://www.guzzle7pt3.com/hutch.php
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