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Ford diesel no power

My Ford diesel has no power Owners of Ford 7.3L diesel Direct Injected Turbo (DIT) or PowerStroke engines may have a situation with Ford diesel no power where the engine starts and idles fine but will not accelerate. Ford installed “drive-by-wire” technology in these vehicles. So the accelerator pedal no longer is connected to the engine by a cable. Instead it acts like a throttle position sensor. Ford refers to this sensor as an Accelerator Position Sensors (AP). To act as a redundant sensor, Ford also adds an Idle Validation Switch … Read More

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