7.3 Valve Cover Gasket Test. How to check 7.3 powerstroke valve cover gasket harness. Changed out passenger side parts so far.
Wiring or valve cover gaskets or any other engine harness. You can use a plastic suction tube to aid this process. Ran compression test, 300 psi in all.
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These Sensors, Over Time, Will Leak Into The Connection And Cause A Failure.
Swapped 2 and 4 injectors. Unclip the clippers of glow plugs; Remove the bracket mounting towards the valve cover;
Remove The Valve Cover & Valve Cover Gasket Step 5:
Customer concerns, we want to provide some testing & troubleshooting information that may benefit you in the future. I was ready to get an injector replaced and a guy told me that the 7.3 valve cover gasket is actually a wiring harness for the injectors as well, and this could be the problem (heat during warm up causes expansion and the bad wire makes contact again). Test each of the glow plugs.
Ran Compression Test, 300 Psi In All.
Examine the connections, do pin tension tests also smell for burnt wires. Wiring or valve cover gaskets or any other engine harness. With these parts out of the way, it really opened up our access to the valve covers.
The Pcm Does Not Monitor Injector
Changed out passenger side parts so far. Ran compression test, 300 psi in all. Doing an ohms test on the harness without taking off the valve covers is a way to keep checking your uvch.
Once those were removed, our glow plugs, harness, and valvetrain laid exposed. I have a 99 7.3 with a miss. Replace these when replacing the 7.3 injectors to ensure many more years of trouble free miles.