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Forum: Suspension 02-12-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,231
Posted By Trock03
I'm about to replace my ball joints and tie rod...

I'm about to replace my ball joints and tie rod ends so i'm probably going to crank my torsion bars a little while I'm there. Don't plan to go more than an inch and a half. Will it be necessary to...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 02-12-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,828
Posted By Trock03
P1491 code

Guys, the CEL came on yesterday and it's giving me the P1491 code for trashed condenser fan motor/relay/fuse. Same thing happened around 23K miles so warranty took care of it. I'm about to roll 200K...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 10-29-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 20,051
Posted By Trock03
194K on my 02. The tranny is just now starting...

194K on my 02. The tranny is just now starting to give me some trouble. Other than that, she runs like a champ.

TC
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-04-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Trock03
Got a set of disconnect tools but the connections...

Got a set of disconnect tools but the connections still won't break. Had some leftover PAG 100 oil for the compressor so I'm using some of it to soak the connections. Hopefully that will work.

A...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-04-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Trock03
Thanks for the help guys!! Making a run to pick...

Thanks for the help guys!! Making a run to pick the tools up right now.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-04-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Trock03
Compressor replacement - Need help!!!

Picked up an ac compressor kit this afternoon. Attempting to remove the old accumulator and can't get the refrigerant lines loose from it.

Have heated them, banged on them, cursed at them and...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 07-31-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By Trock03
AC Compressor Replacement?

Gents,

Getting ready to pass 200K miles and the old truck is just now starting to show her age. Looks like the AC compressor/clutch is starting to go. Making a grinding noise when the clutch...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-04-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,721
Posted By Trock03
I hope that you found out about it before you...

I hope that you found out about it before you needed 4wheel drive! I drove into a new natural spring in the pasture (didn't know it was there) started to bog down, grabbed 4 wheel and nothing! Not...
Forum: Product Reviews 05-28-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,041
Posted By Trock03
Update: The ranch is rolling hills near...

Update:

The ranch is rolling hills near Brenham Texas and the soil is mostly sandy loam. The drought was hard on us last several years so there is a lot of exposed sand. He 285s are wide enough...
Forum: Product Reviews 05-14-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,041
Posted By Trock03
Cooper Discoverer ATP - quick review

Bought my truck new in January 2003. put about 5k miles on the factory tires before upgrading to BFG All Terrain TAs. Until today those are the only kind of tires I've run on this truck. got between...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 04-09-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By Trock03
Another thing to look at is your idle air control...

Another thing to look at is your idle air control and throttle position sensors. The rpm fluctuation is pretty common with our trucks. I replaced both at the same time because it's a cheap and easy...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,224
Posted By Trock03
Arch, Thanks for the info. Seems like...

Arch,

Thanks for the info. Seems like rebuilt racks are the easiest to come by. I've noticed that there can be a big price difference between rebuilt units. Advance auto parts is who I'm planning...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-02-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,224
Posted By Trock03
BW, That's a good idea. I'll take some...

BW,

That's a good idea. I'll take some notes and post some pics if they look like they'll help. I'm tied up for the next three weekends so it'll have to wait until after that. I'll start a new...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-25-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,224
Posted By Trock03
Steering rack replacement

Good evening guys. I need to replace the steering rack on my 02 4x4. After I bought the truck I picked up the Chrysler shop manual. That thing has been a life saver.

The manual is great for...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 08-09-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By Trock03
Buying a used 3/4 ton. What year?

I need some help guys. I'm interested in buying 3rd generation 3/4 ton with the 5.9 Cummins. Am I correct in thinking that 2007 was the last year produced without all of the current emissions crap....
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-08-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By Trock03
I've had a Magnaflow muffler on mine for about 6...

I've had a Magnaflow muffler on mine for about 6 years. When it was new I felt like it was just a hair on the quiet side but sounded great when I'd get into the throttle. I still love the sound but...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-07-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,364
Posted By Trock03
Thanks for all the resposnes guys. I understand...

Thanks for all the resposnes guys. I understand that fog lights can be liability in rain/fog but I thought I'd ask anyway. When I'm driving around some areas of the ranch at night I'll sometimes...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-06-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,364
Posted By Trock03
High beams and fog lights at the same time?

Any way to make the fog lights stay on when the high beams are turned on?
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-06-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By Trock03
Thanks Styles! You've been a big help.

Thanks Styles! You've been a big help.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-06-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By Trock03
TPS and IAC replacement

Here's my first stupid question for the day. Once I replace the TPS and IAC on my 4.7L will the computer be all out of whack if it detects different "readings" coming from the new parts compared to...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-02-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,010
Posted By Trock03
It sounds like it's the old Throttle Position...

It sounds like it's the old Throttle Position Sensor or Idle Air Control Valve issues. My truck has been having the same symptoms as yours. I picked up some replacements (along with hood struts...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 07-30-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Trock03
Greetings from Texas

I"m new here....obviously. Was always a Chevy guy and in January of 2003 I bought my 2002 1/2 ton 4x4 Quad Cab. I love it and I don't plan on going back. In fact I'm looking to pick up a 2007 3/4...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 07-30-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By Trock03
2002 4.7 reverse light trouble

Guys I need a hand. My reverse lights have finaly crapped out on me. For several years I've been mildly annoyed by the fact that they wouldn't always come on when I select reverse (automatic). ...
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