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1996 7.3 ,missing on # 8, then it quits, then it does it…

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1996 7.3 ,missing on...

1996 7.3 ,missing on # ***** , then it quits, then it does it again.

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

Sitting in the shop running. it will go to missing on 8. then after a minute or two it will start hitting again. once it even died, while it was missing.

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Ford Mechanic: EricFromCT, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hi. Have you checked the injector hold down to see if it is tight?

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Ford Mechanic: EricFromCT, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago

Thank you for viewing my response. Have you checked the injector or made any other progress with your truck? Please let me know if you have more questions and also please rate my service. Thanks.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
the problem was the wiring harness. the plug came loose. the added resistance melted the plug.. Ive got a wiring harness ordered.
Ford Mechanic: EricFromCT, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago

Ok. Sounds good. Thanks for letting me assist you and please rate my service and have a great evening. Thank you.

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