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P0476 on the 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel

Using a “VEEPEAK Mini OBDII Diagnostic Scanner” model VP01 and FORSCAN app on my iPAD for code reading and diagnostic tests. In addition to reading codes, has a list of diagnostic tests.  Including the famous “buzz test”.  That alone makes it worth the price.  Not sure if it’s the app or the hardware flaking out, but lately I’ve been getting…

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To be Idling or Not to be Idling?

I went out to work on the Airstream in storage the other week. I typically pull the batteries during winter storage, but I didn’t this time because we were gonna take a quick winter trip (that didn’t pan out).  Actually, to be completely honest, I didn’t bother pulling the batts because I don’t get any more longevity out of them…

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Wrenching on the E-350, Again

Spent the weekend working on the E-350.  At least the Old Girl had the decency to act-up on a Saturday morning at home, and even tho it’s December, it was sunny skies and high 50° all weekend. Symptoms: substantial loss of power, “Service Engine Soon” dash light, rough idle, throwing P1316 DTC (Injector Driver Module). Since I don’t have a fancy scanner…

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