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P0284 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for August 2008

Cylinder 8 Balance System Malfunction

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0284
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, extended crank VIN: 1FDAWD6F6Y
P0284: Cylinder 8 Balance / Contribution. ... best of diesel techs: I have no clue where to start!! I test drove the vehicle and it has no power and no check engine light but I did pull these codes from the system. The P0284 cylinder 8 contribution code came during a balance test. No problem with inje...
August 12, 2008
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTSS34P94
P0284: Cylinder 8 Balance / Contribution. Hello and thanks for reading this post. This E350 6.0 diesel will intermittantly shut off while idling at a stop just as if you turned off the key. It always seems to do this at idle speed or sometimes when creeping ahead or in reverse at idle. It will restar...
August 17, 2008