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P0284 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for July 2009

Cylinder 8 Balance System Malfunction

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0284
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF363F2
P0284: Cylinder 8 Balance / Contribution. Hey there folks, gotta head scratcher here... brand new Jasper rebuild has a missfire in #8 cylinder, I know this because the cylinder contribution test say's it's so! & it has a classic dead hole kinda miss @ idle, Injector buzz test checks out as does th...
July 06, 2009
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNX21F71
P0284: Cylinder 8 Balance / Contribution. i dont normally do much diesel service work, so if i say something dumb here please be patient, vehicle came in with a complaint of poor fuel mileage, and a skip. the skip can be heard somewhat at idle, but actually makes the engine shake at approx 1100 rpm. t...
July 27, 2009