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P0284 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for November 2009

Cylinder 8 Balance System Malfunction


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2001 GMC Savana 2500 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGG25F71
P0284: Cylinder 8 Balance System Malfunction. Customer brought van in 1st time for stalling, misfire, loss of power while driving. Customer stated van is on 3rd injection pump, in 3 years and it was acting exactley as all the other times the injection pump was replaced. Pulled 4 codes out of vehicle as li...
November 19, 2009
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P94
P0284: Cylinder 8 Balance / Contribution. Vehicle came in with a no start. Verified 50 psi of fuel from transfer pump. Noticed no injector buzz at key on. Tried to perform a buzz test with scanner with no reaction. Looked at FICM PIDs for 48V and found all zeros. Checked FICM relay, and power and grou...
November 20, 2009
2001 GMC Savana 2500 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGG25F71
P0284: Cylinder 8 Balance System Malfunction. Customer brought van in 1st time for stalling, misfire, loss of power while driving. Customer stated van is on 3rd injection pump, in 3 years and it was acting exactley as all the other times the injection pump was replaced. Pulled 4 codes out of vehicle as li...
November 19, 2009
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P94
P0284: Cylinder 8 Balance / Contribution. Vehicle came in with a no start. Verified 50 psi of fuel from transfer pump. Noticed no injector buzz at key on. Tried to perform a buzz test with scanner with no reaction. Looked at FICM PIDs for 48V and found all zeros. Checked FICM relay, and power and grou...
November 20, 2009