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P0284 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for January 2011

Cylinder 8 Balance System Malfunction

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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNW21P94
P0284: Cylinder 8 Balance / Contribution. OH THE 6.0 FROM HELL. Vehicle just bought in texas began trip to Wisconsin never made ot of texas before injetor #4 failed. upon showing up here it was a crank no start, pulled codes and ALL were EGR related. Found vehicle to have leaking EGR cooler, stuck wid...
January 05, 2011
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31F81
P0284: Cylinder 8 Balance / Contribution. vehicle continues to set cylinder 3 and 8 on cylinder contribution test. injectors are ok, compression test results 400psi in each cylinder. removed new style (grey) cam sensor and replaced with old style used(black) sensor and dtcs disappear. this is the 4th ...
January 24, 2011
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P33
P0284: Cylinder 8 Balance / Contribution. Towed in. There were no current codes. Codes listed are historical. Vehicle would not start after being driven here. Customer complained it was getting harder and harder to start and had no power. We pulled all eight injectors and had them checked. There was o...
January 29, 2011