First thing I'd do is check ALL of your fuses.
F-Series Super Duty production begins in 1999?....then why did we call the F-450's I worked on in 1993 and 1994, Super Duty's?....hmmm...
Welcome aboard Troy.
When you say the part is no longer available, are you saying the dealership doesn't offer it anymore, or ALL PARTS STORES (that you've tried so...
...when's the last time the truck got a tune-up?...and don't forget fuel and oil filters.
Always start with the easiest remedy and work from...
Do you hear any funny noises? (might be faint, listen closely)
If all the other gears are just fine and its only one gear, that could point to an...
Get another tranny with the engine.
Anything built to sit behind a 3.0L v6 won't have the beef needed to be reliable behid the v8.
This is what you're having to deal with?
I ran 10W-40 and 10W-30 of various brands in my 1980 VW diesel for years.
It was fine.
I never used Diesel oil until I went to work at a shop that...
@ 200K, I might switch to a diesel oil. Delo or Rotella.
higher zinc content (not like they used to have, but more than some others) will help...
...AC will work, too.
+1 on cleaning the IAC and MASS air flow meter, too.
"Throttle Body Cleaner" (formerly "Carb Cleaner") will work nicely.
...and I never paid $69 for a boot.
Drive Axles are $5 now, eh?
That's pretty good!
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