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trans bypass ? on 7.3 w/ 170K miles

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by murphy4trees, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. murphy4trees

    murphy4trees Member
    Messages: 62

    This is an 2000 f 250 w/ 7.3 diesel.

    Hvaing the exact same problems as a buddy of mine described on his years ago.. weak in reverse and something else.. generally weak I think. He told me he went online and found a discussion forum that he had to put some kind of bypass hose on it or something.. I forget exactly what he did, but it fixed the problem, which appeared to be fairly common.

    He's not answering his email...

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks,
    Daniel
     
  2. matter

    matter Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    the bypass is a metal tube that connects on the passenger side of the trans, where the trans cooler lines thread into