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97 f250 5.8 with no power

I bought a 97' with 170k and am pulling a 20' travel trailer. I would have thought it would have more power than it seems to have. Who might know why it seems "powerless". It runs down the road fine, but put a load behind it..........!!

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    We also have a 97 F250, runs fine without pulling anything but when you put a trailer on it, it acts like it has no power at all.

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If it is a poerstroke they usually dont have as much get up and go in that year but if you put a small chip in it your power will increase dramatically and your fuel milage will go up i have mine at 22 on the highway

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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Check the catalityc converter......

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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Sorry man, i have a 92 f250 with 351. same problem, no power and horrible fuel mileage, 10-11 mpg

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