3.0 stalls after going through puddles


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Wading in 6" of water wouldn't cause a stall, driving into 6" of water at speed would cause water to splash into the engine bay fairly hard hitting the fan which soaks upper area of engine bay
 


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Wading in 6" of water wouldn't cause a stall, driving into 6" of water at speed would cause water to splash into the engine bay fairly hard hitting the fan which soaks upper area of engine bay
OOOOOhhhhhh, I see. can he put a splash guard or cover over it so it doesn't get wet? Surely something of his is missing on his truck, because nobody else seems to have this problem with such a small amount of moisture.
 

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I would hit the water going maybe 15mph, and I have a fan shroud, but it's 6" up the wheel
 

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Had it happen again today, when it stalled out cel light was on, no oil pressure and would just crank. Had to tow home due to starter burning out and a really bad misfire.
 

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Went through large puddles fine at around 10 mph, but I hit it at 15-20 and that's when it stalled out. Will put after photos of the rowdiness in a bit
 

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So CEL was on which means computer stayed on, not PCM relay, or computer

No start after stall could be fuel pump, but you should get a code for that unless its a problem with the pump itself, which "water" shouldn't cause.
 


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