The 7.3L Power Stroke turbo diesel was introduced halfway through the 1994 model year in Ford Econoline vans and Ford Heavy Duty pickups. It effectively replaced the 7.3 IDI turbo with which it shared nothing other than displacement size.
The legendary 7.3 Power Stoke Diesel engine, when properly maintained can provide years of trouble free service. However there are several common problems that can develop over time. Generally speaking these can all be resolved relatively easily. Learn 9 common problems of the 7.3 Liter Power Stroke Diesel engine, and how you can fix them.
A Turbocharger can dramatically improve a diesel engine's power.
A turbocharger is an exhaust-driven supercharger (fan or blower) that forces air into the engine under pressure. Turbochargers are frequently used on diesel engines to increase power output.