I am also looking at my other two trucks and wonder if they are safe to drive. It was towed to the Ford dealer, who stated that the fuel tank had delaminated and the fuel tank needed to be replaced. Then I pulled the reg and found a large piece of metal stuck in the screen. Forget a copper washer or have 2 in that hole? Aug 24, 2011 The reason is: When you completely run out of gas your gas lines are completely drained of fuel. Check for a failed fuel pump, pump relay, fuse or wiring problem. Many starters won't do a thing unless there is at least 10 volts available from the battery. Most times I also update the engine oil cooler while it's out.
The gentlemen had it replaced about 1000 miles ago and said it worked fine then started doing this. It was cleaned up, sealed in a static bag, and bubble wrapped. Press the plunger down with a screwdriver and have someone crank the engine for a few seconds. Did you disconnect the serp belt and try to start it? The contact was driving approximately 45 mph when the vehicle stalled without warning. I've read forums where blown head gaskets can still be driven??????? Check the following: Oil Temp should closely match the current Ambient Temp. If the battery accepts a charge and tests okay, checking the output of the charging system should help you identify any problems there. The diagnosis is the hardest part, and this guide below will assist you in tracking down the culprit, so read on to learn how you can diagnose and fix the problem with your Power Stroke diesel motor.
Great, fully charged batteries, good glow plugs and relay, full fuel bowl. There are various parts that could be responsible for a diesel truck not starting, from electrical components to fuel issues, but most non-starting issues can be fixed without a professional mechanic. Im lost and its eating all my time. Thanks that's very good to know and a buddy of mine owns a shop and the 6. Would low oil pressure cause the Wait To Start light not to light up? If an engine cranks but refuses to start, it lacks ignition, fuel or compression.
Have you checked your fuel pump? A starter drive that is on the verge of failure may engage briefly but then slip. This article applies to the Ford F-150 1987-1996. Has the battery been running down? Toyota starters on four-cylinder engines typically draw 130 to 150 amps, and up to 175 amps on six-cylinder engines. Step 1 — Check the batteries and connections It could be drained or dead. I did replace the crankshaft position sensor just to try it and it didnt help. It has selections for them however I dont know if the bit is set or open. Of all times it started after my 100,000 mile warranty was up.
The sensor must have 5 volts or it will remain permanently off and not generate a crank signal which should set a fault code. Remove belt in 10 seconds and walla it starts. Just make sure it comes back. If the lights dim and there is little or no cranking when you attempt to start the engine, the starter may be locked up, dragging or suffering from high internal resistance, worn brushes, shorts or opens in the windings or armature. If the headlights continue to shine brightly when you attempt to start the engine and nothing happens no cranking , voltage is not reaching the starter. So i believe it is electrical. I also suggest you turn key to on position to let electrical system run fuel pump and when ready to crank over engine have battery hooked up to a battery charger this should do it!! I saw huge dollar signs before my eyes.
The exact charging voltage will vary according to the battery's state of charge, the load on the electrical system, and temperature. Now i can not get it to start at all and it will not even start on starting fluid. My incectors werent buzzing just giving single solenoid clicks. Did you disconnect the serp belt and try to start it? Braze a shop air fitting onto the threaded part and apply shop air to that cylinder with the valves closed on that cylinder. The diesel motor starter has a very tough job. If the computer does not see a tach signal it will not turn on the fuel.
Exhaust, intake pull egr valve , or crank case? Less than 1,000 miles later the truck ran much worse. I have a 2005 Ford F350 diesel powerstroke that has the fuel tank lining falling off and its gotten to my fuel lines and fuel pump causing the truck to come to a complete stop while I was driving down the freeway hauling a 12ft trailer with a 10000 lbs tractor on it. We keep a new relay in the console at all times. Step 4 — Check the glow plugs They could not be functioning. Fuel looked clean, clear and straw colored. So before you condemn the starter, try turning the engine over by hand. Repair bill that Ford will not back me on.
This relay has four terminals. A starter that does not turn at all and draws a high current may have a ground in the terminal or field coils, or a frozen armature. This is total for all eight glow plugs. Check for voltage and ground at the injectors. Where do you hear air? Have the starter, battery or battery cables been replaced recently? The engine oil and filter were replaced.