'99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and DrivetrainDiscussion of the 99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke diesel engine and drivetrain in the 1999-Up Super Duty trucks and Excursions. No gas engine discussion allowed except on transmissions and drivetrain that pertain to all models. Please confine discussion of topics in this forum to those items that are specific to the 7.3L Power Stroke engine.
I started my 7.3 went to back it out and it stalled. Tried starting again, i cant hear the fuel pump turn on. The #30 fuse is blown, and the truck will not start. I put another fuse in it, truck started then stalled, fuse is blown again. Is the heater element shorting the fuse or is it the fuel pump? Can i disconnect the harness for the element and it will be ok to drive, meaning will it stall on me again with this disconnected?
And if it is the element how do i change it out?
Be aware that unplugging the heater also disables your water in fuel, so make sure and drain your bowl at each oil change. Tape the loose connector just to prevent accidental bouncing around and possible shorting out.
2003 F-250 XLT Crew Cab 7.3L, Chrome BigTex Grille Guard, Quad pillar - 3 ISSPRO gauges (trans, pyro, boost) and DP-Tuner F6; Roush fuel pressure / temperature / oil pressure gauges, Ford Severe Duty AIS, 31 row 6.0 transmission cooler, ScanGauge II, Marinco mod, Walker BTM