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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-11-2012, 11:05 AM Thread Starter
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1996 f 250 7.3 diesel will not crank

The engine was running very bad did not smoke, then just stopped. I started to investigate and ran a buzz test ang got multiple codes on the on the even cylinders and occasional failures on the injector driver module. I checked the driver module and found it to have water in it so I replaced it. I the replaced the connectors and the valve cover gasket on the b bank and the buzz test now passes. The truck still will not crank. I replaced the cps with one from Advance Auto, the tach is moving when I attempt to crank it. The wait to start is lit. The engine turns over rapidly when I attempt to crank it but it does not start.
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White smoke when trying to start? Is the HPOP reservoir full? What's fuel pressure when cranking? Check the fuel bowl wiring harness wiring, especially the wires for the IPR. Cheers!

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Also check the under hood fuse #22. Might have jiggled the fuel bowl heater wire and blew the fuse.

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97 F250 4 door shortbed, E4OD
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