cranks, no start, no codes - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 Old 01-06-2008, 08:22 AM Thread Starter Rookie
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
cranks, no start, no codes

Ok guys, time for more help, lol. Truck is and 03 f-350 sd 4x4 with auto and 114,000 miles with 6.0 engine. I finally got the engine installed into the truck and everything buttoned up. Here is a list of what has occured and what has been done:

1) Truck had strong antifreeze smell in cab, low power, and then started smoking white profusly and low on coolant.

2) Removed engine, replace head gaskets(looked good, but did it anyway) added head studs, replaced icp sensor and ipr valve for good measure, replaced oil cooler due to oil contamination in coolant, completely removed and bypassed egr cooler, resealed all injectors(no signs of leakage, was running good prior to this work). Reinstalled and cycled key to instructions given in earlier post.

3) Ok here is the current problem: Engine was had to start at first, but it was trying. Finally kicked off. Spurted at first, then smoothed out. Let idle and warm up a few minutes. Gave it a little throttle a few times after at bit. Last time I reved it up and then released pedal. Upon returning to idle, truck died and will not start unless ether is used(dies as soon as ether is used up. Only did it twice, and I dont want to damage anything)so it has to be fuel I am guessing. I went out last night and purchased an actron scan tool that is supposed to read pids and codes. No codes are reported, but it is not showing ipr pressure, so I cant check it. It actually shows only about 10 pids and most of them are useless for a diesel engine. I am updating the tool right now to see if that will help any. I have tried bleeding the fuel lines at the heads. It is getting fuel to the heads, and does have pressure.

I dont want to just start replacing things, so any help will be greatly appriciated. If I think of anything else I will add it as I go.
getusummm is offline  
post #2 of 4 Old 01-07-2008, 05:09 PM
raddy99's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: tucson, az
Posts: 45
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
so you dont have any fuel pressure? is the oil level correct? and the pid will be icp not ipr for high pressure oil. ipr should be around 20 to 40%while cranking as long as no high pressure oil leaks are present.
raddy99 is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 01-07-2008, 05:26 PM

SCUFFY828's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: winston salem north carolina
Posts: 9,316
Thanks: 0
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
need to get the scanner on it and see if its reading icp pressure , make sure it has ficm sync ,a good scanner should show you what you need to find the problem, i dont know much about the actron, also see what the ipr percentage is when cranking

SCUFFY828 is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 01-08-2008, 04:48 PM Thread Starter Rookie
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
It all good now. No codes was because the POS actron scanner. No start was because of IPR actuator being clogged with trash from HPOP. Replaced both and all is good now.
getusummm is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome