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So I get ready to leave the house this morning, and ole part time faithful let me down. I turn the key, let my extremely loud fuel pump run for almost a minute which is normal, and required to start. When I turn the key to "crank", I get the loud sound of what appeared to be a starter issue. I immediately let go of the key for fear of extra damage and it scared me as well. I hit the key again and it sounded as if the system was "bogged". Its hard to explain that. I went and ran a few errands and return to give it another try. I turn to key to the run position, wait on the light to go off and the fuel pump to stop priming, then hit it to crank. It sounds like a high speed drill being held up in the air. I assume its the bendix not engaging? Hope its not a fly wheel issue. Hope its a super easy and cheap fix. Ideas before I start part swapping? This site is always helpful.

04 F-250 03 Turbo, Edge attitude/juice, Straight pipe turbo back, EGR delete, ARP Head studs, Warren Injectors, Airaid intake, Blue Spring still lacking fuel pressure, Annual fuel pump replacement, 54V FICM, a whistle that turns heads and makes them run for cover and lots of other dollar here dollar there items. Lots of chrome, level kit running 35's. Electronics - Whelen Vertex LAW's (X10), Whelen ION's (X10), Whelen HHS2200 siren/controller and some nice wattage in the tunes department.
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