Anyone know what part this is? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 7 Old 07-17-2014, 05:34 PM Thread Starter
Emergency Services
 
6pointOHHH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 50
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Anyone know what part this is?

So after doing a transmission flush I pulled my 04 f350 into the driveway to check the levels. After I checked the levels, the truck wouldn't start again and this part in the picture (shaped like a small L) made a loud vibration sound that wouldn't stop when the key was in the accessory position. Any ideas?
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	1405647269478.jpg
Views:	48
Size:	89.9 KB
ID:	312770  

2004 F-350 CC SRW FX4 Lariat
-ARP Studs
-IPR Gen 2 EGR Delete w/up-pipe
-IPR Extreme HPOP Screen
-Wicked Wheel 2 on stock turbo
-MBRP 4" SS NC NM
-S&B CAI
-Blue Spring Upgrade
-Sinister Oil & Coolant Filter Kit
-Mag-Hytec Trans Pan and Rear Diff Cover
-Edge Insight CTS w/EGT
-Tekonsha P3
-Updated Turbo Oil Feed & Drain Tubes
-SCT SF3 w/Looney & Tow by Vivian
-Sony XAV701HD
-BedRug
-Rotella T6
-Rotella Ultra ELC Coolant
-High Idle Mod
-Diesel Turbo Lifesaver (came w/truck)
6pointOHHH is offline  
post #2 of 7 Old 07-17-2014, 05:41 PM
Powerstroke Techie

 
justinmix's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Frederick MD.
Posts: 1,975
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
When you say won't start to you mean it would crank but not start, or it wouldn't crank at all? The item in your pic is the vacuum pump and wouldn't have anything to do with not starting. Vacuum is only used to control the internal HVAC controls, and the automatic 4wd hubs if equipped. If it's a crank but no start condition then the recent trans service has nothing to do with it. If you have a no crank condition then it MIGHT have something to do with the trans and not seeing neutral, causing a no crank issue. Doubt this is your problem though. My guess is it's cranking fine but won't fire up. If so then it could be quite a few things. Do you have access to a scan tool or at least a code reader?
justinmix is offline  
post #3 of 7 Old 07-17-2014, 05:49 PM Thread Starter
Emergency Services
 
6pointOHHH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 50
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by justinmix View Post
When you say won't start to you mean it would crank but not start, or it wouldn't crank at all? The item in your pic is the vacuum pump and wouldn't have anything to do with not starting. Vacuum is only used to control the internal HVAC controls, and the automatic 4wd hubs if equipped. If it's a crank but no start condition then the recent trans service has nothing to do with it. If you have a no crank condition then it MIGHT have something to do with the trans and not seeing neutral, causing a no crank issue. Doubt this is your problem though. My guess is it's cranking fine but won't fire up. If so then it could be quite a few things. Do you have access to a scan tool or at least a code reader?
Thanks. Yes, it cranks no problem but nothing more. The code I have ob my Insight is P0603. But, could that be caused by my running tunes?

2004 F-350 CC SRW FX4 Lariat
-ARP Studs
-IPR Gen 2 EGR Delete w/up-pipe
-IPR Extreme HPOP Screen
-Wicked Wheel 2 on stock turbo
-MBRP 4" SS NC NM
-S&B CAI
-Blue Spring Upgrade
-Sinister Oil & Coolant Filter Kit
-Mag-Hytec Trans Pan and Rear Diff Cover
-Edge Insight CTS w/EGT
-Tekonsha P3
-Updated Turbo Oil Feed & Drain Tubes
-SCT SF3 w/Looney & Tow by Vivian
-Sony XAV701HD
-BedRug
-Rotella T6
-Rotella Ultra ELC Coolant
-High Idle Mod
-Diesel Turbo Lifesaver (came w/truck)
6pointOHHH is offline  
post #4 of 7 Old 07-17-2014, 05:57 PM
Powerstroke Techie

 
justinmix's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Frederick MD.
Posts: 1,975
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Yes it could, and shouldn't be causing the no start. Can you monitor ICP pressure during cranking? You need at least 500psi to start. Are the batteries in good shape and it's cranking strong? I'm guessing it's a totally unrelated issue and just something else causing the no start.
justinmix is offline  
post #5 of 7 Old 07-17-2014, 06:14 PM Thread Starter
Emergency Services
 
6pointOHHH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 50
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The batteries are kind of old so I put them on a charger and then cycled through all the hard before cranking it over and it started. Hopefully, it was just those batteries. They were both reading 12.5 before charging.

2004 F-350 CC SRW FX4 Lariat
-ARP Studs
-IPR Gen 2 EGR Delete w/up-pipe
-IPR Extreme HPOP Screen
-Wicked Wheel 2 on stock turbo
-MBRP 4" SS NC NM
-S&B CAI
-Blue Spring Upgrade
-Sinister Oil & Coolant Filter Kit
-Mag-Hytec Trans Pan and Rear Diff Cover
-Edge Insight CTS w/EGT
-Tekonsha P3
-Updated Turbo Oil Feed & Drain Tubes
-SCT SF3 w/Looney & Tow by Vivian
-Sony XAV701HD
-BedRug
-Rotella T6
-Rotella Ultra ELC Coolant
-High Idle Mod
-Diesel Turbo Lifesaver (came w/truck)
6pointOHHH is offline  
post #6 of 7 Old 07-17-2014, 06:17 PM
Powerstroke Techie

 
justinmix's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Frederick MD.
Posts: 1,975
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Low voltage can cause a no start issue, Even if it's still cranking semi decent. The PCM needs 9.5 volts to stay powered up, and if it's drawing to much cranking it won't power up the PCM enough to fire. I'd have the batteries load tested and make sure the terminals are clean and tight.
justinmix is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to justinmix For This Useful Post:
6pointOHHH (07-17-2014)
post #7 of 7 Old 07-17-2014, 06:50 PM Thread Starter
Emergency Services
 
6pointOHHH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 50
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks for the quick help.

2004 F-350 CC SRW FX4 Lariat
-ARP Studs
-IPR Gen 2 EGR Delete w/up-pipe
-IPR Extreme HPOP Screen
-Wicked Wheel 2 on stock turbo
-MBRP 4" SS NC NM
-S&B CAI
-Blue Spring Upgrade
-Sinister Oil & Coolant Filter Kit
-Mag-Hytec Trans Pan and Rear Diff Cover
-Edge Insight CTS w/EGT
-Tekonsha P3
-Updated Turbo Oil Feed & Drain Tubes
-SCT SF3 w/Looney & Tow by Vivian
-Sony XAV701HD
-BedRug
-Rotella T6
-Rotella Ultra ELC Coolant
-High Idle Mod
-Diesel Turbo Lifesaver (came w/truck)
6pointOHHH is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

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

Password:


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

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









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