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2011 F250: "Stop Safely Now" - EGT Sensor - No Restart
Well my truck stranded me again... today with my boat behind it. After stopping to fuel my boat, started the truck to leave and it died after five seconds. It displayed the message "Stop Safely Now". Truck would not restart. Everything would come on, fuel pumps were running, etc... no start.
Called good old dad, towed the boat home and grabbed my tools and code reader. It was throwing codes for DPF Overheat, CAT Overheat, and EGT Sensor fault for Bank 1, Sensor 4. Sensor 4 was showing 2,500 degrees while the others were ~200 degrees live data.
Called a good friend who is a Ford Diesel tech and he told me how to fix it and where sensor #4 was. Pulled the last EGT sensor (after the DPF, CAT, etc) and replaced. $50 part. Truck apparently has to sit for "about 30 minutes" to restart. Important note, that means 30 minutes plus NO KEY CYCLES.
Anyway, so much for a nice day on the water. At least this time I didn't throw a rod. Way to feel good about a 2.5yr old truck...