97 7.3 no crank - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-22-2011, 01:07 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
97 7.3 no crank

sorry for my first post being a pain in the *** question guys but i really need some help on this one. I just bought a 97 f350 7.3l powerstroke. It didnt have batteries and the guy i bought it from says it has been sitting for 2 or 3 years or so... I put batteries in it and did an oil change oil actually looked good, there was no fuel in it so i put a little bit of fuel in it. Now the problem when i go to turn the key over there is no wts light and the speedometer rises a/c comes on windows and lights work then when i go to crank it fully the speedometer falls back and everything turns off not 100% that thelittle wires going to the battery that look to run to the fire wall are hooked up correctly and i found a on off switch under the hood right next to the starter solenoid only hooked to one wire, but on or off it dont make any difference. I noticed today that after i i try to crank everything comes back on and i hear what sounds to be a small click noise comming from the drivers side under the hood. the truck is on 53in tires so any help to keep me from having to climp up there a milllion times would be much appreciated.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 01-22-2011, 03:02 AM
Shaking the Bush Boss
 

Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Salisbury, NC
Posts: 9,740
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
check the fuses in the box under the hood. I cant rember which one it is, but I'd guess the one for the fuel heater is popped. It also has to do with the cpu. Fuel bowl heater is in the fuel bowl... one of the soilder points may have broke loose, letting it touch the side of the bowl, causing a short.
If its the problem...you can reolace the heater element or unplug it.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 01-22-2011, 03:05 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
ok cool thank you will check on that now
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 01-22-2011, 03:11 AM
Shaking the Bush Boss
 

Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Salisbury, NC
Posts: 9,740
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
wanting to say #22..... it'll be a mega fuse.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old 01-22-2011, 03:12 AM
Shaking the Bush Boss
 

Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Salisbury, NC
Posts: 9,740
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
lets see some pics of that beast!...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6  
Old 01-22-2011, 09:25 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Checked fuse and it was fine any other ideas
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7  
Old 01-26-2011, 10:55 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
update have noticed that i am getting power to fuse box in cab but when i checked for voltage on the box under the hood i got nothing is there a main fuse or am i just missing something... plz help
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #8  
Old 01-26-2011, 10:59 PM
Rangers Lead The Way!
 

Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 11,518
Thanks: 0
Thanked 12 Times in 10 Posts
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
hold on you arent getting any power on the main fuse panel?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #9  
Old 01-27-2011, 01:09 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
no not at all totaly stumped me
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #10  
Old 01-27-2011, 01:17 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
any help would be much appreciated!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
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:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
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:

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
Display Modes

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



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors