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Help Suspected Fuel Problem
I recently had my 96 F-250 7.3 PSD shut off while driving down the road at 30 MPH. When it shut off, it shut off clean as if I lost electrical power (no shudder or anything). No check engine light, just battery light. I tried to recrank a couple times but it never kicked over.
After a short tow to my friends house and a couple hours of scouring the forums I'm at a loss.
Here is what I have ran through/found so far:
Fuses-No blown fuses, fuel bowl heater previously disconnected
CPS-had rpm's on the tach while cranking, also confirmed with scanner (scanner also came back with zero codes)
Fuel- Replaced fuel filter (old one seemed clean/fine)
No pressure out of shrader valve
Multiple bad (dry rot) lines-removed fuel bowl and replaced lines
Screen from fuel bowl to fuel water separator very dirty-cleaned
Fuel bowl does fill when cranking
Still no pressure at sharder valve
Backed off b-nuts heading to engine-slow drip when cranking
Oil- Oil was about a quart low-filled oil
Looked in oil well in front of motor-oil full
IDM- Removed IDM-shook it and no water present
Ensured good connection/reinstalled
After reassembling everything, trying to re-establish prime. Cranked on and off for 45 min or so. Against my better judgement shot one shot of ether down the intake. Engine tried to start. (not an ether fan, don't want this thing to become an ether baby)
If anyone can help me out with next direction or what to check please let me know. This forum has been invaluable source for the last couple years and has kept my truck running. I'm at wits end. Thanks.