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Old 12-27-2013, 06:16 PM
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7.3 no start

Hi I was driving my 99.5 7.3 tonight and when I left it started fine but when I was ready to go back home it wouldn't start. I turn the key to on and everything works turn the key to start and everything dims like its powering the starter but it does nothing. No click just Doesn't do anything at all. I really need it get it moved any help would be appreciated. Also have an 08 f250 gas at work that's doing the same thing. Thanks
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Old 12-27-2013, 06:41 PM
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Sounds like the starter or selinoid is bad to me . Try jumping the selinoid .
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:26 AM
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Take the Battery Cables apart and clean/grease them too.
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:04 AM
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terminals are cleaned and lubed good recently put an alternator on it, I have been messing with the glow plug relay lately and the intake heater wiring and broke the relay but I dont see that causing the problem, havent got back to the truck yet going to try bypassing the starter solnoid to see if i can at least get it home.
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Old 12-29-2013, 09:47 AM
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ended up replacing the starter and then had to jump the solenoid after replacing the starter but got it home and I have started it 3 times this morning by the key, doesn't really make since to me y it didn't start the first time, is there a relay that automatically resets? turns over and fires up a lot faster with the new starter on.
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