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Old 03-21-2010, 06:20 PM
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2000 F-450 7.3 6 speed intermittent shut off at hwy. speed

just bought a f-450 7.3 6 speed has a intermittent shut off problem at hwy. speed almost like a hick up then suddenly starts off where it began the best way to describe it..... IT SHUTS OFF THEN BACK ON !! all at once ? help me out !?
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sounds like it needs a cps.
it was recalled by ford, see if you can get it replaced free
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CPS does not tend to turn itself back on.
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what is a cps ?
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CPS does not tend to turn itself back on.
mine did, the truck randomly cut out 2-3 times a week, never happened again after the cps was replaced
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what is a cps ?
cam position sensor
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cam posiniton sensor
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did it like hick up shut off then back on all at once sending a hard shutter to the drive train ?? i guess like a surge !!??
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Old 03-21-2010, 06:34 PM
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I still dont know.

What happens on the dash when it happens?
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yes exactly what happened to me, a new cps will solve it
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Old 03-21-2010, 06:37 PM
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just the tach goes to .0. then at operating rpm's after turning back on...... its not like u turned the ign. switch off then on. and where is the cps located on the motor and is it hard to change not familiar with the 7.3

Last edited by TUCKER#42; 03-21-2010 at 06:40 PM. Reason: where to find the cps
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