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Old 07-29-2006, 07:03 PM
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Crank No Start?

Hello everyone im new to the site. I have a 2000 F-250 psd with 53,000 miles. The other day i was driving down the road and the truck died i pulled over to check codes there were none. So i called the nearest ford dealership and I talked to one of the techs they said it was the cam sensor so i replaced it. Still crank but no start. Then I called edge they told me that my pcm lost its memory and they would send me a stock writer for it, so i reprogramed the pcm still no start. So i got the bright idea to swap pcms with my buddies truck, didn't work. I know im getting fuel because i spun the fuel filter cap off and turned the key on and it started filling up the bowl. Thats were Im at. If anyone has any suggestions it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks dan
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Old 07-29-2006, 07:07 PM
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on the front of hte motor there is a thin resevour....bout eight inches wise and about an inch and a half front to back. on the drivers side of it there is a plug...pull hte plug and check the oil level in there with a small screwdriver. The oil should be within one inch of the top....
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Hey mark i checked the oil level, it wont even register on the screwdriver what would be the next step? Thanks dan
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u need to manually check oil pressure. either the low pressure pump isnt working properly, or the drainback vavle for the high pressure resevour is leaking back if htere is not oil in that resevour....how long is the screwdriver??
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Hey Mark I used a long skinney screwdriver about 10 inches long. I let the end of the screw driver hit the bottom then I pulled it out. how do I check oil pressure with out the engine running thanks dan
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you will need to take the stock sending unit out, plug in a manual oil pressure gauge, and check it with the engine running......or cranking since it wont fire...
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try filling that resevour through that small hole...then cranking it... i bet it fires up....
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ok thanks ill have to do that tomarrow when its light outside. Ill get back with you tomarrow thanks again for your help dan
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let me know what ya find...
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Old 07-30-2006, 11:31 AM
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hey mark i just filled the resivor up with oil still no start. I poped the plug off and stuck the screw driver back into it. it was reading about two inches below the top so what do you suggest now? thanks dan
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