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7.3 E350 drops to idle, resumes after 1-3 min.
Here's something different, maybe it has been addressed and I can't find it.
I have a `01 E350 with the 7.3. A few years ago we had the cam position sensor fail. Once it was replaced with the (then) newer version there have been no problems until Sept of `12.
What is now happening is a little different. Whether I am towing or running solo, highway or street, this has happened. When you are driving along or even accelerating lightly, the engine goes to idle. It doesn't run rough and it doesn't flat out quit, it just goes to idle. Moving the throttle has no effect, whether you lift, press or pump. Then, out of the blue, it acts as if nothing has happened and all returns to normal!
I took it to the dealer in Monrovia CA and it did do it for them but they can't find an error code nor find anything amiss mechanically.