Originally Posted by cumminstroker
Hi, I recently bought a 03 7.3 psd with 90k on it. Ocassionally when driving for no apperent reason the throttle will stop working and the dash will go crazy then all gages will die. The truck will idle but that is it. Then all at once it will come back and work just fine. I have had a similar problem when the OD wire rubs through on the colmn but that would blow the ignition fuse and would not work untill I replaced the fuse. This problem comes and goes without any altercation or repair. Any thoughts would be appreciated, thanks in advance.
How's the condition of your batteries? Sometimes when they get weak, you'll experience some funky stuff. Last year, one of my batteries started going weak & sometimes the truck would die......while I was driving & then start running again!!! Other times, I'd pull up to a gas station, fuel up for about 5-10mins., & then when I go to start it, it would crank once & then wouldn't start with my dash going crazy. If I wait a few seconds, it would start up fine. Give 'em a try! Either way, here's a