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Is there anyway to check for a short on the block heater? Im putting a new plug on it this weekend. 2000 F350 249k miles

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post #2 of 3 Old 02-23-2012, 06:22 AM
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You can ohm it out by putting the test probes on the plug....I can't remember the correct ohm's it should read but there is a article somewhere here about testing the heater.....Fred

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Ok I found it....it should ohm out at 14-16 ohm's using a probe on each of the flat plug prongs at the same time.....Fred

1995 PSD F-350 Crew Cab Dually....Sold
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Badwin air filter #PA2818
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Gauges and A pillar pod
Superchips Flashpaq #1805
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Replaced Glow Plugs ZD11's
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