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Old 02-23-2008, 10:51 AM
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2000, 7.3 Powerstroke wont start.

My 7.3 wont start, started running rough then died, changed the fuel filter and camshaft position switch ( recall letter ) and it will crank and sound like it is trying to start but wont, plugged in the block heater to help warm it up, but no luck. Any sudjestions?
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Old 02-23-2008, 04:01 PM
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depending on temperature your fuel may have gelled. Any codes?
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Old 02-23-2008, 04:32 PM
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Thanks, No Codes that I can see. It only got to 38 deg. F not cold enough to jell. the fuel I drained to check was fine.
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how bout checking the oil in the HPOP?
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not sure but sounds like a fuel pressure problem, if it sounds like it wants to crank , its probably fuel pressure
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Mine did the exact same thing, I tried everything.. It turned out to be the glow plug relay. It is super easy to replace and once I did she fired up like a champ~!

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Old 02-24-2008, 01:59 PM
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Mine did the exact same thing, I tried everything.. It turned out to be the glow plug relay. It is super easy to replace and once I did she fired up like a champ~!

WFI
his first post he said it shut off going down the road , glow plug relay will not shut the engine off driving
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