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Both IDM and PCM failure?? Really?
OK, here's a stumper...any and all help appreciated. I was driving my late 99 F250 when the low fuel light came on. I drove about 3 miles after the light came on and it sputtered and died at a stop light. I assumed I ran out of fuel but thought it was wierd that I only made it 3 miles after light came on. So anyway, FINALLY got it restarted after lots and lots of cranking (and just a very small amount of starter fluid). I drove it a couple of miles and filled the tank. It drove like garbage...no power...very rough...it then went about 1/2 mile further and died....would not restart after that. Towed it to Ford Dealer.
Dealer calls me back and says both the IDM and the PCM are out and that will be $1750 total. I towed the vehicle home to fix it myself. So here I am.
The wait to start light still acts normal. No SES light has come on at all. The only code the dealer was able to get was P1670 (I think that was it)...the one that is IDM failure.
So I thought I ran out of fuel and now am told it is $1750 to fix it. HELP PLEASE!!! I've ordered a reman IDM, but before I throw money at it I would appreciate some input.