Abruptly died, won't re start - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 13 Old 02-21-2011, 10:31 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
diesel73junkie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 382
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Abruptly died, won't re start

Howdy guys..have a new issue with my truck.
early 99 f250 7.3

I was driving yesterday, truck had been running approx. 3mins, when it stalls out and dies. No loud noise or dash lights flickered, just abruptly loses all power.
It tries to crank but just won't start, motor doesn't sound bad when it tries to turn over. Just out of hope the camshaft positioning sensor was replaced, but didn't help any.

The wait to start light will NOT come on, which is very unusual.

Within the last 3 months the truck has gotten a new alternator, new battery's, Air Dog, and an Adrenaline HPOP.

Any help would be appreciated!

Miranda!
99 f250
bone stock
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
diesel73junkie is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 13 Old 02-21-2011, 10:39 AM
Mob boss

 
Jarrod B's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Austin Texas
Posts: 26,951
Thanks: 25
Thanked 29 Times in 27 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 148 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
its a pos early 99....



jkjk


un hook batts for a few mins to reset the computer.

2006 Ford F250 CCSB FX4 6.0

Sold
1997 F350 CCLB 2WD 7.3
1999 F350 CCLB 4WD 7.3
2003 F350 CCLB FX4 6.0



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



LSP Chapter Director

LSP Group Threads

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Jarrod B is offline  
post #3 of 13 Old 02-21-2011, 12:04 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 6,419
Thanks: 7
Thanked 273 Times in 262 Posts
Mentioned: 7 Post(s)
Quoted: 119 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
OK, if you've got no WTS, your PCM isn't running. Most likely a fuse (especially #30-22-19, but check 'em All...) and most likely the fuse that controls your fuel heater in the Filter bowl.

Unplug that heater in the bottom if it turns-out to be the case or it will just blow again.....
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	FuelBowl.jpg
Views:	688
Size:	52.7 KB
ID:	22983  
NoRalPh is offline  
post #4 of 13 Old 02-21-2011, 12:40 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
diesel73junkie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 382
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
That's very funny Jarrod..lol. and tried that, it didn't work. good idea though
NoRalPh..i will try that as soon as i get home. Thanks!!

Miranda!
99 f250
bone stock
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
diesel73junkie is offline  
post #5 of 13 Old 02-21-2011, 01:23 PM
Banned
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Riverside/Norco, Ca
Posts: 3,771
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
agreed, fuel bowl heater.. easy fix.
Dietoremain is offline  
post #6 of 13 Old 02-22-2011, 09:00 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 4
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Not sure if you have a chip but i had a similar issue not to long ago and remebered reading on here about how we should tape our chips into the computer because they tend to loosen with vibration. Should the chip dislodge itself with even just the key in the ignition you can destroy your computer. Well i was stuck in the parking lot at work with no wait to start, so i took the key out gave it a couple minutes for good measure, reached under dash and sure enough chip was almost completey out. Pushed it back in, put key in ignition, and all was fine. Needless to say chip is now tapped in, with alot of tape. I guess the diesel gods were smiling on me.

99 f350
4" lift
guages
4" turbo back exhaust
2000SIERRA is offline  
post #7 of 13 Old 02-23-2011, 11:47 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 20
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Same thing happened to me last night with my 99 F250 7.3. Engine cutoff and when I tried to restart it, I had no WTS light and I didn't hear the fuel pump.
Are those fuses in the engine compartment or inside the cab? Can you point me to any kind of fuse diagram? I just bought the truck a month ago and I don't have the manuals.
rhombus is offline  
post #8 of 13 Old 02-23-2011, 12:12 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
diesel73junkie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 382
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The fuse that fixed mine was #30 underneath the dash in the cab. It's all fixed up now! Thanks guys!

Miranda!
99 f250
bone stock
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
diesel73junkie is offline  
post #9 of 13 Old 02-26-2011, 08:14 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Cape Cod, MA
Posts: 61
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Seems to be a common problem. Happened to me on the top of a bridge. It was definatley fuse 30 under the dash. It's the only 30 amp fuse under there.
FordPowerStroke1986 is offline  
post #10 of 13 Old 03-20-2011, 04:43 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
truck suddenly died

hey guys heres one, my truck died while drivin and wont start,oil pressure guage comes up,tach works,fuel bowl is full, also had cps and injecter drive module replaced, any suggestions.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
01dieselx444

Last edited by 01dieselx444; 03-20-2011 at 04:45 PM. Reason: missed a word
01dieselx444 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome