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Old 09-30-2012, 05:48 PM
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Need help ASAP!!!!!!

Hey guys,
I have an 01 f250 7.3. So I'm driving down the road yesterday, and my gauges start going crazy(RPM goes to zero when I hit the gas, and goes up to 1500 when off the throttle, speedometer stays at zero, all other gauges are all over the place). It didn't effect the driving so I just went home and parked her, well when I went to start it today, it wouldn't start.... So I charged the battery, it started, I drove it around the block, and same thing started happening again with the gauges. When I pulled in the driveway and turned it off and went to restart, It wouldnt start again.

Any thoughts on this or what it might be?
I appreciate it.
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Old 09-30-2012, 08:56 PM
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Sounds like PCM? Any Check enging lights before guages went haywire? if so Maybe have it put on a computer and have read
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Old 09-30-2012, 09:12 PM
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sounds like you have a wiring short, kinda sounds like what happened to my bro in laws truck, it ended up being the wire to the o/d button breaking in the middle of the shift lever and shorting itself out and ended up not allowing the alternator to work so he ended up stranded after awhile.
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X2 on the OD wires causing this. Have a read through here -> https://b7445ba3-a-62cb3a1a-s-sites....attredirects=0
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