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Old 05-20-2014, 05:28 PM
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Not starting: No crank, no dash lights, help

Hi All,
New to the forum. I have a 2000 F250 7.3 manual tranny that was put away for winter storage and now will not start. Need it to get my weekend work done now that the snow is finally gone.

Symptoms:
- not cranking
- no dash lights (no oil light, battery light, etc.)
- radio works
- head lights work
- key buzzer works
- can hear clicking when turn key (assume solenoid OK)

Put in two new batteries, fully charger and terminals are clean.

Where should I start looking? Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-20-2014, 09:24 PM
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check fuse #30.
im guessing the wait to start light doesnt come on right?

my guess is the fuel heater shorted out and blew the fuse.
the fuse is for the pcm, and fuel heater.
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Old 05-27-2014, 05:56 PM
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Thanks blue99stroker, yes Wait to Start light does not come on.

Finally got around to it over the weekend.

Pulled out fuse #30 under the dash and visually checked. Looks good.

Any other thoughts?
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