04 Excursion long crank time - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old 09-23-2012, 10:48 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
spettit379's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 20
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
04 Excursion long crank time

My 04 Excursion cranks a long time before starting. especially when it's sat for several hours. I always wait until the glow plug light goes out before cranking but it seems to take a while. It also has the clicking noise after I shut it off as if something is still on under the hood. When it's been run it fires right up. Also sometimes it takes off like a bat out of hell but at other times it seems the throttle response is not as crisp. Any ideas?
spettit379 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old 09-24-2012, 06:06 PM
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: maryville, tn
Posts: 39
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 2
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
ficm or injectors probably, check the voltage at the ficm (plenty of how to vids on youtube if you need them). my 03 f250 had the same type problems and it turned out to be stiction in the injectors. given that it starts better when warm id bet its the injectors, try hotshot secret or cetain booster to clean them, both are cheaper than dealer diagnostic and injector replacement.
chris1221 is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

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


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

Email Address:


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