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Old 01-28-2010, 07:19 PM
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NEED SOME HELP!!!

Ok i have an 05 E-350 Van 6.0l!! my problem is it cranks and doesnt start ive checked everything and so far replaced the EOT and the Glow plug relay! Still doesnt fire! If you plug it into an outlet and let it sit for a couple of hours it starts right up!! Leave it parked in witout being plugged in and it doesnt start!! Any thoughts?? Plase help ASAP!!!!!
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Old 01-28-2010, 07:32 PM
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You said you replaced the gp relay but what about the glow plugs themselves?
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Old 01-28-2010, 08:58 PM
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You said you replaced the gp relay but what about the glow plugs themselves?
Didnteplace thelowplugs but i took some out and they seemto be working!! Why would it only start plugged in? Other than the relay what makes the glow plugs work?
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Old 01-29-2010, 10:48 AM
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Any clues? Seems like the injectors aren't firing! LMK
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Old 01-29-2010, 11:07 AM
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if it fires only after being plugged in, it should have all to do w/ heat= somethings wrong in your gp system... if you haven't already searched this site for ways to diagnose that system, I'd start there
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I have the same issue with an 06 E450 van body. I bought a stancor relay for it and was trying to do the install today but it seems to be totally different then it is on the 7.3l. Trying to figure this one out myself. good luck
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Old 02-04-2010, 01:24 PM
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Still no start guys!! I have a FCIM performancde code!! Only fires after being plugged in!!
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Old 02-04-2010, 06:59 PM
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Still no start guys!! I have a FCIM performancde code!! Only fires after being plugged in!!
Ahhh the dreaded P0611 FICM death code. Chalk it up to another classic FICM failure on a 6.0L.
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Old 02-05-2010, 05:39 PM
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Ahhh the dreaded P0611 FICM death code. Chalk it up to another classic FICM failure on a 6.0L.
So i thought if a FICM was no good the bus wouldn't start at all!! It starts when plugged in!?!
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Old 02-05-2010, 06:46 PM
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FICM failures will show up in MANY forms. Some will cause absolute no-starts. Some will cause the engine to run very poorly. Some won't even produce symptoms perceptible at all, until the three voltages are monitored.
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