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post #1 of 8 Old 03-05-2008, 02:33 AM Thread Starter
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cant get to work!!!

everything was FINE there was no prelude to this...i go out to start my truck and everything was normal, the wait to start light worked as normal. when i start turning the engine over the wait to start light turns back on and goes DIM and something starts clicking and it will NOT start. i cant get to work!

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where has all my mileage gone....
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post #2 of 8 Old 03-05-2008, 02:43 AM
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Sounds like batterys are dead

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oh yeah i forgot to say in there, the truck turns over ok. it just doesnt fire up

99.5/01 F250 SD 4x4 SOF ext. cab short bed
90,000 on the engine and 253 on the truck
aftermarket:
Intake(DIY/TYMAR)
Foil Delete...(no difference noticed)...
Tires
Tint
Gooseneck hitch
Tow package
Headlights
Exhaust(kat and muffler delete)
2" leveling kit by AAA spring(local)
tranny w/triple disc tq
edge juice w/attitude
where has all my mileage gone....
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sounds like gpr or cps has gone south for the winter..my 2 cents..

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i believe if you arent getting a full 12V or something from the battereis it wont start bud. put it on a charger, or try new batteries.

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sounds like you want to play hookie lol.

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sounds like you want to play hookie lol.
haha, yeah right... cant afford to miss work lol, how would i fuel up my truck so i could go to work tomorrow? jk, well i got it started i had it hooked up to a charger for a couple hours and had my brother come and put jumper cables on it at the same time, and it fired up. i didn't think it was the batteries cuz they are about 2 months old and still under the 2 year warranty...but anyways thanks guys and its off to work! im only about 4 hours late...

99.5/01 F250 SD 4x4 SOF ext. cab short bed
90,000 on the engine and 253 on the truck
aftermarket:
Intake(DIY/TYMAR)
Foil Delete...(no difference noticed)...
Tires
Tint
Gooseneck hitch
Tow package
Headlights
Exhaust(kat and muffler delete)
2" leveling kit by AAA spring(local)
tranny w/triple disc tq
edge juice w/attitude
where has all my mileage gone....
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ok I finally found the problem.... Rwalker you were right...while my batteries tested good, the cables themselves were not carrying the load. I replaced my battery cables and connections and cleaned the battery posts really well. She fired right up with no problems and hasnt "clicked" since.

99.5/01 F250 SD 4x4 SOF ext. cab short bed
90,000 on the engine and 253 on the truck
aftermarket:
Intake(DIY/TYMAR)
Foil Delete...(no difference noticed)...
Tires
Tint
Gooseneck hitch
Tow package
Headlights
Exhaust(kat and muffler delete)
2" leveling kit by AAA spring(local)
tranny w/triple disc tq
edge juice w/attitude
where has all my mileage gone....
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