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7.3 will not start

I have a 2000 7.3 F250 that suddenly will not start. Batt's are new and replaced starter. When I turn the key everything cycles like it should bur I get nothing when I turn the key. Like I said I tried putting a new starter in and that was a little spendy any ideas would be great.
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have you changed the Cam Position Sensor? if not, go to your local Ford dealer, there is a recall on that part for 1997's and newer. it's free to you.

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I have replaced the cam position sensor already! Thanks though.
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No, When I turn the key the glow plug indicator activates and cycles. then I get nothing when I turn the key.
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well if its not turning over then maybe your not getting power to the starter?
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Correct, Do these have nutral safety swithches that go bad or is there a cylanoid relay?
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you know you could of got a bad cps ford is giving out crap replacements as well.


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When it went bad before the motor would still turn over. Would the cps not alow the motor to actually turn over?
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ive heard it will lock the motor and not turn over, that didnt happen to mine , but my friends "x" wouldnt move he had to have it towed to ford.


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