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Old 08-29-2014, 10:32 AM
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97 f350 crew cab drw truck dies like it has ran out of fuel

I have a 97 f 350 it starts and idles fine for as long as u want well 30 min at least cause that's as long as I let it before driving it but I drove it for prob 10 miles and it started shuddering and died like it ran out of fuel so I checked the bowl and it was full I cranked on it with short periods until it started it went another 5 miles and did it again my point is sometimes it will run for days fine and sometimes it does this. Any ideas?
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Probably the CPS and/or UVCH is toast. Welcome to FTE.
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The tach moves while cranking it could that still be the problem? also the wait to start light comes on. It is showing no active codes when scanned.
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Old 08-29-2014, 10:48 AM
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Sounds like a bad cps
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If the CPS is bad or going bad will it throw a code?
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Check to see if the IPR still has the tin nut on it, and it is tight. My 96 C&C would die randomly. Sometimes it would start right back up, and sometimes it woul take several tries. Checked the IPR, and the nut and spacer were MIA. A different IPR, and all is good.
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