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Old 07-16-2011, 08:20 AM
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Drove my truck yesterday and everything was fine. Tried to start it this morning and it won't. It turns over fine and seems like it almost catches, but just won't start...any ideas? Thanks in advance.
 
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Old 07-16-2011, 08:41 AM
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Look in the Tech Folder up top in this forum.... it says READ FIRST! There is a procedure for "NO START".
 
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Old 07-16-2011, 12:47 PM
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The past two times I've filled my tank, the fuel gauge didn't register correctly and showed only about a quarter of a tank. After driving for awhile, it eventually registered correctly. I'm thinking I may have a bad fuel pump.
 
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The past two times I've filled my tank, the fuel gauge didn't register correctly and showed only about a quarter of a tank. After driving for awhile, it eventually registered correctly. I'm thinking I may have a bad fuel pump.
mine does the same with the fuel gauge sometimes its fairly common and I dont think its causing your no start but I could be wrong

when you cyclew the key to on can you hear the injectors buzz and the fuel pump run????? the fuel pump under the driver door on the frame

have you changed fuel filters in awhile

scan for codes
 
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Do you fill the fuel tank with the engine running or the ignition switch left on? If so, it messes with the gauge for a while.....
 
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Old 07-17-2011, 09:33 AM
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Normal for fuel gauge to read wrong when the key is on acc.position.Wife turns the radio on when I am filling up just to **** me off. Thinks it funny after putting $75 and its still at halve full mark.
 
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Old 07-17-2011, 10:08 AM
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Thanks to all who tried to help. I was certain it was not a fuel filter problem, but since it is about time, I replaced them this morning. Truck still doesn't start and, since the upper filter cannister is full of fuel, I guess it may be the HPOP. My next action is to have it hauled to the dealer for repair and then to start looking for a new truck.

I only have about 75,000 miles on this truck, but I don't have enough confidence in it to put it on the road towing my fifth wheel.
 
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Did you look through the no-start thread in the Tech folder?
 
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Old 07-19-2011, 06:47 PM
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Problem solved. It's a faulty FICM. My nephew is a diesel tech at a Ford dealer so it'll only cost me roughly $600.00 for the repair. Thanks to all for your input.
 
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Problem solved. It's a faulty FICM. My nephew is a diesel tech at a Ford dealer so it'll only cost me roughly $600.00 for the repair. Thanks to all for your input.

good deal and even found a cheap mechanic Id be keeping it

I beleive 30%-40% of all the bad that we hear is from dishonest mechanics taking advantage of people changing parts
they know the average joe dont know squat about these 6.0s there really not bad trucks
 

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