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Engine cranks but will not start unless you press the gas pedal

 
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Old 06-04-2016, 12:59 AM
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Engine cranks but will not start unless you press the gas pedal

I have a 96 Ford F-250 7.5L that wont start unless I press the gas pedal then runs fine. Any suggestions?
 
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Old 06-04-2016, 10:24 AM
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Do you have to lightly press the pedal or put it to the floor? If you have to put it to the floor, that turns the injectors off which means it is trying to start with too much fuel. Check the coolant temp sensor.
 
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Old 06-04-2016, 02:22 PM
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I agree with bigredtruck & IIRC simply removing the 2 wire connector from the sensor should lean it out and allow it to start.
 
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Old 06-04-2016, 05:46 PM
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Check for codes...

They exist even IF the CEL isn't illuminated.
 
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Old 06-05-2016, 12:44 AM
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I have to push the pedal to the floor. Thanks guys that was helpful. Will defiantly look into the temp sensor.
 
 
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