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Old January 4th, 2009, 03:01 PM   #1
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Question 1999 F250 Diesel Super-Duty Question

The silly thing won't start even when plugged in. So, hubby's truck isn't so reliable right now and he's having to drive mine which leaves me to drive the old reliable TJ. Poor me.

Anyway, anyone have any ideas? It's has a newer battery. He plugs it in and we still have an issue.
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Old January 4th, 2009, 03:07 PM   #2
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Battery or batteries? Is it cranking and not starting or just not cranking?
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Old January 4th, 2009, 03:12 PM   #3
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if 1 new battery the other is bad also, need 2 good batteries to start the powerstroke, use 2 sets of cables and it should fire.
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Old January 4th, 2009, 03:39 PM   #4
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Hmm. Sorry - yep 2 new batteries within a year. We took care of that already.
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Old January 4th, 2009, 03:43 PM   #5
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So is it cranking slow, not cranking, cranking good then suddenly stopping, cranking good but not starting? Need a little more info to help ya.
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Old January 4th, 2009, 03:44 PM   #6
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Another question. Anyone know where we can download a schematic of the electrical system?
I often think this thing is possessed.
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Old January 4th, 2009, 06:03 PM   #7
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if you give us more info, we might be able to help.
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Old January 4th, 2009, 06:04 PM   #8
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So is it cranking slow, not cranking, cranking good then suddenly stopping, cranking good but not starting? Need a little more info to help ya.
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Old January 22nd, 2009, 07:45 PM   #9
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i can get you the wiring digrams..just need to know what section you need..let me know
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Old January 22nd, 2009, 07:58 PM   #10
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ok so this thread is pretty pointless without any good info on your concern. id knock out my service advisor if they gave me this kind of info on a repair. i have a 99 powerstroke and id be suspect of glow plugs, glow plug relay fuel pump starter clogged fuel filter gelled fuel ect
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Old January 23rd, 2009, 09:30 AM   #11
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with my 02 Powerstroke it got to a point where even plugged in it would not start, no matter how longed i cranked. After some research i tested the glow plug relay. To test, with 1 jumper cable, put it on the first relay after the fuel filter bowl, on the left and right terminals of that relay. Turn to the start position and wait like 20-30 seconds. If it fires right up its the glow plug relay. If not i have no other advice
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