F250 powerstroke on startup the starter engaged and wld not stop
Startup on a cold morning the ignition engaged the starter and would not disengage. The only way I could stop the starter was to disconnect the battery cables. Even with the ignition key removed it would not stop. I installed a new starter and cellinoid about 3 weeks ago. The ignition key did not seem to have the normal push back to neutral after releasing the twist to engage the starter.
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I just replaced my 2004 durango fan clutch and the new fan clutch will not disengage. The fan keeps runnning very loud i have replaced the new one already still doing the samething. Do i have a bad clutch or do i need to have the vehicle idle looked at
I guess what your doing is disconnecting the battery to stop the starter from grinding, on the starter solenoid sit on the fire wall there a small wire that just plug's into the solenoid that wire come's from the ignition switch, disconnect it connect battery if starter till stays engage it's not the switch it's the starter, also try checking voltage at that small wire should only have voltage with key to start only, also try hitting the starter some time that will disengage it, but more then likely bad starter, good luck, hope this was very helpful.
I have a 2000 F250 with Powerstroke and my buddy has a 02 with same engine. Both of us have had the same problem. There are two coils (look like starter coils) on top of the engine that can be seen from the passenger side of the truck. The shorter of the two, has to do with supplying voltage to the glow plugs. When this coil gets older, it breaks down causing a higher resistance in the circuit. Which reduces the volts that the glow plugs see. In turn resembles a problem with the plugs. My buddy and I changed the coils and both trucks start like new. The part cost $80-$90. and can be changed in less than 5 minutes. Glow plugs are a lot bigger job and more expensive.