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Turn off the truck, it will not start.

I drive the truck for about 1 hour, then I park it and when I come back it will not start. I wait for about 15 minutes then it will start. Sometimes it takes 8 hours to start. The truck is overheating so I replace the thermatostate, and the thing on the side next to the battiery, the battiery was replace as well. I still have the same problem. The Ford dealer repail shop said I should replace the radiator.

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  • swea420 Jan 29, 2009

    I had to leave it in a parking lot last night. If it starts this morning I will check it out.

  • swea420 Jan 30, 2009

    I left it overnight at the parking lot. It would not start. I had it tow to the service center. The mechanic drove it in to the repair shop. I am mad, the truck work for the mechanic but it wouldn't work for me.

    He told me he tap the starter and that was the problem. Then he found a bunch of other problems that need to be taken care of for a total of about $800.

    Towing plus repairs = over $400.00

    I have to learn how to be a mechanic.

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It could be the water pump going bad...did the dealer even check that out for you? the water pump is alot cheaper than a new radiator

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