Question about 1999 Ford Super Duty F 450

2 Answers

Hard Starting I have a 1989 Ford F 450 Super Duty 7.3 L DSL. The engine will not start when cranking after it is has sat for a while and the engine is cold. However, if you shoot three shots of engine starting fluid before cranking, it will then start. I am waiting for the glow plug liht to go off, indicating that the plugs are hot. I will not start on it's own, it always requires a couple shots of engine starting fluid. What can be the problem? I am not that familar with Diesel engines, If anyone can give me a few idea to check, I would appreciate it.

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,263 Answers

First thing i would check is if your glow plugs are actually any good. next i would check your injectors, then the injector pump make sure it's got the needed pressure. change the fuel filter and reprime the system. if the problem still occurs then look for leaks on the fuel system considering it will start with ether tells me it's somehow losing it's prime.

Posted on May 17, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I have a 2006 f450 with a 6.0 diesel and I am haveing the same prob can anyone help

Posted on Apr 22, 2012

  • miguelcss1
    miguelcss1 Jul 23, 2012

    6.0 ford diesel engine is the worst engine ford made

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2ooo v10 450 ford super duty cranks but no start what should i do


The first thing to do is to read the engine control module (known as the "PCM") and see if any codes are present that would explain the no start. You do this test with a OBD2 system code reader hooked to the diagnostic connector under the dash or a full service scanner. Next check for fuel, an easy way to see if fuel is the problem is to buy a can of spray starting fluid (ether) from the hardware/auto parts store and spray into the air intake of the engine, if it starts and stalls out right way you have a failed fuel pump or injector circuit issue.

Dec 09, 2016 | Ford Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Www ehow com


Sounds like netural safety switch is out off alignment most off them cannot be realigned you have to get a new one and replace it

Apr 22, 2014 | 2001 Ford Super Duty F 450

1 Answer

Location of 2007 ford e 450 fuel shut off switch lots of cranking power but will not start 4000 miles on the engine


front passanger side floor pannel ... look for the little red tab sticking out of the emergency fuel shut off... an push it back in.

Sep 28, 2010 | 2008 Ford F 450 Super Duty

1 Answer

Troubleshooting starting a 1985 pace arrow motorhome. Charged 3 batteries. Got it started. Couple days later wont turn over.one battery bad so disconnected cables from bad battery and connected to other....


Does it crank over? The battery you unhooked? It was one of the coach batteries right? It has a single battery for the engine and two for the coach?

Jul 10, 2010 | 2001 Ford Super Duty F 450

1 Answer

Focus code u1262 . how can i fix the problem?


I read on a different thread that had the same issue and their fix was replacing the battery. Have your battery checked. The code was given during cranking and starting of the engine.

http://www.fordmondeo.org/forum/showtopic.php?tid/798078/

Mar 18, 2010 | 2001 Ford Super Duty F 450

1 Answer

Black smoke when i start engine, very rough idle.


sounds like possible a sensor went bad or is loosly connected. O2 sensor??? Also check the air filter. Sounds like whatever it is, is making the truck run rich----that would be the black smoke.


Hope this helps

Aug 08, 2009 | 1999 Ford Super Duty F 450

1 Answer

I have a 1999 Ford F450 super duty diesel. It


Replace the glowplug relay.Its faulty.The glow plugs stay on until engine warms up.The engine temp switch then activates the relay to switch off.So it could be the temp switch also faulty.

Jul 17, 2009 | 1999 Ford Super Duty F 450

1 Answer

I have a 1989 Ford F 450 Super Duty, 7.3.L DSL Can you tell me where the Oil Pressure sending unit, and the Water Temp. sending unit are located at on this motor? The Oil Pressure gauge is only fluttering...


oil pressure sending unit is close to oil filter.temp sending unit on front of intake.check fuses for temp sending unit and coolant temp gauges if all is good make sure grounding is good.if grounds good your gauges is faulty.

May 13, 2009 | 1999 Ford Super Duty F 450

1 Answer

Engine cranks but won't start


could be a fuel pump shut off switch needs to be reset or it's reading the computer chip in the key wrong

Nov 24, 2008 | 2006 Ford Super Duty F 450 Drw

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

612 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75005 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5470 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...