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I have my 97 F250 idle for about 30 minute while I was shovel sand of the bed. All of a sudden, the engine quit and cannot be started since. Oil and fuel filter was changed 12 months ago. They seems to be good. Where to start. Cranking is strong but just won't start. please help.

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Do you have a anti theft key?? If so you may have a bad relay. Also check fuel pressure(if gas engine)

Posted on Oct 07, 2010

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    Thanks for the reply, it is a F25o HD diesel 4x4, and it has not anti-thief key.

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Shoveling and bumping around may have disturbed the inertia switch. It usually doesn't interrupt it unless the force on the vehicle exceeds 3 G's. Check the manual or if it's not available, check the floorboard on the passenger's side. It has a small red button recessed in the top. Push the button to reset it and try starting it again.
Hope that helps. If so please leave positive feedback.

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