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Engine dying My 2002 Ford F250 with a 7.3 liter diesel engine will die, without sputtering as I,m driving. Sometimes it will start again as I'm coasting but I usually have to pull over and it will restart in a minute or two. Another thing it's been doing as I'm driving is the guages and the radio will cut off and then in a few minutes resume normal operation. The Ford tech said this was the computer resetting itself. Could these two problems be related.

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  • LeRoy Wolf Jul 22, 2008

    I neglected to mention that I have a 7.3 liter diesel engine. Does your solution include the diesel?

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2009

    my 1998 e350 cts out going down the road. It has 7.3 diesel in it. It shuts down and stats right back up.The dash lights come on during this, but go off when it resumes. I scanned it and no codes are present.

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It sounds like the cam sensor (also called "crank sensor") needs to be replaced. Mine has gone out twice &i t's common. In fact, Ford has a recall on this item. To do it yourself, it costs about $30 at a parts store & takes about 15 minutes to replace. Very easy!

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