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I have a 2003 ford f250 that cranks and won't start. I have replaced all the glow plugs and the relay and also keep it plugged in at all times. Any clues? And the engine light is on as well. Could it possible be the CPS sensor?

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Instead of going crazy and throwing parts at it, buy or rent a scan tool.

Posted on Mar 12, 2011

  • napasandy Mar 12, 2011

    I work at a parts store and wasnt looking for a smart*** comment I was looking for a solution and somebody that knows about 7.3 diesals

  • Aaron Mar 12, 2011

    That wasn't intended as a smart*** comment. How am I to know you work at a parts store. The only information I have is what you typed in your question. From what I read it seemed like an inexperienced person was guessing at what was wrong and replacing parts without inspecting/testing them. Seeing as you workbatca parts store, i assume you have at least some experience with diagnostic/repair work. I also assume you know that if the light is on, then the computer is seeing a fault with a sensor or a problem with the truck, and will set a fault code. Any professional mechanic, gasoline or diesel, will always check for codes before starting any repair, the point of onboard diagnostics is to make it easier to find problems. I meant no disrespect and didn't intend to imply you don't know what you're doing. Good luck with your repair.

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