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Jeremy, Certified Diesel Technician/Electrician
Category: Ford
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Just rebuilt 1999 f350 7.3 truck plugged everything back in

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just rebuilt 1999 f350 7.3 truck plugged everything back in cranks no fire. has fuel pressure in filter took off cover shot out all over the place. checked glow plug relay working both pcm and idi relays hot and working
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Jeremy replied 1 year ago.

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Do you have a scanner to be able to read the Injection Control Pressure? When you have the engine rebuilt, it loses the oil prime in the top of the engine and can take a lot of cranking to get these going sometimes. What I mean by a lot of cranking, I mean up to 3 minutes. Crank the engine no more than 30 seconds. Let the starter cool for a minute or two and crank again. This will keep the starter from burning up.

Now if the ICP is reading that you have a full 600 psi minimum, then there is another issue. That is where you check that everything is plugged in. IPR, Cam sensor, etc.

When you turn the key on, do you get the buzz test on the injectors? If not, start checking fuses to make sure you didn't pop on for the IDM bu mistake.

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