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A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE
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I have a 2004 f250 crew cab gas v10. cranks but wont start.

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I have a 2004 f250 crew cab gas v10. cranks but wont start. replaced crank position sensor. no go. was intermittent problem for 2 yrs happened every 6 months or so. I would let it cool off and then would run like a champ. problem happened again 3 days ago but wont start now. was gonna replace idle air control next but thought I would see what you might say first.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  A. Penland replied 1 year ago.

Does the problem happen once the engine has warmed up, or when it is cold or anytime?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
When warmed up and driven a while.
Expert:  A. Penland replied 1 year ago.

Have you checked for fuel pressure at the fuel injectors when the engine will not start?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No....since it was starting after it cooled....thought it would be electronic part....theres a 3" sq box on right fender with cable attached to throttle that get so hot u cant touch it toch it
Expert:  A. Penland replied 1 year ago.

That box is the cruise control servo.

But the fuel pump is electronic and it can heat up and cause a no start problem.