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Jeremy, Certified Diesel Technician/Electrician
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I have a 98 Ford super duty 350 it's not starting it kicked

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I have a 98 Ford super duty 350 it's not starting it kicked once but didn't start wearing my battery down would it help if I pulled The water in fuel stick with that prime the engine?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Jeremy replied 1 year ago.

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Is this gas or diesel? I'm presuming diesel since you mentioned water in fuel

Do you have a check engine light? Diesels take a little bit more to diagnose and with that engine, it needs a scanner put on to check the oil pressure reading on the ICP sensor when cranking. If that reading is low, the truck will never start.

You mentioned it did start once, but how ong did it run?

Do one quick check. Look in the fuse panel in the cab of the truck at the fuse for the fuel heater circuit. It will be fuse 22. It is a 30 Amp fuse. It should be the top right fuse. If it is blown, the truck will not start. Check it first. They are common to blow in the winter due to a bad fuel heater element.

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Expert:  Jeremy replied 1 year ago.

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