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F150 four wheel drive: I have a 1998 Ford F-150 4x4 with a

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I have a 1998 Ford F-150 4x4 with a 4.7 triton that punctured the oil filter. Truck was shut down imeadiatly. Changed filter added oil but acts like there is a short and kills the battery whenever you turn it over. Is there a safety reset of some kind?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 5 months ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I can assist you with your question. I can walk you through this diagnoses. Have you checked for power down at the starter?
Expert:  Ray M. replied 5 months ago.
Try turning the engine over by hand, I suspect from what you describe it may be seized.