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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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My 6.0 2004 diesel starts then dies the top filter is

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my 6.0 2004 diesel starts then dies the top filter is draining fuel somewhere i can fill the canister and it drains down slowly if it does start it seems to be running fine.
JA: What size is your engine?
Customer: 6.0 2004
JA: What is the model of your '04 Ford?
Customer: f250 super duty
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes i can tell its getting air in top filter but not sure why
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: if it set for several days problem first showed up but would still start so air problem getting worst and won,t start now lower pump is pumping for twenty seconds as suppose to and has been replaced before pickup has141000 miles on it
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  roy replied 8 months ago.

good afternoon my name is ***** ***** I will assist

are you sure air is being pumped into the filter??

if it is then there is something wrong in the tank