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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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F250 super duty power stroke: My 97 f250 7.3 stopped on the

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My 97 f250 7.3 stopped on the road as if you turned the ignition off then tried to restart the truck turned over but no start . Towed home and tried to restart then the starter would do nothing but click. I changed the starter, a friend had one laying around,charged batterys and still only a click. I noticed a buzz coming from the speakers when the charger was running with no key in the ignition. I removed the battery cables and test them, it shows I have a dead short in my system. Any ideas other then tracing out every wire on the truck?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  James replied 2 years ago.
Hello and thanks for choosing just answer. Did you test each battery to see if one has a bad cell? Also did you unplug the large wore from the alternative or to see if this makes a difference?