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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
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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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I just bought an 04 6.0L and it will not start without cleen

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i just bought an 04 6.0L and it will not start without cleen start. when it does start it seems to idle fine at 650rpm and while in park you can rev it up. put it in drive or reverse and there is no throttle response at all. i am new to diesels and need to be pointed in a direction to start.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Ray M. replied 1 year ago.

Is there a lot of smoke when in gear and trying to accelerate?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
there is no throttle response while in gear at all.
Expert:  Ray M. replied 1 year ago.

does it have the power adjustable pedals?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no it doesnt
Expert:  Ray M. replied 1 year ago.

do you have access to a scan tool to check for trouble codes?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i can probly get my hands on one of those cheap simple code readers but not gonna be anything fancy.
Expert:  Ray M. replied 1 year ago.

That will help, I need to know if it is setting any ICP codes or not.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
there was 11 codes
po113
po262
po271
po277
po2780
po407
po472
po488
po670
po1408
i cleared all of them no difference
Expert:  Ray M. replied 1 year ago.

Most of the codes are for the EGR system, I suspect the EGR valve is partially stuck open, this will cause a hard start and no accell, remove the EGR valve and inspect it, if it is stuck open it needs to be replaced.