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97 e-350 with fuel light coming on and engine shutting down.

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97 e-350 with fuel...

97 e-350 with fuel light coming on and engine shutting down. Replace filter didnt seem bad.

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

It's a 7.3 diesel. Last night I had to stop many times to get home when engine shutt off would let cool 15 to 20 mintues then would run right for awhile.

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If you are referring to the water in fuel light and not the low fuel light, then you bought bad fuel and the fuel will need to e drained out and fresh fuel put in.

If you are referring to the low fuel light, there is something going on in the tank with the fuel sending unit.

Either way, the tank will need to be dropped for further evaluation of the fuel. This os not going to be a simple fix by just swapping the fuel filter or running fuel cleaner in the tank, unfortunately.

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