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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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Same issue as the clicking "in the dash". 2000 F250 7.3. Cam

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Same issue as the clicking "in the dash". 2000 F250 7.3 . Cam sensor? Fuel pump? Other? BTW, I am lucky to get 24 months out of 60 month batteries. Have owned truck since brand new. Thanks.
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: Since I attempted to jumpstart my truck with my Schumacher charger.
JA: Are you fixing your F250 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. I have done all repairs myself since purchased new in 2000. Have replaced alternator, starter solenoid, batteries, and utilize battery maintainers. Truck is babied.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: On last attempt, some smoke came out from radio where the radio is turned on, That is when I stopped. I do have an electronic analyzer and tools.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  James replied 10 months ago.

Hello, does the vehicle start and run normally?