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My Ford F350 won't start in the morning. If I raise the hood…

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My Ford F350 won't start...
My Ford F350 won't start in the morning. If I raise the hood & wait about 10 minutes, the
truck will start. I've replaced the ECM, ignition switch, MAP sensor, temp sensor, therm-
ostat, high pressure fuel pump & the distributor.
Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Ford
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
It's a gasoline 460 cubic inch with dual gas tanks.
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Ford Mechanic: Jeremy, Certified Diesel Technician/Electrician replied 8 months ago
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I also see you have done quite a bit. Was a vacuum test done on this vehicle?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I'm ASE certified in brakes, front end & engine repair. No vacuum test was done. I live in Tenn. but am here in
Colorado until August 20. The truck had a 195 degree thermostat in it but I put in a 160 degree & drove it for
awhile. When this happened, I went back to a 195 degree thermostat.
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I'm in Colorado on vacation until August 20. The truck is in Tennessee. Can we put this on hold
until I return? Philip Lawrence
Ford Mechanic: Cary York,
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
A vacuum test was done. It's got 20 inches at idle.
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