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Ignition lockout after having both batteries disconnected…

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Ignition lockout after having...

Ignition lockout after having both batteries disconnected for an extended period of time

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?

Batteries are ok

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2008 f450 6.4 L

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F450 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Disconnected batteries, key to start position, reconnect batteries

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Reason for battery disconnect was EGR delete. Prior to that fan clutch wiring harness was severed by fan blades causing engine shutdown, crank, no start condition

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Can you better define ignition lockout?

Will it crank?

Is the check engine light on with the key in the run position?

What is the theft light doing with the key in the run position?

Any aftermarket electronic things on this truck?

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