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Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Experience:  Lead technican at Astleford international trucks
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I just installed a brand new from ford complete 6.4 motor in

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I just installed a brand new from ford complete 6.4 motor in a 09 f550 I also installed a new starter(and no it was not a ford factory starter) when it starts the starter is hanging so I got a mother one from the part store and it is still hanging what I'm I missing thank you for the help
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 10 months ago.

hi im alex, were there shims? did you transfer those?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I didn't see any are there usually some on a 6.4 motorI have replaced quite a bit of starters on those Moter I never seen a shims
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 10 months ago.

i thought there was, mabey not, if you rig up a test light to the signal terminal does it stay lit after you stop cranking? mabey the relay is sticking

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No it turns off
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 10 months ago.

ok , ring gear possibly different?

Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 10 months ago.

wrong nose cone or ring gear are about the only 2 things left i can think of

Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 10 months ago.

this is the diesel i was thinking 5.4, yes there are no shims on the 6.4

Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 10 months ago.

what did you find?