Engine Cranks but will Not Start - Diesel on Ford F-350 Super Duty

If the engine cranks but will not start, this may be caused by damaged wiring to the high pressure fuel pump. Wiring to the pump can be chafed, which causes the pump to stop working. The chafed wires will need to be accessed and repaired.

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Average mileage: 107,843 (69,374–160,000)
Engine affected: 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo
3 model years affected: 2008, 2009, 2010
8 people reported this problem
5 people shared problem details
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo69,374
The truck just stopped and it will crank but wont start we were thinking it could be the high pressure fuel pump but not sure how to test this ourselves
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo110,000
just died in the parking lot, to find out wires were chaffed from factory and needless to say this factory problem cost me $2500, go figure, way to go ford.
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo
you need new batteries
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo92,000
My Ford F350 diesel won't start after coming home one evening from work . Tried to leave after sitting about three hours and noticed a strong wiring burn smell. The truck is in the shop, and hoping to resolve the issue so I can dump this piece of crap.
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty- 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo160,000
Looks like water in the fuel load 12gal in pecos tx going home stop in fort stuckton tx too get lucnh truck never trun on found water in the Fuel This was 8/7/15 what can i do now
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