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

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 130,145 (69,374–217,000)
Engines affected: 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo, 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo
6 model years affected: 1999, 2001, 2006, 2008, more2009, 2010
9 people reported this problem
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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
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.
Truck turns but won't star
Cranks five times and stalls 5 seconds cranks five times stops ect