Is there any way the oil pump can be checked if the truck does not start.I have been told by a mechanic that either the oil pump is not working or it is leaking(0 rings)How can I believe him if he says it is the oil pump.I was told the pump is worth $1400.00
engine wont start. on 2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty
by Visitor in Las Vegas, NV on April 04, 2011
ANSWER by DaveJHM on April 05, 2011
High pressure oil pumps are not common causes of failure on the 6.0L Diesel. There is a branch tube that when separated causes excessive cranking times due to low oil pressure to high pressure system issues. This doesn't sound like your problem. I would recommend a second opinion - try to find someone who has serious experience with these challenging - yet very fixable engines.
ANSWER by ricky27 on December 09, 2013
check your IPR that's what it means further more you need a VARUS scanner to diagnose if they don't have one keep on going or your gonna get ripped off
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