Engine Cranks but will Not Start - Diesel on Ford F-250 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.

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 79,085 (12,000–152,000)
Engines affected: 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo, 7.3L V8 Diesel Turbo
6 model years affected: 2000, 2006, 2008, 2009, more2010, 2014
12 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty- 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo12,000
Engine crank but not start
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty- 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo152,000
The engine died would not start
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty- 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo102,000
Parked vehicle, when I came back the engine would crank but would not start.
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty- 6.4L V8 Diesel Turbo128,000
My truck will not start after it's been turned off unless I let it sit for an hour or two. It will turn over but not start. I have not had this problem fixed yet.
Related Items:
Especially while sitting and idleing I will notice the engine rpms fluttering and even while dr...
A defective idler pulley and / or belt material can cause a chirp or squeak noise from the engi...
Using the correct oil for this engine is critical. Improper engine oil can foam in the high pre...
The high pressure diesel fuel injection pump may fail, resulting in a "no start" condition.
Software enhancements are available to remedy inconsistency and confusion about the Diesel Part...

Related Content