Technical Service Bulletin: 1994-1996 Ford 7.3 L DIT Powerstroke – Hard Start, No Start, Long Crank Time
Reference Number(s): 03-21-11, Date of Issue: October 6, 2003
|FORD:||1994-96 F SUPER DUTY, F-250, F-350; 1995-96 ECONOLINE|
Superceded Bulletin(s): 96-6-7, Date of Issue: March 11, 1996
Hard Start/No Start/Long Crank Time – F-Series Built From 2/9/94 And Econoline Built From 8/94 All With 7.3L DI Turbo Diesel
A no start/hard start and/or long crank time may occur on some vehicles. This may be caused by the glow plug relay.
Install a Glow Plug Relay Kit which has been revised to reduce the possibility of no start/hard start and/or long crank time. Refer to the following for details.
The Glow Plug Relay Kit (F7TZ-12B533-CA) consists of the following:
- One (1) Glow Plug Relay
- One (1) Adapter Wire Assembly
- Two (2) Nuts – 10-32
- Two (2) Nuts – 5/16″-18
- Two (2) Washers
- One (1) Glow Plug Relay Cover
- One (1) Instruction Sheet (I.S. #7152)
Refer to the Instruction Sheet in the kit for installation details.
In addition to the Instruction Sheet, attach the wire adapter connector to the wiring harness conduit using a tie wrap as shown in Fig 1 . Early kits may not contain the tie wrap. Obtain a 152mm (6″) tie wrap locally.
|Part Number||Part Name|
|F7TZ-12B533-CA||Glow Plug Relay Kit|
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