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Nate Wiltsie
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Posted - 03/01/2012 :  09:03:45 AM  Show Profile  Visit Nate Wiltsie's Homepage  Reply with Quote
We have a 2009 max force dt that randomly dies at idle, even while moving. Generally starts back up and goes. Any Idea's?

willism
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Posted - 03/01/2012 :  09:09:50 AM  Show Profile  Visit willism's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Able to check for codes?
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Nate Wiltsie
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Posted - 03/01/2012 :  11:16:45 AM  Show Profile  Visit Nate Wiltsie's Homepage  Reply with Quote
EGT not warming up, is the only code. Wondering if there are any known electrical short areas that could be a problem?

Edited by - Nate Wiltsie on 03/01/2012 11:18:24 AM
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willism
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Posted - 03/01/2012 :  12:20:21 PM  Show Profile  Visit willism's Homepage  Reply with Quote
One thing that's not really common but have seen 2 so far was the plastic lower cap that has a heater element gets a pin hole leak and they act similar. But thats 06-07 dt's I forget but I think the max dt's have a different fuel filter assy.
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slippert
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USA
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Posted - 03/01/2012 :  12:31:15 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'd would start by checking the connections and fuse holders in the battery box that feed the ECM and IDM, those were an issue on some of mine. they would act about like what you are saying or just quit and not restart until repaired or doing wiggle test at fuse holder. this was on the 04-08 IC's, haven't had an issue with them yet on the 09 and up's

Edited by - slippert on 03/01/2012 12:33:49 PM
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Nate Wiltsie
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Posted - 03/01/2012 :  7:48:31 PM  Show Profile  Visit Nate Wiltsie's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thank You guys! Your input is very much appreciated.
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Brad Barker
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Posted - 03/05/2012 :  8:08:16 PM  Show Profile  Visit Brad Barker's Homepage  Click to see Brad Barker's MSN Messenger address  Reply with Quote
Is this a CE or RE? If it is a CE check the ignition relay connector pins for being loose (spread).

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districtU46
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Posted - 04/10/2012 :  06:52:45 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"I'd would start by checking the connections and fuse holders in the battery box that feed the ECM and IDM," wouldn't the bus throw a code if it was lacking power to the main computers? like ecm relay voltage low, idm relay voltage low or unexpected reset fault?
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