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7.3 IDI died after fuel filter change, and Hello :)

Hi everybody, Glenn here in central Arkansas. Used to be in Idaho, but moved here a few years ago...

I've got a 94 7.3 IDI Turbo 4x4 CC automatic with 240k miles on it.
The truck had been sitting for a couple of years, but a new neighbor needs a truck, so I'm going to sell it to him. We put 2 new batteries in it and it fired right up.
He changed the fuel filter, fired it up and drove down the road, the fuel filter light came on and it died and won't start back up.
somebody cranked on it for quite awhile and the batteries are way down, so we're charging them over night and will hit it in the morning to see what's wrong.
My guess is that it's a fuel shut off thing, maybe a wire got pinched or pulled off or ???

I looked at all the fuses, but didn't see any blown.
What voltage am I supposed to get on the injection pump fuel shutoff solenoid?
Can I put a 12v jumper wire on it to see if that's the problem?

Any ideas on where to start and what to look for?

I'd appreciate any help.

Thanks much.
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