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post #1 of 3 Old 01-25-2013, 12:56 PM Thread Starter
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04 hard start even in warm temp.

I have an 04 4X4 excursion. Hard to start cold no matter what outside temp. If I plug in block heater at night it starts right up. I am thinking glow plugs, but it is even hard to start in 90 degree temps. After running for 15 min or so restart is easy unless sits for 5 or 6 hours.
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Have you tested your FICM? Mine had similar issues and it ended up being the FICM.


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Have you read this yet:

No start issue? Look here.

If not, that's where I would start. Also, do you have some sort of monitor on it to read some parameters?
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