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One cylinder doesn't fire on cold start. Glow plug?
Purchased the truck in summer, and as winter started to set in, when it got colder, it sounds like one of the cylinders does not fire right away on start up.
My only other experience with a diesel, winter, and glow plug failure was my 1981 VW Rabbit. Loved that thing, but it's not quite the same as the 6.0.
Wondering if someone can point me in a direction. I've done some searching and reading, and read everything from GP harness, to relay, to "meh" it's nothing really.
I'm thinking it sounds like a glow plug is not living up to standards, but I'm looking for some opinions and advice on how to identify and test.
I've scanned and there are no codes.
After about 5 to 10 seconds it clears up and runs like a champ.