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Old 01-31-2014, 04:36 AM
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6.0L Diesel won't start when warm after hitting a deer

Hey everyone, my first post. I have a 2005 F-250 with the 6.0L diesel. I hit a deer on the right side of the front bumper the other day. Ever since, it takes a long time to get the truck to start when it's warm. When it's cold the glow plug light comes on for the normal 5 seconds or so. When it's warm, the light only stays on for a second. I changed the glow plug relay, but it didn't help. The battery moved back about an inch from the hit, but I just pushed it back in place. Anything particular I should look for?
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I would suspect a damaged/broken STC fitting. I have come across several that the force of impact caused stc fitting failure.
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Old 01-31-2014, 05:47 AM
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I would suspect a damaged/broken STC fitting. I have come across several that the force of impact caused stc fitting failure.
Cool, I'll take a look at that when I get home and report back.
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Old 01-31-2014, 06:17 AM
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Thought the STC fitting was out in the open lol. I see there's tests to check for using a computer scanning program. I have HPTuners, but for GM. Will I be able to check for low ICP, etc using it? Or is it that common of a problem, that a scan usually isn't needed?
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If the battery moved, maybe re-tighten the cables. Might have come just loose enough to look OK, but not make a good connection.
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Old 01-31-2014, 07:05 AM
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If the battery moved, maybe re-tighten the cables. Might have come just loose enough to look OK, but not make a good connection.
Which of the cables? On that battery, there's a large positive with 2 smaller 8 or 10 gauge wires and they feel tight. There's no lack of power turning the engine over with the starter. What's the particular use of the smaller cables? Do they go to the glow plug relay. I couldn't tell without cutting the wrap off the wires.
Also the truck has been getting about 10 mpg and I don't drive it hard. So don't know if something broke from the hit, or if a seal or sensor that was going bad took a crap from the jolt.
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I was just thinking of the main battery terminal connectors.
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It is not so much that the sct will break it will unsnap and creat a small oil leak just enough to keep it from being able to start or keep running.
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