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post #1 of 21 Old 01-05-2010, 03:33 PM Thread Starter
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do all ford diesels come with block heater`

I have looked all over my motor or a block heater plug and can not find one. my truck is hell to start on a cold morning. does it not have one. thanks
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i think that there are a few that do not have a block heater

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Block Heaters - Yes. I believe that up to the 6.0L, they also came with cords.

On my '01 7.3L, there is an orange cord that starts above the oil filter. Then the cord snakes forward to the bumper. I don't think your 7.3L is different. I could be wrong.


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the heater, i thought would be there, but not neccessarily the wire to it.???

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all 7.3s do but not all 6.0s do the heater is by your starter i dont remember the where they hide their cord but the heater screws in there by the starter just have to follow the cord


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97 was the only year it was an option, I know I had one without it.

Can you leave it plugged in all the time my new truck has one and Ive need used one before.

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^^ Short answer is yes you can. These thing are like 1000W though. Many people put timers on theirs so it starts heating the block about 3 hours before they will need to drive it.


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my 96 doesnt have a block heater .... ???

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My 97 didn't have one and I thought most trucks sold in the south didn't.

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im pretty sure they all came with one, just some came with the cord and some without


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