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Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Taos, NM so near to heaven so close to Texas
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Is this just a really cold truck/fuel?
It got down to minus 11 here this morning.
Truck was plugged in on my timer that comes ona 4am. Started to get her running about 7:15. She blew white smoke from te beginning so I know she was getting fuel. After about 45min of off and on cranking she turned over and ran for about 20secs and died. More on an off cranking for quite a while and same thing, would turn over then die after 10-30 secs. Then I started getting a little throttle response but she would lope down and die, CEL would come on because she was prob missing a couple 4 cylinders. Now she'll start, run for 20-30 secs then sound like she's missing a couple cylinders, CEl light comes on, she'll fight that for a minute, drop into a normal idle, CEL goes off, then back to missing again.
I'm thinking my old injectors and the cold have things unhappy this morning.
Fuel pressure seems to be about 50psi.
Right now I'm wishing that I had checked to see what the pressure was on this new fuel bowl assembly....
I just walked back outside. She's doing the same thing. What's striking me a really odd is my temp gauge has started moving up past the first line towards the normal range. It usually takes a good 5 miles of driving to do that. It never breaks off the C just at normal idle in the morning...
95 ECLB 4x4
320k kilometers (Canadian truck)
BHAF DIY mod
Diamond Eye 3" downpipe
Western pro-plus plow on an ultra mount
Running Goodyear Dura-tracks on stock rims.
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Last edited by creekfreak; 01-03-2013 at 09:55 AM.