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post #1 of 52 Old 06-13-2013, 11:34 AM Thread Starter
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uvch cause no start?

Connectors that got to the uvch are fried on both plug ins on drivers side could this be my no start?




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From all that i have read, yes, that could cause hard starting/ sometimes no starts. If i am correct, the two outer pins control two cylinder's glow plugs, then the two in from those control the injectors for those two cylinders, and the center is a common ground, so these could very well contribute to your no start. it is also not uncommon for the two plugins on the inside to start arcing out and melt as well. Hope I could Help!

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Well I decide instead of just replacing those connectors I can get the whole uvch and two pigtails for 58 bucks in a kit so I'll probably just do that

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As long as it's not the Dorman kit.

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What's wrong with dorman kit?

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So it is the Dorman kit


They are known for poor performance as the fittings are concerned. Things like the pins in the pigtails not actually touching any metal and causing the same issues but from a different source after install. Pins not tight enough to make good connections under heat to the VC plugs. Stuff like that.

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-6637, CCV, IDM, 6.0 Fan, 49-Federal PCM swap, MAP line Mod
-370 Amp alt., 40k trans cooler, SRP1.1
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Great lol what do you suggest then budget here

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Some Dorman kits are perfectly fine. Use a meter and test everything before you do the install. Easy job and if things look good you should be all right.

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-6637, CCV, IDM, 6.0 Fan, 49-Federal PCM swap, MAP line Mod
-370 Amp alt., 40k trans cooler, SRP1.1
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As long as it gets me through the summer I'm fine this winter hopefully I'll get to pull the motor as planned and freashen it all up paint and all

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Sounds good, so you're going to keep it? Any new pics of you and your work truck?

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-BANKs: downpipe, full exhaust, gauges, test pipes, intercooler
-Irate: T-4 kit, IC pipes, 3" Irate Plenums, BASB Turbo
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-6637, CCV, IDM, 6.0 Fan, 49-Federal PCM swap, MAP line Mod
-370 Amp alt., 40k trans cooler, SRP1.1
-twin on-board air w/ 10 gal. tank

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