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post #1 of 8 Old 01-29-2007, 02:38 PM Thread Starter
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96 ps no start

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I have a 96 ps. I was getting alot of white smoke when it was cold the last couple weeks. Went to start it the other morning and it started hard and alot of smoke for about one minute then it died. Now the wait to start light does not come on at all and it want start. I changed the GP relay and nothing.
Any ideas.. I just brought 8 glow plugs but one thing is bothering me is why the wait to start light is not coming on now? The batteries are new
Please help thank you!!!!!!
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check your fuses! Any codes?
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have a buddy turn the key on while you probe the GP relay and make sure you are getting 12v to the control side (small wire on the S terminal)

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i am thinking that it may not be your glow plugs/relay, once your engine is started you don't need the plugs anymore. you may have a fuel system problem. main fuel pump/turbo/injectors.

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sounds like a shorted fuel heater to me....
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sounds like a shorted fuel heater to me....
What do you recommend in doing?
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Unplug it, it's down low on the fuel filter housing. I did the same to mine and haven't had a problem. Last I talked to International, they were on national backorder.

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I had a similar problem and it was just a blown fuse.

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