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Old 01-13-2011, 11:10 AM
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WTS light flashed...

Question!

I found the block heater cable last night, and was tugging on it a bit to find the head. I found it fine.

It was down in the 30's last night. This morning I went to start the truck and the WTS light only flashed on and truck won't start. I plugged it in for two hours but still no start. The WTS light hasn't come back on all day.

I also accidentally ran it till it was empty the other day and started it with a little starter fluid spray.-Could that have done something?

I checked the fuses in the cab but they seem to be fine- Also I can't find a fuse diagram so I don't really know if I put the correct fuses in!-

Could me pulling around under there have done something to the Glow Plugs or something?

Any ideas why the light flashed and now won't start and WTS light no longer comes on?

Please help!
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Old 01-13-2011, 11:13 AM
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Question!

I found the block heater cable last night, and was tugging on it a bit to find the head. I found it fine.

It was down in the 30's last night. This morning I went to start the truck and the WTS light only flashed on and truck won't start. I plugged it in for two hours but still no start. The WTS light hasn't come back on all day.

I also accidentally ran it till it was empty the other day and started it with a little starter fluid spray.-Could that have done something?

I checked the fuses in the cab but they seem to be fine- Also I can't find a fuse diagram so I don't really know if I put the correct fuses in!-

Could me pulling around under there have done something to the Glow Plugs or something?

Any ideas why the light flashed and now won't start and WTS light no longer comes on?

Please help!
Check fuse #22 and see if it's blown. Should be a 30a maxi fuse. If it's blown, your fuel heater in the filter housing is shorted out. Unplug the heater, replace fuse and should be good to go.
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Old 01-13-2011, 11:51 AM
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Thanks for the quick response!

I checked all the fuses (i think haha) but I don't have a fuse diagram and can't seem to find one online anywhere...there's a chance I didn't put the right fuses to begin with...

They all seem to be fine though.

I don't know how to check connections for fuel heater or glow plugs.

It is possible I accidentally loosened something? How can I find where the plugs are?
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Thanks for the quick response!

I checked all the fuses (i think haha) but I don't have a fuse diagram and can't seem to find one online anywhere...there's a chance I didn't put the right fuses to begin with...

They all seem to be fine though.

I don't know how to check connections for fuel heater or glow plugs.

It is possible I accidentally loosened something? How can I find where the plugs are?
Fuse 22 is under the hood. It will be a big 30 amp maxi fuse. I'll see if I can find a diagram or pic. of the connection at the fuel filter housing.
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Check out post number 2. Has a pic. of the fuel bowl and connections.
30 amp GPR Fuse Blowing
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Old 01-13-2011, 01:07 PM
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Thank you so much!

Yes that WAS the blown fuse I replaced it but it's not starting. LOL I'm late to pick up my wife and I'm frantically trying to understand why...am I supposed to replace fuse and unplug then replug something back in?
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Thank you so much!

Yes that WAS the blown fuse I replaced it but it's not starting. LOL I'm late to pick up my wife and I'm frantically trying to understand why...am I supposed to replace fuse and unplug then replug something back in?
Unplug the fuel heater and THEN replace the fuse. If you replace the fuse before unplugging the heater, it will blow the new fuse as soon as the key is turned on.
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After you unplug the heater and replace the fuse, DO NOT reconnect the heater. Just leave it unplugged.
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Gotcha thanks!

Now if I could only figure out where to unplug LOL

I read through that other post...

I'm a newbie to all things mechanical...

I can't find what to unplug though...
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