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Old 12-06-2010, 01:12 PM
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Engine block heater plug

Hi guys,
I was reading NCHornet's sticky last night about cold starting. Some real good info there. I was going to buy a block heater but it seams after reading it all my truck should have one.
I looked for the plug today behind the grill.
Is this it?

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If so what the hell are you supposed to plug into that?
What voltage is it?
Being in England we have 240 volt electric. Will that be ok?

Moving on to the glow plug relay mod.
I notice that for once the website to get something for my truck is actually here in the UK so I'll be doing that mod asap.
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Old 12-06-2010, 01:42 PM
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no thats not it that the out side air temp sensor. if ur looking at the front of ur truck it should be through the right side hole in the bumper in that area it should have a 110v plug.
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Old 12-06-2010, 01:46 PM
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It should be tucked in behind the drivers side tow hook, to the left of it if you are looking at it from the front of the truck. Should be an American 3 prong 110v plug ( hot, neutral, ground).
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O ok. When you say hole in the bumper do you mean where the tow hooks are?
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Old 12-06-2010, 02:03 PM
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sorry I didn't see that other post. I've just been out in the cold, well I put my laptop on the table & knocked my full cup of tea all over the freaking table & floor first so that went down well with my girlfriend
I think I've found it just where you said. It looks like its zip tied up. I'll have a look tomorrow.
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Old 12-08-2010, 11:54 AM
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Thanks I found it today. It has a rubber cover on it too. It sais made in Canada on it. I think I'll have to cut that plug off & put something else on as being this side of the pond our electrics are different. Im also going to have to get a 240v to 110v transformer. I saw a thread somewhere last night that I'm sure NC Hornet wrote showing a really cool mod with a plug in the bumper, but I can't find it now. I'm just about to order that Glow plug relay that he sugests as the website is actally here in England for once.
My truck started without a jump start today but only just. I had to wind it over & over untill it finaly burst into life.
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Old 12-08-2010, 12:01 PM
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Here you go man:
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Mine says made in Canada as well, that's not a problem. Just make sure you don't load that heater with 240v lol. I think you have it under control though! Let us know if you need anything else. NCHornet knows his stuff, he is great to deal with!
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Thanks dude
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