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Question Dash light now reads "Hard To Start"

02 550 7.3 After having axle rolled forward, chassis shortened and side boxes installed,truck now is a hard starter,will not idle,runs rough, until warm,departure time from wait to start until moving without stalling, approx 15-20 min.Norcal owner 45 degree mornings?????????

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did they mess with the fuel tank? otherwise check for any damaged components where they were working.

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Hey thanks FDD for the input,yes they shortened fuel line but did not remove tank,I have also heard that excessive welding on a chassis can mess up electrical parts on the vehicle,is this true?
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Hey thanks FDD for the input,yes they shortened fuel line but did not remove tank,
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I have also heard that excessive welding on a chassis can mess up electrical parts on the vehicle,is this true?
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I would kill for 45 degree mornings right now

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