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Old 04-25-2010, 04:47 PM
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Starting and Shutting off

So I just picked up my first diesel truck....01 f250, 7.3, 6spd...only 62K on it!!

Anyway, I am hearing a lot of different things about starting and shutting off these motors. Right now, this is my daily driver, and I go around town, but usually go no farther than about 15 miles from home. The truck is always in its normal operating range when I shut it, but should I be leaving it running? Or is it ok to turn these motors on and off?

I live in Eastern PA...so its gets cold,but not Canada cold, and the truck warms up pretty quick.
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Old 04-26-2010, 02:31 PM
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Let it cool down for 20-30 seconds untill you get guages..
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Old 04-26-2010, 02:42 PM
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yup what he said. btw 62k WOOOOOOOOOAH low miles.
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