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Old 01-03-2013, 03:07 PM
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Starting problem (not cold related I dont think)

It was 10 deg out this morning when I tried to start the truck. I have new GPR, Starter, Batteries, and GP's. Its been starting fine when cold.
However this morning it would not and drained batteries after about 5 attempts at 30 sec intervals.
I decided for some reason to check engine oil. It was barely on stick! After adding 4 quarts it was up to acceptable spot on stick. During this time the batteries have been charging with charger.
After 5 hours on charger I decide to try it..... Starts right up.

Could low oil have caused the starting problem? Or any other suggestions?
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Old 01-03-2013, 05:48 PM
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Question starting problem

I believe if main sump gets low the HPOP gets no oil, no injectors will work
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Old 01-03-2013, 05:56 PM
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I thought I'd heard something like this before also.
Hmmmm..... Where did all of my oil go,haha
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Old 01-03-2013, 05:57 PM
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I've drove my truck on oil 7qts low. So idk if that was it or not.

I made my Samsung SGH-I997 send this.
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Old 01-03-2013, 06:01 PM
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Well shoot, IDK where to start then.
Maybe it was a 1 time thing and wont do it again
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My buddies p.s. van had had starting and dying issues. Added oil and its fine although on startup it should be at its highest level i would think. Who knows. I would worry about where the oil went as long as it starts.
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