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post #1 of 11 Old 01-13-2009, 06:48 PM Thread Starter
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Cold Weather ?

So i plug my truck in almost every night now and now it is -20 outside like it was this morning and the trucked started but ran like crap for like half a min. Like when first started the rpms when up 2 like 2 grand but drop after maybe 10 seconds. Just wondering if my block heater is even working.

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Also look at the mods i don't think they make it easier 2 start in this cold weather. Just wanna make sure the block heater is working.

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Is your EBPV working?If so,it should help with the warm up.


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Don't have one delete that.

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if you wanna know if its working grab the plug where its plugged into the extension cord it should be warm.. or reach in and touch the engine block before you start it it should be warm


if the plug and block are cold to the touch it aint working

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where should i grab the motor its beens pluged in right now and i needa go out for a cig so i could check right now.

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Anywhere really. Best place would be right next to where the heater is in the block.

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right near the starter or anywhere close to the frost plugs.. check the cord/plug first its easier

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Ya but like 2 remind u that its -20 so gonna touch the block but i don't know if i wanna even go outside because its f***** cold.

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hahahaha Its cold here too ..I know how ya feel its -2F here not factoring in the wind chill ...LOL

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