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Old 08-01-2012, 07:31 PM
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Starting issue, among a couple ?'s

Long time no chat everyone, hope everybody is livin' the dream!

Right now my main concern is this starting "issue". The truck id say 65% of the time starts normal cranks fine fires right up, however the remaining 35% it seems like it cranks and cranks and cranks longer than normal then just before it seems like its gonna lose steam it fires up. My first instinct on this was weak batteries, and ill be getting them tested tomorrow, even though it has plenty of juice to crank and crank continuously is just seems like the gauge on the dash has it reading a little higher than where it normally sits.

After some reading it almost sounds like it could be the cps, or a dying starter. Also note, it mostly does it after its been ran and is warm however if it sits for more than 48 hours it does it cold as well, any suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated.

Next concern, I have an oil leak, coming from somewhere in the rear of the engine, possible seals around the turbo? Its not a substantial amount however Im trying to keep this truck in tip top shape, and it drips down from where the tranny goes up into the bell housing. Im going to try to pinpoint its exact location tomorrow and ill post an update.

3rd Concern, I have some (excuse my lack of knowledge) "blowbye?". Im assuming this is just excess coolant/ and or oil being pushed through into the cold side pipe, note I only "occasionally" run it like I stole it, but when I do i give her hell, any knowledge on this would be appreciated as well, just like to know whats going on under the hood, trying to learn!
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Any updates... Was it your batteries?
Have you checked your alternator? GPR? Glow plugs ? Starter? Fuel filter ?
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