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post #1 of 2 Old 05-06-2010, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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long start when cold

last couples night its been about -3 Celsius and when i come to start my truck it has to crank for about 5 or more seconds. if i let it idle for a couple minutes, shut it off and start it again it will start in a couple seconds like normal. but i let it sit for an hour or soo and same thing, about 5 seconds to start. any ideas?? both batteries are new and new glow plug relay. i was thinking new glowplugs or that maybe i was loosing the fuel prime????
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Sounds normal to me, it's dang cold out there, you'd start slow too if you were cold in the morning.
Do you plug it in?

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