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Old 01-16-2009, 11:39 PM
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truck wont start. very cold here, had it plugged in all night. went to start it this morning. turned key waited for glow plugs to cycle, after my wait to start light turned off i went to start and nothing. everything is comming up normal and my batterys are fine. nothing is happening. all fuses look fine. HELP! its not cranking at all!!!
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Old 01-16-2009, 11:46 PM
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this may be something completly out of the blue. but try to start it with the truck in neutral. is there any noises what so ever when you try to crank?
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Old 01-17-2009, 06:36 AM
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when i turn the key it makes one small click sound and then nothing... its more of like a small switch or click sound and not a crank sound of a starter
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Old 01-17-2009, 06:38 AM
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CHECK WIRES, MICE LOVE EM IN THIS COLD WEATHER
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take the truck out of Park, and put it back...my truck did that once, i didnt have it all the way in park when i cut it off, and it wouldnt do anything
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Old 01-17-2009, 10:07 AM
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ok so this morning it was prob. 20-30 deg warmer and my truck started cranking. my fuel had gelled so i put some additive in and now its running fine. im all good now, im just kinda weirded out that my truck wont crank at these sub zero temps.
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Old 01-17-2009, 10:19 AM
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your truck being a 2001 u still have the starter relay deal on the passenger side under the hood by the vaccum pump im wondering if that thing is going bad and when it got cold u didnt have contace???
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Old 01-17-2009, 10:36 AM
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Another possibility is that your battery's froze. Check the water level in your battery's and the sides for any bulges. When it warmed up they could have thawed out and might be fine. If one or both battery's froze, you probably are low on water in one or more cells. Just a thought. :-)
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