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post #21 of 40 Old 01-29-2012, 11:29 AM
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Perfectly normal for all of the powerstrokes to read low voltage right after cold start. The load from the glow plugs is more than what the alternator can put out at idle.
What he said^^^^^^^^^^^

Perfectly normal, it's just the GP at cold start.

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Looks like everyone told ya, perfectly normal. I have two brand new 750s and I have that reading. My truck and everything is healthy as a supermodel.

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Thanks for the help everyone. Just got them checked and all fine. Looks like i will be getting 850's for next winter

Supermodels Thats a good one. They get more work done to thier own bodys at a cost of more then what I will ever put into my truck. LOL

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850 is what i put in my truck. 750 was stock but tousley convinced me to upgrade to 850, well worth it when you live in the north.
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Did they ship them to you? Coach
Nope, I live 20 mins from them. I just swing in and open my wallet, lol. The older guy that works the day shift is the best to deal with. But there is a young kid that works in the side office that pretty much knows every 6.0 motor part number off the top of his head

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Batteries are going and you better change them soon becouse it can take out everytbing from your altinator to your ficm and even injectors.My batteries dont read below 13.1v while Im cranking up in 30* weather. I would get your altinator checked to make sure its not what made your batteries low but I would change the batteries ether way.
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You saying that during cranking you are seeing 13.1v?
Boy you must have some battery bank.
Before you tell someone to start looking to replace batteries that are possibly still good. Check your own and see if your volt meter is working.
I pretty much thought that you are seeing 13.1v, after the truck has sat over night.
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You guys are right. For some reason I was thinking he was talking about after it was started. Brain fart OP....my bad.

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Child.
You saying that during cranking you are seeing 13.1v?
Boy you must have some battery bank.
Before you tell someone to start looking to replace batteries that are possibly still good. Check your own and see if your volt meter is working.
I pretty much thought that you are seeing 13.1v, after the truck has sat over night.
Just saying.
Im so glad you chimed in. after everyone else said I was wrong im just not sure I would have believed them if it hadnt come form you. If your not going to type my whole name dont type it at all dushbag.

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If your not going to type my whole name dont type it at all dushbag.
Oh lighten up "child". Stop taking things so seriously. Members call be pooh all the time, it's just a screen name. No harm, no foul.

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