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post #1 of 3 Old 02-12-2008, 02:31 PM Thread Starter
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Question where to place space heater?

I live in MN and am having cold weather starting problms....surprise surprise.

I put a small space heater under the oil pan but wonder if there is any better place I would want the heat to go. I do have the truck pluged in.

as long as I am here, my truck starts in cold weather but quits after @ 10 seconds because it is not refilling the oil resevoir-could this be a oil pump problem?




97-f-250 4x4 ext cab



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I would think the placement of the heater is fine since hot air rises. Don't know about your oil pump problem though, here's a bump for ya.

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try using a lighter wieght oil, maybe a synthetic alot of the superduty diesel guys use the rotela synthetic with good cold starting

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