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Old 10-21-2013, 07:37 PM
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Exclamation 2011 glow plugs

Can starting your 6.7 powerstroke or I guess any powerstroke without letting the glow plugs do there thing and completely be ready IN WARM WEATHER cause harm to the engine?
Help appreciated!
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Old 10-22-2013, 06:29 PM
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I would say no since in warm weather your wait to start light goes off near immediately anyways. Even in cold weather it would just take longer to crank at times but would probably require you to just crank it every day for there to ever show any issues. Older diesels took way longer to heat the glow plugs so it was more critical on them.
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Old 10-24-2013, 08:36 PM
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it will not hurt anything, im a diesel tech at a ford dealer and I never let them operate unless I have an issure with them
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I have a 2013 and using the remote on a cold engine at 25 degrees, it will start the same as 70 degrees. My previous 7.3 was a lot longer wait for the glow plugs.

Give it a few seconds when it's cold, it doesn't take long.

If the engine has been running, just start and go.
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