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post #1 of 16 Old 01-05-2014, 01:07 PM Thread Starter
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So my mechanic that works on my 05 6.0 is having trouble figuring out what is wrong with it... the truck will fire on the third or fourth time of cranking when cold around (20-30 degrees) and wont run right until its warm then runs perfectly fine could anybody help me out with what causes this and what i need to do to fix it.
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First off welcome to the site!
Do you happen to have any type of a monitor on your truck? (Edge,scanguage,livewire...etc.?)

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First thing I would do is 8 new glowplugs and a relay... especially if youve tried ether starting it

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Check FICM voltage. Search that and you will see what it is supposed to be at when cranking

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Nope and okay
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You gotta get a monitor. Right now your truck cannot communicate with you.

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I have a sct x3 if that helps??
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that's for tunes. You gotta get a monitor. basically a small computer that plugs into your obdII port under your steering wheel and displays your settings on your truck and can also read trouble codes.

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How much?? And what brand do you recommend?
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Originally Posted by CILcoalroller6.4 View Post
First thing I would do is 8 new glowplugs and a relay... especially if youve tried ether starting it
Don't ever do this to a 6.0L powerstroke

Does the mechanic have IDS? 9/10 times this software will point him to the problem.

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