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Cold start issues

I have a 01 f350 7.3L automatic work truck. and it won't start when it sits over night. I have to plug it in so it stays warm. It will start always if i do that.I changed the glow plug relay and it worked for one day.i am getting tired of it not starting if i don't plug it in. kinda takes me away from using it because i cannot leave it over night somewhere with it not plugged in.need help asap

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  • washburnmoto Nov 21, 2008

    yes it comes on. I hear the rely click.

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It may be time to change the glowplugs (autozone $13 each) . If it still doesn't work you will have to change the controller for $170.

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I have a new set of glow plugs but i was told not to replace them because the wire harness most of the time it will fall apart. and they are @ 450 each side.
I don't know if this is true or not.
what is the controller? and where is it located

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