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Won't start in cold weather

2004 truck F150 4.6 engine won't start in cold weather after sitting in sun starts , changed battery ,started but 4 hours in cold, won't start ,took to dealer service center where they checked computer no codes to indicate problem, but it started when they took it off towtruck can't find problem because it started. need to fix cause i don't live in warm climate

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  • kendani968 Nov 23, 2008

    brand new battery so thats not the problem and after being towed to dealer it started more than ten times and i drove it home the next morning it wouldn't start so i changed the battery and it started but 4 hours in cold weather and again it wouldn't start

  • dnone21 Dec 12, 2008

    Have the same problem but my truck is a 1993 same model. New battery, replaced starter less than a yr ago. Just started doing this since weather turned cold.

  • edvar17 Dec 18, 2008

    I have a F-150, 2001 model, 4.6 engine and it won't start in cold weather now. The battery is new so it's not the battery. If I leave it alone and the weather warms up, it starts without any problem at all. If the temperature goes 40 and below, it won't start again. Sometimes it will start and I have to keep the pedal down to keep it running. The minute I let go the pedal, it quits running. If I keep my foot on the gas pedal for about five minutes or so, then it keeps on running.

    Anybody has any idea what could be the problem?

  • Tristen26m Jan 16, 2009

    I have the same problem, it's not the battery, cause it cranks over and over, it just won't start in the cold. As soon as it warms up, it will start right up. I'm about ready to burn it, I hate sitting in it on cold mornings freezing my a** off trying to get it to start.

  • Ed Wenker
    Ed Wenker Nov 17, 2013

    I replaced the Fuel Control Modual and fixed the problem. I had the same problem over a year . Frustated and finally found the solution. Part # 4L3Z-9D370-A

  • Ed Wenker
    Ed Wenker Nov 17, 2013

    Finally foun the solution!! I replaced the Fuel Control Modual Part # 4L3Z-9D370-A It had a small crack and that would expand when cold and keep the truck from starting. Hope this helps!!!

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Possibly you battery is no good go and get it checked some time batterys say there good but once you but some stress on it ,usllaly it fails right in front of ya ,, or maybe tis the truck has a bad ground by the starter you might want to check that too let me know what happens

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  • gerardo flores
    gerardo flores Nov 23, 2008

    did you check the grounds

  • gerardo flores
    gerardo flores Jan 29, 2009

    every body, bad gas.. heat it, burn it, and get fresh gas water is freezing in your lines

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