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1989 4cyl 4x4 Isuzu "Space Cab" truck won't start in cold.

I have a small Isuzu truck that will not start in the cold unless I have a block heater on the oil pan and a battery charger attached to the battery. It's a brand new battery. The O2 sensor light is on and I can't start the truck unless I keep the gas pedal to the floor, and even with everything hooked up to it, I still have to keep trying it for awhile. Please give me some insight on what you think it could be. Should I just replace the O2 sensor?

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