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Truck fails to start

I have a 2001 chev truck 2500 HD with the duramax diesel engine I can not find the plug to plug into power to keep the glow plugs warm and it fails to start this morning due to the weather being so cold can someone help me find the plug to plug it up I have look and can not find it. I would appreciate any help Thanks

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    Randy Hough May 11, 2010

    Do you have a block warmer installed?

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The 01 DuraMax trucks do not have a block heater, unless they were special ordered with one. Just turn the key to the on position a few times before you try to crank it, and hold the accelerator partially down while doing it. However, don't hold the accelerator if it starts to crank, it DOES need a minute to warm up before being revved. Also, use a diesel treatment when its cold, it helps a lot.

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