Brand new battery but same problem. when the temp. outside dips below 18 degrees or so F. all i get is a click. jumping doesn't work. have replaced starter relays. when the weather warms it starts right up. In the no start condition I hear the fuel pump run and hear 1 click then nothing.
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You say you had it checked, did the shop say everything was fine ? Usually the climate control will not go below 60 degrees. You check the performance by using a thermometer in the vent. Inside air temp coming out the vent should be at least 20 degrees less than outside air temp.
in cold weather diesel gels up and sometimes causes a no start issue..a cetane fuel additive helps with this issue. if temps go below 20 degrees, add a quart per tankful of cetane to the fuel to help start on cold mornings. also diesels require more amperage to crank than gas engines do..thus a stronger battery is needed..
the battery may be the problem there is a rating on batteries called CCA this is Cold Cranking Amps. This is how much cranking amps the battery has in cold conditions.When it is warmer the cranking amps increase to start the vehicle.
it could be a tune up issue such as plug wires plugs . but my guess is its a computer engine temp sensor if it reads 5 degrees out of range it cuold give you a hard start or a no start problems the best way to look at this problem is with a scan tool when it is cold to see if the temp matches outside ambeint air temp 1 or 2 degrees ok b ut not 4 to five there is a nother way to check it buy useing dvom at a temp to omhs chart.