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2004 f250 6.0 diesel trapped in extreme cold temps -30 plugged truck in put anti gel in added 10 more gallons of fuel. Truck will start run a few minutes and die. will not restart immediately but if wait 20 or 30 minutes it will start run few minutes and die again. Tried repeating process many times same result. Batteries now dead charging now. Can you help need truck to help others with groceries and medical needs.

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Test the circuit cold. (when the motor is not working) If power and grounds are good, replace the motor. When you have the blower motor out,check for any debri that has accumulated in the case.

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Charge the batteries. take a Reading to make sure that you are getting almost 14v to both batteries. If it is not charging then take the alternator back off and have them check it. you might have bought a bad one. There is a way to test the glow plus with out taking them out. ( Take a piece of wire long enough to reach all the glow plugs from the battery. unplug the glow plug wire.If you touch the end of the glow plug with the hot wire it should make a little spark. if no spark then the glow plug is bad. do this to each one, but one at a time)

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SOURCE: My F250 will not start when it is cold out

Gasoline engines work with a spark plug, where an electrode ignites the fuel mixture. Diesel engines operate on the principle of heat and pressure. Compression ratios are very high in diesel engines and when the air is compressed into a very confined space it heats rapidly, then the fuel is injected and combusts. Most diesel engines have a "wait to start" light when you first turn the ignition to on. If the temp is below normal, I might would allow for a few extra seconds for the glow plugs to heat up. The block heater will help though, b/c it raises the temp on the engine and allows for it to build the heat neccesary for combustion.

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SOURCE: Starts when cold, won't start once it's warmed up.

There is no enjection pump but we use rail innjection and let the enjectors control fuel with pulse from your ecm ,but you still have to have fuel preasure to the rail so it can deliver a higher preasure.I hope this helps,

Posted on Sep 05, 2009

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SOURCE: ford 2002 f250 7.3 diesel won't start on cold

It probably is your glow plugs which are controlled by the cold start relay. They burn out over time. This is normal. Haynes Diesel Engine Repair Manual, part 10330, will walk you through the diagnosis and replacement easily. It's about $20. Hope this helps.

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