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Deisel fuel problems in winter...Utah cold

In winter my deisel fuel gells to the point of my car not able to start,I heard that there should be a plug to connect to electric and keep it warm but unable to find the plug,,can you help?

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If your car came with a block heater the plug will be near the front of the call around the grill radiator. Some vehicles have this as a factory option and some do not. If it did not come with one from the factory you can always add a block heater. You have to knock out a freeze plug and install the block heater. If your diesel is geling this will not solve that problem. The block heater is only to aid in starting. You may need new glow plugs in your car if it is having a hard time starting and you may need to add a diesel anti gel which you can buy at most parts stores.

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