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Engine ground wire

I am having problems starting my van I don't think it is the fuel pump cuz I hooked it up direct and it runs I am wondering if I have to hook up another ground wire need help plzz gonna put a match to it soon lol just kidding need help lol.....

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Check the earthing wires near to the battery check they are all ok there should be an earth for the engine on this to.

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The "wait to start" light is your glow plugs. You must have a loose connection to them or something not connecting. They come on almost everytime you start them, hot or cold.

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You need to get the engine serviced, plain as sight. it could also be a small problem too. Hope this helps!?

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2001 does not have a crank sensor.... just a camshaft sensor in front of motor. no crank sensor st starter. I have a 2001 dodge cummins 3500 automatic .... when i bought it i had it checked out at dealership it had 20 psi on lift pump but they said lift pump was bad. truck loses throttle response at low rpm and speed after 55 runs fine. now its having trouble starting acts like its flooding and diesel fuel is getting in the oil. i changed lift pump still had 20 to 22 psi so that was wasted money. have also spent 4 hours hunting the engine over with starter and exhaust off trying to install a crank sensor the dealer sold me .... i tell ya its BAD when the guys at ADVANCE AUTO know more than the dealer.. they said it dont have a crank sensor but it does have a cam sensor. right above the injection pump in a hard to get to hole!!! let me know if yall got any ideas... think my code is a 0160 something about injection timing is wrong... dont remember right now and the paper is in the shop.... thanks for any help maybe i can find this fourm again i am new to this.

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