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98 ford f250 hard to shift and wont start unless block heater is plugged in for 2 hrs

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I,m assuming you have a 7.3L diesel if so you have one or more bad glow plugs or a bad glow plug module causing the start issue as for the hard to shift issue is it straight gear , automatic or what without more info that is a loaded question back to the start issue your glow plugs have a harness that is actually part of the valve cover gasket about middle of top of valve cover you will see a connector unhook this connector and inspect both sides they like to burn and melt due to poor connections and will also cause this problem

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