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SOURCE: hard to start hot or cold runs good when it starts

I think it may be time to change the spark plugs and wires.

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SOURCE: 1989 gmc sierra 6.2 liter diesel hard start when hot

hi, i have seen this problem ten years ago twice, but i was dumbfounded by the answer. all details aside, I replaced the ecm, and never had the problem again with both of them. this repair was a recommended repair by the local truck depot in my town, they stated the ecm got hot along with the truck and it lost the injector sensor signal. now, don't take this solution and run with it, i haven't repaired a 6.2 diesel in ten years and i maybe off track completely. but at least maybe you could ask around your town or maybe a large truck facility about this. of course, you should take to a shop to have diagnosed. hope i could help.

Posted on Jun 07, 2010

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