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When my engine has reached operating temperature, and i leave it for an hour or so , it wont start. When the engine is cold it starts immidiately, an when it 's hot, but not when its lukewarm. What can this be? I'm thinking glow relay?

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I assumed this is a 7.3 diesel engine
i would check the injection pressure regulator check while crancking
engine hot to see if unable to build if so replace of that valve should ressolved
issuse glow plug would give you hard cold start

Posted on Apr 02, 2011

  • ozzymann666 Apr 03, 2011

    thank you, where is the pressure regulator located?
    I thought that maybe the glow relay didnt come on when th engine is lukewarm, and that culd be it, but i'm going to check out the regulator.
    thank you again for your answer.



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