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1998 Peterbilt truck will not start in the mornings after being shut down over night. Have to turn it over and over for a long time before it kicks in. Have replaced the fuel pump, fuel lines, replaced injectors, and checked for possible pieces that may be blocking the lines. I had to replace the crank shaft, and ever since they had to take out the engine and put it back together, it won't start right. Any ideas?

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I am going to assume that this is a celect plus N14 engine, 99 percent of the time the hard start problem is caused by either not having a check valve in the supply fuel line at the ecm cooling plate or a debris in the check valve, The check valve is on the ecm cooling plate closest to the fuel pump. good luck

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Do you have a engine light? I have something for you to try unhook you battery make sure you unhook the ecm wire to the battery,hook every thing back up it will start,I hope this help you

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    Donnie Wilson Sep 09, 2009

    One other thing is your ecm powering up you will have 2 fuses in your battery box if one of them is bad it will not start,also check your wire ends make sure there is not alot of green stuff around them

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    Donnie Wilson Sep 09, 2009

    I think you said you change your engine posistion sensor if it bad it shoul give you a code of 121

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