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Cold starting

Discussion in '1982-Present GM Diesel' started by blasterD, Oct 2, 2004.

  1. blasterD

    blasterD 1/2 ton status

    May 24, 2003
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    Anchorage Alaska
    It's been pretty cold the last couple mornings and my truck is getting harder and harder to start. I thought it could be a glow plug issue, but after reading this post It appears that my glow plugs are fine. With a volt meter I tested the resistance between the post and the threads, they were all .8 ohms. So then I tought it might be the controller, but when the dash light is on, I'm getting about 11 volts to the glow plugs. What could cause hard starting in the cold if the glow plugs are fine? /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
  2. BlueBlazer

    BlueBlazer 1/2 ton status

    Feb 15, 2001
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    Cranking speed, compression, fuel, cold start advance mechanism are a few things to think about.

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