Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: Pocono Mountains, PA
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Re: hard to start after sitting overnight
How long does the glow plug light stay on when you first try to start? If it's for a few seconds only you need to test and if necessary replace the glow plugs with ZD-9's.
If your return line caps and O rings are good and not leaking, the fuel won't leak down to your tank. Before you go replace the fuel pump with an electric one, you need to replace the O rings and caps. That's the first order of business with the symptoms you have.
Ford recommends a 65,000 mile change interval for the fuel filter and they usually can go a lot further before needing to be changed.
Paul - Pocono Mtns. USA
02 E350 15 Passenger Cream Puff, 72,000 Miles, 5.4L Gasser
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