Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: McCall Idaho
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Re: Hard/No Start? Check here first.
so if it won't start at all, then eventually TONS of white smoke comes out, then probably, almost for sure, it is the GPR. There is a possibility that most of your glowplugs all went bad at the same time, but if you believe in Karma, then go buy a lottery ticket to even out the odds.
If it starts right up, but blows white smoke for 1 to 5 minutes, and runs really rough at first, odds are pretty good that one or more glow plugs have gone bad, or it could be REALLY FRIGGING cold, like below zero, adn you didn't plug in.
If it starts right up, runs really good for the first minute or 3 with a touch of blue smoke, then all is good with glow plugs.
If after 2 or 3 minutes it kind of fades off and dies, almost always without white smoke other then steam, I'd be looking at fuel pump, fuel pump relay, plugged filter, or jelled fuel. Of the three, jelled fuel is the most common at temps freezing or below.
Powerserve in the white bottle. Your friend.
I'm sure there are other products that work as well, I've just never tried anything else.
99.5 Superduty Crew 4x4 6 speed Smokewagon
Pizza cutter tires, Tymar, BTM, DP
If it don't run, chrome it.