Ford f250 diesel 7.3 cold starting problems?
glow plugs, glow plug relay, poor compression on engine are some things that will give problems
check for burned out glow plugs ANSWER 2 What year model do you have? Does it start if you plug in the block heater? There is a computer update from Ford that can be installed to improve cold starting problems. answer3 Most likely your truck has a block heater and you have to turn the ignition on to start the heater up. its that hissing- buzzing sound you hear whe you first turn the ignition…
No, never put diesel in a gasoline engine it will foul up the sparkplugs in your engine, clog it up, and make it smoke alot. Cold Diesel in a diesel engine isn't too good either because when diesel gets cold it gels up, that is why most diesel engines have a built in heater to warm up the engine and fuel before starting. Hope this helps
A diesel engine uses the heat of compressing air to ignite the fuel instead of a spark plug like a gas engine. When it is cold it takes a bit to get enough heat to get it to fire. Ford diesels use a glow plug to heat the air when cold starting, but on a Cummins they don't use them. A simple block heater should make it easier to start when it is cold.
6.5 diesel smokes when i push it down and poor cold weather starting but good warm weather starting new glow plugs and no catalytic converter because it was plugged what could be wrong?
The glow plug is the diesel version of a spark plug. There are 4 glow plugs (1 for each cyl.) located usually near the injector on top of the cylinder head. Answer The glow plug is NOT the diesel version of a spark plug, they both do different jobs. The glow plug is there to aid starting when the engine is cold. The spark plug is there to provide the spark for combustion to take…