Luckily, this will work as a basic scanner for other vehicles, with the option for more add-on's. Not sure from reading the above, but does it start normally cold or start cold after a long crank 20-25 seconds at all? Verify That the relay is working. Thanks for your help Adam. You can find the process via search here. I wish my mechanic had a computer - ha ha. I removed what looks like a fuel filter from the fuel rail? These are general ideas you could check.
Your engine could be low by just 3-4 quarts causing a hard start. Maybe I am misunderstanding what you mean, please tell me if I am. This is what mine is doing right now when cold, then not even a hint of wanting to start after it's warmed up. It gives you alot of specific repair procedures,wiring diagrams, and troubleshooting help Ran into simalar problem recently. One wire will have B+ all the time, across from it on the other big post this is the feed to the glow plugs.
If you got a gray one, find a black one. Said he has checked all the fuses and they are in the correct slots. Good starting point I'd say. Pretty tired of driving that gas eater Chevy that gets 7 miles to the gallon and has no power Just wanted to thank everyone for their help and suggestions and I hope somehow this thread will help someone else down the road. Headinb' under the valve covers to investigate either the injector o-rings or poppet valves. He has went over all the schematics on the truck and can find no problems.
There are lot of microprocessors to replace. It hasn't changed since 1905. New glow plug celenoid and changed all fuses. Jumper wire from the male end of the plug to the positive side of the battery and I get nothing. Unlike other diesel engines the Powerstroke has two oil pumps. Try and crank the engine.
It has been a nightmare. Also when you turn the switch do you hear the fuel pump turn on? Usualy there is a diagram under the hood on a sticker. Once you do get it started, the gray one will be shot within 6 months. He was moving out west and got to the next state. Could it be my starter? Family Vacation is coming up. A restricted fuel filter will often cause long cranking or a semi-loss of power, if the injectors can't get the fuel they need. If it is not cranking fast enough it won't generate a signal for the camshaft position sensor.
Runs like crap for about 5 min after startup. If it does not run I would check the ignition switch first. Can always be replaced later as it's not all that to remove. This could be related to the radiator, thermostat, water pump, cooling fan or bad coolant. Get a helper disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine -have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? One to lubricate the engine components and the other to operate the fuel injectors. Check all relays and fuses.
I live in Alabama so climate is warm enough. Place batteries on charger and ensure they are fully charged. Clean battery terminals and cable connections. It should make sense to your mechanic. He charges the batteries before trying to start it to make sure they are always up.
These can stick, seals get damaged, have the sensor go bad or the wires get damaged. New oil filter, oil and new anti-freeze. This time three injectors bad. Listed below are 9 common problems of the 7. Yes that is alot of amps so be sure your battery and charging system is up to par. When replacing a bad injector, take the glow plug out and crank the engine to get any oil out of the cylinder.
Parts swapper to fix this, I did as stated, Turned the key and nothing happened, Turned the key about 5 times more and it started, Shut it off, No start again, after 20 times turning the key it started again. If no fuel is in the fuel bowl, fill the bowl up with clean fuel and if it starts replace the pump. I've read where they can be bad out of the box. If you see oil coming out, then the injector is good. Anybody have any definitive thoughts on this issue? It was as if someone literally turned the key off, as it did not make any noises or act in a way that would suggest something was going wrong, it just shut off immediately. Thank you guys very much for helping so far. There is no smoke when cranking which is why I started looking at the fuel system.