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Old 01-15-2014, 03:15 PM
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This has been going on for couple years now---truck starts great with front of truck "downhill". When parked "uphill" for couple days will not start until bleeder valve and manual pump trick are applied. Diesel bud says I got some kind of check valve not closing or opening somewhere in fuel system. Any idea's as to whats going on ?
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That'd be my guess also... However it could just be that if it's sitting uphill all your fluids are draining to the back of the engine and causing it to freeze up, I suggest just parking facing down hill that way you don't have that issue.
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Fuel pickup? Just a guess here. At what fuel level in your tank is this happening?
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Warm or cold ----no difference. Starts flat great. Think Iam done with uphill parking.
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does this happen with a full tank?
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