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Old 03-09-2011, 11:09 PM
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I have a 03 that just turned 200k. Only had it a few months, but have noticed it starts great when th engine is cold (I can reach in from outside the truck, turn the ignition and it fires up right away) but after it warms up it will turn over and over and many times I have to give it a little throttle to get it to fire. Any ideas on how to get it starting great no matter the temp?
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Hi calgary man . Welli am not a machanic but i read a lot on the forum. It could be the engine temperature sensor causing the problem.
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Any idea on when it last had good tuneup?
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Try cleaning out the throttle body if it hasn't been done recently. http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=46764
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Any idea on when it last had good tuneup?
I have a receipt for a tune up from the dealership just before I bought it.
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Try cleaning out the throttle body if it hasn't been done recently. http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=46764
As soon as it stops snowing and freezing I will give that a try - damn Canadian spring weather...
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