It may not display this or other websites correctly. You should upgrade or use an alternative browser. Thread starter CousticKingz Start date Jun 2, CousticKingz Member. Joined Jun 2, Threads 1 Messages I just recently bought a International 24ft box truck with a little more thenmiles on it.
I backed it up and parked it, and did not let is sit there for more then a day, and now it won't start. I called the previous owner and he told me to spray "engine start" on the filter of the carburetor and start it, it started and i drove it around till it warmed up then parked it again, not even an hour later it won't start, i sprayed it again and it started, but i don't want to have to spray it every time, what could it be?
Joined May 9, Threads 2 Messages I would be a little concerned if my diesel had a carburetor. SilverSurfer Old School'd. Joined May 1, Threads 90 Messages 2, The white smoke is a result of the starter fluid.Discussion in ' Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ] ' started by rshacklefordFeb 4, Each company we work with has specific experience requirements for their drivers. In order for you to receive the best possible offers, please make sure your answers above are accurate prior to submitting.
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Have a international lo profile service truck with a te engine. Has fuel and cranks over fine.
Will not start will fire on either. Name Email Phone Yes, let employers and TruckersReport text me with new opportunities, job alerts and other career information to the number I provided. There is no charge for this service, but standard message and data rates may apply. Feb 4, 2. I had this problem in my ford 7. BryRylanKWFeb 4, Feb 4, 3. Feb 4, 4. Feb 4, 5. Could also be the HPOP. If it loses pressure the engine will shut down.
The CPS will usually cause the engine to run rough before completely dying. Was it running rough before dying? The under valve cover harnesses can go bad as well.
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They fire the electronic side of the injectors. Flying FinnFeb 4, Feb 4, 6. The truck is started runs fine. Feb 4, 7. If your tach shows some kind of rpm when cranking your ECM is powered and working. If you crank for over 30 seconds and still won't start and you get a check engine light, chances are the high pressure oil system has a fault. If you don't have a check engine light then it would be a fuel problem. HeavydFeb 4, Feb 6, 8.
The international ran fine for about 2 hours would occasionally sputter here and there. Finally died again and will not start.You turn the key and you get that sickening feeling in your stomach. Often a simple fix will get you back on the road fast, and you can avoid calling a tow truck.
Sorry, but making promises to your truck will not convince it to start. It wants to see more effort on your part first. When you turn the key and hear the click-click-click sound we all know to well, your battery is dead.
The magnetic field keeps on failing, so the solenoid spring keeps on snapping back. Turn your headlights on and switch them to high beam. Do they shine brightly and stay bright after about 15 seconds? If yes, leave them on and turn the key again. Sometimes the extra current draw of headlights through a poor battery terminal connection will make the engine start.
Try it. You might get lucky. If it does start, make plans to clean those battery terminals soon. If instead the headlights immediately dim when you turn the key it means the battery is dead. Try jump starting it. Wear safety goggles, because batteries can explode and will blow acid and plastic shrapnel at you with great force.
Possibly you have a bad solenoid or a bad starter motor. If you can see the starter motor, tap on it firmly, but not with deadly force. Then try turning the key again. If still no luck, you can have somebody hold the key on start while you tap on the starter. Many times, that will jar a bad starter motor loose and make it start the engine.All that was needed to get an old diesel engine started was the proper amount of heat in the combustion chamber and the proper amount of combustible fuel, injected into the combustion chamber at the proper time.
It is no different today with electronic diesels. By keeping those basics in mind, a seemingly hard no start problem can be simplified.
I might move on to the compression and proper glow plug operation, but without the proper cranking speed, the engine compression is a moot point. Most diesel engines need a minimum cranking speed of rpm. If the starting system is not capable of turning the engine fast enough, do some testing and find out why.
The technician might need to start with an inspection of the batteries, which will include a load test of the batteries, some voltage drop testing of the negative and positive sides of the starter circuits and maybe a current draw test on the starter.
If all these tests pass, then check for something binding inside of the starter or the engine. Until the engine will crank fast enough, any other testing is a waste of valuable time. There is a time and a place for a mechanical compression test, but that test is way down at the bottom of my diagnostic test list. On the late model diesel engine, accessing a point to get the compression can be a time consuming task and there are easier ways. Stop and think about engine compression.
In a combustion chamber, there are only four places for the compression to escape: through a leak in the combustion chamber cracked head or leaking head gasketthrough a leaking intake valve, through a leaking exhaust valve or through a leak in a piston or piston rings. I find it easier to find where the compression went and in these cases, it is easy to check for pressure pulses in the intake manifold, the exhaust pipe, the engine crank case or in the engine cooling system.
This process will require a labscope and a FirstLook sensor, but in most cases the process will be quicker and more reliable than having to remove parts and engine components in an attempt to gain access to a place to get an actual compression reading. After the proper compression has been verified, the technician needs to verify proper fuel injection.
Here is where things start getting a little complicated. Back in the day of the mechanical fuel injection systems, it was easy to loosen a high pressure fuel injection line and see if fuel was being delivered to the fuel injectors. In the world of today, this is a little harder, if not downright impossible. With the advent of the electronic diesel fuel injection system, a scan tool and scan data will be your friend. The reason is simple. The pressure voltage, though, is always correct.
If you are working on a common rail diesel fuel system, the injector rail pressure PID is the telltale PID on fuel pressure. All common rail engines have a pressure sensor in the high pressure rail. If this sensor is showing the proper amount of pressure, you can be assured there is pressure in the rail. There is nothing worse than working for an hour or so before finding out the fuel tank is full of gasoline or some other liquid that will not combust in the combustion chamber.
Once the proper compression and fuel pressure have been verified with a scan tool and the engine still will not start, the next step is to determine if the fuel is being injected into the combustion chamber. Over the years, I have seen many no start problems caused by stuck fuel injectors. This year alone, I have had three vehicles that needed a set of new injectors to resolve a no start problem.
A good way to verify fuel injection is to watch the tail pipe while the engine is being cranked. If fuel is being injected into the combustion chamber, some fuel will be blown out the tail pipe. Now, on vehicles with a catalytic converter and a Diesel Particulate Filter DPF this might not work, because the fuel vapor can get lost in all the exhaust components. As a last resort, it might be a good thing to pull out a glow plug if the engine has glow plugs and give the engine a crank.Learn More.
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