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2006 F-350 6.0 TD will not start when cold. Must plug in CCH

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2006 F-350 6.0 TD will not start when cold. Must plug in CCH below 40 degrees F
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

Hello, on this engine it is usually caused by a failing glow plug module. Without working glow plugs the vehicle doesn't start well when cold.

Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Ray M. replied 1 year ago.

On the 6.0l engine usually when it wont start cold it is a failed FICM module, a scan tool hooked up to check the FICM_MPWR reading will check this, it needs to be 45volts or more to start, a new module can now be bought preprogrammed.