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I have 1997 ,11 liter Detroit 60 series engine hard to start

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I have 1997 ,11 liter Detroit 60 series engine hard to start first time regardless of outside temp. after starting it will fire up every time until it sits for 24 hours. I noticed the oil pressure gauge bleeds down when it sits for a day or two
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: ford l 9000 tractor, not sure serial #
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  go-west.. replied 1 month ago.
Good evening
Sounds like you have a air bleed someplace. If you remove the fuel inlet line at the fuel pump and run a bypass to the tank and test and it fixes it then you know it's a problem on the fuel inlet side. Let me know if you have any other questions.
Thanks
Expert:  go-west.. replied 1 month ago.
Good morning
I see the question is still open
Do you have any other questions?
Expert:  go-west.. replied 1 month ago.
Good morning How did it go?

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