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my John deere 5400 tractor starts fine in warm weather but starts and immediately dies in cool or cold weather
Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
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Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 7 months ago
Wayne
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Hi Johnny

I'm Wayne

I will be assisting you with this issue today

It sounds like your glow plug is burned out

use a volt meter or test light to be sure it is having battery voltage

if yes, take a 12-volt jumper wire, from the battery source to the glow plug if big spark it is shorted, needs to be replaced

no spark burned out

I hope this helps you

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I pulled the glow plug for the air and it heated up so I reinstalled it. This tractor has never had a problem starting in all kinds of weather until recently. I never had to use the air heater. Is there another glow plug? In cool weather, the tractor will start the die, I turn the jgition off then reingage the starter tractor will start and then die, over & over until it eventually will start & run.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I’m not interested in talking as i’m Not at my tractor. You answer was no help as I pulled the glow plug and it heated up & I engaged the air heater
Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 7 months ago

Hi Johhny

Thank you for the response

what is the year and hours on tractor ,Please

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The tractor is 1995 with 9800 hrs
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I figured it out, its in my key ignition switch. As you answer was no help, I expect a full refund. Thanks
Mechanic: Wayne, Journeyman replied 7 months ago

Hi Johnny

Sorry my computer was down from yesterday

just now back up

I will send in a refund request

Wayne

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