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My 1992 dodge cummins 5.9 is hard to start
, when i…

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My 1992 dodge cummins...

My 1992 dodge cummins 5.9 is hard to start

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

When i t5urn on key you wait for the light to go off how ever need to pump the padel very hard to start

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Dodge Mechanic: sprinkles08, Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep master tech replied 2 years ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

You may have quite a few things going on. You may have a fuel drainback issue, the problem could be with the injector pump or transfer pump, or possibly the idle is adjusted too low. If it was just an idle adjustment issue then cracking the throttle should allow it to start.

Even with functioning and intake heaters it will be a bit harder to start in cold weather but I'm assuming you're familiar with the truck and this is a new issue.

Has anything been done to try to diagnose the problem?

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