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Ford 350 diesel (2005) started to act like a stuck choke in…

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Ford 350 diesel (2005) started to act like a stuck choke in old gas engine when its cold, after a couple of minutes it runs of.

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

No gas hog and starts like new 98000 miles

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F350 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I have no idea what to check

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Once it is warm runs great.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: Daniel Wilson,
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Hi my name is***** will be glad to help. If there are no troubles with hard starting but rough running until warm you need to check for fault codes, check that fuel supply pressure is good and in specs as well as ICP pressure. If okay you could have an injector that is cutting out or check the under valve cover electrical connectors for burnt or damaged connections which is common on these engines. Let me know.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I have no error codes and this problem does not occur if I run and stop the engine during the day. I just completed a 4500 mile trip with no problems, gas mileage was around 17 miles per gal. with no load. other than the truck.
Ford Mechanic: Daniel Wilson,
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Hi, I did not see your call request. I dont mind getting on the phone with you if you would like to add a call. Let me know

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