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I have a 2005 international with a DT466 - was running

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I have a 2005 international with a DT466 - was running ruiing fine one day and Next day wont start , all the fluids are good
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

hi im alex could i have the last 8 of your vin please

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
5h698611
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

ok thank you , do you get a check engine light if you crank on it for a while, like 30+ seconds

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I have to check it , hold on
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

ok do you hear the injectors cycle when you turn the key on

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
no could only hear the cranking
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

ok do you have a scanner or anything to read engine data?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
no
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

ok this might be tough but a few things you can check, there is a schrader valve on the front of the intake manifold, should have like a valve stem cap but maybe not, if you press that in do you get fuel spraying out?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
towards the radiator
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

yes top front

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
stand by
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
we didnt see anything like it
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
we did not see the valve
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

see attached

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
is this above the fuel filter??
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

no it is towards the front of that like below the egr valve

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
fuel came out
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

will it run on starting fluid

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No it wants to but wont kick
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

ok how many miles are on this?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
250k
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

how many hours?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
not sure of the hours , driver said day before it shut down , was running a little rough
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

when you turn the key on do the injectors buzz

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
enjectors buzz
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

ok we know the idm has power and you have fuel, and you have no check engine lights at all correct

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
power / driverside 1/2 tank - passenger 1/4
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

sorry had a phone call, sounds like everything we can check with out a computer are good what is the temperature where the truck is

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
was running normal .
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

the outside temp like is it cold i dont know where you are

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
NJ - temps are and where in the 50's
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

ok, do you have a battery charger on so you have good voltage?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
they where fully charged but drained down now -
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I just made an appointment with international to have it towed in on Monday was trying to avoid it. But thank your help was worth a shot
Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

ok i would put a charger on, if the ecm drops below a 9v when cranking it will not start, can turn over like crazy and not start

Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 11 months ago.

your very welcome, please remember to rate my service when you get a chance, if you need anything else just ask have a good thanks giving

Expert:  Alex Olsen replied 10 months ago.

do you need any more assistance? im here to help