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I have a 2007 Freightliner Columbia with a Cat engine.

Today, after a*****to the house...
I have a 2007 Freightliner Columbia with a Cat engine. Today, after a*****to the house I killed it and then just a few minut3s later realized I needed to move it a few more feet. So got back in to crank it up and it cranks and dies instantly. I tried several times and it didn't work. So i let it sit for a few minutes and then tried again. It cranked right up after I let it sit a minute or 2. Then killed it to try and duplicate it and it dis it again. If I kill it and then try to start it right back up, it won't. If I let it sit, it cranks and runs fine.
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Thanks for asking your question. I will try and help you out.
Does the red or yellow engine light come on just before it dies?
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No sir
Thanks for the information.
When you restart it. Does the engine run a little rough or does it always run good?
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Seems to run normal
Thanks for the information.
I don’t believe you have a fuel problem. If you did it would run rough after a restart. I would suspect an electrical issue. Could be the engine ecm or a sensor. I would have the engine read for codes first.
Please reply back if you need more help or have more questions. I am happy to assist.
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