|04-02-2010, 06:48 AM||eBay Motors #1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Delaware, OH
2002 Duramax won't start
Hi all, I'm having an issue. I parked my truck for about 3 days and went to start it up this morning to go to work. Everything seemed fine but she ran for about 2 seconds and shut off. Now it just cranks and no fire. I'm assuming the glow plugs are working as the indicator shuts off the wait to start.
I am left with it possibly (or likely) a fuel issue. When I get home I will try to bleed the filter and prime it and see what happens. I hooked up my programmer to it and it isn't giving me any DTC's. I do have about an 1/8 of a tank, but it is on level ground. My truck is a 2002. I'm at a loss as it was running great when I parked it. Any help would be appreciated. There are no leaks of any fluid underneath it.
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|04-02-2010, 07:29 AM||eBay Motors #2 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: So. Cal
It does sound like a fuel issue-- You are correct in try to prime it and if it starts and runs ok. It could be a loose bleeder screw, WIF sensor leak, loose filter, or dry O-Rings in the primer pump. Any of these will cause the problem you are describing.
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|04-02-2010, 09:16 AM||eBay Motors #3 (permalink)|
Yup had the same thing happen on my 2002 right afert I got it...
Pumped the primer a little bit and it popped right off.
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|04-02-2010, 09:30 AM||eBay Motors #4 (permalink)|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Ingalls, Indiana
might be sucking air in somewhere. did you mess with the fuel filter yet? i broke my bleeder screw and used a make shift one until the dealer got one in.
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|04-02-2010, 04:33 PM||eBay Motors #5 (permalink)|
Join Date: Sep 2009
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