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Difficult Cold Start

Problems

Several things could be causing difficult cold starts for your Mack Semi:

Problem: Stiction

Problem: Poor fuel quality

Problem: Glow plug problem

Details

Low boost when the truck is cold could be caused by stiction in the turbo bearing. Treating with our Stiction Eliminator should clear this out. A problem with the grid heater could be something as simple as corroded battery cables, making the heater not work at full capacity, or it could be a complete failure of the grid heater.
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