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2011 2.7 hesitant starts?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by ISUGrad05, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. ISUGrad05

    ISUGrad05 [OP] Public Servant Enemy #1

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    Since the very first day I bought this truck new, the engine has hesitated to start every now and then. The truck has 14000 miles and is driven pretty much every day. About once or twice a week when I crank the ignition its like the starter is cutting out and I have to hold the key to start for 3 to 4 seconds. It has never failed to turn over and start but has done this under varying conditions, ie cold/hot temperatures, short/long trips, after sitting for a week in the driveway, ect. Its almost like the starter doesn't have enough torque to turn over the engine. Just wondering if anyone else noticed this or not.
     
  2. SpE3dF0x

    SpE3dF0x MD bound!

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    Nothing its tooo new!
    I've just purchsed a 2010--(5speed) and notice it's happened to me sometimes...wonder why-- anyone got any info on why?
     
  3. Aw9d

    Aw9d That one guy

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    Let your injectors prime up first before cranking the motor over.
     
  4. sean266

    sean266 "The Situa-Seen" Thor

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    Should be warrantied still? Take it to the dealer
     
  5. PSJ

    PSJ Prerunners Work

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    Bingo! Just try waiting a second or two with the key in the on position prior to cranking the motor to see if it fires right up. :)
     
  6. johnanm

    johnanm Well-Known Member

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    I've noticed this from time to time, it's very subtle but I'll try the injector priming and see if that speeds it up.
     
  7. Skidmarc

    Skidmarc Active Member

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    Clutch pedal all the way in??
     
  8. pancho

    pancho Go home Nubbs, street lights are off!

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    I havent had any problems with mine. Has almost 7k miles on it.
     
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