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Im stuck need help...

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by silvertaco82, Jan 31, 2010.

  1. Jan 31, 2010 at 6:39 AM
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    silvertaco82

    silvertaco82 [OP] No way, get real

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    alright not asking for anybody to come help get me out just need answers. I got stuck in creek last night and was able to get it pulled up onto a bank where its been all night. Water got inside but not too high. Just about every warning light is on, could this be the sign of major electical problems? It says the parking brake is on which i never set. When I was trying to get a run at the bank it felt as though the brake was engaged. The battery is not dead but the truck will not start maybe it sucked up some water? alternator? idk me and some friends are going to try and pull it to the top of the property where we have a big butler building. Any advice for trying to get it started at the bottom of the hill? this is the dumbest thing I have ever done and really need your guys' help

    last pic is where i was stuck

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  2. Jan 31, 2010 at 6:51 AM
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    Dude that sucks, Sorry to hear about that. Did you try pulling your fuse cover and seeing if any water got in there? Is it trying to turn over or just dead?
    Man I really couldnt tell you but I am sure that some of the guys will have some things for you to try. Best of luck man
     
  3. Jan 31, 2010 at 6:51 AM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    shoot a PM to luni....he is the resident submarine taco guy.
     
  4. Jan 31, 2010 at 6:53 AM
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    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    I have no help to offer... bumpin' you to the top. Good luck.
     
  5. Jan 31, 2010 at 6:54 AM
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    If you got water inside you could have soaked any number of electricals. How deep was the water?? Just deep enuf to get inside or well up the side of the truck??
     
  6. Jan 31, 2010 at 6:55 AM
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    silvertaco82 [OP] No way, get real

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    thanks how do i find his profile? i am still in shock that this happened i have been offroading so many times at this property and should have known better. we were trying for 5 hours to get it out and had to walk through the water still cant feel my feet
     
  7. Jan 31, 2010 at 6:59 AM
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    silvertaco82 [OP] No way, get real

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    it was pretty far up the side. I had the truck running then it shut off so we yanked it out while it was in neutral. was driving fine other than the fact that it felt as though the parking brake was on
     
  8. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:09 AM
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    So the truck does run?
     
  9. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:13 AM
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  10. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:15 AM
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    it does run just will not start right now.

    have some pics will try and post them later
     
  11. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:16 AM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    if the battery isnt dead, but the truck dont start, sounds like you hydro locked it
     
  12. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:16 AM
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    Do you think that water was high enough to get into the intake?
     
  13. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:19 AM
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    wat?
    not only that, but could have sucked it in the exhaust if he cut it off in the water
     
  14. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:21 AM
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    True that
     
  15. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:23 AM
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    was not high enough to get in the intake. hydro locked it?
    any ideas for draining it?
     
  16. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:25 AM
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    wat?
    was the exhaust under water when u shut it off?
     
  17. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:32 AM
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    Hyrolocking is when you suck water in the intake and the piston cant compress it so your push rods compress instead as well as valves. But if you did that you would know it, if your filter is wet you may have sucked enough water in to bog it out and get in vaccum lines. Does the truck crank and not start or not crank at all?
     
  18. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:32 AM
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    i didnt shut it off but yeah it was. back was lower than front not sure if i couldve sucked it up with how it was sitting
     
  19. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:33 AM
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    the truck cranks and does not start
     
  20. Jan 31, 2010 at 7:35 AM
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    Ok then you didnt hydrolock it, however is your filter wet?
     
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