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  1. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    Hey guys. New to the 6.5. Got a 1996 6.5 diesel and I noticed a plug that isn’t plugged to anything and I’m wondering where it is. Comes off the same part of the harness as the AC compressor plugs and the alternator plugs. Thanks, Nick :)
  2. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    Hey guys, its been a while since I posted, but this is what I'm currently stuck with, please send wisdom: I filled my truck from my on site diesel tank and then drove 4 miles to my destination. Halfway there, my CEL came on and my truck lacked power (limp mode?). I was able to drive the rest of...
  3. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    I have a 1994 K 2500 suburban that the front hole on the starter was drilled out and had a helicoil installed before I got it. They drilled out the hole at a Not perfect 90゚ and it is currently is sitting at my mechanic. The side of the block broke due to the previous owner not installing the...
  4. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    So I recently bought a 1995 Yukon with a 65 turbo diesel four-wheel-drive, when I bought it I noticed a bunch of oil coverage under the vehicle which I figured was normal due to it being a dirty diesel. I’ve learned a lot since I’ve had it and I’ve learned that oil cooler lines are a big issue...
  5. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    My 6.5 will not turn over at all when I turn the key, when I turn it to the start position the glow plugs keep cycling? And there is one small click from the engine bay
  6. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    All I know is that maybe 60-90 seconds after the engine running, I start to hear a noise that I’m unsure was ther beforehand. Just did an oil change and used correct oil with correct AC filter, and oil is reading correct. Will post a video- the beginning is normal but later on after I come back...
  7. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    So I noticed at idle my truck (1999 6.5 vin F) has this rattling sound that seems to be coming from the drivers side. I don’t believe it used to make this noise before it sounds like a metal in metal rattling and it is fairly loud. I’ve looked under the hood for anything maybe hitting something...
  8. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    I have a 6.5 that has terrible mileage (7mpg) and I am wondering if it could be head gaskets it only smokes white on startup because it is winter and there is no bubbling or pressure in the coolant resivour I don’t seem to lose coolant either?
  9. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    I have a 1998 k1500 with a 6.5 with 350,000kms it has a 6” lift and 35s I am currently getting about 7mpg The engine is stock other than cold air intake and vacuum line to egr is plugged, i want to know how to get 15+ mpg. I believe my injectors need to be replaced as it smokes white for a bit...
  10. Introductions & New Trucks
    Hey y'all. I'm new to diesel place though I've read lots from here. Just curious on some minor details about attempting to bullet proof my 1994 6.5 with the F Vin and 430,000km's on it. its got a NV4500 5 speed with 4x4. I'm on a tighter budget but I'll spend some money if necessary 1) The...
  11. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    So I’m buying my second 6.5 today and they guy I’m buying it from says that he keeps snapping starter bolts on it and it needs a new turbo so he doesn’t want to keep putting the time into it to figure it out (his loss my gain) so I snagged this beautiful 94 k1500 with the 6.5 for dirt cheap at...
  12. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    Hello guys I have a dilemma on my hands, I have a 95 C3500 dually with the 6.5 and would like some input. I need a truck for towing and I have had my 95 for a good while now but she has been sitting for about 4 years. I’m aware the 6.5 isn’t a towing beast but at the time it’s what I could get...
  13. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    Hello! I have a 1998 Chevrolet k3500, 6.5l turbo diesel. From my understanding ive come to find out the PMD needs replacement. (I'm still new to these diesels). I know you should re-locate it elsewhere because of heating issues. But I see that I already have a FSD, heat sync mounted on top of...
  14. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    I have a diesel leak and I think it might be causing me to stall sometimes, is this possible?
  15. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    Update: injection pump was the problem. https://www.dieselplace.com/threads/engine-rpm-surging-under-load-30mph-black-smoke-2003-workhorse-p42-6-5l-v8-ohv-16v-diesel.988403/post-9943342 VIN 5B4KP42Y033368329 2003 Workhorse p42 NON-turbo 6.5 diesel Hello all, long time lurker but just...
  16. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    I was just wondering if I could get away with doing my 3 inch straight pipe and cold air intake before I get my gauges, on my 1993 chevy 2500. Any opinions are appreciated.
  17. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    I just bought this truck 2 days ago it started rough but I didn’t care because the guy i was buying it off of said it was just the glow plugs (I’ve never owned a diesel but am relatively good at working on vehicles so it didn’t seem like a problem) later on to realize he didn’t know anything...
  18. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    1999 VIN F K2500 DS4 Injection pump So I replaced my injection pump and need help with the timing. I’m using a LAUNCH X431 scan tool. No idea if this is reading accurate numbers or not was hoping someone could tell me if this scan tool can do the job. I think I can handle the offset adjustment...
  19. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    My 92 k2500 6.5 starts hard after it sits for over an hour. the longer it sits the longer it takes to start. I replaced the lift pump but it didn't change anything, It will still crank for 10-30 seconds before it starts. None of the fuel lines are wet and theres no visible leaks. Lately theres...
  20. 6.5L Diesel Engine
    The Diagnostic Checklist: Please fill out to best of your knowledge. 1. Describe the problem you are having in detail: Truck was surging when driving and then stalled when let off the accelerator. Was starting up fine and would idle for a couple seconds and die. Now it wont start at all. I...
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