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Old 04-26-2000, 05:29 PM
ctaylor738 ctaylor738 is offline
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I don't know about Alaska either, but as the owner of a 300D Turbo for 17 years, I can tell you that in Virginia they run slow until they warm up. It is the nature of diesels - combustion efficiency is partially dependent on engine temperature. Ours got slower as it got older and lost compression. It got a boost when the injectors were replaced.

My recommendation is to do a compression and leak down test and check the injectors.

Good luck.

Chuck Taylor
Falls Church VA
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