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Thats what I mentioned under the other heading about the rack limiter. Thats probably whats wrong.
I am wondering if this model has a rack limiter that waits for oil pressure to build up before allowing the engine to speed up/rack to move past idle.
I wonder if you would get better results using WD40 sprayed into the intake. You have to get a can that sprays like a paint can, not one with a straw. Might have to get inventive to swap spray nozzles etc. Other similar products may work just as well as long as they are mostly petroleum distillate.
I have used WD40 to start a couple engines that didn't want to start with starting fluid, just knock and lock up.
It seems some engines don't tolerate starting fluid much at all when there's no fuel being injected, some will tolerate it when it's just cold but fuel is being injected normally and some start/run on the stuff just fine Got a D318 that's that way and the old MACK I mentioned. Had an old 7.3 Ford/Navistar diesel that was nearly impossible to use starting fluid in. I used WD40 a time or two when it lost its prime and I couldn't get it to pick up fuel before the batteries ran down.
I would spray into the hole behind the removed filters as fast and as much as a big can of WD40 will spray while cranking the engine after using the glow plugs. If you can't find a can that sprays a fine mist don't bother, find something else, the WD40 isn't volatile enough to get the job done unless it's fogged into the intake while cranking.
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