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Old 08-25-2016, 07:16 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Rotten-Red View Post
As for the preheating the engine. I think they are talking about preheating the air intake for cold weather starting. When you first turn the key to the on position when the ambient temp is low enough a dash light will indicate the intake manifold heat grid is on. When the light goes out then you start the engine.
No, we are talking about a 120v electric heater that heats the engine block, not the 12v intake grid heater.

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Old 08-25-2016, 07:46 PM   #16
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No, we are talking about a 120v electric heater that heats the engine block, not the 12v intake grid heater.
I know that. What I was replying to was this:
Originally Posted by schools out
Thanks for the information. Yes, RJOL, a label would have been great. Not as helpful as this forum group, however. We found a switch up front labeled "aux heater". We also looked through the manuals that pertain to the engine. There are references to preheating the engine, but no directions on how to do this...short of letting it run for a while.

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