Q: I have a 2004 6.0 diesel, ran hot, blown head gasket. I put new heads and all new parts and when I try to start it, it rolls over

asked by on

When I try to start it with out water it rolls over with water locks

Hello, thanks for writing in. I would need to get a little more information from you as to what is actually going on when you try starting it. If all of the work was done correctly, then the engine may not be building up high pressure oil. This is needed for the injection system to function. I usually install a scan tool to see if the pressure is building up. If not then something may have been installed incorrectly or it may be a part problem like a stand pipe or dummy plug. If you are planning on having this no start problem checked out, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to your home or office to diagnose and repair this.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. I have a 2004 6.0 diesel, ran hot, blown head gasket. I put new heads and all new parts and when I try to start it, it rolls over

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Alternator. 2003 Honda Accord

Hi there. Most of the time, if the battery is good, then the problem is either in the starter itself or the ignition switch. Both are common issues on this vehicle. I usually test for power at the starter...

Q: Car overheats occasionally and will not start

Based on the information you gave about your 2003 Honda Civic, it sounds like you have a cooling system issue. It could be your cooling fans, radiator cap, water pump, thermostat, or even a plugged radiator. Since this is an...

Q: Q: Crank but no start..

Hi. There is a good possibility that the timing belt has broken and is causing the engine to be out of time. The engine you have is an interference engine this means the clearance between valves and piston are very...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...