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Old 12-13-2017, 12:24 PM   #1
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Diesel engine heater

Sitting here in 26 degree weather. Rig is winterized. Leaving for Florida in 5 days,is there any reason I shouldn't leave the engine heater on 24 -7 until I leave or is it not necessary waste of electricity. Or should I turn it on the day before. <br />
Thanks for any imput.
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Old 12-13-2017, 01:14 PM   #2
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Leave it on or not. It doesn't draw much power and it will insure the engine will start. You can also just turn it on a couple days prior as well.

Your engine should have pre heat coils in the air intake as well. They activate when you turn on the key.
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