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Chilling Its -18 and 1.9jtdm wont start

its kept outside, the glowlight comes on it turns over but it wont fire up! dont want to keep trying and drain battery, any ideas.
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Was the same temp for me this am ..... Mine took a while to catch, thank god we dont get temperatures like this very often
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Get some anti-gel additive and make sure you only use good quality diesel that will have been winterised. Don't use biodiesel!
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kin 'ell thats cold good luck, I'm not far north and haev't been outside today so not sure whats awaiting me
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Last year I was able to start my 1.9JTDm at -22.5 C in Aviemore, no grumbles and to my surprise the dashboard display worked. The schooshies didn't however.
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