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|12-14-2009, 07:13 PM||#1|
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How do you know if you have bad injector
I have a 2005 F-250 with 75,000k on it and my 5 year factory warrenty just ran out I'm trying to decide whether I should trade up or gamble on the motor. How do I know if I have bad a bad injector and what should I do? When its warm outside the truck seems to start and run fine but when its cold below 35 degrees it sputters and coughs and sounds like the motor is coming apart. What are the typical symptoms of a cold 6.0 L starting up? Also, is it dangerous to get a chip because I've heard about alot of problems with the motor?
|12-14-2009, 07:57 PM||#2|
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I did have cold start issues like you are describing and I took my truck to the dealer and got the lastest reflash strategy calibrations.
Also, turned out my FICM was bad. Now it starts awesome even on the Street Canned tune on my X3. Last week I started it every moring without problems and it was 15-18 degrees after sitting overnight. Started up quick and smooth.
Has your truck been reflashed? How's your batterys?
2005 F350 Crew Cab LB FX4 Lariat
Loaded-Leather, Sunroof, Chrome Mirrors,Tow hooks
5'' Tuff Country Lift
Toyo 35'' MT's on Race Line Renegade 20's
ARP Studs, EGR Cooler Delete, Coolant Filter
AFE Magnum Force Stage II CAI
MBRP 4'' Exhaust Turbo back, No Cat
SCT X3 Tunes -Strat: VXCF9
PHP FICM tuner
|12-14-2009, 09:45 PM||#3|
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I injector Buzz test along with a Cylinder contribution test should tell you if you have a bad injector...
Bill Carriveau OFFICIAL POO HAULER
100K miles on 4/7/2010
2005 F250 FX4 Supercab Shortbed
ARP studs, sct, Leveling kit,Airdog set at 62psi with no factory pump, leveling kit,5" stacks, under cab lights, Large in the way Fan shroud Removed, bed Lights being Re-did. Large Alternator(250amps)(130 amps was so 2003). On 3rd set of Hgs(soon to be 4th), 2nd set of heads, 2nd tubro, egr cooler, FICM and more. When i Turn the Key it does return a Favor, not always in MY Favor.
|12-14-2009, 11:15 PM||#4|
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why is your warranty up? if your an 05 with 75,000 u should still be under the 5yr 100,000
04 6.0, studs,dj fuel +,isspro gauges,sct by eric,4in silverline w/o kitty,HID's, and other odds and ends
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