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Old 12-28-2008, 10:47 AM
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94 f250 7.3l idi diesel leaking fuel from injectors/???

ok, i have searched quite a few posts to try and find the answer i needed for my problem but couldnt find the exact answer i was looking for so i decided to post my own thread.

i have a 94 f250 with the 7.3l idi diesel and a e40d trans. the truck only shows 94,000 miles on the odometer. i just bought this truck a couple weeks ago and i am finding some problems as i drive it more. first off, the truck does have a bit of white smoke coming out the exhaust at times, which leads me to think that an injector/injectors might be bad. ok, also, all four injectors on the passenger side are leaking out fuel. now, i dont know if i need to replace the injectors on that side or just get a return line kit and install it??? i do know that it gets to leaking really bad after driving a bit.

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Old 12-28-2008, 11:41 AM
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Sounds like your return line t's are the problem are you having hard starts in the mornings.
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Old 12-28-2008, 11:49 AM
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umm, not to bad. i mean, i park the truck in our shop which gets pretty cold, but i crank it a few times and it starts right up. it does idle pretty rough for about a minute or two, then it straightens out and idles and runs just fine.
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Old 12-28-2008, 11:54 AM
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oh, forgot to mention. the guy i bought the truck from said he just had a shop replace some of those t's on that same side.
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When you replace 1 you need to replace all of them at least on that side.
The problem is the orings get hard and brittle due to the heat if you disturb them in any way they will start leaking making it to where you replace 1 you will start a leak on down the line.
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The best bet is to get a return line kit and replace the whole works, T's, hoses, clamps, and o-rings. Any partial replacement of these items is temporary at best, as if some parts are failing , they soon all will be the same state. Kits are available o-line for 25 -30 dollars.
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awesome, just what i needed to know. as for the injectors, do you think i have a bad injector/injectors due to the white smoke coming out of the exhaust?
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I would install a new fuel filter filled with a good additive cleaner first I use howes but some on here prefers diesel seafoam etc lucas is another one and see if it cleans up your injectors.
How much smoke you got and when.
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when i start it up, its pretty bad, also when i stomp on the peddle.
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Sounds like you need a return line kit it would be a perfect time to pull your injectors and have them tested.
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Old 12-29-2008, 07:25 AM
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i will do just that... thanks guys... i will post results.
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Im having that same problem. Who can test injectors in the cincy area
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The rough idle CAN be from a small amount of air feeding into the injectors with the diesel. Not enough air to choke off combustion but enough to run rough.
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im having all most the same problem but i even got new hose and clamps but they just keep poping off its driving me nuts and when i asked for a return line kit i got a funny look from lordco should i try napa ?
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all the parts stores i went to wanted $70+ for the kit. i just ordered my kit off ebay for $33 including shipping.
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