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Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-24-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By vloney
Nope, excessive idling will plug them up.

Nope, excessive idling will plug them up.
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-24-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,659
Posted By vloney
The point is, which individual part caused it? If...

The point is, which individual part caused it? If you have a bad injector, replacing the entire engine assembly will fix it. If a bushing is worn, shouldn't you replace that bushing instead of the...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-24-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,659
Posted By vloney
Problem is for warranty, you have to justify each...

Problem is for warranty, you have to justify each and every piece that is being replaced, and describe in detail the testing done to arrive at that conclusion. All warranty parts are sent back in to...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-21-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,298
Posted By vloney
THIS is an indie shop.

THIS is an indie shop.
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-20-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,298
Posted By vloney
Like I said, get ALL the facts. HMMMM, we use the...

Like I said, get ALL the facts. HMMMM, we use the same book as the indies.................
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-20-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,298
Posted By vloney
When these turbos are turning 20 k rpms or...

When these turbos are turning 20 k rpms or better, slight damage to a bearing can make its presence known quickly flushed or not. Yes, mine was flushed and inspected. CAC was inspected. When you cut...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-20-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,298
Posted By vloney
Yeah, the most of our business is indie garage...

Yeah, the most of our business is indie garage repairs gone wrong. The customer has usually spent twice as much money as they should have. Are there questionable dealer techs, sure. Are there...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-20-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,298
Posted By vloney
The "oil line" on those turbo's is a flat gasket....

The "oil line" on those turbo's is a flat gasket. When you replace a 6.7 motor, the oil cooler comes with a long block. The oil comes up through a hole in the valley directly into the turbo. The only...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-20-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,298
Posted By vloney
Just be prepared. I'm betting that the turbo will...

Just be prepared. I'm betting that the turbo will be locked solid. Same way with my customer. Ran and boosted just fine, then the motor went south.
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-20-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,298
Posted By vloney
BZZZZT, Wrong! Motor goes bad, doesn't provide...

BZZZZT, Wrong! Motor goes bad, doesn't provide adequate oil to lube the bearing. Not unusual at all. The one I just installed ruined the turbo as well. It didn't make it past the test drive though....
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 02-18-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,382
Posted By vloney
I hate to be a "downer", but the addition of...

I hate to be a "downer", but the addition of tuners or modifications make many of the "reference values" null and void.
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-17-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,298
Posted By vloney
The end of the glow plug was broken off. That...

The end of the glow plug was broken off. That caused a cascade of damage.
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-16-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,916
Posted By vloney
Nope! Vacation this week. Cutting firewood all...

Nope! Vacation this week. Cutting firewood all week (3 houses)
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-16-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,916
Posted By vloney
It's not an O2 sensor. I was just using the...

It's not an O2 sensor. I was just using the downstream or "catalyst monitor" sensor as an example. It monitors the catalytic converter to see if the converter is working. The "soot" sensor monitors...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 02-16-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,916
Posted By vloney
Just like a downstream O2 sensor in a gas job,...

Just like a downstream O2 sensor in a gas job, it's to see if the DPF is doing its job.
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