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Are injectors the problem?


Created On Tuesday January 16, 2007 18:30 Diesel Talk
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mtjcarpenter
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Note Tuesday January 16, 2007 18:30 View thread in raw text format
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My 97' 7.3l truck was recently diagnosed with bad injectors. My symptoms include no acceleration, or lack there of until the engine is up to warm operating temps. I seem to disbelieve the diagnosis may be wrong due to the return of acceleration and power. Also the parts and labor sort of shy me away from spending that kind of money. There are no warning lights lit nor did the shop explain if there were any errors in the computer. Could someone have any advise or another point of view?
I want to believe it is the EPR valve not properly operating. Any ideas. Thanks,Mike
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Note Wednesday January 24, 2007 22:33 View thread in raw text format
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Usually bad injectors will cause the engine to miss, shake, maybe blue smoke and have a severe lack of power.

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Note Wednesday May 16, 2007 17:02 View thread in raw text format
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I firmly believe the dealer is a rip off. these forums contain all kinds of info. ford got me for 650.00 to replace a CPS. $ 200.00 PART AND 10 MINUTES OF MY TIME. 1 connector-3-prong and 1 10mm bolt. 450 for labor my Bleeeeeep.

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Note Thursday May 24, 2007 20:49 View thread in raw text format
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This year truck and mine also has a flapper that stays closed until the truck warmes up. If I remember the oil/coolant temperature is what opens the flapper. I forgot what it is called. It is just after the turbo on the drivers side of the engine. Several members on another forum have disconnected it and blocked it open. Make sure the flapper opens and closes smoothly. Basically the engine starts up and the flapper closes due to cold engine. This is NORMAL. After warming up the flapper opens up and normal operation is resumed. I still have mine operational. If it goes bad I will just unplug it and wire it open. Complaints are for this: poor acceleration, wheezing noise,poor power, until the engine warmes up. Just my 0.02 and experience.

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