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Hi there, I was wondering if anyone could tell me why the 6.0 breaks stock injectors my truck is stock besides air intake but I broke one before I did the air intake. I have 72,000 miles on the truck and have had two injectors now, two egr valves and the turbo clogged. I drive like a granny 95% of the time.. What would cause this. I know the egr valve I need to delete but why do the injectors break.. Any info is welcome. Thanks Shelby

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These trucks need to be driven opener up, letter rip. No short trips, always warm it up if cold out. 163k on mine, have only cleaned a sensor, cleaned turbo, just changed carrier bearing on drive shaft, normal maintance is very important. Use it don't abuse it. Great truck I don't plan on ever buying a gaser again. We'll maybe a F150 Raptor or Mustang would be fun.
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Thank you.. I dont want to get rid of this truck for only being 18 I want this truck for a long time. It gets an oil change every 7500 it does get some what of short trips but I can't realy help that.. Would fuel additives help or hurt the injectors??

Name: Shelby (male) age: 23
2013 F-350 CCLB DWR Fx4:
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2005 F-250 6.0 ccsb 4x4: SOLD
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S&B Cold Air
Powermax turbo
ARP head Studs
4" Full TB Straight Piped no muff or Cat
SCT x3 IDP Agg. Tow X-Street X-Race
EGR Delete
Upgraded Fuel Spring
Airdog II
Elite Regulated Return Stainless Kit
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Ford recommends oil every 5K NOT 7.5K miles.

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the dealer ship that i go to here in Springfield said for the 6.0 go every 7,500 miles and we have done that ever since we bought the truck back in 05.. the werid thing is, when my dad had the truck he never ran additives and never had a single problem but when i bought the truck from him, and started puting additives that the ford dealer ship told me to run, i have had problems. So im gona call them when i get out of school and see what i should do.. Thankfully it is still under warrenty for 19 more days

Name: Shelby (male) age: 23
2013 F-350 CCLB DWR Fx4:
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2005 F-250 6.0 ccsb 4x4: SOLD
Engine Mods
S&B Cold Air
Powermax turbo
ARP head Studs
4" Full TB Straight Piped no muff or Cat
SCT x3 IDP Agg. Tow X-Street X-Race
EGR Delete
Upgraded Fuel Spring
Airdog II
Elite Regulated Return Stainless Kit
Quad PillarGauges ISSPRO EV2:
Pryo, Fuel PSI, HPOP PSI, Tranny Temp

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6.0 injectors don't last forever. My truck has had two of them replaced in 107,000 miles. Make sure you let it rip once in a while. These engines like to work. Babying it is going to make things clog up (like your turbo).


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what oil are you running? Also as stated above, our trucks need to be aired out once a week, doing this will greatly help with injector life and egr soot build up.

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Im asuming motorcraft 15w-40.. I have never changed my own oil.. so i truely don't have any idea... Ok but what about the additives??

Name: Shelby (male) age: 23
2013 F-350 CCLB DWR Fx4:
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2005 F-250 6.0 ccsb 4x4: SOLD
Engine Mods
S&B Cold Air
Powermax turbo
ARP head Studs
4" Full TB Straight Piped no muff or Cat
SCT x3 IDP Agg. Tow X-Street X-Race
EGR Delete
Upgraded Fuel Spring
Airdog II
Elite Regulated Return Stainless Kit
Quad PillarGauges ISSPRO EV2:
Pryo, Fuel PSI, HPOP PSI, Tranny Temp

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Well just got off tge phone with the dealership.. I blew tge head gaskets and an injector went bad.so now I get studs But now just got to save up for exhaust and sct

Name: Shelby (male) age: 23
2013 F-350 CCLB DWR Fx4:
Stock For Now
2005 F-250 6.0 ccsb 4x4: SOLD
Engine Mods
S&B Cold Air
Powermax turbo
ARP head Studs
4" Full TB Straight Piped no muff or Cat
SCT x3 IDP Agg. Tow X-Street X-Race
EGR Delete
Upgraded Fuel Spring
Airdog II
Elite Regulated Return Stainless Kit
Quad PillarGauges ISSPRO EV2:
Pryo, Fuel PSI, HPOP PSI, Tranny Temp

Recon
Smoked cab lights, Tail Lights, Mirror Lights
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