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what do u think it is?

i have a 2004 f-550 service truck. it has 192,xxx miles on it. it just had the egr valve, egr cooler, oil cooler, and #8 injector replaced about a 1,000 miles ago,was driving home from work doing about 75 mph then slowed down to about 20 to make a turn. it started running rough like it was running out of fuel and wouldnt take any throttle and died. i clicked it in neutral while coasting and tried to restart. it let out A LOT of white smoke or steem couldnt tell. then tryed againg and it hyd locked. let sit an cool still locked. the water level didint apper to be low. took the tank cap off and still had a lot of pressure on the cooling system. any guesses to what it might be. they should be taking it to the shop today. will let yall know what they say. no im driving the old trusty 97 7.3 service truck.
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the injector that was just replaced probably came loose and dumped raw fuel into the cylinder and hydrolocked it , seen that many times when not torqued correctly

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well they took it to the ford dealer this morning. later in the day sent an envoice and said need motor, metal in pan. i would like to see this for my self but its a work truck with corprate money so they are just going to put a new engine in for $14,000.
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well they took it to the ford dealer this morning. later in the day sent an envoice and said need motor, metal in pan. i would like to see this for my self but its a work truck with corprate money so they are just going to put a new engine in for $14,000.
i hate to see people get raped on repairs , that so freakin high, but hey its corporate money

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