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Old 06-21-2011, 03:47 PM
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clip that holds fuel injector in

I'm wondering if anyone else that owns a new 6.7 ford motor has had an issue with the clips that hold the fuel injectors in the motor the mechanic tells me there is no one else with this problem my 2011 F250 has 13000 miles on it and keeps blowing the clips off the injectors and warranty work is a joke they have had my pickup for a month and still waiting for a stupid clip because there are 360 on back order but there is no such thing as a problem with them
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Old 06-22-2011, 05:10 AM
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I've not heard of this problem, but your saying the dealer has had your truck for a month they would have to take a clip off a new truck. Or make my truck payment for me. I have sure been reading alot about bad customer service from ford.
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We have a 2011 F350 6.7L at work. We use it as a small utility dump truck and to plow some snow with. It has 6000 miles on it, and we've had it for a year.

Yesterday the hold-down for one of the injectors failed and the injector blew out. Some metal lines were bent in the process. It's at the dealership now under warranty.

Is there anything we should do or check so the likelyhood of this is reduced? Do they loosen over time and then break?
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Old 01-05-2012, 10:30 AM
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I know this is an older thread but any ideas about the injector hold down pieces? We've had one blow the injector out...and there is all kinds of trouble now. The fuel line was bent good, the injector is ruined and the copper washer cannot be found. Ford dealer mechanic says he's not sure where the copper washer went as the injector didn't come out fully to where the washer would have fell off. The theory is the injector came out enough for the washer to come off the tip, and somehow there is an opening where it can get inside the cylinder head valve train. Who knows?

They said there is no "known issues" with this...yet its funny they have an "improved part" to prevent this from happening.

We have 7 of these 6.7L trucks and are wondering if we should address all 56 injector hold downs.
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